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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

3rd Annual Conference on Salvage & Wreck Removal

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

June 12, 2014

The 3rd Annual Conference on Salvage and Wreck Removal in India is to be held on Thursday, July 10, 2014 for the first time in Chennai at the Hotel Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Binny Road, Chennai 600002. The Conference this year is presented by the Institute of Chartered Ship brokers (East India Branch).

Leading speakers who have confirmed include globally renowned specialists (in alphabetical order of company):

Charles Taylor Adjusting / RHL
Mr Alex Pinto, Director (Singapore, Mumbai & Kuala Lumpur)

GOL Salvage Services, Mumbai

Holman Fenwick Willan
Mr Dominic Johnson, Partner, Singapore

RESOLVE Marine Group

Capt Farhat Imam, COO, Fort Lauderdale, USA

SEMCO Salvage & Marine Pte Ltd
Mr Bas Wiebe, General Manager, Singapore

SMIT Salvage
Mr Hemant Phul, Operations Manager, Singapore

Steamship Mutual
Mr Chris Adams, Head of Loss Prevention

Capt Seva Vadiveloo, Senior Salvage Master, Singapore

TITAN Maritime (SEA) Pte Ltd
Mr Chandran Mathavan, Singapore

Now in its third year, the Conference will:
1. review the latest developments in Marine Salvage and Wreck Removal strategies, methods and techniques for cargo vessels and also offshore vessels / installations
2. examine recent accidents…collisions, groundings, oil spills and other casualties 3. look at legal and insurance issues…costs, contracts, claims, awards, Conventions
4. discuss the state of preparedness to handle mega incidents in Indian waters and

5. assess the hazards posed by elderly wrecks around the Indian coastline and the cost of their removal ……special focus on India’s East Coast, the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman Sea

Conference attendees:
Owners of Ships, Drilling rigs, FPSOs,  AHTS vessels, DP1, 2 & 3 vessels and Supply boats, Underwater pipelines, LNG and Oil  Terminals and Jetties managers, Ports and Maritime Authorities, Salvors, Maritime Insurers, P & I Clubs, Marine Casualty Investigators,
Surveyors, Average Adjusters, Claims Handling Specialists, Classification Societies

For details please contact:
Mr A G Pereira, Director, Hinode Events and Services Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
Tel / Fax +91-22-41235358, email:, URL:

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