HKTDC's Shipping Seminar on Opportunities for Maritime Services Under the Belt & Road Initiative

CASS, HKMPB, HKTDC

Shipping Seminar on Opportunities for Maritime Services Under the Belt & Road Initiative

 

28 February 2017 | 10:30-14:00
DoubleTree by Hilton | London | EC3N 4AF

 

The engines of China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” is running fast, with cargoes already coming in across Eurasia right to the doorstep of the UK. So what about the impact on the Asia-Europe trade routes, and the new opportunities for maritime services in this new era? The Cass Business School, Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) cordially invite you to our seminar and discuss the above issues together. The event is hosted by Professor Anthony Cheung, Secretary for Transport and Housing of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

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Agenda

10:30 – Registration

11:00 – Welcome Address - “Closer Collaboration between London and Hong Kong in Maritime Services in the New Era”

Professor Anthony Cheung, Secretary for Transport and Housing of the Hong Kong SAR

11:10 – "Quality Paradigms in Dry Bulk Shipping"

Professor Nikos Nomikos, Cass Business School

11:15 – "Role of INTERCARGO in Strengthening the Links Between Hong Kong and the UK"

Dr Konstantinos Gkonis, Secretary General of International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO)

11:25 – “Ship Broking, Ship Operating and Ship Managing in Hong Kong”

Mr Angad Banga, Chief Operation Officer of Caravel Group

11:35 – “Opportunities for Marine Insurance Business Arising from Belt and Road Initiative”

Ms Agnes Choi, Vice-Chairlady, International Union of Marine Insurance; Chief Distribution Officer, AXA General Insurance Hong Kong Ltd

11:45 – “Role of Maritime London and Its Involvement in Developing the Shipping Cluster”

Mr Doug Barrow, Chief Executive, Maritime London

11:55 – Panel Discussion

Moderator: Professor Nikos Nomikos, Cass Business School

12:25 - Concluding Remarks

Ms Jenny Koo, Director, Service Promotion, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

12:30 – Networking Lunch

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Contact:
e: 
tdcukseminar@hktdc.org
t:  
+44 (0)2076 169 500

Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Tue 28 Feb 2017 (Deadline for booking is Tue 28 Feb 2017)
  • DoubleTree by Hilton, 7 Pepys Street, London

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