Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
London & South East Branch

Thursday 3 October 2019 - Branch Annual General Meeting 2019

NOTICE OF AGM 2019

ICS London & South East Branch
Annual General Meeting will be held on
Thursday 3rd October 2019 at 1815 hours

Venue:
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!

Contact: Mike Harrison FICS
Email:
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Monday 2 December 2019 - Panel Seminar: Charting Maritime Careers - Inspiring Future Professionals

Join the Nautical Institute onboard HQS Wellington (berthed at Victoria Embankment, near Temple tube) from 5.30pm on 2 December 2019 for a panel seminar to explore the career options available in the maritime industry.

Speakers will include: David Tubb, Recruitment Director at Spinnaker and Fena Boyle, Policy Manager at the UK Chamber of Shipping, as well as Andrew Bell, Marine Manager, Stephenson Harwood and Gordon Lowe, Dry Cargo Fleet Manager, Zodiac Maritime.

The session will be followed by a networking drinks reception. For more information, click here.

To register your attendance, please contact Gordon Lowe: 

Tel: 0786 084 9968

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(Image from https://hirespace.com, 26 November 2019)

Thursday 7 November 2019 - End of Year Event

Jointly with SPNL, the London Branch will hold our end of year event from 18:00 on Thursday 7 November 2019 at The Liberty Bounds pub (15 Trinity Square, London, EC3N 4AA). This is a great opportunity to network.

To book your place, contact Mike Harrison FICS at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text him at 07785 372217. 

ICS LB SPNL NETWORKING 07.11.2019

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

Our Revision Evening scheduled for Monday 20th April 2020 has been postponed to a date (to be announced whenever possible) in June in order to assist students to prepare for the exams which have been rescheduled for 6th - 16th July.

The Branch's Revision Evening will be held either at The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ or online, depending on the Covid-19 restrictions in June.

This is organised by London and South East branch members, who are extremely committed in supporting their students with subject-specific revision.

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..

Monday 2 March 2020 - JIM Lecture onboard HQS Wellington

We will be participating in Joint Informal Meeting (J.I.M) lectures onboard HQS Wellington on Monday 2 March 2020 (starting at 17:30 for 18:15 lecture) as part of charitable maritime education.

All students, Members and Fellows of the Institute are invited to attend this lecture which will discuss ‘China’s Seaborne Trade’. 

The speakers: Richard Scott FICS and Capt Michael Robarts FICS will focus on the ship types, cargoes and sea routes which fuel China’s economy.  

Richard Scott FICS started his career as a dry cargo broker and has since spent the majority of his career as a shipping analyst. He is now also a lecturer at London City University on their MSc course and continues to research dry bulk trades.  

Capt Michael Robarts FICS began his career at sea on a wide variety of ships before coming ashore into the ports sector and is also a Chartered Shipbroker.

The lecture is hosted by the joint group of these professional societies: Honourable Company of Master Mariners, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers [London Branch], IMarEST, RINA, Royal Institute of Navigation, British Association of Cargo Surveyors and the Nautical Institute [London Branch]. 

HQS Wellington (berthed at Temple Stairs, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2R 2PN) is the white ship on Victoria Embankment [turn right when leaving Temple underground station]

The event is free to attend but please register at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

(Image from https://hirespace.com, 26 November 2019)

Thursday 30 May 2019 - Opportunity to Network at our new venue Revolution Bar

The Branch invites you to come along for a great social night to this superb venue and meet members of the Institute, students and committee to learn more about the Institute, Professional Qualifications and opportunities within the Maritime Industry.

The new venue will be "REVOLUTION BAR” at 140-144 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3V 4QT. (Nearest underground Liverpool Street.)

First Drink (Beers/Wine) will be provided. Until tab expires,

RSVP Mike Harrison (for catering purposes) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +44 (0) 7785 372217.

COME ALONG AND SUPPORT THE BRANCH

Wednesday 5 February 2020 - Institute Open Day

The Institute Open Day will be held on 5 February 2020 at the Baltic in the afternoon and all potential students and members are welcome to join us. For more details, please find below flyer.