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Risk Management for Shipping in Ice and Cold Climates

SEMINAR

Thursday 28th - Friday 29th January 2010


Prospero House, London

Operating and managing ships in cold climates requires special knowledge and expertise,
and offers additional challenges to those of operating in normal conditions. Increasing
trade in Arctic waters in particular creates the need for risk awareness of the hazards and
difficulties that may be encountered.

Of interest to all those who trade in ice conditions, this seminar will be of particular
interest to those who are new to the area or to those who wish to update and further their
knowledge.

Places are limited to ensure delegates benefit from personalized tuition. Book now to
avoid disappointment!

PRACTICAL ADVICE FROM LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS:

• Discover how brokers and underwriters assess the risks for trading in ice
• Find out the information needed to place and price the risk
• Gain an overview of operations and navigation in ice covered waters
• Hear the ice information required for navigating safely
• Learn the process for selecting the correct ice class
• Analyse charterparty clauses for operating in cold climates
• Examine the risks of pollution and salvage
• Learn about enforcement of warranties and indemnity claims
• Discuss the best methods of dispute resolution

Featuring: AN INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY

• to enable you to problem-solve and manage the risks involved in cold climate
voyages

PRACTICAL SESSIONS

• Using risk analysis as a tool to mitigate risks


• The ship operator's perspective
• Interpreting legal cases to assess liabilities and defences

• Management of offshore operations

THE PRACTICAL CHALLENGES FOR OPERATING IN ICE AND COLD CLIMATES

This timely seminar will examine the insurance and legal background to understanding
the risks involved in ice operations, and will include:

• Explanation of selecting the correct Ice Class for voyages into ice-covered waters
• The ice information required for safe navigation
• How brokers and underwriters assess and place the risk
• Analysis of charterparty terms and conditions for trading in ice-covered waters
and ice-bound ports
• Examination of the potential pollution problems, and the difficulties of salvage
• Discussion of the best methods of dispute resolution should a claim arise
• Interactive case study to assist understanding of the issues faced in reality

Essential training for:

• Shipowners/operators
• Maritime academies
• Brokers
• Insurers
• Maritime lawyers
• Ports & harbour authorities
• Classification societies
• Charterers
• Icebreaking services
• Emergency response experts

12 Hours CPD: The Solicitors Regulation Authority

"It is a very good learning experience"

Lloyd's Maritime Academy


69-77 Paul Street
London, EC2A 4LQ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7017 5510
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