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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration and networking coffee
09:00 - 09:05 5 mins
Chairman's welcome
  • Andrew Chamberlain - Partner, HFW
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09:05 - 09:25 20 mins
Opening address
  • Charo Coll - General Manager Offshore and Salvage, Boluda Corporacion Maritime SL
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Current commercial realities for the salvage industry

09:25 - 09:45 20 mins
Keynote address
  • Dieter Berg - Senior Executive Manager, Global Marine Partnership, Munich Re and President of International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)
more
09:45 - 10:05 20 mins
Lloyd's List interview
  • Interviewer Helen Kelly - Europe Editor in Chief, Lloyd's List
  • Interviewee Charo Coll - General Manager Offshore and Salvage, Boluda Corporacion Maritime SL
  • Interviewee Dieter Berg - Senior Executive Manager, Global Marine Partnership, Munich Re and President of International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)
more
10:05 - 10:35 30 mins
Coffee and networking break
10:35 - 11:00 25 mins
Analysis of casualties in the last year
  • Alan Mackinnon - Claims Director , Thomas Miller P&I
more
  • Latest statistics on frequency and size of claims
  • Average claims costs
  • Trends in shipowner liability limits
11:00 - 11:40 40 mins
Insurers' roundtable
  • Panellist Peter Townsend - Head of Marine, AmTrust Underwriting
  • Panellist Sam Kendall-Marsden - Legal Director, The Standard Club Europe Ltd
  • Panellist Robert Whaley - Senior Partner Energy & Marine, Jardine Lloyd Thompson
  • Moderator Faz Peermohamed - Partner, Global Head of Shipping, London, Ince & Co
  • Is the role of P&I and H&M in salvage and wreck changing?
  • If so, for better or worse?
  • How do you deliver best service to the client?
  • Managing incidents
  • Negotiating deals
11:40 - 12:05 25 mins
Criminalisation of marine casualties 2003-2017: did we learn anything from 'Tasman Spirit'?
  • Eamon Moloney - Deputy Director (Claims), The North of England P&I Association
  • The low point 2003-2007
  • The good news
  • The bad news
  • What can be done?
12:05 - 12:15 10 mins
Audience platform: express your opinion
12:15 - 12:40 25 mins
Salvage of LNG fuelled vessels
  • Jan Willem Duit - Salvage master, SMIT Salvage BV
12:40 - 13:05 25 mins
Case study on the 'Sewol'
  • Stephen Tierney - Director, TMC Marine
13:05 - 14:10 65 mins
Networking lunch kindly sponsored by Cavus & Coskunsu
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14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
Special interest track 1: contracting and claims management
Chairman's introduction
  • Chairman Andrew Chamberlain - Partner, HFW
more
14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
Special interest track 2: managing oil and chemical spills
Chairman's introduction
  • Chairman David Reisman - Shareholder, Liskow & Lewis
more
14:15 - 15:15 60 mins
Special interest track 1: contracting and claims management
Salvage contracting: for better or for worse, the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
  • Panellist Elizabeth Blackburn QC - Joint Head of London, St Philips Stone Chambers
  • Panellist George Tsavliris - Principal , Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • Panellist Martin Hall - Head of Marine Casualty, Clyde & Co
  • Panellist Andreas Øgrey - Assistant Vice President, Global Head of Casualty Response, Skuld
  • Panellist Per-Åge Nygård - Head of Legal Department, Norwegian Hull Club
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  • Achieving the best contractual terms
  • How do you decide whether to use LOF or not?
  • Is LOF dead or merely changing?
  • Lump sum contracts - new set of challenges
  • Side-arrangements - can these undermine a contract?
14:40 - 15:05 25 mins
Special interest track 2: managing oil and chemical spills
Environmental risk assessment of potentially polluting wrecks
  • Mark Kirby - Science Services Director, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas)
  • Matt Skelhorn - Wreck Researcher, CSS, Salvage & Marine Operations, MOD Abbey Wood
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15:05 - 15:30 25 mins
Special interest track 2: managing oil and chemical spills
BIMCO/ISCO Spill Response Contracts: the final versions
  • Tony Paulson - Director , West of England P&I and Chairman of the BIMCO Sub-committee
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Final versions of the BIMCO/ISCO Spill Response Contracts, including the spill response agreement for use in the US

15:15 - 15:35 20 mins
Special interest track 1: contracting and claims management
Claims handling in perspective
  • Simon Tatham - Partner, Tatham Macinnes
more
15:30 - 15:35 5 mins
Special interest track 2: managing oil and chemical spills
Audience feedback
15:35 - 16:05 30 mins
Tea and networking break
16:05 - 16:15 10 mins
Feedback from the special interest tracks
16:15 - 16:45 30 mins
Decommissioning: is this the new frontier or a dead-end for salvors?
  • Panellist Nigel James - Director, Waves Group
  • Panellist Tom Walters - Partner, HFW
  • Common techniques and differences
16:45 - 17:10 25 mins
Salvage in US waters: update on OPA-90 Salvage and Marine Firefighting Regulations
  • David Reisman - Shareholder, Liskow & Lewis
  • Comparison of various SMFF funding agreements
  • Risks and penalties associated with failure to comply with the regulatory requirements (from both the vessel owner and salvor perspectives)
  • The United States Coast Guard's enforcement record and potential changes
  • Impact (if any) of the Trump Administration on SMFF regulations and enforcement
  • Salvage contracting and flexibility in the wake of the SMFF regulations
  • Case study comparison of salvage response under SMFF regulations versus unregulated salvage response
17:10 - 17:40 30 mins
Focus panel: survivability and sustainability in a changing industry
  • Panellist Anna Maria Darmanin - Secretary General, European Tugowners Association
  • Panellist Oliver Timofei - Director Emergency Management , Ardent
  • Panellist Joseph Farrell III - Director of Emergency Response and Business Development, Resolve Marine Group

A wide-ranging discussion on the possible responses to today’s challenging conditions:

  • Present market conditions
  • Decline in casualty response
  • How to maintain a regional/global response capacity
  • How to have a sustainable response capacity that reflects the current industry
  • Future thoughts regarding other markets eg LNG, containers, cruise industries
17:40 - 17:55 15 mins
Close of day 1 and presentation of the Salvage & Wreck 2017 Awards
17:55 - 19:25 90 mins
Networking drinks reception kindly sponsored by HFW
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08:30 - 09:00

Registration and networking coffee

09:00 - 09:05
Chairman's welcome

Chairman's welcome

  • Andrew Chamberlain - Partner, HFW
more
09:05 - 09:25

Opening address

Current commercial realities for the salvage industry

  • Charo Coll - General Manager Offshore and Salvage, Boluda Corporacion Maritime SL
more
09:25 - 09:45

Keynote address

  • Dieter Berg - Senior Executive Manager, Global Marine Partnership, Munich Re and President of International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)
more
09:45 - 10:05

Lloyd's List interview

  • Interviewer Helen Kelly - Europe Editor in Chief, Lloyd's List
  • Interviewee Charo Coll - General Manager Offshore and Salvage, Boluda Corporacion Maritime SL
  • Interviewee Dieter Berg - Senior Executive Manager, Global Marine Partnership, Munich Re and President of International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)
more
10:05 - 10:35

Coffee and networking break

10:35 - 11:00

Analysis of casualties in the last year

  • Latest statistics on frequency and size of claims
  • Average claims costs
  • Trends in shipowner liability limits
  • Alan Mackinnon - Claims Director , Thomas Miller P&I
more
11:00 - 11:40

Insurers' roundtable

  • Is the role of P&I and H&M in salvage and wreck changing?
  • If so, for better or worse?
  • How do you deliver best service to the client?
  • Managing incidents
  • Negotiating deals
  • Panellist Peter Townsend - Head of Marine, AmTrust Underwriting
  • Panellist Sam Kendall-Marsden - Legal Director, The Standard Club Europe Ltd
  • Panellist Robert Whaley - Senior Partner Energy & Marine, Jardine Lloyd Thompson
  • Moderator Faz Peermohamed - Partner, Global Head of Shipping, London, Ince & Co
11:40 - 12:05

Criminalisation of marine casualties 2003-2017: did we learn anything from 'Tasman Spirit'?

  • The low point 2003-2007
  • The good news
  • The bad news
  • What can be done?
  • Eamon Moloney - Deputy Director (Claims), The North of England P&I Association
12:05 - 12:15

Audience platform: express your opinion

12:15 - 12:40

Salvage of LNG fuelled vessels

  • Jan Willem Duit - Salvage master, SMIT Salvage BV
12:40 - 13:05

Case study on the 'Sewol'

  • Stephen Tierney - Director, TMC Marine
13:05 - 14:10

Networking lunch kindly sponsored by Cavus & Coskunsu

more
Showing of Streams
15:35 - 16:05

Tea and networking break

16:05 - 16:15

Feedback from the special interest tracks

16:15 - 16:45

Decommissioning: is this the new frontier or a dead-end for salvors?

  • Common techniques and differences
  • Panellist Nigel James - Director, Waves Group
  • Panellist Tom Walters - Partner, HFW
16:45 - 17:10

Salvage in US waters: update on OPA-90 Salvage and Marine Firefighting Regulations

  • Comparison of various SMFF funding agreements
  • Risks and penalties associated with failure to comply with the regulatory requirements (from both the vessel owner and salvor perspectives)
  • The United States Coast Guard's enforcement record and potential changes
  • Impact (if any) of the Trump Administration on SMFF regulations and enforcement
  • Salvage contracting and flexibility in the wake of the SMFF regulations
  • Case study comparison of salvage response under SMFF regulations versus unregulated salvage response
  • David Reisman - Shareholder, Liskow & Lewis
17:10 - 17:40

Focus panel: survivability and sustainability in a changing industry

A wide-ranging discussion on the possible responses to today’s challenging conditions:

  • Present market conditions
  • Decline in casualty response
  • How to maintain a regional/global response capacity
  • How to have a sustainable response capacity that reflects the current industry
  • Future thoughts regarding other markets eg LNG, containers, cruise industries
  • Panellist Anna Maria Darmanin - Secretary General, European Tugowners Association
  • Panellist Oliver Timofei - Director Emergency Management , Ardent
  • Panellist Joseph Farrell III - Director of Emergency Response and Business Development, Resolve Marine Group
17:40 - 17:55

Close of day 1 and presentation of the Salvage & Wreck 2017 Awards

17:55 - 19:25

Networking drinks reception kindly sponsored by HFW

more