On 14 November 2013 West of England (Hellas) Ltd. was pleased to host its annual Loss Prevention Seminar at their new offices on Akti Miaouli in Piraeus. The theme for this year’s event was “Safe Ports and Safe Pilotage”, with over 85 Members and Brokers attending to hear a varied programme of talks.
Ian Clarke and Harris Papaspyropoulos from the Club’s Greek office started proceedings with a talk on “Safe Ports, Berths & Anchorages – The Legal Dimension”. Captain Simon Rapley from the Club’s Loss Prevention Department in London then spoke about “Port Entry and Departure – Best Practice Routines”. The series of presentations was concluded with a talk by Mark Williams, also from the Loss Prevention department in London, on “Pilot Error – An Analysis of Major Claims”.