ITIC SAILING DAY - TRAFALGAR 200
In connection with the Trafalgar 200 events, ITIC arranged for a day’s sailing on the Solent for some its Members.
We were joined by Peter French (British Maritime Technology Ltd), Peter Morton (SC Chambers & Co/ Charante), Kjell Tørseth (Wilhelmsen Insurance Services), Mike Brown (SSY) and Philip Codd (Burness Corlett). ITIC were represented by Charlotte Kirk, Zareena Hussain, Stuart Munro, Andrew Jamieson and Sven Jensen.
Carrying on the sailing theme, ITIC’ s underwriting director, Stuart Munro completed his 10th Fastnet Race in August 2005, on a Farr 52 called “Bear of Britain”. The boat came third in Class Super Zero.
ITIM SPEAKERS OUT AND ABOUT.
Every year the ITIM team are requested to speak at several events. Where our travel calendar allows, we are more happy to come along with one of our presentations. Here are a few of the events over 2005.
BIMCO CENTENARY GENERAL MEETING
Claims Director, Andrew Jamieson, was a guest speaker in Copenhagen at this event. He spoke on current ship agency claims and shared the platform with ITIC Members Niall Denholm of Denholm Barwil Ltd and Captain Mathias Imrecke of GAC Global Hub Services, Dubai.
IRISH MARITIME LAW ASSOCIATION
Andrew Jamieson also gave a speech at the Irish Maritime Law Association’s seminar on 14TH April. He spoke on the rights and liabilities of ship agents, marine surveyors and other maritime professionals.
On 18th May 2005 Tony Payne, Managing Director of ITIM, was one of the speakers at a marine conference at The Faculty of Law of McGill University, Montreal. The conference dealt with “Contract Formation and Shipbrokers” and was jointly organised by The Law Faculty at McGill, the Canadian Maritime Law Association and the Association of Maritime Arbitrators of Canada. Tony was one of eight speakers, and his subject was “Some Pitfalls for the Unwary Broker”.
ASSOCIATION OF SHIP BROKERS AND AGENTS
Zareena Hussain will be speaking at the ASBA Annual Cargo Conference,
“What’s on the Horizon?” in Miami on 6th October.
The Club’s claims consultant, Julia Mavropoulos, conducted a series of seminars for our Members in China in April.
DANISH SHIPBROKERS ASSOCIATION
In association with the Danish Shipbrokers’ Association, Charlotte Kirk will be giving a presentation on the risks involved with Bills of lading on 16th November. Any interested parties should contact Allan Houtved at the Danish Shipbrokers Association.
INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED SHIPBROKERS
Stuart Munro gave a bills of lading loss prevention presentation to the Dubai branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in April.
Alistair Mactavish will be providing a loss prevention seminar at the end of 2005 for members of the ICS in Ireland.