Magsaysay and ICS Hold 3rd Class of “A Practical Approach to Commercial Shipping World”


Magsaysay Learning Resources, Inc. (MLRI), in partnership with London-based Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), delivered the course “A Practical Approach for Commercial Shipping" to its third class last May 30-31 at the Robert Hall, Times Plaza Building, Manila, Philippines.

Facilitated by well-known ICS’ Lead Lecturer and Maritime Legal Consultant, Leif Ollivierre, the course provided the participants with practical knowledge and understanding of the commercial shipping industry including topics on bulk and liner shipping, commercial and technical ship management, regulation and documentation, and shipping law. Twenty-three (23) participants from different industries such as crewing, bulk shipping, ship chartering, logistics, liner agency, ship management, legal services, extra territorial services and maritime training schools completed the two-day course.

MLRI and ICS also held an Open Day Reception last May 30 where ICS’ Y.K. Chan, Capt. Norman Lopez and Leif Ollivierre shared a brief overview about the courses and programs offered by the Institute. The event also served as a platform for the maritime professionals to interact through an open forum where they engaged in discussions and shared maritime insights.

MLRI and ICS, the only internationally recognized professional organization in commercial maritime representing shipbrokers, ship managers and agents all over the world, partnered to strengthen the network of shipping professionals by promoting competence in and understanding of the global shipping business.

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