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11-12 June 2019
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


A re-designed agenda aimed specifically at Port and Terminal operators. What new risks is your port exposed to? Understand how to approach insuring your port in 2020...

2019 Key Themes and Formats

Understanding the insurance market

Hear from an underwriter 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

Getting the fundamentals right: 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
Hear and question port insurance 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?

Understand environmental and political risk

Practical claim Q&A sessions

Participate in discussion on issues relating to loss prevention, cyber risk, 3rd party liabilities, and environmental pollution

Inbox the chairman for case by case Q&A with solicitors and legal counsel

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?

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

Ports and Terminals Insurance in numbers

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

Supporting Organsations



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