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Inter-Disciplinary Maritime Practice (IMP) Workshop

Extract from Maritime Business Insight: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016

Posted online with permission of the Copyright Owner, C. Y. Tung International Centre for Maritime Studies

In January 2014, the ICMS launched the Workshop Series on Inter-Disciplinary Maritime Practice (IMP), in collaboration with the Institute of Seatransport and the Hong Kong Logistics Management Staff Association. The workshops covered the entire lifespan of the ship, from the decision to purchase to its final loss or scrapping. Topics included Decision Making in Ship Acquisition, Financial Options for Ship Acquisition, Sale & Purchase and New Building of Ships, Ship Types, Machineries & Equipment, Management of Ships & Ship Managers, Professional Services in Maritime Practice, Ship Employment, Chartering & Administration, Ship Operations, Crewing, Technical Maintenance& Agency, Marine Insurance (Hull & Machinery, Protection & Indemnity), Disputes & Casualty Management (Legal & Commercial).

Panel of moderators and guests for the IMP Workshop on Marine Insurance on 3 December 2015, the last one of the 12-session series.

Experts and professionals on the above topics formed a panel to present cases and exchanged views with the audience who mainly came from the industry. The moderators were Mr. Raymond T.C. Wong (王德超), who has 47 years of experience in average adjusting and after qualifying by examination in 1980, became the first Chinese Fellow of the British Association of Average Adjusters, Mr. Cho Hor Wong (黃祖河), who is a Logistics & Projects Consultant and had served as a Director of the Charterers P&I Club and Mr. Manson Cheung (張迅文) who is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and an Accredited Mediator of HKIAC and has the experience in different sectors of shipping. Guest speakers were invited to share their experiences on different topics. Twelve IMP workshops, each of which lasted for two and a half hours, were held with a total attendance of 650.

Group photo of the 12th session of the IMP Workshop.
Professor Lu Chin-Shan with the speakers and moderators of the 11th IMP Workshop held on 5th November 2015.