Hellas Hilights: Issue 39
This edition of HiLights features articles from loss prevention and safe anchoring, pollution laws in China and SPRO contracts and updates on the various activities we have been involved in over the last few months
Green4Sea conference 2019
The annual Green4Sea conference was held at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, Athens, on 13 March 2019.
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.
Safety4sea awards- UK P&I Club winners!
The annual Safety4Sea award ceremony was held at the Yacht Club of Greece, Athens, yesterday evening at which it was announced that the UK Club Crew Health Programme had won the Safety4Sea Initiative Award.
51st International Andros Yacht Race
The UK P&I and UK Defence participated once again in the 51st International Andros Yacht Race "Ioannis V. Goulandris" which took place on 30 August -2 September 2018.
Loss Prevention Seminar Greece
On 5th July, the UK P&I Club hosted a Loss Prevention seminar for our Greek Members and brokers at the "Yacht Club of Greece", Piraeus.
Officers conference in Odessa 11th May
UK Club senior loss prevention executive David Nichol was recently invited by our Members, Prime Tanker Management, to participate in a seagoing officers conference at Odessa, Ukraine.
Go Maritime conference- Greece
The UK Club was represented at the recent "Go Maritime" conference held at the Golden Sand hotel on the Aegean island of Chios.
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.
Hellas Hilights- Issue 37
The January 2018 edition of Hellas Hilights is now available to download.
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".
Crisis management workshop- Piraeus
The Club's Piraeus office recently hosted a crisis management workshop for local members in cooperation with International law firm Ince & Co.
Andros International Yacht Race 2017
The UK P&I and UK Defence Club sponsored the yacht MELX II which took part in the Andros International Yacht Race from 2nd June to 5th June in Greece.
Hellas Hilights- Issue 36
The May edition of Hellas Hilights is now available to download.
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