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4 - 5 December 2019
Hilton London Tower Bridge,

Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference

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

The annual meeting place for salvage and wreck professionals – discuss, debate, network

Shape the debate

Take an active part in shaping the 2019 agenda – explore speaking opportunities.

This year at Salvage & Wreck:

Casualty management case studies
  • Hear from salvors on their latest operations
  • Understand the claims issues from the insurers’ side
  • Discuss claims management with the stakeholders
Dealing with hazardous cargo & container ship fires
  • What are the main risks?
  • How can these be mitigated?
  • What needs to be done to prevent more casualties?
Current legal and insurance issues

Some of the topics to be addressed in 2019 include:

  1. Managing the contracting and claims process
  2. Dealing with environmental risks in salvage

Abstract submission is now open!

Take part in shaping the Salvage & Wreck 2019 agenda! 

Whether you work in industry or academia, or outside the maritime sector and want to share your experiences with the community, let us know. 

Deadline for submissions: 1 July 2019.

Topics and guidelines >>
Who attends?

Salvage & Wreck London attracts an international audience of over 200 attendees from across the salvage value chain, including salvors, insurers, legal professionals, P&I correspondents and shipowners. 

It is a perfect opportunity to build connections with key industry players and to showcase your product or service to a receptive audience.

Global Marine Casualties Week 2019

Join us from 4 to 6 December 2019 in London to get a 360-degree view of the industry. Events in the series include:

  • General Average Seminar
  • Liquefaction of Bulk Cargoes Seminar
  • Salvage & Wreck London
  • Maritime Accidents & Emergencies Summit

Key facts and figures

Attendees from across the globe
Speakers discussing industry hot topics
Hours of expert insight and analysis on salvage

Why you can't miss Salvage & Wreck Conference 2019

See the best of the action from the Salvage & Wreck Removal 2018 conference and hear what some of our sponsors and attendees had to say about the event.

Business development opportunities

Salvage & Wreck Removal conference is all about unique insights, top industry makers, new strategies, lasting connections and business partnerships.

Discuss sponsorship & exhibition opportunities to raise your visibility in the market. Contact Marina Pospelova on +44 (0) 20 7017 7205 or at

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Discounts and free passes

Free shipowner tickets

Select industry operators can attend Salvage & Wreck London 2019 conference as our guests. 

Find out if you are eligible and apply for your complimentary pass.

Find out more >>
Government rate

Government employees are entitled to a 50% discount. 

To secure your place at this rate, please email Viktoriia at

Claim 50% off >>
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 by clicking the link below. 

Apply now >>

The Salvage & Wreck Awards

The Salvage & Wreck Awards aim to recognise the contribution that the maritime industry is making towards improving marine salvage. The Awards are presented for the most innovative technology and services in the past year which show a benefit to the marine salvage sector and which have made most contribution to protecting the marine environment.

The winners for 2018 were:

  • Environmental Protection Award:   Ardent
  • New Technology and Innovation Award:  Royal Roos
  • Plus The Lifetime Achievement Award:  Jeremy Russell QC

Registration Host

Drinks Reception Host

Networking Lunch Day 1