Posted on 21/05/2008 in category Convention




“Problems and solutions concerning shipments

toIndiaand the Far East

Tuesday, 3 June2008, at 16.30 hrs


Nowadays, large amounts of scrap are being shipped in containers as opposed tobulk. The worldwide trade using containers is booming, thus creating avery challenging market with its own specific issues of space,equipment and pricing. However, whilst solving some logistics issues,it has created others.

Theworkshop organised by BIR will be addressing topics such as availability of containers,inspection prior to loading, methods of loading and potential oralleged damage to containers, problems of delayed and incorrect documentation,roll-over of container shipments etc. andlooking at one major question: Is the recycling industry being treatedfairly?

Panelparticipants will involve sellers, buyers, shipping lines, surveyorsetc. who will give a short individual statement before opening thediscussion to the attending audience.

Thisissue affects our trade daily and can make or break a deal…so all members are invited to attend, listen and join in on the discussion.

Thesession will be moderated by Robert Voss of Voss International (UK).Panellists are: Ikbal Nathani (Nathani Group of Companies, India), Tom Bird (SimsGroup, UK),Ivo Dolk (Marine Inspection & Logistics Intl., theNetherlands), John Chen (Tung Tai Group, USA/China), Ranjit Baxi(J&H Sales Intl Ltd, UK), Bobby Ahluwlia (Inbrit Shipping, UK).



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