Bob Vart has eased back from his role as Managing Director and full time Partner in Brookes Bell Hong Kong to take up a consultant role with us. He will be winding down his work gradually and will remain as a Director of BBHK whilst handing over day to day responsibility to the other Partners. Our thanks to Bob for his help over the years – as an engineer and for joining with us and welcoming us back to Hong Kong in 2011.
Bob Vart moves to Consultancy Role
London International Shipping Week
Brookes Bell are again Bronze Sponsors of London International Shipping Week. LISW will be the ‘must attend’ event of 2015, offering over 100 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry – regulators, charterers, ship owners, ship managers, bunker suppliers, lawyers, ship brokers, bankers, insurers, insurance brokers, commodity traders and brokers, ship suppliers, port operators, shipping service providers and many more.
The sell-out one-day LISW Conference and Gala Dinner, both on Thursday 10 September, will attract the very highest level government and shipping leaders from the UK and around the world to crown what promises to be another amazing week.
Wreck Removal Completed
With over 400 assignments carried out so far in 2015, one recent success was the refloating and removal of a bulk carrier casualty. Brookes Bell project managed the wreck removal operation from invitation to tender to successful conclusion on behalf of the Swedish Club.
Graeme Bowles takes up a consultancy role from 1 July. On behalf of all of us in Brookes Bell, we wish you all the very best Graeme and thank you. It has been a pleasure working with you and we look forward to seeing you in the future in your new consultant role. Graeme will still be available for SCR and some other work whilst he gradually winds down his present cases.
New Recruits in July
Brookes Bell welcomes aboard Tina Lalitha (Support staff Singapore) and Abbie O’Brien (Support staff Sidcup).
Brookes Bell have completed filming for an ITN News film production for the UK Chamber of Shipping which will be featured at the London International Shipping Week.
Brookes Bell Summer Party
Many Clients and our own staff from the whole group enjoyed our Summer Party held in June at Balls Brothers.
Our Charity efforts continue
Following our very successful sponsorship and participation in the RASI (Row around Singapore Island) expedition, a Brookes Bell team of cyclists are riding from Lands End to John O’Groats in September. Serious training is underway and sponsorship is sought for three charities who will benefit from their efforts. If you would like to donate, you can do so at https://www.justgiving.com/BrookesBellRAB1
New Recruits in June
Brookes Bell welcomes aboard Joseph Hume (Metallurgist, Liverpool office due to relocate to Singapore soon).
Brookes Bell win Global Reach award
We are delighted to announce that last night Brookes Bell Group won the industry award for Global Reach at the Mersey Maritime awards.
An absolutely fantastic event that recognised all those in the industry who play such a significant part in making Liverpool and the North West a fantastic region to do business. We are so proud of the team involved in achieving such a prestigious accolade - Colin Kershaw, Managing Partner