Phrase by 'Helmut Sohmen'

London is the headquarters of the International Maritime Organisation, the location of the largest insurance market, and houses a significant ship-broking community, apart from the many other professional services related to shipping.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  Community , Professional , Insurance


We believe it is important to have an organisational link in London, still the world's premier maritime centre.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  World , Important , Believe , London


In Asia, democracy has been less advanced than elsewhere. And many of these countries haven't done too badly.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  Than , Done , Democracy , Been


We ship owners and our predecessors, all the way back to the dawn of history, operating in majority on private initiative and at our own risk, have been linking the world together much more effectively than governments ever managed to do or will likely ever be capable of doing.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  World , History , Way , Together


Ships are like children: they need individual attention.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  Need , Children , Like , Attention


Everybody has to build double-hull tankers, but charterers don't want to pay for the extra costs.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  Everybody , Want , Build , Pay


Given the international nature of the tanker industry, it is important that global regimes are applied consistently and universally, not local or regional rules that do not recognise the total commercial and operating backdrop.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  Important , Nature , Rules , Industry


We cannot, of course, eliminate all accidents - no industry can do that.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  Cannot , Industry , Accidents , We Cannot


Kagoshima is the first step in our plan to develop increased scheduled air links between Hong Kong and Japan, especially the southern islands of Kyushu and Okinawa.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  Air , Plan , Step , First Step


The old swashbuckling days of the playboy ship owner, of the fellow with no cares in the world who does multimillion dollar deals over coffee, are gone.

Author: Helmut Sohmen - Austrian Lawyer
  World , Coffee , Ship , Playboy