Promoting & Connecting the Next Generation

In the Press

Published by the Singapore Shipping Association, Q2 2016 (issue 50)Youth in MaritimeWorldwide Encouraging the next generation into the maritime industry is vital in a recent speech at the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) conference Esben Poulsson, President of the Singapore Shipping Association stated how important he felt it was to attract new blood into the industry.…
The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) hosted another great networking event recently courtesy of MAZARS, who kindly acted as both host and sponsor. Members of SPNL were once again afforded access to leading industry speakers, akin to those usually only found at high-level conferences. The MAZARS event combined the expertise…
A need for greater visibility, not only for the activities of the maritime industry but also the routes of access for young professionals wanting to enter the business, was the message of panellists at last week's Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) event "Showcasing the Next Generation in Shipping".The evening attracted…
A new survey by The Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) has identified key ways in which London can remain competitive as a relevant maritime global center, and revealed a broad consensus that London’s credentials in this respect would be strengthened by the U.K. remaining part of the European Union.…
Young London shipping crowd toasts summer formalities of the AGM and election of a new board, talk centred on the forthcoming London International Shipping Week when SPNL will host a reception for similar networks from overseas.Investec Bank's Claudio Chiste, who is SPNL'senergetic chairman, said: "Now SPNL has grown to be…
The next generation keep abreast with the latest developments in maritime claims aspect of insurance.The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) treated guests to another fascinating evening as it held one of its many networking events on Tuesday 30th June. Hosted by Moore Stephens LLP, the evening gave an insight into…
England's South-West region has added SPNL's south-west mentee-branch, the Shipping Professional Network South West (SPNSW) to its rich maritime heritage, which is embodied in both the great marine industry and Plymouth University's world-class teaching.SPNSW aims to create a networking platform throughout the next year where students, lecturers and industry professionals…
'Our Word, Our Bond' still an important part of the London shipping community The first Shipping Professional Network of London (SPNL) event for the year, which took place on 25th February 2015, featured a keynote by Jeremy Penn, CEO of the Baltic Exchange. The theme of Jeremy's session was how…
New generation: Technology: First though were the event sponsors, with Sebastian Moore CEO of SETEL informing attendees of a new generation product just launched in partnership with a company called FGM Marine. Specifically in regards to power line communications, which provide networks on- board ship. "When we came across the…
SPNL held their sixth networking event since April –making it an average of one event every month – with almost 100 attendees at October's event kindly sponsored by SETEL – the leading telecommunications company. The evening promised a strong focus on the "new generation", both in terms of young shipping…
Sunday, 02 November 2014

All About Shipping 28/10/2014

Claudio Chiste, SPNL Chairman who works at Investec Shipping & Marine Finance, welcomed the members informing them that two key backers had agreed to renew their support; Gearbulk as SPNL's Ship-owner Partner and London Offshore Consultants (LOC) as corporate sponsor.
SPNL's AGM and Annual Summer Drinks reception took place at the prestigious DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London, courtesy of sponsors Maples & Calder. Despite the unpredictable British weather spirits remained high as over 100 members from SPNL networked on the Skylounge Terrace, with stunning views of the Tower of…
The main purpose behind the SPNL FutureLondon initiative was to develop insights and generate ideas from the future leaders of shipping, and to use this to ensure London maintains its status as a key global shipping capital. Find below a list of links to articles that covered the 2014 report:…
The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) recently hosted another great event, courtesy of Mazars, who hosted and sponsored the event. Members and guests were warmly welcomed and had the pleasure of two guest keynote speakers from Mazars; Howard Shaw, Head of Anti-Bribery and Corruption Services and Neil Hutchison, Manager, Human…
The history of Denholm and the BIMCO story from a shipowners' perspective, By Amanda Roberts, Jeanius Consulting The Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) hosted its first event of 2014, sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright and BIMCO, held at the Norton Rose Fulbright offices in London. Mr John Denholm (President…
SPNL Chairman, Claudio Chiste, features in the latest edition of the "Bottom Line". This was published in the much sought after quarterly edition published by Moore Stephens is the UK's 9th largest independent accounting and consulting association. Download Here
'You must always be in a position where you can buy and never be in a position that you have to sell'John Denholm, president of BIMCO and chairman and CEO of J & J Denholm, speaking at the Shipping Professional Network event in London
Thursday, 02 January 2014

IHS Fairplay: 2 January 2014

Sir Michael Bibby, managing director of Bibby Line Group, the last great deepsea owner headquartered in Liverpool, spoke last month to the Shipping Professional Network (SPNL) in London.He was invited to address the issue of whether office location still matters in a high-tech world, and although he appears not to have given a definitive answer, his advice is…
Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) held their last event of the year on Tuesday, 3 December 2013. The event was well attended with guests travelling far and wide to hear views and opinions on the next generation in shipping and the future of maritime London. Speaking at the new…
INVESTEC's Claudio Chiste and Chairman SPNL introduces the event Maritime's proud history – a look ahead, By Martine Frost, Jeanius Consulting LtdThe Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL), together with Bibby Ship Management, hosted an event at the UK Chamber of Shipping this week to hear views and opinions on the future of…
Friday, 29 November 2013

SPNL's Future of London Walk

Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) "Future London" initiative concludes with a walk to discover London's maritime mysteries.As a Thank You gesture to the particpants in the SPNL FutureLondon initiative, a guided walk to discover London's maritime past was arranged. Sure, we all know about Lloyds of London and the…
Thursday, 19 September 2013

Propelling World Trade London Style

Last week kicked off the autumn with the inaugural London International Shipping Week (LISW).Ajam-packed five days in the capital to discuss the future of shipping and the importance of London as a maritime centre of excellence.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Lloyd's List: Shut up and dance

Sunday, 01 July 2012

Insight Out Magazine