A CHILLY Friday evening was the setting for the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Melbourne annual cocktail night.
The event was held at CQ Functions, Queen Street, in Melbourne CBD and attracted a cross-section from the industry including ship brokers, lawyers, bankers and many others.
A highlight of the evening was a presentation by Jean Dong, chief executive of the Australia-China Belt and Road Initiative.
Ms Dong discussed the concept and how it is expected to affect and develop trade in future years.
After the formalities, there were drinks and snack foods and many opportunities to catch up with friends.