Members will learn with regret of the death of John Merrett on 27 October 2017.
Mr Merrett was first elected a member of the Baltic Exchange in 1953 for J E Turner & Co (London) Ltd. In 1956 he represented Brown Jenkinson & Co Ltd until joining Walter Runciman & Co Ltd in 1957. He then went on to represent Ore Chartering Ltd (1968-70) and Agelef Shipping Co (London) Ltd (1970-97). Mr Merrett became a retired member in 1997.
Funeral details are awaited.