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Organisers:                   Marine Insurance Club

                                           Institute of Seatransport

                                           Hong Kong Maritime Law Association

Date:                                25 November 2016   (Friday)

Time:                               6:00 pm  to  9:00 pm

Venue:                            22/F China Taiping Tower, 8 Sunning Road, Causeway Bay

Charges:                         Free of charge

This workshop will look at a hypothetical collision between a container vessel and a tanker off the China coast. Various aspects will be examined, including liability, salvage, pollution, limitation, jurisdiction, cargo claims and general average. The scope of shipowners’ needs and the interplay between hull and P&I underwriters will be discussed.



To bring in a panel of key maritime professionals including property and liability insurers, insurance broker, solicitors and average adjuster, to provide practical advice on disaster management in the event of a major casualty and to examine in conjunction with delegates various issues arising.


Rohan Bray

– Director, Steamship Mutual (Hong Kong)

Thomas Cheung

– CEO, CTX Special Risks Ltd.

Richard Oakley

– Solicitor, Ince & Co., Hong Kong

Franco Sze            

– Chairman of Marine Insurance Club

– Senior Advisor, China Taiping Insurance (HK) Co., Ltd.

Raymond Wong

– Chairman of Institute of Seatransport

– Principal, Asia Maritime Adjusting (Hong Kong)

Jon Zinke

– Deputy Chairman of Hong Kong Maritime Law Association

– Partner, Keesal, Young & Logan


6:00pm: Registration starts (with complimentary soft drinks and snacks)

6:20pm: Panel Speakers offer practical advice and comprehensive guidance on:

(a)    Game plan for the procurement of insurance

(b)    Managing major casualty

7:45pm:  Questions collected in advance (from enrolled delegates)

8:15pm:  Questions from the floor

9:00pm:  Conclusion



– CPD Points: to be confirmed

– Reference materials for the Workshop will be sent by email to enrolled delegates who are

encouraged to submit in advance questions for discussion.

ONLINE REGISTRATIONAn Interactive Workshop on 25th November 2016

The event guide of Hong Kong Maritime Industry Week is available at the website  :


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Maritime Law Seminar

This is the first seminar of the Hong Kong Maritime Industry Week. We have the awards winning renowned maritime lawyer, also a popular conference speaker, Ms Rosita Lau, Partner, Ince and Co, speaking on the latest development of maritime law and controversial court cases that affect players of the maritime industry and will discuss how the industry is to deal with the issues that arise from these cases.


Rosita Lau is a partner of the leading English international commercial law firm Ince & Co.

She studied law in England and holds a Master of Laws degree of LSE, University of London (with the Award of a Mark of Merit).

She is qualified to practise in 4 jurisdictions: England & Wales, Hong Kong, Australia ACT and Singapore.

She specialises in dry shipping and logistics law, insurance law, commercial law, international trade law. She also practises aviation law. She advises and acts for leading shipowners, shipmanagers, charterers, P & I Clubs, logistics operators, terminal operators, insurers, insurance brokers, commodities traders and airport management authority.

The many awards and accolades she had received include The Lloyd’s List Asia “Maritime Lawyer of The Year 2016” Award that she obtained just this month on 20th October 2016; 2010 – one of the Ten Top Shipping Lawyers of the World (Lloyd’s List); 2010 – one of The 100 Most Influential People in Shipping of the World (Lloyd’s List); 2014 – Best in Shipping Award (Euromoney Legal Media, Business Women in Law); Band One lawyer – both Shipping and Insurance Law (Chambers Asia Pacific); Asia Pacific Legal 500 for 15 consecutive years since 2001 till now — Leading Individual in Shipping and Asia Law Practice for 12 consecutive years since 2004 — Leading Maritime and Aviation Lawyer.

She has been invited to chair, moderate and speak in numerous conferences and seminars, both in Hong Kong and overseas.

She has performed various public duties, including being an appointed member of the Maritime and Port Board.

Organiser :        Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Hong Kong Branch
Co-organisers: Hong Kong Logistics Management Staff Association;
Institute of Seatransport; and
Marine Insurance Club

Date: 21 November 2016 (Monday)

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Venue: 22/F China Taiping Tower, 8 Sunning Road, Causeway Bay.