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Honour for Prof Dr Dirk Max Johns

Dr. Dirk Max Johns, HSBA Professor and Managing Director of the Association of German Shipowners, has been appointed to the International Shipowner's Association (ICS) and IMO General Secretary

We are very pleased that our Professor Dirk Max Johns has received two honours in recent weeks.

On the one hand, he has been nominated by the shipowning association ICS as spokesman of the shipowners in social and employer matters. In this role, he is also spokesman for international shipowners at the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva and, after 2016, again negotiator for the Global Negotiations on Minimum Wages of Seafarers.

On the other hand, Professor Johns was appointed by the IMO Secretary General to the Executive Board of the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö.

Congratulations to these great achievements and good luck in these new roles!

Prof. Dr. Max Johns