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 professionals and technology!
Gearbulk (UK) Ltd (the world’s largest operator of open hatch gantry crane handy size ships) presented on their Graduate Training Programme (for the recent graduates who have started their lives as young shipping professionals, being the new generation of young shipping professionals), and SETEL presenting on the new generation of power line communication technology, which provide communication networks on- board ship. To add to this theme for the evening, John Collins, Private Client Director at Metro Bank, the event hosts (also known as being the first bank to get a banking license in over 100 years), shared the “Metro Bank story” on how they have rewritten the high street bank rules to become the revolutionary ‘new’ high street bank, managing to buck the trend of high street bank consolidation since the global financial crisis by continuing to expand (opening an average one branch per month).
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