ICS Welcomes New President

Friday, November 08, 2002
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) has appointed Anthony Cooke and Richard Sayer as its new president and vice-president respectively. The appointments will run for two years. "As the worldwide shipping industry becomes increasingly competitive, the need for all companies and individuals to give their customers the best possible service is more and more important," says Anthony. "The Institute's qualifications provide the visible means for both companies and individuals to demonstrate their commitment to the highest standards of competence and service. The Institute enjoys an impressive global reach and, as its president, I shall endeavour to further strengthen its worldwide reputation." Cooke's shipping career began in 1978 when he was appointed managing director of Ellerman City Liners. He was responsible for the Ellerman Lines management buyout in 1985 and subsequent sale to Trafalgar House in 1987. From 1991 to 1999 he was chief executive of Andrew Weir & Co and president of the Chamber of Shipping from 1996-97. He is currently a director of The Baltic Exchange, James Fisher & Sons plc, Bidcorp plc and the West of England Shipowners Mutual Insurance Association. Anthony also takes a keen interest in education and was a member of the development board of the London Business School from 1997-99. Richard Sayer is one of the industry's leading maritime lawyers. He joined Ince & Co in 1962 where he was senior partner from 1995 to 2000. He is also chairman of the City of London Admiralty Solicitors Group, member of the Admiralty Court Committee and has recently been appointed chairman of London shipbrokers Galbraiths. "My successors are both persons of considerable stature and experience in the international shipping world. I am sure that the Institute will derive great benefit from their expertise and enthusiastic leadership," says James Freeland, immediate past president of the ICS.

Maritime Today

The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter November 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

CMA CGM Seeking Funds for NOL Takeover

France’s CMA CGM has approached banks to finance its potential takeover bid for Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines Ltd (NOL), reports Bloomberg.   The world’s No.

Wärtsilä Strengthens Its Position in China with New Propulsion Orders

Two new marine geological research vessels under construction in China will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä engines and propulsion equipment. Wärtsilä has maintained

Gulf and Hendry Marine Consolidate Operations

Gulf Marine Repair Corporation, a southeastern tug-barge shipyard, announced it is consolidating operations with Hendry Corporation, its affiliated company and fellow shipyard,

Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0849 sec (12 req/sec)