Dubai Seminar & Reception

  • Date: 13/10/2011

On Thursday 27th October 2011 the UK P&I Club and UK Defence Club will be hosting a seminar and reception in Dubai. The seminar will be held at Mina A'Salam Hotel Madinat Jumeirah with a coctail reception and canapés following the seminar.

The seminar will focus on topical issues of interest to the Clubs' Members and the wider shipping community.

Registration will begin at 13.00. The full programme:

14.00 Welcome and look ahead to renewal (Hugo Wynn Williams, Chairman and CEO UK P&I Club)
14.15 Pollution and Environmental Response in the Gulf (Alex Hunt, Snr Technical Advisor, ITOPF)
15.00 Philippine Crew Claims - an overview of recent developments (Stephen Michaels UK P&I Club)
15.30 Break
15.45 Bunkers: an overview of quality and quantity claims (Peter Harris UK Defence Club)
16.15 Risk Management - the future (Karl Lumbers, Director of Loss Prevention UK P&I Club)
17.00 Insurance issues in the LNG Industry (Nigel Carden, Deputy Chairman UK P&I Club)
17.30 Closing Remarks (Hugo Wynn Williams, Chairman and CEO UK P&I Club)
18.00 Cocktail reception


If you would like more information on this event please email

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