Nikolaus H. Schües elected BIMCO President

Nikolaus H. Schües, CEO and owner of shipping company F. Laeisz, is the new President of BIMCO, elected at the organization’s General Assembly on May 25, 2023 in Hong Kong.

Nikolaus H. Schues will be the 46th President of BIMCO, taking over the role from Sabrina Chao of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Limited, who has completed her two-year tenure.

He is a member of the Presidential Committee of the German Shipowners’ Association, Deputy Chairman of the UK P&I Club, a member of the Norwegian Hull Club Committee and a member of the Board of the Schutzverein Deutscher Rheder.

“I am honored to be elected President of an organization that represents over 60 percent of the world’s tonnage at a time when the task of decarbonizing our industry is becoming increasingly urgent,” said Schues.

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