The City Law School, City University London together with London Universities
Maritime Law and Policy Group held the first of a series of
seminars for this academic year (2012-2013) on 20 November 2012:
Countries: An Expanding Role in Maritime Business'
In recent years the role of developing countries in global maritime business activities has expanded greatly, and these countries’ presence is increasingly visible. They already have a strong position in several maritime sectors; their participation in others is growing or has significant potential for growth. This progress has been shaped by economics and policy factors. The seminar will discuss involvement of developing countries in sectors as diverse as shipbuilding, ship classification, recycling and seafarer supply, and many others, drawing on case studies. China, Brazil, Chile, Bangladesh, India, Philippines and UAE are among countries which have achieved notable successes.
Speaker: Richard Scott - Visiting Lecturer at the Greenwich Maritime Institute and Managing Director of an independent shipping consultancy. He has also worked as an analyst for a shipbroking company, and as a shipping equities analyst for a stockbroking firm, being a qualified Member of the Chartered Institute of Transport and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. The speaker is a regular contributor to articles to professional shipping business journals