TOPIC : "The Role of Maritime Bodies in the post COVID-19 ERA”

28th October’2020 (Wednesday)
12:00 PM – 01:30 PM (UAE Time)


As the Maritime industry navigates with many complexities of COVID-19 including travel restrictions, port closures, crew changes, repatriation of seafarers etc, the role of the various Maritime associations assumes a greater significance. The webinar looks to address the issues and the steps that can be taken to overcome the current crisis and how to ensure sustainability in the post-pandemic era.

On behalf of International Maritime Club (IMC), We are delighted to invite you for the upcoming 1st Edition of IMC Webinar Series - Panel Discussion on “Role of Maritime Bodies in the post COVID-19 ERA”. In this upcoming Webinar, we will have an insightful discussion by Top Maritime Personalities from the Industry joining in as panelists.


Jagmeet Singh Makkar
Chairman(HK Branch) , Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
Co-founder & Director
SKILLS Plus Pte Ltd. , Director, Pastiche holdings Ltd,
Chairman: Maritime & Logistics Arbitration , HKCICA


Capt. Gautam Ramaswamy
Director - Regulatory Affairs .
Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA)


Capt Sanjay Prashar
Founder and Managing Dirctor .
VR Maritime Services Pvt Ltd,
Member of National Shipping board,
Chairman of International Maritime Federation(IMF)


Capt Rajesh Tandon
Global director, Industrial Relations and Seafarer Development,
V Group Director - FOSMA &Past Chairrman International Maritime Employer's Council (IMEC),U K


Sanjam Sahi Gupta
Director of Sitara Shipping Ltd,
Founder Member of WISTA India,
Board Member of WISTA Intl.,
Executive Board of Directors of the World Maritime University Malmo, Swedan


Arathi Narayanan M.I.C.S
Head of Administration ABS Marine Services Pvt Ltd


Punit Oza
Executive Director Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA)


Abdulgani Y. Serang
General Secretary-Cum-Treasurer of National Union of Seafarers of India