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Informa
09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
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Morning coffee
09:30 - 09:45 15 mins
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Chairman's review of day one
  • Bob Deering - Partner, BDM LAW LLP
09:45 - 10:20 35 mins
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Arresting a ship due to loss of damage to a cargo
  • Reinier van Campen - Partner, Wiersma Mensonides
  • How to make a claim
  • Liability assessment
  • What is the leverage of an arrest?
10:15 - 11:00 45 mins
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What are the alternatives to ship arrest?
  • Adnan Mohammed - Senior Vice President, DVB Bank
  • Restructuring debt
  • Other credit options
  • Weighing up the costs implications against arrest
  • How can lenders best protect themselves?
11:05 - 11:35 30 mins
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Networking coffee break
11:35 - 12:05 30 mins
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Managing counter party risk in bunkering
  • Harald Søndergaard - Attorney-at-Law, Hafnia Law
  • How to avoid risk
  • Ensuring a focus remains on existing traditional risks
  • Dealing with OW risk in the future
12:05 - 12:35 30 mins
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How should a bunker supplier best secure their credit?
  • Mohammed El Hassan - Legal Manager, Monjasa A/S
  • Best practice to secure a bunker claim
  • How to secure unpaid bunker bills?
  • How to proceed with arrest during judicial sale?
12:35 - 13:35 60 mins
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Networking lunch
13:35 - 14:05 30 mins
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Latest New York cases
  • Michael Frevola - Partner, Holland & Knight

Hear from our experts on the cases they have been involved in since the OW Bunker insolvency

14:05 - 14:35 30 mins
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What are the consequences for crew during ship arrest?
  • G. Robert Toney - Chairman/Founder, National Maritime Services
  • Implications of crew claims
  • Making decisions about crew safety, wages and future of the vessel
  • Insurance coverage for crew
  • Review of needed Insurance during arrest
  • Verification of and Issues with current coverage
  • Case study
14:35 - 15:05 30 mins
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Evaluate P&I clubs’ offers of an alternative security for release
  • Helena Biggs - Senior Claims Executive, Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Limited
  • When do P&I clubs provide a guarantee?
  • Advantages and disadvantages of securities
  • Agreeing the wording of securities
15:05 - 15:35 30 mins
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Networking coffee break
15:35 - 17:05 90 mins
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Ship Arrest Practical Scenario
  • Michael Frevola - Partner, Holland & Knight
  • Lawrence Teh - Partner, RODYK & DAVIDSON LLP
  • Bob Deering - Partner, BDM LAW LLP
  • Harald Søndergaard - Attorney-at-Law, Hafnia Law

Attendees will be presented with a scenario and will discuss how to make the right choice of law in ship arrest, which jurisdiction to make the arrest and will analyse the relative success and potential outcomes.

17:05 - 17:15 10 mins
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Take home target session and Chairman’s summary
  • Bob Deering - Partner, BDM LAW LLP
17:15 - 17:15 0 mins
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Close of seminar