Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
London & South East Branch

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Welcome

As a major provider of education and training, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) sets and examines the syllabus for membership, providing the shipping industry with highly qualified professionals.

ICS is internationally, widely recognised, as the professional body in the maritime arena and it represents shipbrokers, ship managers and agents throughout the world.

Having been granted its Royal Charter in 1920, it now has 25 branches in key shipping areas, 4000 individuals and 120 company members. The Institute's membership represents a commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards across the shipping industry.

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers' London & South East Branch is the largest and oldest branch within the Institute and is focussed on both the continuing professional education of our members and on providing them with networking opportunities.

The branch would like to thank the following companies for their support

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Latest News

Hot off the press by ITIC

International Transport Intermediaries Club, 31 March 2020

Below is a Guide to Port Agents on Issues with Receiving Original Bills of Lading by ITIC:

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Below is a link to ITIC's Claims Review Newsletter, April 2020 issue: 

https://www.itic-insure.com/

fileadmin/uploads/itic/Documents/Claims_Review_42.pdf 

ITIC is the world’s leading niche insurer of professionals who provide services to the transport industry. Specialist professional indemnity insurance is available to many businesses. 

COVID-19

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, March 2020
 
The Institute has delayed the May exams until July, details as follows:
 
The delayed May examination session will be two weeks from 6th July as below:
 
6th July 2020      
09:30 - 12:30       Logistics & Multi-Modal Transport
13:30 - 16:30       Liner Trades
7th July 2020      
09:30 - 12:30       Introduction to Shipping
13:30 - 16:30       Shipping Business
8th July 2020      
09:30 - 12:30       Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade
13:30 - 16:30       Dry Cargo Chartering
9th July 2020      
09:30 - 12:30       Ship Sale & Purchase
13:30 - 16:30       Legal Principles of Shipping Business
                
13th July 2020    
09:30 - 12:30       Offshore Support Industry
13:30 - 16:30       Port Agency
14th July 2020    
09:30 - 12:30       Ship Operations & Management
13:30 - 16:30       Tanker Chartering
15th July 2020    
09:30 - 12:30       Shipping Finance
13:30 - 16:30       Port & Terminal Management
16th July 2020    
09:30 - 12:30       Shipping Law
13:30 - 16:30       Marine Insurance
 
All the key dates and deadlines for student registration and exam enrolment stay the same, 6th April registration deadlines and 20th April deadline for deferment, exam centre or subject changes.
 
London Branch are unable to hold the revision meeting at present but members are available to assist with any queries or questions relating to subjects covered in the syllabus.
 
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Next Events

Thursday 1 October 2020 - Branch Annual General Meeting 2020

NOTICE OF AGM 2019

ICS London & South East Branch Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 1 October 2020 at 18:00 hours at The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (30 Park Street, London SE1 9EQ). Interested in joining the branch committee and have the time to get involved in organising events and regularly free to attend committee meetings?

Details of RSVP will be announced closer to the date.

EVENT CANCELLED - Monday 20 April 2020 - ICS London Branch Revision Evening (cancelled but members can assist via email)

London Branch are unable to hold the revision meeting (whihc was previously scheduled to take place at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in the evening of 20 April 2020) at present but members are available to assist with any queries or questions relating to subjects covered in the syllabus.

Send your questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..