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Jeffrey Blum
Director at Interlink International Trading (UK) Ltd


Jeffrey Blum is the fourth generation of a shipping family and has worked since 1973 as a forwarder, shipbroker, ship owner and operator, charterer, logistics principal, insurance broker and gas oil futures broker.

He founded Interlink International Trading (UK) Ltd in 1994, providing maritime and commodities commercial claims consultancy and bespoke corporate training worldwide. He has been arbitrating on maritime disputes since 1994.

In 2002, Jeffrey co-founded and is the principal lecturer of Maritime Education & Training Ltd (c/o King's College, part of the University of London) for international students who take the annual examinations of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, for which he has lectured on several subjects since 1984.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Visiting Professor at the IMO's World Maritime University in Malmo and at Shanghai Maritime University.