Arthur Bowring MH is a Maritime and Commercial Consultant and Advisor, and a Maritime Arbitrator and Mediator. He was previously the long-time Managing Director of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association.
Arthur has a broad shipping and commercial background, which includes several years at sea as a deck officer, working as a ship surveyor for Lloyds Register, acting as an oil and dry cargo chartering and owning broker and freight trader for a major international trading house, handling marine insurance placing and claims and working as a consultant, handling investigative work, and claims and project management.
He is Council Member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Convenor of the Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group, and Fellow of several professional institutions.
Arthur has been honoured by several industry awards. In addition, he has been awarded the Medal of Honour by the Hong Kong SAR Government and conferred an Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council.
A Sailor turned Ship Management & Business Strategy professional. Working with Pacific Basin Shipping, world leading owner and operator of modern Handysize and Supramax dry bulk ships. In charge of Ship management systems, business process optimization, analytical designs, digital strategies to improve efficiency. Passionate about technology developments in maritime Industry, innovative startups and investments.
A Master Mariner with 25 years in the shipping industry with last 9 years in different shore roles, from being a risk assessor for Oil Majors, heading the quality and safety department of a leading ship owner in Hong Kong and now managing a fleet of VLCC shipowners to set up their ship management business in Hong Kong. Sanjeev had completed his Batchelor from Mumbai University and later Master in Biz. Admin from HKUST. An active member with NI, ICS and various committees at Intertanko.