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08:15 - 09:00 45 mins
Registration and networking coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Chair's welcome and introduction
  • Andrew Chamberlain - Partner, HFW
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Chair's welcome and introduction
  • Kevin Cooper - Partner, MFB Solicitors
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Welcome address: the ISU annual review
  • Charo Coll - President, International Salvage Union (ISU)
09:10 - 09:35 25 mins
Info
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Understanding risk assessment and loss prevention methods
  • Helene Peter-Davies - Partner, MFB Solicitors
  • Highlighting the risk areas, and preparing effective response plans
  • Practical issues are key - communication and coordination 
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Opening address: analysis from the Allianz safety and shipping review
  • Rahul Khanna - Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
09:35 - 10:00 25 mins
Info
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Developing emergency management and training for the maritime industry
  • Bas Poelmann - Senior Crisis Management Trainer & Consultant, Falck Safety Services

About the presentation:

Training of captains and senior officers in managing major emergencies on board (no nautical incidents and firefighting). This training helps to fill the training gap in managing a large and multidisciplinary incident on board of a ‘complex’ ship. This includes ships with many crew/passengers on board or complex processes, e.g. ferries, cruise ships, heavy lifting, pipe laying and diving support vessels

10:00 - 10:10 10 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Audience feedback
10:00 - 10:45 45 mins
Info
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
National Coastguard focus session: planning for emergency response - coordinating preparedness between multiple agencies
  • Panellist Tris Newey - Policy and Resilience Lead, Maritime & Coastguard Agency
  • The UK's MRO planning and arrangements
10:10 - 10:35 25 mins
Info
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Lloyd's List interview
  • Lars Lange - Secretary General, International Union of Marine Insurance e.V. (IUMI)
  • Roger Evans - Secretary General, International Salvage Union (ISU)
  • What are the emerging trends in new types of maritime claims and casualties?
  • How does the global competitive environment look for salvors?
  • What is the impact on the sector of state owned salvage companies?
10:35 - 11:15 40 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Networking coffee break
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Networking coffee break
11:15 - 12:15 60 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Panel discussion: draft proposals for LOF2 or LOF 'light': what would be the benefits and drawbacks?
  • Introduction Martin Hall - Head of Marine Casualty, Clyde & Co
  • Panellist Elizabeth Blackburn QC, 36 Stone
  • Panellist Jeff Lock - Global Technical Claims Director, Thomas Miller P&I (Europe Ltd
  • Panellist Elias Psyllos - Vice President, T&T Salvage
  • Panellist Richard Gunn - Partner and Master Mariner, Reed Smith
  • Panellist Jason Bennett - Director , Ardent
  • Panellist George Tsavliris - Principal , Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • Panellist Per-Åge Nygård - Head of Legal Department, Norwegian Hull Club
11:15 - 11:40 25 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Case study: a passenger vessel operator's emergency plans
  • Ville Patrikainen - Safety Management Manager and Deputy DPA, P&O Ferries
11:40 - 12:05 25 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Effective media management during a maritime incident: Protecting reputations and reducing cost
  • Jonathan Spencer - Crisis Response Manager, Navigate Response Ltd
12:05 - 12:15 10 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Audience feedback
12:15 - 12:45 30 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Industry debate: proposed amendments to the Salvage Convention
  • Alex Macinnes - Partner, Tatham Macinnes LLP
  • Sora Jeon - Associate, Tatham Macinnes LLP
12:15 - 12:40 25 mins
Info
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Crisis management processes for managing incidents on the ground
  • Andreas Brachel - Senior Manager, Casualty, Environmental & Property (‘CEP’) Claims, Gard
  • Dealing with local authorities, politicians, media and social media - managing public expectations
12:40 - 12:45 5 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Audience feedback
12:45 - 14:00 75 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Networking lunch
12:45 - 14:00 75 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Networking lunch
14:00 - 14:45 45 mins
Info
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Case studies of emergency responses highlighting effective command and control
  • Panellist David Brown - UK FRS National Coordinator for Maritime Emergencies, Kent Fire & Rescue Service
  • Panellist Adrian Scales - Master Mariner, Brookes Bell
  • Panellist Andy Liddell - Chief Salvage & Mooring Officer, MOD
  • Interoperability
  • Use of drones and other ROVs for assistance in SAR operations
14:45 - 15:30 45 mins
Info
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Mass rescue operations: how do they fit into wider emergency responses?
  • Panellist David Jardine-Smith - Mass Rescue Operations Project Manager, International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)
  • Panellist Adrian Scales - Master Mariner, Brookes Bell
  • Panellist Ville Patrikainen - Safety Management Manager and Deputy DPA, P&O Ferries
  • Should we re-consider the SAR / salvage distinction?
  • The incomplete Global SAR Plan: how can we help small and/or developing States achieve MRO capability?


15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Networking tea break
15:30 - 15:45 15 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Networking tea break
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Info
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Case study: understanding the challenges of firefighting on container ships
  • Richard Janssen - Managing Director, SMIT Salvage BV
  • Finding out what is in the containers
  • Operational challenges
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Maritime accident analysis - reconstruction
  • Paul Whyte MBE - Shipping Technical Director (Navigation Services), LOC
16:15 - 16:50 35 mins
Info
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Focus session: is claims management changing due to the rise in bigger claims?
  • Panellist Jenna Hales - Assistant Claims Manager, QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd
  • Panellist George Tsavliris - Principal , Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • Panellist Simon Tatham - Partner, Tatham Macinnes LLP/TugAdvise
  • Panellist Robert Whaley - Senior Partner, Marine , Jardine Lloyd Thompson
  • What are the main trends in bigger claims?
  • What impact do fixed premiums have?
16:50 - 17:30 40 mins
Info
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Future proofing salvage: a new generation of salvors
  • Panellist Rebecca Garcia-Malone - Assistant Director, Vessel Services, T&T Salvage
  • Panellist Roger Evans - Secretary General, International Salvage Union (ISU)
  • Panellist Daniel Dettor - Director - Client Services, Resolve Marine Group
  • What does the future hold? More collaboration, more consolidation?
  • Will there be a continued growth in salvage consultants?
  • Is there a training gap and if so how can this be filled?
17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Audience feedback
17:30 - 17:50 20 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Presentation of Salvage & Wreck Awards
17:30 - 19:00 90 mins
Maritime Accidents and Emergencies Summit
Close of conference and networking drinks reception
17:50 - 19:20 90 mins
Salvage & Wreck London Day 1
Networking drinks reception
08:15 - 09:00

Registration and networking coffee

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