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Informa
09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Registration and morning coffee
09:30 - 09:35 5 mins
Opening remarks from Chairman
  • Chairman Frans Van Zoelen - Head of Legal, Port of Rotterdam and Chairman of the IAPH Legal Committee
09:35 - 10:00 25 mins
Info
Introductions & quick-fire exchange

Take the opportunity to introduce yourself and state two objectives you want to achieve at this seminar

10:00 - 10:40 40 mins
Info
Breaking down the insurance process
  • Lia Konstantopoulou - Claim Professional, Marine Claims, Travelers

From inception of risk to conclusion of the claim

What evidence is used to support claims?

Understanding risk mitigation measures

10:40 - 11:20 40 mins
Info
Understanding 3rd parties and terminal liability
  • Susan Niessen - Legal Researcher, Supreme Court of the Netherlands

Exploring the legal framework: Who are they? What are their legal rights?

Case examples of damage to vessels entering terminals

How can terminal liabilities towards third parties be exonerated?

11:20 - 11:50 30 mins
Morning coffee
11:50 - 12:20 30 mins
Info
In Port cruise ship and passenger liability in focus
  • Captain Nathan Mills - Master Mariner, Marine Consultant & Surveyor, Newman Giles Paines & Company Limited

Case study analysis:

  • Gang way accidents when moving passengers from ship to main gates through port access
  • Cruise ships birthing on non-standard passenger births
12:20 - 13:00 40 mins
Info
What to consider for sound port insurance
  • Frans Van Zoelen - Head of Legal, Port of Rotterdam and Chairman of the IAPH Legal Committee

What do today’s ports look like and what does this mean for their insurance?

Change in liability due to ports expanding their services

Elements for approaching insurance on a continuous and solid basis

13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Lunch
14:00 - 14:40 40 mins
Info
Solicitor in the hot seat - breaking down real case scenarios:
  • Kate Law - Associate solicitor, Campbell Johnston Clark

Terminal infrastructural damage and consequential losses
Claims from in-port vessels
Evidence gathering

15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Afternoon coffee
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Info
What is good insurance?
  • Chairman Frans Van Zoelen - Head of Legal, Port of Rotterdam and Chairman of the IAPH Legal Committee

Key markers to develop in day 2

16:30 - 16:35 5 mins
End of Day One