Wei Zhuang

Wei Zhuang

Regional Manager (Asia) BIMCO

Wei Zhuang started his BIMCO career with the legal and contractual affairs department in 2011 where he joined a wide range of BIMCO’s standard contracts and clauses projects, including project development, revision and promotion. He was further promoted as China Liaison Officer as well as the General Manager of BIMCO Shanghai Centre. Now as the Regional Manager of Asia, he is committed to keeping a constructive relationship with regional regulators and industry stakeholders and, most importantly, to provide portfolio services to BIMCO members and potential members in Asia. Wei’s previous positions include eight years as a maritime lawyer and Senior Fellow at Maritime University. He has a Master’s degree in maritime law and a PhD in international law.
 
 
BIMCO is the world’s largest international shipping association, with 2,300 members in around 130 countries. It provides a wide range of services to its global membership – which includes shipowners, operators, managers, brokers and agents. BIMCO’s core objective is to facilitate the commercial operations of members by developing standard contracts and clauses, and providing quality information, advice and education. BIMCO promotes fair business practices, free trade and open access to markets and is a strong advocate for the harmonisation and standardisation of all shipping related activity. BIMCO actively promotes the application of globally agreed regulatory instruments – it is accredited as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) with all relevant United Nations agencies and other regulatory entities.

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Monday 03/08/2020

From 15:00 To 15:30

08/03/2020 15:00 08/03/2020 15:30 Reshaping Risk Management in the Post COVID-19 Era This session will focus on different aspects of risk management and risk mitigation following the outbreak of COVID-19. Key issues that will be covered include; how to better care for the physical and mental health of seafarers and improve their welfare; how to make full use of artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing, and big data technology to push forward the digitization of the shipping industry and how to optimize standard contracts, with a special focus on the review and revision to liability clauses for force majeure events such as COVID-19. Breakbulk Main Stage

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"Reshaping Risk Management in the Post COVID-19 Era"

Wei Zhuang
Time and date

Monday 03/08/2020

From 15:00 To 15:30

08/03/2020 15:00 08/03/2020 15:30 Reshaping Risk Management in the Post COVID-19 Era This session will focus on different aspects of risk management and risk mitigation following the outbreak of COVID-19. Key issues that will be covered include; how to better care for the physical and mental health of seafarers and improve their welfare; how to make full use of artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing, and big data technology to push forward the digitization of the shipping industry and how to optimize standard contracts, with a special focus on the review and revision to liability clauses for force majeure events such as COVID-19. Breakbulk Main Stage
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