Members will learn with regret of the death of Mr S-J Park on 11 November 2015.
SJ Park joined the The Baltic Exchange in 1996 as the Representative of Yukong Line. After his stint in London he returned to Seoul to be head of the Panamax department which then changed to SK Shipping. He left in 1998 and returned to London to set up Merit Maritime, which became a Baltic member in 1999.
Affectionately known as Sean in the market, he was active across many sectors in both dry cargo and tankers. Merit Maritime expanded into Dubai and then to Seoul. Sean had been suffering from cancer for some time and leaves a widow, a son and a daughter.