Posts Tagged ‘FONASBA’

FONASBA celebrates 50th Anniversary

FONASBA celebrates 50th Anniversary
The Baltic Exchange FONASBA celebrates 50th Anniversary Fifty years ago today, on 23rd April 1969, delegates representing Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and (as it was then) West Germany, met at the offices of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers...
April 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Intercargo, Intertanko, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President
Aziz Mantrach, FONASBA President for 2018 to 2021 As it approaches its 50th year, FONASBA has demonstrated increasing global reach by appointing the first President from an Arabic and North African country. Aziz Mantrach, Partner and General Managing Director of Transports Marocaines S.A. of Casablanca,...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions | Read More

FONASBA announces winner of the 2018 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award

FONASBA announces winner of the 2018 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award
Filipe Martins, Winner of the FONASBA Young Ship Agent or Broker Award 2018 FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its Young Ship Agent or Broker Award for 2018 is Filipe Miguel Dias Martins of Navex Empresa Portuguesa de Navegação, S.A, Portugal. The Award was introduced in 2015 with...
August 21st, 2018 | Associations, Awards, HR, News, People and Places, Sales and Purchases | Read More

FONASBA launches agent diploma course

FONASBA launches agent diploma course
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA offices A new entry-level qualification for ship agents As part of an ongoing commitment to support the provision of appropriate and relevant education at all levels across the ship broking and ship agency professions, FONASBA has joined forces with ASBA, its member...
February 5th, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA Welcomes Algeria as 30th Quality Standard Member Country

FONASBA Welcomes Algeria as 30th Quality Standard Member Country
During its 2017 Annual Meeting, held in Dubai from 15th to 18th October, FONASBA announced that with the accreditation of APAMA, the Federation’s member in Algeria, the global reach of its Quality Standard now extends to 30 of its 58 member countries. FONASBA’s Quality Standard is the only quality...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations | Read More

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2017 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2017 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award
  Niklas Soltow of  SCA Logistics GmbH FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its Young Ship Agent or Broker Award for 2017 is Niklas Soltow of SCA Logistics GmbH of Germany The Award was introduced in 2015 with the aim of encouraging members of the ship agency and ship broking...
August 21st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Events, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA returns home to biggest ever Annual Meeting

FONASBA returns home to biggest ever Annual Meeting
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA offices The Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA) returned to its spiritual home in London the week commencing 17th October for its 2016 Annual Meeting. The Federation was founded in London in 1969 and the city hosted the Secretariat...
October 30th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2016 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2016 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award
Tim Polson FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its Young Ship Agent or Broker Award for 2016 is Tim Polson of Asiaworld Shipping of Australia. The Award was introduced in 2015 with the aim of encouraging members of the ship agency and ship broking profession aged 40 or younger to...
August 17th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA issues update on Container Weighing Survey

FONASBA issues update on Container Weighing Survey
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA offices The second round of FONASBA’s survey on the status of implementation of the amendments to SOLAS VI.2 shows that with just three months to go before the 1st July deadline, the situation varies widely across more than 50 countries represented in FONASBA membership....
April 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Markets, Reports, Statistics | Read More

FONASBA Announces Winner of the Inaugural Young Ship Agent or Broker Award

FONASBA Announces Winner of the Inaugural Young Ship Agent or Broker Award
FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its first Young Ship Agent or Broker Award is Renan Queiroz of Wilson Sons Ltda., Brazil (pictured  on the left). A Highly Commended certificate was also awarded to Aleksandar Obucina of Agent Plus D.o.o. of Serbia. The Award was introduced earlier...
August 17th, 2015 | Awards, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

ECASBA Coordinates Joint Letter on Athens Declaration

ECASBA Coordinates Joint Letter on Athens Declaration
London – The Baltic Exchange where the FONASBA offices ECASBA, the European Committee of international ship agents and ship brokers’ association the Federation Of National Associations of Shipbrokers and Agents (FONASBA),  has brought together a broad coalition of European shipping sector organisations...
April 29th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

2E3S and FONASBA-ECASBA sign a collaboration agreement to promote short sea shipping, coastal shipping and inland navigation

2E3S and FONASBA-ECASBA sign a collaboration agreement to promote short sea shipping, coastal shipping and inland navigation
On the 3rd of March in Brussels representatives of the Escola Europea de Short Sea Shipping (2E3S) and the Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA) signed a collaboration agreement to work together in developing projects that shall enhance short sea shipping, coastal and...
March 6th, 2015 | Associations, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices | Read More

FONASBA endorses ITIC’ s post-fixture clause

ITIC has recommended that brokers place a post-fixture clause at the end of recap messages in order to reduce the chances of exposure to severe financial loss as a result of important messages being overlooked. The following wording was endorsed by FONASBA at its recent annual general meeting in Gothenburg: “Important:...
October 27th, 2014 | Associations, Chartering, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More

FONASBA Hosts Gothenburg Annual Meeting

FONASBA Hosts Gothenburg Annual Meeting
The Baltic Exchange in London where the FONASBA office FONASBA’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Gothenburg elected a new Executive Committee and two new members and also reaffirmed the Federation’s commitments to its core values and activities. After completing her term of office, Marygrace Collins of...
October 21st, 2014 | Associations | Read More

FONASBA Launches Maritime Education Course Database

FONASBA Launches Maritime Education Course Database
Following its recent Lima Declaration commitment to support and encourage education and training in the ship agency and ship broking sectors, FONASBA has now launched the first comprehensive, searchable database of educational courses and programmes available from its member associations. FONASBA’s...
May 29th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More