Wednesday, 26th October 2011
CIRCULAR REF: 2011-034
CIRCULATED TO ALL MEMBERS, BROKERS AND DIRECTORS
ATTENTION INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
NORTH OF ENGLAND P&I ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE THE APPOINTMENTS OF CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
The Directors of the Association are pleased to announce the appointment of Pratap Shirke of ASP Ship Management Group as Chairman of the Board, succeeding Albert Engelsman of Wagenborg Shipping BV, with effect from Wednesday 19 October 2011.
He will be assisted in his new role by Lars B Christensen of Danish shipping company D/S Norden A/S, who succeeds him as Vice Chairman.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Albert for his guidance and support during his successful four-year term as Chairman. During his term of office, the Club has grown from 72 million GT to 150 million GT total entered tonnage and boosted free reserves by 65%.
We would like to congratulate Pratap and Lars on their appointments and we look forward to supporting them in their new roles and building upon North's three strategic pillars of membership quality, financial strength and service excellence over the coming years.
PA JENNINGS and AA WILSON
As Managers on behalf of the North of England P&I Association Limited