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Focal Maritime Services at WWSA General Assembly in Hamburg


On the 4th of November 2015, two representatives from Focal Maritime Services Ltd attended the WWSA (World Wide Shipping Agents Association) General Assembly in Hamburg.


Through this General Assembly the members of WWSA discussed future prospects of the whole organization as well as any issues that may be hindering progress. Together with its esteemed members the General Assembly was also greeted by talks from other organizations such as Mr. Schmiedehaus from Softship and Jonathan Williams of Fonasba. Furthermore, the members were also presented with the inauguration of the two newly appointed members namely Mr. Rodolfo Castro from Colombia and Mr. Oliver Vanreusel from Ghana.


The General Assembly was concluded with a function at the traditional Eisbeinessen, which has been organised annually by the Hamburg Shipbrokers´ Association since 1948 at the Congress Centrum Hamburg (CCH). Eisbeinessen has become an international meeting platform for shipbrokers, shipping agents, ship owners, bankers, forwarding agents, terminal operators, and all who are directly or indirectly associated with shipping. The gathering is attended by more than 5.000 people from all over the world.


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