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The turnout rate for the Part I of Marine Insurance on November 5, 2015 was encouraging, and the feedback from the attendees overwhelmingly positive. The IMP Workshop Organizing Committee derives great satisfaction in seeing how the IMP Workshop Series has contributed to many in the shipping fraternity of the Greater China Region over the past 21 months.

For those who have already registered for the Part II of the “Marine Insurance” Workshop, please take this as a gentle reminder for the 12th and last IMP Workshop in the present series, which will be held on December 3, 2015 at Poly University. We are excited that you will be there again.

For those who did not register timely in November 2015 for the 2-day workshop, this is probably the last chance for ways to acquaint yourself with or enhance your knowledge on marine insurance and therefore may we urge you to enroll yourselves to the afore-said workshop after the reading of this flyer.

Informatively, the Panel of Moderators for the IMP Workshop is made up of:

Raymond TC Wong – Emeritus Chairman of IST and Honorary Advisor of HKLMSA

Prof. Chin-Shan Lu – Director of ICMS

Manson Cheung – Executive Member of both IST and HKLMSA

Cho Hor Wong – Executive Member of HKLMSA

The Panel of Guest-Moderators for the forthcoming workshop on 3rd December will consist of :

Clive Beesley – Director, C Solutions (Hong Kong)

Eric Wu – Associate Director, Steamship Mutual Management (Hong Kong) Limited

Franco Sze – Deputy General Manager, China Taiping Insurance (HK) Co. Limited

Thomas Cheung – CEO, CTX Special Risks Limited

Ping Chi So – Chairman of IST and Convenor of the Hong Kong Maritime Forum (Note : he will deliver a closing speech for the completion of IMP Workshop Programme for which he also delivered the Opening Speech)

Flow of the workshop :

Clive Beesley – A short presentation on “Legal and Claims perspective on casualty matters”

Franco Sze – A short presentation on “Rationale behind the delay on the process of hull claim-approval”

Raymond Wong – A snapshot on “The Value of an average adjuster” + To preside an interactive Case Study involving a tanker colliding with a container carrier, followed by explosion/fire and grounding ….

The details of this last IMP workshop are as follows :

Time/Dates : 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm December 3, 2015 (Thursday)

Venue: HK Polytechnic University, Room AG206

Language: English (Questions in Cantonese and/or Putonghua are welcome, though)

Charge : Members – HK$50.00/head

Non-members – HK$100.00/head

(Note : For those who have already paid the charge for a 2-day workshop, please do not pay again for the attendance of this workshop.)

For the new enrollments, please contact our Miss Clair Wong at Tel : 2581 0003 or email address : for details.

The IMP Workshop Committee is looking forward to seeing you on December 3, 2015 to witness the close of the final chapter of the IMP Workshop Programme.


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The International Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports (IFSPA) brings together academic researchers and industry practitioners to examine important issues related to shipping, ports, and airports. This year, with the support from Institute of Seatransport and Hong Kong Logistics Management Staff Association, the Forum starts to run the Keynote Sessions and Industrial Sessions in parallel on 30th afternoon.

Vessel loaded bulk ore cargo at anchorage – grounded shortly after pilot disembarked – engaged floating crane and tugs to lighten vessel – fire on board – fire extinguished by fire hoses from attending tugs – Lloyd’s Open Form signed retrospectively – vessel refloated and towed to nearby port for necessary repairs – cargo reloaded after repairs – resumed voyage.

  • The Casualty gives rise to numerous questions to consider with a few selected specific issues to study/discuss – for the purposes of this workshop will focus on:
  • Dispute under charter – unsafe anchorage and/or port

    Salvage – whether piece meal or LOF Various General Average aspects arising


    Claims on Hull & Machinery policies of insurance and P&I cover

    Roles of various claims practitioners being involved


Please send you registration to Miss Clair Wong at