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ECASBA PLENARY MEETING
Education October 2011
A look at the ongoing need for education in the agency and brokering sectors – Allan Houtved FICS, Coordinator, ECASBA Education & Training Working Group.
European Issues Update
A review of current and anticipated Commission on action on maritime-related issues – ECASBA General Manager, Jonathan C. Williams FICS.
Inland Waterways 2011
A presentation on the state of inland waterways transport in Europe in 2011 – Botond Szalma, the Hungarian Shipbrokers’ and Agents Assn.
Single Window Project – Norway
A presentation on the Norwegian project to develop a single window reporting system – Knut Frode Eriksen, the Norwegian Shipbrokers’ Assn.
Single Window Project – Portugal
A presentation on the Portuguese project to develop a single window reporting system – ECASBA Chairman Antonio Belmar da Costa.
Single Windows – Comm. Update Sept 2011
A presentation by DG-MOVE on the status of the project issued in September 2011.
TAXUD Customs Update
A presentation provided to the FONASBA Annual Meeting by Mrs. Maria-Manuela Cabral, Head of Unit A1, DG-TAXUD.
The Blue Belt
An illustrative guide to the Blue Belt Project – ECASBA Chairman Antonio Belmar da Costa.
C&D PLENARY MEETING
Container Market Report 2011
A report on the state of the container shipping market by Rodolfo Garcia Piñiero – Centro de Navegacion, Argentina.
Dry Cargo Report 2011
A report on the state of the dry cargo market by Marygrace Collins – Chairwomen, the FONASBA Chartering & Documentary Committee.
Saleform Revision Report
An update on the project to update the Norwegian SALEFORM agreement by Knut Frode Eriksen, the Norwegian Shipbrokers’ Assn, Oslo.
Short Sea Shipping Report 2011
A report on the state of the short sea shipping market by Fulvio Carlini FICS, FEDERAGENTI, Italy.
Tanker Market Report 2011
A report on the state of the tanker shipping market by Philip J. Wood FICS, Past President of FONASBA.
L&PA PLENARY MEETING
CIANAM Range Committee Report
A report on issues covered by FONASBA’s regional committee for the Americas (CIANAM) by Waldemar Rocha Junior, CIANAM President.
Far East Range Committee Report
A report on issues covered by FONASBA’s regional committee for the Far East by Takazo Ligaki, FONASBA Regional Vice President for the Far East.
FONASBA Quality Standard Update
A review of the current status of the FONASBA Quality Standard initiative by Jeanne Cardona of ASBA (USA) Inc.
The Role of Third Party Logistics Providers in China
A presentation on the role of those companies in China’s rapidly developing transport and logistics sector by Mr. Wang Fengshu – COSCO Logistics Bejing.
Secretaries Meeting Report
Presentation of the results of the survey of FONASBA member associations by Jeanne Cardona, ASBA (USA) Inc., and Berit Blomqvist, the Swedish Shipbrokers’ Assn.
A presentation on trends in world fleet development by Dr. David Bayne, Drewry Consulting.