Wednesday 19th March 2014 at The Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED, UK


•      Arctic Operations
•      Container Ship and Cargo Hazards

Chairman: Leendert Muller, President, International Salvage Union
Facilitator: John Guy


0900 Coffee and Registration
0945 Welcome Address – Leendert Muller (President, ISU)
0955 Keynote Address – The Rt. Hon. Stephen Hammond MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary ofState for Transport)
1015 The Northern Sea Route – Jon Edvard Sundnes (CEO, Tschudi Shipping Company AS)
1045 The Polar Code – Gilles Longueve (President, Maritime Passive Safety)
1115 Coffee Break
1145 Arctic Coastal State View – Sergey Burima (MD, Crude Tankers Division, Sovcomflot)
1215 Arctic Counter Pollution Operations – Karen Purnell (MD, ITOPF)
1245 Lunch
1415 ISU Meritorious Award – Introduced by James Herbert (Corporate Communications, ISU)
1425 ISU Reports – Rob Wallis (Legal Adviser, ISU) and James Herbert (Corporate Comms., ISU)
1445 The Industry Approach to Safe Container Cargo Handling – Richard Brough (ICHCA)
1515 Container Ship Salvage; A Concept – Peter Pietka (MD, Svitzer Salvage)
1545 Tea Break
1615 Container Ship Salvage; A case study – Richard Janssen (Smit Salvage)
1645 Panel Discussion
Should the ISU campaign for proper regulation concerning declaration of container contents?•      The international legal framework – Alex Macinnes (Tatham Macinnes)
•      For the salvors – Arjan Herrebout (Mammoet Salvage)
•      For the container industry – Chris Welsh (Global Shippers’ Forum)
1740 President’s Concluding Remarks
1745 Drinks Reception (until 2000) at the Institute of Directors


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