ADVANCED SHIPPING OPERATION TRAINING, 21 JUNE 2017

Posted by on 17. May 2017 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association ZCA is happy to invite you to the upcoming Seminar on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 from 12:15 – 17:45 held by holman fenwick willan (hfw). This seminar is a follow on from hfw’s first shipping operations seminar and provides a more advanced, problem-solving approach towards practical shipping and trading issues The agenda is composed for four main topics presented by the following speakers: Mr. Michael Buisset, Partner: How to deal with liens for freight and demurrage being exercised under the contract of carriage and...

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SEMINARS FOR COMMODITY TRADERS ON IFRS 9, IFRS 15 AND IFRS 16, 22 June 2017

Posted by on 15. May 2017 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Dear ZCA Members, We are happy to inform you about the following Seminars for Commodity Traders organized by STSA focusing on IFRS 9, IFRS15 and IFRS 16 The Seminar takes place in Geneva on 16 June 2017 and in Zurich on 22 June 2017. Please download the following Flyer for more details about this seminar and the registration: Seminar on IFRS Normes  

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EVENING EVENT – WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2017

Posted by on 03. May 2017 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Crisis Management – a Guide. The Zug Commodity Association ZCA is happy to invite you to the upcoming ZCA Evening Event on Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 17.15 – 18.30 o’clock. This evening event will be focusing on providing an overview on Crisis Management, an increasingly important topic in most organisations. The presentation by Braemar Ltd, a leading provider of Emergency Response Services, will give you an understanding of the skills you need to take on a crisis role in a shoreline emergency be it vessel, tank or refinery Please register for...

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EVENING EVENT ON TUESDAY, 30 MAY 2017

Posted by on 01. May 2017 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Riding the virtuous cycle of liquidity in global LNG markets – Financial market update and outlook for asset classes The Zug Commodity Association ZCA is happy to invite you to the upcoming ZCA Evening Event on Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 18.15 – 19.15 o’clock, followed by an Apéro This evening event will focus on the following two topics: Riding the virtuous cycle of liquidity in global LNG markets Craig Pirrong (Professor of Finance at the University of Houston) will discuss the ongoing evolution – and arguably revolution – in the market...

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BREADBASKET OF THE WORLD, UKRAINE’S MASSIVE AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY

Posted by on 25. April 2017 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Dear ZCA Members, The Commodity Club Switzerland invites also ZCA members to join their trip to Ukraine between May 19-21 2017. The trip starts with an overall introduction of Ukraine by a leading Investment Bank. Participants will be briefed on the current political and economical situation of the country. The main focus is given on the agricultural industry. Participants will learn more on the fact, why Ukraine is the Bread Basket of the World. Ukraine’s powerful and highly efficient agricultural sector is among the largest of the world....

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CONFERENCE ON „UNMANNED VESSELS“, MAY 18, 2017 IN ZUG

Posted by on 24. April 2017 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Dear ZCA Members, WISTA Switzerland has the pleasure to invite you to a conference on “Unmanned Vessels” on May 18, 2017 in Zug. The following two topics will be presented: Mrs. Sarah Hunt – Partner at HFW: “US Sanctions – What are the likely developments vis-à-vis Russia, Iran and elsewhere under the Trump Administration?” Mrs. Janine Heinicke – HR Director at DNV GL Maritime Responsible for Division Ship Classification and by Mrs. Stine Mundal – Head of Section for Environmental Certification in DNV GL Maritime For more detailed...

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE CANTON OF ZUG REGARDING ITS FINANCIAL PLANS

Posted by on 07. April 2017 in General News | 0 comments

The canton of Zug made an announcement regarding its plan to improve its financial situation. Please find the announcement and the corresponding presentation under the following two links below. Both documents are only in German available: Medienmitteilung vom 6. April 2017 «Finanzen 2019» bringt Zuger Staatshaushalt ins Lot Finanzen 2019_PPT-Präesentation...

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THE STORY OF THE ETHIOPIA COMMODITY EXCHANGE

Posted by on 31. March 2017 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Transforming Markets, Transforming Lives.   Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin (Founder of Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) will give a presentation about the story of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange. The event takes place at the University of Zurich Irchel, Room Y-44-G-55, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich on the 26th of April 2017 from 10.15 -12.00 h. For more detailed information, please download the following Flyer: Download Flyer The Story of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange...

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3RD INFORMAL GATHERING OF COMMODITY PROFESSIONALS

Posted by on 24. March 2017 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Dear ZCA members, It is our pleasure to invite you to our 3rd informal gathering of commodity professionals at the Lion Pub in Zurich in a combined effort with the Commodity Club Switzerland: Date/Time: Tuesday, 4th April 2017, 6pm Place: Lion Pub, Oetenbachgasse 6, 8001 Zurich Fee: All consumption at the event needs to be paid individually For further informal gatherings please reserve the 1st Wednesday of every odd month where the Informal Gathering of Commodity Professionals will be organized by the Zug Commodity Association, taking place...

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IMPRESSIONS FROM THE A TO Z SHIP AGENCY WORKSHOP

Posted by on 24. March 2017 in General News | 0 comments

On 23 March 2017, we organized the A to Z Ship agency workshop presented by Wilhelmsen Ships Service. This event was well attended by a large variety of participants. The following topics were covered: Clarifying the role and function of the agent on board the ship as well as discussing the different types of agency services, and which party in the chain requires what service Explain, clarify and discuss who the ship agent’s customer is and the difference between an appointment and a nomination. In addition, highlight what you can expect from...

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