15 November 2019
William is Partner at HFW and advises a wide variety of companies and financial institutions across the commercial shipping, cruise, ferry and yachting industries on a range of transactional shipping matters. William has particular expertise in ship design, ship building, ship repair, ship sale and purchase and ship recycling.
He spent some eight months seconded to a leading European shipbuilder.
William is a key member of HFW's Travel and Leisure Team and manages the firm's day to day relationship with CLIA and Interferry. In addition, William is experienced in matters of physical and cyber security and advises a range of ship owners and private security companies on the contractual, regulatory and compliance issues affecting them.
William speaks regularly at conferences and contributes to a range of printed media. William is also a trustee of the Mission to Seafarers, one of HFW's global charity partners.
13 February 2018
Aron Soerensen is Head of Maritime Technology & Regulation at BIMCO. He represents BIMCO on marine, operational and related matters at international organisations such as International Maritime Organization, ISO, International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) and International Hydrographic Organization (IHO). His tasks include negotiating, monitoring and disseminating relevant conventions and developing international standards, regional/national requirements, and assessing their impact on BIMCO members. He was BIMCO’s project leader on the 2015 BIMCO/ICS Manpower Study, and has worked on cyber security development and software maintenance standards. Following a career at sea as a deck officer, Aron taught apprentice deck officers at nautical institutes in Denmark and subsequently joined the Danish Maritime Authority, working with safety of navigation in Danish waters.
25 September 2019
BIMCO Secretary General & CEO, Angus Frew, has announced he will step down in the summer of 2020, as he wishes to spend more time in the UK and less time working. The search for his replacement has started.
18 January 2018
BIMCO has taken a big step forward and launched an innovative new solution for editing contracts.
15 May 2017
Today, BIMCO re-launches one of its most enduringly popular publications – Check Before Fixing.
30 June 2017
BIMCO has appointed Philip Tinsley as its new Head of Maritime Security.
02 December 2019
Get the latest insight and interviews in the December edition of BIMCO’s Bulletin magazine.
17 December 2019
BIMCO’s committee structure will change to reflect the increased importance of the environment while maintaining a thorough debate on safety. The BIMCO Board of Directors agreed to the change at a meeting in December.
07 June 2017
Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of Common Progress has been elected President of BIMCO.
07 March 2019
BIMCO is launching a new business area – Publications – with the aim to share more of the organization’s expert knowledge and increase the amount of publications offered.