IIMS is honoured to announce that Dr. Malini Shankar, Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, has consented to be the Chief Guest at the IIMS Symposium on Wednesday 10th October 2018. As well as being present at the event, Dr. Malini Shankar will herself give a short address to the assembled audience.
Mike Schwarz, IIMS CEO, will open the Symposium with a short speech, introducing and welcoming Dr. Malini Shankar to the event as he does so. The Symposium is being held at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel near Mumbai International Airport.
The speaker programme is being finalised now, but confirmed presenters so far include:
Bhaskar Nigam from SOP Club
Ms. Nalini Venugopal from New India Assurance
Capt. Vijay Pal from Tata AIG
Capt. Vikrant Jain – Demurrage Expert
Mr. Gautam Rekhi – CEO, Skeiron Logistics
Capt. Zarir Irani – President IIMS
More information about the Symposium and how you can register your place can be found by clicking here.
About the Directorate General of Shipping, India
The Directorate General of Shipping, India is an attached office under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, responsible for life, health, vessel and the environment for Indian registered ships and ships at Indian ports.
The main job for the directorate is to ensure that Indian ships and shipping companies meet high safety and environmental standards, to ensure that Indian seamen have high qualifications, good working and living conditions and to ensure that foreign ships in Indian territory and ports meet international rules.