Brief Profile of 2016~17 ICS, HK EXCO Members
Chau Din Ming Joseph, FICS (Chairman)
Began my career in the Shipping industry in 1971 working as a trainee shipbroker at Matheson Chartering Ltd London, a subsidiary of Jardine Matheson, gaining experience of many facets of shipping practice in the City of London.
Presently Managing Director of Island Ship Management Ltd, a Hong Kong based Ship Management Company.
Involved in different sectors of the Shipping Industry including Shipbroking, General Cargo, Container Trade and Terminal Management during the past 33 years.
Worked at Hong Kong Islands Line (1972-89), appointed as Director of in 1978.
Appointed to the Board of Asia Terminals Limited in 1986 (1986-89).
Worked in USA briefly and prior to returning to Hong Kong, was Deputy General Manager of EAC Transport Pacific Centre (1989-90)
Elected Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in 1976 and served on the Committee of Hong Kong Branch in 1978.
CHEUNG, Shun Man (Manson), FICS (Vice Chairman)
MAARB, FICS, FCIARB, FHKIARB, HKIAC/HKMAAL Accredited Mediator
Ex-Mariner, experience as Port Agent, Charterer in trading firm, Ship Manager, Ship Owner (for loggers, chemical tankers, general cargo ships and bulkers), Chartering & SNP Broker.
Part-Time lecturer in Associations/ Colleges/Universities for shipping related subjects from 1992 to now.
ICS, HK Branch Executive Committee member since 2004, ICS HKG Branch Examination Officer since 2010 & Member (representing ICS HKG Branch) of ICS Membership Committee since Dec/2014.
Rakesh Sethi (Hon. Secretary)
Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering and Ship Broking.
Accreditations - MICS (UK), MIMarEST (UK), AMRINA (UK), MHKIMT (HK), AHKIArb (HK), MIMarE (IND)
Anglo Eastern Univan Group, Hong Kong
Ms Wong-Wing-Cheung, Adih, FICS (Hon. Treasurer)
MSc, CMILT, FICS
Engaged in shipping for more than 30 years. Obtained MSc in International shipping and transport logistics from Hong Kong Poly University in 2003.
In the early stage, involved in ship management work in Hesco Shipmanagement Ltd.
Later on, joined Oceanlink Ltd. as shipbroker handling chartering, sales and purchase, claims on cargo and hull and machinery insurance.
In middle of 1980s, joined Mitrans Shipping Ltd. to handle vessels calling at China ports and to assist shipowner principal to negotiate quick dispatch agreement with port authority to shorten port stay of ships in China.
In 1995 onward, work in Gencon Shipping (Hong Kong) Ltd. to handle Hong Kong port agency job as well as steel products transshipment to the Pearl River Delta ports in China.
As from 2014, she continues to serve as guide volunteer for Hong Kong Maritime Museum.
Dr. T L Yip, MICS (Education Officer)
Dr. T L Yip is currently the Deputy Director in C.Y. Tung International Centre for Maritime Studies and Associate Professor, Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Dr Yip is a specialist marine traffic engineer and a chartered mechanical engineer in Hong Kong and United Kingdom. Before joining PolyU, he was the Principal / Senior Marine Engineer, BMT Asia Pacific (2002-2005).
Dr. Yip is serving as the Programme Leader of BBA-International Shipping and Transport Logistics, PolyU. Since 2005, he has been teaching the shipbroking subjects in PolyU, and he has been liaising with the Hong Kong branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers for examination venues, ICS scholarship, MOU between PolyU & ICS, and other issues of mutual interests.
Y.K. CHAN, FICS (Past Chairman - Ex-officio)
BBA, MA, FCIArb, FSIArb, FHKIArb
ICSHK Executive Committee member for over 15 years (Branch Chairman 2002-04, 2008-10, 2012-14 & 2014-15, ICS Controlling Council Member 2007-2010 & 2012-15, ICS Executive Council Member Dec 2014 till now). Membership Chairman of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (2004-07, 2008-11, 2012-15), Former Documentary Committee Member of BIMCO (1996-2003). Former INTERCARGO Asia Representative (1999- 2005 & 2008-2014), Part-time lecturer of the shipping programmes co-organized by SCOPE of City University of Hong Kong and Institute of Seatransport. Tutor of Study Groups for ICS students for the Professional Qualifying Examinations. Now works as Shipping Consultant and Maritime Arbitrator, and acts as Board Director of HK Maritime Museum and Editorial Board member of “Asian Dispute Review”.
K. K. LI, FICS
B. A. Degree from St. John’s University, Shanghai, 1949
Asst Editor China Daily Tribune (English Newspaper) 1949-1950, Shanghai
Clerk of 6 Composite Ordinance Depot, British Army, Hong Kong 1951-1957
Acct Clerk and Chartering Clerk of China Union Lines Hong Kong 1957-1963
Asst Manager of Sun Hing Company, Agents for ZIMLINES
Working as Shipbroker (Chartering), S and P 1963-1967
Established East West Shipping Agencies Act as General
Agents for Fednav Ltd of Montreal 1968 to Present
Currently Chairman of East West Maritime Ltd
Agents for Fednav Limited Montreal, Kambara Kisen Co. Ltd Japan, Leonhardt and Blumburg GMBH Hamburg, Saga Forest Carriers Norway, Triton Container International San Francisco
Jagmeet Makkar, FICS
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK and Institute of Marine Engineers (I), with nearly 34 years of experience in shipping. His vast experience in ship-management, conversions, new-buildings and commercial shipping have enriched his contributions in various industry forums like the Shipping Consultative Committee HKSAR, HK Technical Committees of LR and ClassNK. Besides actively promoting the industry through articles in various journals such as Bimco Review, Marine Engineers’ Review, Shipping Network, He-Alert of Nautical Institute, Sailor Today, Seaview, Waterlink etc., Jagmeet has also been a part time lecturer at City University (Hong Kong). Jagmeet is pursuing higher studies after having recently resigned as Co-Head of Chartering and Global Head of Shipping Assets with Noble Group. Jagmeet is a past chairman of the Hong Kong branch of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
P.C. Li, FICS
Started his shipping career with Farenco HK. Thence worked as a professional shipbroker in Hong Kong Chartering Ltd and Wallem Shipbroking. In 1997, he formed his own shipbroking company P.C. Li Shipbrokers. Joined ICS, HK EXCO in 2013.
Mr. Ho Yan Hung, James, FICS
LLB, LLM, FICS, FCIArb.,
Account with a shipowning company; operate my own shipbroking company for over 10 years; claims Manager with a P&I company; presently running my own law firm specialize in shipping & humanity, Ex-part-time lecturer with HK Polytechnic University teaching chartering for 5 years, ex-part-time lecturer with Nottingham Laws School teaching company law & Commercial Law in LLB programme, part time lecturer with HKMA teaching Business Law & Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea for over 10 years.
Capt. Suresh Prabhakar, FICS
Director, Operations Pacific Basin Shipping Group
Munish Khatri, MICS
Member Institute of Marine Engineers (India), Bachelor of Engineering (Marine)
After serving at sea for 9 years as a marine engineer moved ashore as a ship manager in the ship management industry. Worked as Technical Manager at Reliance port, Sikka, India. Later moved to HK as Technical Superintendent at Fleet Management Ltd and was gradually promoted to Senior Superintendent from 2009 to 2013. Presently working with Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd, Hong Kong as Assistant Fleet Manager and looking after technical & operational management of a fleet of dry cargo vessels.
Mr. LI Geng, Josh, MICS (Web Administrator)
BBA Hons. (SMU), MSc in ISTL (HKPU) Distinction Honor
Project Manager, China Shipping Nauticgreen Holdings Co., Ltd.
As winner of Hong Kong Maritime Scholarship, Mr. LI came from Shanghai in 2009. He started his career life as a chartering staff at Novo Group and then became an iron ore/coal trader. Since 2013 he worked at the operations division at world’s largest Handysize/Handymax owner - Pacific Basin Group and China Shipping Bulk Carrier (HK) Co., Ltd., gained rich experience in vessel operations field. Now he is a project manager of China Shipping Nauticgreen -- the exclusive shipping finance platform for China COSCO Shipping Group. Since 2012, Mr. LI joined the Executive Committee of ICS Hong Kong branch and in charge of the website, mailing system development and young member activities.
Edward Buttery, MICS
ICS President’s Prize for Best Overall Results in the PQE 2010
Oxford University 2003 / 2006
Clarkson’s Handysize Broking 2006 / 2007
Pacific Basin Chartering – 2007 / 2009
Deputy COO of Asia Maritime Pacific (HK) Ltd – 2008 / 2010
CASS Business School MSc Shipping, Trade and Finance 2010 / 2011
Nordea Bank, Singapore Shipping, Oil and Off-Shore Finance Team – 2011 / 2013
CEO of Taylor Maritime (HK) Ltd 2014 / Present
Chan Ka Ho (Davin), MICS (Youg Member Group Convenor)
BBA (Hons.) (HK PolyU), MSc (HK PolyU), MICS
Since graduated from MSc in International Shipping & Transport Logistics, Davin has been working on operation and commercial aspects in a Hong Kong tanker shipowner.
Also, Davin joined ICS,HK in 2011 to become a MICS, contributing to various aspects of development and activities of the Institute.