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 can build beneficial relationships for the future, which will position the industry’s next generation as young shipping professionals of tomorrow.
It was launched during the inauguration conference and networking event of Plymouth University’s shipping society (PIMSSS), which will be working in close partnership with SPNSW. Several professionals, lecturers and many students enjoyed presentations from Commander Jacqueline Sherriff MBE who presented on the EU Naval Force counter-piracy actions in Somalia and SPNL’s Chairman Claudio Chistè, who works at Investec Bank plc, who spoke about Ship Finance.
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