9 Sep
2016

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ICS Shipping Conference 2016

9 Sep, 2016


I had the pleasure of attending the ICS conference at the British Library on Wednesday.

Coffee breaks and a networking lunch led to great catch ups with some of Sailors’ Society’s friends at Spinnaker, Elaborate, BP, and Lloyd’s Register.

A fantastic opportunity to hear about the current big issues affecting the shipping industry including: Reducing CO2 emissions, Brexit, Anti-corruption and Overcapacity. All in all a day of ideas shared and healthy debate. The panellists successfully channelling the advice of Isaac Newton, whose statue dominates the plaza outside the library: "Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy."

To find out more about how you can support the Society's work through a corporate partnership, or to Signal Your Support for World Maritime Day, email corporate@sailors-society.org.

Sarah can be found tweeting here.

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