Vicki's log - 11th December - Run ashore at San Francisco
The latest episode in Vicki's odyssey as a young merchant navy cadet comes from Louise Livingston, senior claims director and head of Thomas Miller Americas' San Francisco office.
Vicki came to us on Wednesday December 11th and enjoyed her first day off in four months. It was a busy day in our office as one executive was away travelling on business, another was just leaving on a similar trip and two of us dealing urgently with a letter of undertaking for one of our Greek members.
After our initial hellos claims executives Debbie Bronis and Linda Wright, both of whom have daughters about Victoria's age, took her to lunch at the historic Tadich Grill. The Tadich is a fish restaurant in San Francisco that has been open since the 19th century (that is old by California's standards anyway !), although it started life as a coffee house.
They had a lively lunch together and then brought Victoria back for another brief visit with claims and loss prevention executive George Radu and me. We then sent her off for bargain Christmas shopping up the street where it seems she was successful.
The team were impressed, to quote one colleague: "She is a great young lady and really excited about what she is doing - even the ugly parts ! "
You may also be interested in:
In this, the third and final episode addressing BWM, the topic of Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement of the Ballast Water Management Convention is examined with Dr Guillaume Drillet from SGS.
This article examines the outlook for offshore wind farms in the United States, including the two types of offshore wind farm, regulatory compliance and more.
Press Release: UK P&I Club creates new regional roles to strengthen global claims handling
The UK P&I Club, one of the leading providers of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has created a new role of Regional Claims Director in each of its main service hubs, enhancing global claim capability for Members.
QCR Summer 2021: Enemalta Plc V The Standard Club Asia Ltd (THE “DI MATTEO”)  EWHC 1215 (Comm)
This decision might be of interest to Members who may be involved in jurisdictional arguments in the context of limitation proceedings.