This Circular concerns efforts by the United States to enhance the sanction provisions targeting the construction of the NS2 and TurkStream pipeline projects and those who provide vessels and services in connection with either project.
Christos joined TM(H) in February, 2015 prior to which time he was with a ship management company based in Greece. Christos is a qualiﬁed lawyer both in England and in Greece. He handles all types of P&I claims and FD&D disputes.
Sarah is a qualified lawyer in England and worked for a major maritime law firm in London specialising in shipping and international trade. Sarah will handle P&I and Defence claims.
Following concerns raised about the environmental impact of permissible discharges from tankers carrying Noxious Liquid Substances (NLS), MEPC 74 in May 2019 adopted by way of IMO Resolution MEPC.315(74), amendments to MARPOL Annex II to strengthen discharge requirements for cargo residues and tank washings from such vessels.
Members may be interested in the Danish Maritime Authority’ press release dated 14 September 2020 discussing the new shipping routes recently established in Skagerrak and Kattegat
On 11 September 2020, the IMO posted a Joint Statement by the United Nations Specialized Agencies calling on all Governments to immediately recognise seafarers as key workers and to take swift and effective action to eliminate obstacles to crew changes
Michael joined Thomas Miller in January 2017. He has a legal background having previously worked in shipping law firms in London and Greece. He handles all types of P&I claims and FD&D disputes.
Costas joined Thomas Miller (Hellas) Ltd. in 2015 after having completed his BA in Business Administration. Costas has completed a Certificate in Shipping at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. He handles cargo claims and people related claims.
Helen joined Thomas Miller in April 2005 from a Hong Kong shipping company. She worked for a P&I correspondent in North America and an insurance company in China before relocating to Hong Kong. Helen is a graduate of Dalian Maritime University, and has an LLM from Southampton University.
Sean joined Thomas Miller in 2017 from an international marine consultancy. He has worked in shipyards and marine consultancies which were based in Singapore, Malaysia and the UK. He has a background of offshore & shipyard operations, salvage & wreck removal operations and marine warranty surveys.
Chen Yi joined the Thomas Miller Shanghai Representative Office in January 2010. Prior to this, he worked in a maritime consultant firm and maritime law firm, serving as recovery agent. He graduated from Dalian Maritime University with a master's degree of maritime law in 2006, and from Ningbo University with a bachelor's degree of law in 2003.
Edgar joined Thomas Miller in 1994 after graduating with a social science degree. Having been a Claims Executive in Hong Kong for six years handling UK Club and TT Club claims, he has become Thomas Miller's Shanghai Representative performing both a claims advisory and marketing liason role.
A graduate in English and International Relations, James initial career was with a major Chinese shipowner serving in both China and the UK. Having acquired an MBA at Cranfield he was head of strategic planning before joining the Hong Kong office of a European container operator as business development director. Joining in 2012 from an investment group, James brings more than 20 years shipping experience to the team.
Stephen joined Thomas Miller in 2009 having spent 18 years with another London based P&I Club. He handles a wide variety of people related claims with a focus on Members based in Greece, Italy and the UK. Stephen qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in 2003.
Richard joined Thomas Miller in 1985 having previously worked with solicitors. His work has been with South American, London-based Greek, Monegasque, Italian and Spanish Members.