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Opportunities for Maritime Services Under the Belt & Road Initiative

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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 cordially invite you to our seminar and to 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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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 – "Special Remarks"

Professor Nikos Nomikos, Cass Business School

11:15 – "Quality Paradigms in Dry Bulk Shipping"

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

Mr Joe Zhou, Manager, International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO)

11:25 – “Ecosystem Approach to Shipping in Asia – Chartering, Operating and Managing”

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

Panelists:

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

Mr Angad Banga, Chief Operation Officer, Caravel Group

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

Mr Doug Barrow, Chief Executive, Maritime London

12:25 - Concluding Remarks

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

12:30 – Networking Lunch


If you have any queries please e-mail tdcukseminar@hktdc.org or call (+44) 207 616 9500.

Registration will close at 12:00pm on Thursday, 23rd February 2017.

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