Agenda

The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore 

 

 

PLENARY: BALLROOM II

08.00-08.40

Registration and Coffee in the Pre-Function Area

08.40-08.45

Marine Insurance Singapore 2019 Welcome Address: Daniel Creasey, Managing Director, Cannon Publishing

08.45-09.00

Keynote Address: MPA Development

This session will address the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore’s developmental plans for the maritime industry.

Tan Beng Tee, Assistant Chief Executive (Development), Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore

09.00-09.20

 

Keynote Address: What Does the Future Hold for the Singapore Marine Insurance Market?

Michael Walls will kick this session off by discussing the challenges and opportunities facing the Singapore marine insurance sector and how it can develop a long-term vision to ensure the future health of the market. Jack Marriott-Smalley will follow up and discuss the exciting prospect of the new Singapore war risk mutual.  

Jack Marriott-Smalley, Regional Underwriting Director, Standard Club Asia

Michael Walls, Senior Vice President, Marsh JLT Specialty

09.20-10.00

 

Panel Discussion: Market Feedback

What do current ship owners, cargo handlers and logistics experts think of the current state of play when it comes to doing business with the Singapore market? Are there any pain points? How does Singapore compare with elsewhere in the world for doing business? An invaluable chance to hear clear, honest, actionable feedback straight from marine insurance buyers.

Moderator: Augustine Liew, Partner, Haridass Ho & Partners

Patrick Kirkman, Head of Insurance, BW Group

Capt. Rajan Singh, OMC Shipping Pte Ltd

Raymond Seah, Head of InsuranceDownstream, Golden Agri International Pte Ltd

10.00-10.20

Thought Leadership Discussion: HFW

What are the global trends impacting the shipping and marine insurance industry in Singapore and Asia? How does this affect Singapore specifically as a regional hub? What are the key issues to watch from a legal perspective regarding two major hot topics – autonomous vessels and ship detention?

Chris Metcalf, Partner, HFW

Toby Stephens, Partner, HFW

10.20-10.50

Coffee Break and Networking in the Pre-Function Area

10.50-11.35

Panel Discussion: Why Singapore?

Why insure in Singapore? How can Singapore win more global accounts? How can Singapore maintain and improve its global position? How can MAS help support the local broking community have better retention of local clients?

Moderator: Toby Stephens, Partner, HFW

Speakers:  

Mike Davies,Asia Ambassador, IUMI

Paul Hackett, Head of Marine, Energy and Engineering – Asia Pacific & MENA, Canopius

Jens Ringefelt, Senior Broker and Director, Edge Group

11.35-12.20

 

Trial Case Study: Part One

The first session will set the scene and focus on casualty handling, emergency response, relevant contracts, applicable regulations and conventions and initial investigation. Loss of life, pollution, complex salvage operations, extensive investigations, port restrictions, continuing environmental risk and dangers, complicated and lengthy average adjustments, huge cargo claims, jurisdictional and security battles and significant insurance losses are a few of the effects of fires and explosions on large container ships.  The increased TEU on container ships has increased the risks to the maritime industry.  

Moderator: Paul Apostolis, Director, Campbell Johnston Clark
Speakers: Amanda Björk, Director, C Solutions Consultants (S) Pte Ltd and SEAsia P+I Services Pte Ltd

Bas Wiebe, General Manager, Resolve Salvage & Fire (Asia), Pte Ltd 

Alistair Johnston, Partner, Campbell Johnston Clark

Dave Myers, Director of Fire Investigation, Brookes Bell Pte Ltd

Tan Hui Tsing, Advocate & Solicitor, Gurbani & Co LLC

12.20-13.10

Lunch and Networking in the Pre-Function Area

13.10-14.00

Panel Discussion: The Tech Revolution

In this session we will look at some of the most innovative tech hitting the marine insurance sector and what this means for marine brokers, insurers and their clients.

Moderator: Ronny Waage, Founder & Managing Partner, Heron Advisory Pte Ltd

Speakers: Stefano Poli, Director Market Development, Inmarsat

Tim Crossley, Business Development Director, Sapiens

Ronny Reppe, Chief Exectutive Officer, Noria Group

Benjamin Fong, Executive Director, Willis Towers Watson

14.00-14.45

Panel Discussion: Sulphur 2020

In this session we explore the cap’s implications on policies, how it will be enforced in different jurisdictions, how scrubbers will be maintained, what effect low sulphur fuel will have on the engine and how will this be priced into cover and what the implications will be on claims?

Moderator: Timothy Cosulich, Chief Executive Officer – Marine Fuels, Fratelli Cosulich

Speakers: Janice Choy, Assistant Vice-President, Head of FDD, Skuld

Sundeep Khera, Head of Marine – APAC, AXA XL

George Margetis, Founder & Managing Director, Margetis Maritime Consulting

Carl Schou, Chief Executive Officer and President, Wilhelmsen Ship Management 

14.45-15.00

Keynote Presentation: The Future of Marine Hull Underwriters

Reflect on the past to discover where the marine hull market is now and how I think the market will look like and transact in the future. My thoughts on the changing face of risk and the new risks that underwriters are exposed to.

Simon Stonehouse, Head of Marine, Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte Ltd

15.00-15.25

Coffee Break and Networking in the Pre-Function Area

15.25-16.10

Trial Case Study: Part Two

This afternoon’s session concentrates on competing interests, potential liability and recourse. The experience of the different panel members ensures an interesting discussion. The audience is invited to participate and provide input and suggestions to what is, in many ways, an evolving scenario as dimensions and carrying capacity of container ships increases.

Moderator: Paul Apostolis, Director, Campbell Johnston Clark

Speakers: Amanda Björk, Director, C Solutions Consultants (S) Pte Ltd and SEAsia P+I Services Pte Ltd

Alistair Johnston, Partner, Campbell Johnston Clark

Dave Myers, Director of Fire Investigation, Brookes Bell Pte Ltd

Bas Wiebe, General Manager, Resolve Salvage & Fire (ASIA), Pte Ltd 

Tan Hui Tsing, Advocate & Solicitor, Gurbani & Co LLC

16.10-16.55

Panel Discussion: Questions from the Market

This pre-eminent panel of the Singaporean marine insurance sector will answer pre-submitted questions and take questions on the day. Questions can be submitted in advance to amanda@cannonevents.com.

Moderator: Dato’ Jude P Benny, Consultant, Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP

Speakers: Ju-Ann Lee, Head of Marine, Berkley Insurance Asia

Michael Burle, Global Head of Marine, Liberty Specialty Markets

Jarek Klimczak, Risk Management, AXA XL

David Lim, Chief Executive Officer – Retail, Singapore, Head of Marine, Asia Pacific, Ed Broking

16.55-17.00

Marine Insurance Singapore 2019 Closing Remarks: Daniel Creasey, Managing Director, Cannon Publishing

17.00-18.00

Drinks Reception in the East Garden – Sponsored by HFW

 

 

 

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