Off-Hire:  A Discussion


Dear Shipping Industry Colleague,


Please join us for the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Canada Branch’s next exciting event, a luncheon talk on Wednesday, April 19th, 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm at the boardroom of the Shipping Federation of Canada, 300 St Sacrement Street, Suite 326 in Old Montreal!

The topic of the talk is “Off-Hire: A Discussion” and we are pleased to have as our speaker, John Weale from Fednav International Limited. The event will be a lively exchange based on the speaker’s recent book “Off-Hire: A Study”.


The cost is $30.00 for ICS members, $35.00 for non-ICS members and $25.00 for Students & ICS Retirees.

Lunch and drinks will be served.

Please RSVP to Julian Hung , send your completed Registartion Form to Alisha Randhawa at and your cheques to:

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers – Canada Branch, 100-1111 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 2J3 with attention to Alisha Randhawa.

Spaces are limited so please register early. Really looking forward to having you with us!!!


ICS and Youth of Shipping organised their first ever Shipping Pub Quiz on March 9th 2017 at Hurley’s Irish Pub in Downtown Montreal.

Over 50 people turned out making up a total of 10 teams. Team names included “Buoys & Girls”, “Tug Life”, “Pier Pressure” ,”The Unpumpables” and “Ship Happens”!!! Companies represented included ship operators Fednav International Limited, Canada Steamship Lines, Rio Tinto Marine and Mediterranean Shipping Company, weather routing company True North Marine and law firms Borden Ladner Gervais, Robinson Sheppard Shapiro and Norton Rose Fulbright .

There were 5 rounds of 10 questions each with the final round worth double points. Topics included the St Lawrence seaway, maritime law and insurance, ship operations & management and famous ships! In the end, “Fish & Ships”, a team from Fednav, triumphed and took home the glory and the trophy!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this event and helped make it a success.We are looking forward to making this the start of a great tradition!!!



  • April 12, 2017 12:00Vancouver: Board of Directors Meeting
  • April 19, 2017 12:00Monteral. Luncheon Talk "Off-Hire: A Discussion"
  • November 16, 2017Dry Bulk and Commodities Conference
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