West of England North European Seminar onboard the “Crown Seaways” – 14 & 15 September 2016

On 14th and 15th September 2016 the West of England was pleased to host a reception, dinner and seminar onboard our Member DFDS’ ferry “Crown Seaways” whilst she sailed from Copenhagen to Oslo, for over 40 attendees representing Members and Brokers based in Northern Europe. A selection of papers on topical issues were presented, generating discussion and numerous questions from those in attendance:

Introduction and Financial Update – Simon Parrott

Major Casualties and their impact on P&I and Reinsurance Markets – Michael Kelleher

Electronic Bills of Lading – The rise and implications of paperless trading – Michaela Domijan-Arneri

ECDIS – New Technology – New Concerns – Capt. Simon Rapley

Cyber Risks and their impact on Marine Insurance – Chris South

 DFDS' "Crown Seaways"

Simon Parrott giving an update on the Club's financial position

Over 40 Members and Brokers attended the seminar

Michaela Domijan-Arneri discussing electronic bills of lading

Passing the entered "MSC Opera" in Copenhagen

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