Press Release: UK P&I Club announces live webinar on catastrophic machinery failures
The UK P&I Club will host the fourth in a series of live training webinars aimed at both Members and the wider maritime industry. Taking place on Thursday 2nd July at 9am BST (4pm Singapore), the webinar will provide expert insight and analysis on the three pillars of machinery management - monitoring, maintenance and continuous learning.
Each year, a number of large P&I claims are directly related to machinery operations. Various factors contribute to incidents and accidents, including improper training, quality of hardware, poor housekeeping, and ineffective communication.
This webinar will examine, through use of case studies and interactive participation, the following:
- The role of technical managers
- Development of new technology and associated crew training
- The challenges faced by engineers onboard ship
- How mechanical failures have led to large shipping casualties
- The importance of learning lessons
The webinar will be moderated by Ansuman Ghosh, Director Risk Assessment, UK P&I Club, and featureSatya Prakash, Deputy General Manager (Technical), Laurel Ship Management Pte Ltd., and John Gibson, Director of Asia, Marine Engineer, Brookes Bell.
Stuart Edmonston, Loss Prevention Director at UK P&I Club, says: “Adapting to an environment where Covid-19 restrictions mean many events have been postponed or cancelled, our training webinars have helped marine professionals stay up to date and informed on evolving industry issues. We’re committed to providing opportunities to deepen collaborative knowledge and look forward to an insightful and thought provoking session exploring the critical issue of machinery failures.”
Register for the fourth UK P&I Club webinar on catastrophic machinery failures.
For further details, please contact:
Jonathan Atkins/ Alastair Doyle/ James Hoey
UKP&I@fourcommunications.com / +44 (0) 20 3697 4200
Notes to Editors
The UK P&I Club is a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community. Established in 1869 the UK P&I Club insures over 244 million tonnes of owned and chartered shipping through its international offices and claims network. ‘A (Stable)’ rated by Standard & Poor’s with free reserves of $505m, the UK P&I Club is renowned for its specialist skills and expertise which ensure ‘best in class’ underwriting, claims handling and loss prevention services.
The UK P&I Club is managed by Thomas Miller, an independent and international insurance, professional and investment services provider.
About Thomas Miller
Thomas Miller is an international provider of market leading insurance services.
Founded in 1885, Thomas Miller’s origins are in the provision of management services to mutual organisations, particularly in the international transport and professional indemnity sectors; where today they manage a large percentage of the foremost insurance mutuals. Increasingly Thomas Miller applies its knowledge and expertise to the development of specialist businesses.
Principal activities include:
- • Management services for transport and professional indemnity insurance mutuals
- • Managing general agency
- • Professional services including legal services, claims and captive management
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