22 August 2019
Peter Grube is Head of Training: Courses and joined BIMCO in 1990. His first position was in the Support & Advice team, where he assisted BIMCO members with a wide range of commercial issues. In 2000 he was appointed Marketing & Sales Director of BIMCO, responsible for promoting and driving forward BIMCO’s global position as a leading maritime organisation. In 2005 he transferred to BIMCO Training, developing, coordinating and delivering BIMCO courses and seminars world-wide. Prior to joining BIMCO he worked in ship ownership in Copenhagen as well as sale & purchase in Greece. He is a graduate from the Danish School for International Marketing & Export and is a Chartered Shipbroker (FICS). He holds a Master’s in Education and Learning from Roskilde University (RUC).
26 July 2019
Chris joined HFW in 2008 and, after training for a period in Hong Kong, qualified into HFW’s London Shipping Litigation team in 2010, advising on both “wet” and “dry” disputes. His primary focus is on issues arising from marine casualties including collisions, fires and groundings.
In recent years, Chris has been heavily involved in a number of high profile containership casualties arising from carriage of declared and undeclared dangerous goods. In doing so, he has acted for Owners and also for Charterers advising on all aspects of the casualty response including issues including of limitation of liability, jurisdiction, salvage and general average as well as the underlying liabilities, both in tort and related contracts of carriage/VSA/slot charter arrangements, including unseaworthiness and unsafe port claims.
In 2016 Chris increased his “dry” experience by completing a secondment to the legal department of a major German power company based in the UK, advising the freight trading and chartering operations desks. During that period he advised on a range of issues from the initial chartering process, through to speed and performance claims, bill of lading disputes, sales contracts, letters of indemnity, and off-spec cargo claims.
Christopher is qualified in England and Wales.
13 March 2020
Christian is Founder and CEO of Executive Negotiation Advisor. For more than 10 years, Christian has been a consultant for more than over 3.000 professionals in 15 countries. He has conducted negotiation training for a wide range of international shipping companies and therefore understanding the special forces in play! On top of the practical experience, Christian has been awarded a BA from Durham College, CBA at AVT Institute and MTE in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from CBC. Christian is certified in DISC and has been and affiliate censor at Copenhagen University (Legal Faculty) in Negotiation.
27 September 2019
Jan Rindbo is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S, a position he has held since 2015. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the industry, having worked in shipping for over 20 years in various positions that have taken him from Copenhagen to Hong Kong and the United States. Rindbo has attended various executive management training courses through INSEAD and Copenhagen Business School and hold directorships at the Danish trade and employer organisation Danish Shipping and BIMCO.
20 April 2020
10 December 2019
The IMDG Code 2018 Edition published by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is mandatory from 1 January 2020 and applicable for two years until the next editions of the IMDG Codes becomes mandatory from 2022.
The IMDG Code Supplement, 2018 Edition, containing several related texts such as the EmS Guide and MFAG, replaces the previous 2014 edition.
30 August 2019
BIMCO’s Grant Hunter will moderate a session on LNG Bunkering Infrastructure Development – cost, complexity and ROI on 3 September at 1600. Grant will also give a presentation on BIMCO’s project to develop a standard LNG Bunker Purchase Contract at 10:10-10:40 on 4 September.
20 December 2018
12 June 2013
What we all seem to want is stable and sustainable economic growth within which to build our business, but what we are getting at the moment is recurrent minor shocks that shake our confidence and prohibit us from moving forward fast.
05 December 2010
Achieving a “strong, balanced, and sustained world recovery” - requires two fundamental and difficult economic rebalancing acts according to IMF. First, internal rebalancing: When private demand collapsed, fiscal stimulus helped alleviate the fall in output. But fiscal stimulus has to eventually give way to fiscal consolidation, and private demand must be strong enough to take the lead and sustain growth.