Safe Cargo Work Promotion Committee (SCWPC)
Loss Prevention Director Stuart Edmonton and Regional Director for Japan Paul Sessions presented at the Safe Cargo Work Promotion Committee (SCWPC) earlier this week. They provided an overview of P&I insurance but also discussed the Club's risk assessment programme and loss prevention initiatives.
This conference - 50+ delegates - was a forum of representatives from all major ports in Europe meeting to discuss and share best practices, and for the regional head office to share targets for the forthcoming year. Attendees were from both London and Tokyo.
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