ECASBA Plenary Meeting
An initial proposal by ECASBA Chairman Antonio Belmar da Costa for the appointment of a Brussels representative for ECASBA.
Chartering & Documentary Committee Plenary Meeting
An update from Andrew Jamieson, Claims Director of ITIC, on the issues giving rise to claims by ship brokers and ship agents in the last year.
A presentation by Francis Sarre, Chairman of BIMCO’s Documentary Committee, on the documents under discussion by the Committee over the past year.
Michele White, Legal Counsel to INTERTANKO, summarises the recent work of the INTERTANKO Documentary Committee .
An introduction by Mohamed El Mezouar, Vice Chairman of the Chartering & Documentary Committee, to the new Facebook page dedicated to shipbrokers and shipbroking issues.
Liner & Port Agency Committee Plenary Meeting
A report on recent activity in CIANAM, the regional ship agents’ association for the Americas.
An update on the status of the Quality Standard, presented by FONASBA General Manager Jonathan C. Williams FICS
An introductory presentation by Simone Carlini MICS on the new agency appointment document being developed by FONASBA and BIMCO
A presentation by Jonathan Williams on the current status of the e-Maritime programmes by IMO and the European Commission.
A summary of the present state of container weighing one year on from the implementation of the SOLAS VI.2 Regulation amendments.
Reports from FONASBA Regional Vice Presidents on membership, Quality Standard and other activities in their regions over the past year :
- Africa and the Middle East – presented by Aziz Mantrach, Regional Vice President for Africa and the Middle East
- The Americas – presented by Javier Dulce, Regional Vice President for the Americas
- Asia – presented by Takazo Iigaki, Regional Vice President for Asia
- Europe – presented by Antonio Belmar da Costa, Regional Vice President for Europe
FONASBA Education Update. Presentations on two new education initiatives:
An update by Jeanne Cardona of ASBA
An introduction to a new education and work exchange programme by Antonio Belmar da Costa, ECASBA Chairman
Details of two new developments to enhance the value of the FONASBA website, presented by Jonathan Williams.
A presentation by AFCS Chairman Admiral M. Hatim El Kady on the recent work of the Federation.
An update by Felipe Bracamontes Venegas, President of AMANAC on the programme for the 2018 Annual Meeting in Cancun.
A copy of the presentation by Jeanne Cardona of ASBA introducing Miami as the location for the 2019 Annual Meeting
Other presentations and papers will follow in due course.