Legal Update: Consolidation of legal precedent on the definition of “carriage” under the Athens Convention
We want to bring to the Member's attention an important clarification of an operators duty, following on from the decision in the case of Jennings – v TUI Cruises, in respect of which we posted a legal update on 7th February 2018. That decision was cemented by a recent successful application for summary judgment, in the case of Dr Sucheta Mahapatra – v – TUI UK Ltd.
On Wednesday, 21st March representatives from across Thomas Miller namely, UKP&I, UKDC, TT Club, ITIC, Thomas Miller Specialty and Hellenic War Risks, hosted a workshop in Athens on Understanding the Maritime Cyber Threat, as it potentially cuts across all covers. It was also the platform to launch the new Risk Focus: Cyber - Considering threats in the maritime supply chain.
Captain David Nichol, senior loss prevention executive at UK P&I Club, discusses the lessons learnt from a recent incident involving cargo damage on a bulk carrier.
Capital Link Forum- Athens November 2017
UK P&I Club Senior Loss Prevention Executive David Nichol was speaking at a high profile shipping industry forum in Athens this week. The event was organised by Capital Link at the Divani Caravel hotel and was entitled "Best industry practices - A competitive advantage".