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Event #49 – focus on the new generation: Technology and young shipping professionals

22nd October 2014 Location: Metro Bank

We are delighted to invite you to an event on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 which will also feature our Shipowning Partner, Gearbulk, the world’s largest fleet of open-hatch gantry craned vessels and open-hatch craned vessels. This event is kindly sponsored by SETEL. The evening promises a strong focus on the “new generation”, both in terms of young shipping professionals and technology! Gearbulk will be presenting on their Graduate Training Programme (for the recent graduates who have started their lives as young shipping professionals), and Setel on the new generation of power line communications, which provide networks on- board ship.

We are proud to announce our speaker line-up as follows; 

  • Sebastian Moore – CEO, SETEL
  • Sara Hay-Jahans – Graduate Program Manager, Gearbulk (UK) Ltd
  • Representative of Metro Bank


SETEL is one of the leading telecommunications companies in the UK specializing in connecting people on air, land and sea and has been at the forefront of telecommunications offering impartial advice for over 10 years. SETEL is looking after the land-based satelite communications needs for over 2000 tankers, dry-cargo and container ships. Setel is also managing the landline communications for over 300 hundred UK and international businesses. For more information see www.setel.co.uk

Gearbulk (UK) Ltd. is the UK agent of the Gerabulk group of companies. Gearbulk provides high quality shipping services to various industries worldwide. We operate the world’s largest fleet of open-hatch gantry craned vessels and open-hatch jib craned vessels, transporting unitised cargoes such as forest products, non-ferrous metals and steel. Gearbulk also transports conventional bulk cargoes and operates terminals. For more information see www.gearbulk.com

Metrobank despite the post-recessionary period Metro have bucked the trend by expanding on average one new branch per month. In what we expect to be an entertaining introduction, SPNL’s new account bank will be sharing how they “rewrote the banking rules”.

We would appreciate if you could register on-line to confirm your attendance to the event. We reserve the right to cap the number of attendees. This is a great opportunity to meet interesting industry professionals and we recommend you to arm yourself with a sufficient number of business cards.

With our best regards,
Claudio, Magda, Valentina, Marc, Nicholas, Aleksandra and Nancy