Managing Director of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and a Maritime Arbitrator and Mediator
Arthur Bowring is the Managing Director of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and a Maritime Arbitrator and Mediator. He is Chairman of the Labour Affairs Committee of the International Chamber of Shipping, Vice Chairman of the Special Tripartite Committee, Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 and Spokesman of the Maritime Employers’ Group at the International Labour Organisation, and Chairman of the Maritime Services Training Board of the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council. Arthur has a broad shipping 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 and Member of several professional associations and organisations. In 2014 he was awarded the Lloyds List Asia Lifetime Achievement Award.