Board of Directors

Boards & Committees.

UK(Bermuda) Directors

The regulated Board of UK(Bermuda) is made up of four Directors representing entered fleets and three independent Directors with specialist financial and reinsurance expertise.

UK(Europe) Directors

  • The regulated Board of UK(Europe) is composed of at least 3 but not more than 15 Directors
  • 5x meetings a year
  • a representative, employee or Director of the Managers or the Managers' agents OR such other person as the Member and/or Director see fit

Under the Bye-Laws, Directors are obliged to retire upon attaining the age of 70 years or if they otherwise cease to be eligible for appointment.  Directors must retire after 3 years and may offer themselves for re-election.  As referred to in the Guidelines for selection and re-appointment of Directors (set out below), Directors normally serve on the Board of UK(Bermuda) for a maximum of twelve years.

Terms of Office for Chairman and Deputy Chairmen

Each year the Board of UK(Bermuda) elects a Chairman and Deputy Chairmen; there are currently three Deputy Chairmen.  The Board has stipulated that the maximum term of office of the Chairman shall be five years.  In 2003 the Board agreed guidelines for Deputy Chairmen to the effect that Deputy Chairmen should not normally serve a consecutive term in office in excess of six years; and the appointment of new Deputy Chairmen should if possible be staggered so that there is a degree of continuity.

The UK Club holds an annual general meeting at the same date and venue as its November Board meeting.

Among other business conducted at these meetings is the election of new Directors, re-election of existing Directors and changes to the Club cover as defined by its Rules and Bye-Laws.

Members wishing to vote at the AGM and who have not had their proxy form should contact the Secretariat at Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Ltd.

UK (Europe) Directors

N.G InglessisAlberta Shipmanagement Ltd., Athens
R. ChenWan Hai Lines Ltd, Taipei
R.C. GillettHamilton, Bermuda
Y. HigurashiNippon Yusen Kaisha, Tokyo
N.H. SchüesReederei F. Laeisz GmbH, Hamburg
N.H.H. SmithStowmarket, UK
P.A WoganGasLog Ltd, Athens
N. De SilvaChief Financial Officer, Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Ltd
A.J. TaylorChief Executive Officer, Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Ltd

UK (Bermuda) Directors

N.H. SchüesReederei F. Laeisz GmbH, Hamburg
R.C GillettHamilton, Bermuda
E.T RichardsHamilton, Bermuda
A. SodergrenHamilton, Bermuda

Directors of The Members Committee

N.G InglessisAlberta Shipmanagement Ltd., Athens
R.ChenWan Hai Lines Ltd, Taipei
N.H. SchüesReederei F. Laeisz GmbH, Hamburg
P.A. WoganGaslog Ltd, Athens
A. ALI SHEHABKuwait Oil Tanker Co SAK, Kuwait
E.N. AMBROSOVOAO Sovcomflot, Moscow
P. BAGHOldendorff Carriers GmbH & Co. KG, Lübeck
H. BOUDIAHyproc Shipping Company SPA, Oran
A. CHAOForemost Group, New York
A. FRANGOUNavios Maritime Holdings Inc, Piraeus
A.M. GIBSONRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, Miami
I. GUNGENGüngen Maritime & Trading A/S, Ankara
N.A. HADJIYIANNISHellenic Tankers Co Ltd
P. HAJIOANNOUSafe Bulkers Inc., Cyprus
G. HENDERSONShell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd, London
Y. HIGURASHINippon Yusen Kaisha., Tokyo
E. LOUIS-DREYFUSLouis Dreyfus Armateurs S.A.S., Paris
S. MESSINAGruppo Messina S.p.A, Genoa
N. MUKAEKumiai Senpaku Co., Ltd, Tokyo
M. NOMIKOSAM Nomikos Transworld SA, Athens
D. OFERZodiac Maritime Limited, London
M.H. ROSSChevron Shipping LLC, San Ramon
SUN JIAKANGChina COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited, Shanghai
K. TAKAYAMAJX Ocean Co., Ltd, Yokohama
J.M. VALKIERAnthony Veder Group, N.V, Rotterdam
S. N. VLASSOPOULOSIonic Shipping (Management) Inc, Athens
M.R. WADEGrindrod Shipping Pte. Ltd, Singapore
WANG YONGXINChina Merchants Energy Shipping Co., Ltd, Hong Kong
Y.C.YEEMISC Berhad, Kuala Lumpur
R. ZEIN Naftomar Shipping & Trading Co., Athens

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference UK Bermuda (Feb 2020)

Terms of Reference UK Europe (Feb 2020)

Terms of Reference MEMCO (Feb 2020)

Terms of Reference UK London (Feb 2020)

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