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Seaworthiness in the context of Marine Insurance Contract and General Average

Our Ref  : IS/1438/16

Date    : 7 July 2016

Dear Members and Friends,

You are cordially invited to attend the Talk presented by Mr. Raymond T C Wong and

Capt. L C Chan on:

Seaworthiness in the context of Marine Insurance Contract and General Average 

On 27th July 2016 (Wednesday)

Time:                    1830 – 2030

Venue:                  No. 1 Conference Room of China Merchants Group

37 Floor, China Merchants Tower, Shun Tak Centre

168-200 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong

Medium:              Cantonese (but questions from the floor can be in Cantonese, Putonghua or English)

Fee:                       Members HK$50.00 per person;  Non-members $100 per person

For young members (student) – free of charge

About the Speakers

Mr. Raymond T C Wong, the Emeritus Chairman of the Institute of Seatransport

Capt. L C Chan, Risk Management & Loss Prevention Consultant of CM Houlder Insurance Brokers Ltd.

About the Talk

Capt. Chan and Mr. Wong will jointly present on the subject of “Seaworthiness” focusing on and sharing experience in both technical aspects, in particular, on Owners exercising due diligence to make the vessel seaworthy, and marine insurance implications of unseaworthiness, also the application of Rule D of the York-Antwerp Rules, distinguishing the adjustment of the parties’ rights in General Average and the contractual rights and liabilities of the parties.

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.  Please send the reply slip on or before 23rd July 2016 to or by fax: 2581 0004 for enrollment.


Wellington Koo

Activities Sub-Committee