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May Luncheon: “MSC: Keeping Global Trade Flowing Amid Turbulent/Uncertain Times”

May Luncheon: “MSC: Keeping Global Trade Flowing Amid Turbulent/Uncertain Times”

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We are pleased to invite you to our May Luncheon with Mr. Masahide Kai (Managing Director, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company Japan) who will deliver a speech titled “MSC: Keeping Global Trade Flowing Amid Turbulent/Uncertain Times”.

May Luncheon: “MSC: Keeping Global Trade Flowing Amid Turbulent/Uncertain Times”

The COVID pandemic has highlighted the essential role of the shipping industry in keeping global trade flowing and the transportation of cargo including life-saving pharmaceutical products, important agricultural goods, raw materials as well as foods and beverages. In his presentation for the SCCIJ, Mr. Masahide Kai, Managing Director of MSC Japan, will be sharing more about the company, how it has been coping with COVID-induced supply chain disruption faced by the entire industry, as well as its key priorities such as digitalization and sustainability. 
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, currently the largest container carrier globally by capacity, was founded in 1970 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, since 1978. A world leader in container shipping, MSC has evolved from a one vessel operation into a globally-respected business with a fleet of 600 vessels, calling at 500 ports on 230+ trade routes.

Kindly note that a proof of vaccination (see the text below) will be requested at the SCCIJ registration desk in order to guarantee the safety of all participants. If you are unvaccinated or not able to provide a proof of vaccination, please contact us at info@sccij.jp beforehand so that a seating according to guidelines can be arranged. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Date & Time:

Thursday, May 26, 2022
12:00-14:00

Venue:

Shangri-La Tokyo (MAP)
Room “Conway 2&3”, 27F

Entry Fee:
  • Members: JPY 6,500 or 1 SCCIJ Voucher 2022
  • Non-Members: JPY 8,000

COVID-19 Sanitary measures:

In accordance with the Tokyo government’s current COVID-19 directives for large social gatherings, participants are kindly requested to present 1 of the following proofs of COVID-19 vaccination upon arrival at the SCCIJ registration desk:

  • A "Tokyo Vaction" validation screen on a smartphone (to be obtained here)
  • A physical copy of a vaccination certificate
  • A picture of a vaccination certificate

If you are unvaccinated or not able to provide a proof of vaccination, please contact info@sccij.jp beforehand so that a seating according to guidelines can be arranged.
Kindly be noted that the current sanitary measures (masks, social distancing, hand disinfection, etc.) remain in place for the time being.

Registration:

*Registration closed*

(Deadline: May 22, 2022)

*Please inform us of dietary restrictions if any.*
*No-shows/cancellations after deadline will be fully charged*
*Due to social distancing measures, SCCIJ members will be prioritized.*

Inquiries:

By e-mail to info@sccij.jp

Biography of the Speaker:

May Luncheon: “MSC: Keeping Global Trade Flowing Amid Turbulent/Uncertain Times”

Mr. Masahide Kai has been working in MSC since 1999, when it first established its business presence in Japan, having previously worked for a year with another shipping line. He has a wealth of experience gained from working in different departments such as sales and trade management, and was subsequently promoted to the role of Country Manager in 2010. Mr. Kai graduated from the Waseda University and holds with a Master’s degree in Commerce and Business.

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