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6 - 8 December 2017
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel,

Collaboration, cooperation and risk management for casualty response and wreck removal

Respond to the challenges for the salvage industry today at the largest gathering of salvage professionals

Take a look at the photos of 2016's conference by clicking the highlights button.

Key Facts & Figures

Attendees From Across The Globe
Speakers Discussing Industry Hot Topics
Hours Of Expert Content On Salvage

Providing the marine salvage community with content and industry interaction that you can't get online.

Law & Insurance
  • LOF and commercial contracts-
  • New legislation
  • Insurance trends – P&I, H&M and cargo
  • The role of the Authorities
  • Places of refuge
  • Case studies on recent salvage and wreck incidents
Tugs & Towage
  • Innovations in tug design
  • Propulsion and engine efficiency
  • New build tugs for new markets
  • Diversification into new markets
  • Tug capabilities for salvage operations
  • Hybrid tug design
Chemical & Oil Spill Response
  • Bunker fuel removal
  • Oil spill prevention and response
  • Oil spill technologies
  • Chemical spill response
  • Environmental regulation
  • Costs and complexities of marine pollution
  • Marine impact assessment and monitoring
  • Waste disposal

Salvage & Wreck Awards

The Salvage & Wreck Awards 2016  recognised the contribution that the maritime industry is making towards improving marine salvage. The Awards were presented for the most innovative technology and services to industry since 1st January 2016 which show a benefit to the marine salvage sector. 

The judging panel is made up of representatives of the international salvage community including Sam Kendall-Marsden and Mark Hoddinott

The winners for 2016 were:

  • Simon Kverndal
  • US Coast Guard
  • European Commission

An A-Z to Salvage & Wreck Removal Contracts

Practical guidance on contracts and arbitration

8 December 2017

  • Current use of LOF and commercial contracts    
  • Trends and developments in salvage law    
  • Different wreck removal contracts and awards    
  • The impact of the York-Antwerp Rules and Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention    
  • Arbitration procedures

ISU Discount

The Salvage & Wreck Series is kindly supported by the International Salvage Union. Full ISU members are entitled to a 40% discount. Associate ISU members are entitled to a 25% discount.

To apply for the ISU discount, please contact Vanessa Darnborough 

VIP Relationship Management

VIP relationship management is a key part of what makes our events so unique and so valuable to our partners. 

For 2017, container shipping operators, cruise line operators and passenger vessel operators attend this event for free as VIP guests and as a result will make up a significant portion of our audience. T&Cs apply.

Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference Highlights From London, December 2016

Hear what some of our 2016 sponsors and attendees had to say in our highlights video...

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Sponsoring the Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference 2017 is a fantastic way of raising your company’s profile within this market and creating greater awareness of your brand. Want to know more?

Please contact Piers Newman: +44 (0)20 337 73120 or