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June 2020
Bonhill House,

4th Annual Ports and Terminals Insurance Seminar

A complete guide to assessing what a port is liable for and how to handle risks and claims

Thank you

Thank you to our attendees and speakers for an insightful two days on the options for Ports & Terminals Insurance.

2019 Key Themes and Formats

Over the course of 2 days, the seminar offered detailed guidance on how the insurance market is changing, how risks are assessed and what cover is required for ports and terminals through a series of interactive and practical sessions.

Understanding the insurance market

Hear from a solicitor and claims professional and get to grips with current market conditions 

What should be on the port and terminal insurance radar in 2020?

Elements for operators approaching insurance on a continuous and solid basis

Cyber Security - How big is the risk?

How digitalisation poses new threats

Should all ports insure against cyber crime? And if so, to what extent?
Appointing cyber resilience in house or outsourcing

Should Ports protect cargo separately?

Claims Handling Surgery - Interactive session

How to establish and handle typical claims

  • Port disruption caused by ships in distress
  • Harbourmaster negligence including misleading shore-based navigation and advertised depths, and misstatement of weather
  • Infrastructural and ship damage including berthage and towage, and inadequate mooring lines
Understanding environmental and political risk

Port insurance environmental case studies:

  1. How would a port deal with hurricane damage and subsequent pollution?

  2. What is the best procedure following an in port collision leading to an oil spill?

Be informed about the current risks around breaking international sanctions, and how to take out political risk insurance 

Hear a market lender discuss different types of port finance

What is the interplay of insurance within port finance?

How do financiers assess their money lending and what does this mean for operators?

Answering the Big Questions

What is good insurance?

How are risks rated?

What evidence is used to support claims?

Who are the 3rd parties and what can they hold operators liable for?

Case by Case Q&A- Bring your claims to the table

Ports and Terminals Insurance in numbers

interactive sessions, workshops and case studies
expert industry speakers
hours of expert content

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