Members will learn with deep regret of the passing of Hugh McCoy during the weekend of 6/7 April.
Mr McCoy was first elected a Member of the Baltic Exchange on 16 September 1971. In the early 1980s he represented Cleaves & Company Ltd, moving to represent H Clarkson & Co Ltd between 1983 and 1998. In 1998 he was elected for The Hadley Shipping Co Ltd until becoming a Retired Member in 2015.
Speaking on Hugh McCoy’s passing and the impact he had on the industry, Clarksons said in a statement:
“Highly regarded within the industry Hugh will be greatly missed and will always be remembered for his leadership, knowledge and unquestionable passion for the business.”
Mr McCoy served on the Baltic Board of Directors between 1992 and 2000 and as Chairman of the Baltic Exchange between 1998 and 2000.
The funeral will take place on Thursday 25 April 2019 at 12:30 at Bentley Crematorium, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9RZ and the service will be followed by refreshments at Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood CM14 4NR.
For more information, Members and friends are invited to direct any enquiries to Jackie Harrison.