ANZ Branch News

2019 Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 29 August, in Melbourne. The AGM minutes will be distributed shortly. If you do not receive a copy please email

The 2019 Annual Report

The first meeting of the Branch committee took place immediately after the AGM. Details of the new committee and office bearers in on the Contact Us page.

We welcome our newest members

It is of paramount importance to our profession to maintain the highest possible standards of professionalism and integrity.  It good to know then that shipbrokers who become members of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers have not only thoroughly studied the various components of the shipping industry over a period of several years but also subjected themselves through a rigorous exam system resulting in this internationally recognised qualification.

We are pleased to announce that the Institute’s Controlling Council approved the following individuals’ application for Membership / Fellowship at their meeting held in London. The ICS Australia & New Zealand Branch would like to congratulate and welcome:

Name Company
Capt Hemant Chopra FICS Returns to Australia after a short sojourn in United States
Name Company
Ms. Janani Dissanayake MICS Transferred from Sri Lanka
Mr. Rochelle Macwan MICS Transferred from Mumbai
Mr. Peter W Batri MICS  Origin Energy, Australia
Mr James A Summers MICS Clarksons Platou, Perth
The following persons have applied for Membership and are awaiting confirmation
Name Company
Ms Karen KW Kwok Swire Shipping, Melbourne

We welcome our new Members - The ANZ Branch is pleased to welcome our new members.

Bespoke Professional Development Courses - The ICS (ANZ Branch) is offering bespoke courses and workshops specific to the needs of the client, delivered by ICS approved tutors.

International Tutorship Program - The Australia and New Zealand Branch is also an International Teaching Centre, bringing the International Tutorship program right to your doorstep. Find out more by emailing

All Hands! - Read our Branch Newsletter

Annual General Meeting 2019 - The ICS Branch 2019 AGM was held on Thursday 29 August in Melbourne. The minutes of the AGM will be distributed shortly.

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