Mr. Jagmeet Makkar to Address Dry Bulk Industry Professionals at “DRYCON 2017” 9th June 2017, Mumbai


The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr. Jagmeet Makkar, Director & Co-Founder, SKILLSPlus Pte. Ltd , will be addressing the global audience at “India Dry Bulk Cargo Summit 2017” 9th June 2017, Holiday Inn, Andheri East, Mumbai. The Summit will be attended by who’s who of the industry.

About Mr. Jagmeet Makkar

A unique combination of academic prowess, teaching and vast experience in commercial shipping (FICS), ship construction & conversions (FRINA), marine engineering (FIMarE), dispute resolution (MCIArb) and senior management roles defines Jagmeet Makkar's career. 

Jagmeet is a Shipping & Energy consultant, educator and a maritime arbitrator. 

He has been in the shipping industry for over thirty-four years. Jagmeet started his career as a sea going marine engineer, followed by over twelve years of ship management including shipbuilding projects in Korea, Japan and China, along with overseeing commercial operations at KC Maritime. In his time at Noble Chartering from Jan 2007, in very senior positions for commercial and technical management of shipping assets, he undertook newbuilding and S&P analyses, and was at the forefront of developing Noble’s cargo business in India. Jagmeet left Noble in September 2015 as Co-Head of Chartering & Global Head of Shipping Assets. He is a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association, a member of the Hong Kong Maritime Arbitrators Group, as well as a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Jagmeet is a regular speaker at international conferences.

Jagmeet, through SKILLSPlus Pte. Ltd., co-founded with Preeti Dubey, offers educational lectures, workshops and seminars including bespoke (as per clients’ needs) risk management, soft skills, commercial skills and legal aspects of shipping and trade, which require a thorough understanding and varied experience of the shipping industry. The professionals that stand to benefit from this education come from all walks of academic qualification that span from marine or mechanical engineering to commodity trade, corporate finance, law, financial derivatives and hedging.

Jagmeet recently graduated (MSc Energy, Trade and Finance) from the prestigious Cass Business School, (City, University of London) achieving First Position with distinction and as a life member of Beta Gamma Sigma Society. This is a testimony of his dedication to education and skills enhancement.  


About DRYCON 2017

The conference aims to focus on all aspects of seaborne dry bulk cargo business involving all stakeholders. This one day conference will not only provide an opportunity to bring discussions and presentations on the various issues (international, national and regional) in dry bulk cargo transportation but also seek new answers to the various challenges presented by current business scenarios.

Who Should Attend?

The conference will present a unique opportunity to view the different perspectives offered by all the stakeholders like Shipping Companies, Operators, Miners, Charterers, Traders, Brokers, Stevedores, Ship and Cargo Agents, Insurance and Law Firms, Transporters, Ship Suppliers, Govt. Authorities on a single platform and build efficient business relationships.

The entire Drybulk and Shipping chain will convene at this eminent conference, a hub of knowledge and ideas, to make this a memorable experience.


Come, join us and benefit from the opportunity to connect, confer and conduct business!!


India Dry Bulk Cargo Summit 2017

Date : 9th June 2017

Timings: 09:00 to 17:30 Followed by Networking Cocktails

Venue: Holiday Inn, Andheri East, Mumbai


For sponsorship & delegate registration, please contact:

Capt Virendra N. Mishra, Conference Director




+91-22- 41271324

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