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Highlights from Salvage and Wreck Removal Conference 2014
Key Topics for 2014
How will the salvage industry respond to the increasing size of vessels coming onto the market?
Key Insights in 2014 from:
Andrew Winbow Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Maritime Safety Division IMO
Captain Leendert Muller President ISU
Nick Sloane Director Sloane Marine
Mark Sansom Harbour Master Port of Falmouth
UK Minister of Shipping
The Rt Hon John Hayes will be examining:
-	the UK Government’s position on growing the UK Shipping Industry
-	 improving maritime safety standards
Mega Vessels Workshop
Essential insight into Mega containership design, Safety considerations for mega passenger vessels, Lessons learnt from past incidents
Join 160+ salvage and maritime industry professionals

Meet salvors, SCRs, P&I clubs, H&M insurers, surveyors, shipowner representatives....

Costa Concordia Wreck Removal

Delegates heard Sam Kendall Marsden from Standard Club and Nick Sloane discuss the challenges involved in the case and the solutions employed

MV Danio grounding

Titan Salvage discussed how they refloated the MV Danio and how worked to minimise environmental damage to the surrounding area

PLUS: Salvage Law & Practice Workshop

Join the interactive workshop tackling the fundamentals of salvage & wreck removal contracting

Salvage & Wreck Conference: capitalising on new business opportunities in a changing market

Welcome to the Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference - updating the industry on the latest technical, operational, legal and financial developments in salvage and wreck removal

2014 featured a packed programme on the latest salvage and wreck removal cases and legal changes affecting the industry

4 panel discussions on insurance risk, the decline of LOF, the role of authorities and ports of refuge

5 operational case studies on the Costa Concordia, Maritime Maisie, MV Danio, Emma Maersk and WWII RFA Darkdale

Executive round-up on current market drivers and challenges ahead from the IMO, ISU and IUMI

News bulletin on The Nairobi International Convention


Salvage and Wreck of Mega Vessels Workshop

Insight into safety, design and salvage and wreck solutions of mega vessels

Companies who attended in 2014

  • ADUS DeepOcean
  • Aramco Overseas Company BV
  • Atlantic Towage & Marine
  • Brand Marine Consultants GmbH
  • Briggs Marine & Environmental Serv
  • Brookes Bell
  • Cashman Equipment Corp
  • Castalia
  • Castalia Consorzio Stabile SCpA
  • Charles Taylor Consulting
  • CSA Intl Inc
  • CSA Ocean Sciences Inc
  • Cwaves Limited
  • DISA International
  • Donjon Marine Co., Inc.
  • Fagioli Spa
  • Fairmount Marine BV
  • Frank Mohn AS
  • Fratelli Neri S.P.A
  • GARD
  • Gard AS
  • Gem Communications
  • Global Diving & Salvage Inc
  • Global Salvage Consultancy
  • Government of the United Kingdom
  • Groninger Welke Janssen
  • Hart Marine Consultants
  • Herbosch Kiere Marine Contractors
  • Herbosch-Kiere N V
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • Holman Fenwick Willan
  • Hongkong United Dockyards Limited
  • IMO
  • Ince & Co LLP
  • International Salvage Union
  • iRov Underwater Services
  • ISU
  • ITOPF Ltd
  • IUMI
  • James Fisher & Sons Plc
  • Kystverket Fakturamottak DFO
  • Lloyd's
  • LOC Group Ltd
  • London Offshore Consultants Ltd
  • London Offshore Consultants Ltd.
  • London Offshore Consultants Pte Ltd
  • Lucion Marine
  • Mammoet Salvage
  • Mammoet Salvage BV
  • Marint (Offshore Services) Ltd
  • Maritime Coastguard Authority UK
  • Maritime Passive Safety Association
  • Maritime Salvage & Intervention UK
  • Maritime Service Division
  • Marsalv
  • MFB Solicitors
  • Miko Marine As
  • Mills & Co
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Ministry of Defence Salvage & Marine Operations
  • MOD
  • Moore Stephens LLP
  • Multraship Towage & Salvage
  • Munich Re
  • Nigerian Maritime Administration
  • Nigerian Ports Authority
  • Nord
  • NorthHarston Services Limited
  • Norwegian Hull Club
  • Polaris Applied Sciences Inc
  • Port of Falmouth
  • Port of Rotterdam
  • Remolcadores Ultratug
  • Resolve Marine Group
  • Resolve Marine Group Inc
  • Sea Byte Inc
  • Shipowners Protection Ltd
  • Siri Marine
  • Skuld
  • Sloane Marine
  • Smallegance van Dam & van der Stelt
  • Smallegange NV
  • SMIT Salvage B V
  • Soenen BVBA
  • Standard Club
  • Svitzer Salvage
  • Svitzer Salvage BV
  • Swedish Maritime Administration
  • Swire Pacific Offshore
  • Swire Salvage Pte Ltd
  • Swiss Re
  • Thalund Shipping A S
  • The Nippon Salvage Co Ltd
  • The Nordic Association of Marine In
  • The Shipowners Protection Ltd
  • Thomas Miller
  • Titan Salvage
  • Titan Salvage USA
  • TMC Marine
  • Tracerco
  • Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • Tug Malta Limited
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Van Heck BV
  • Verein Hanseatischer Transportversicherer e V
  • West of England Insurance Services
  • Wikborg Rein LLP


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2014 Salvage and Wreck expert speakers included :

  • Sam Kendall Marsden, Standard Club
  • Mark Patterson, Lloyds
  • Faz Peermohammed, Ince & Co
  • Mark Sansom, Port of Falmouth
  • Sjon Huisman, Ministry for Infrastructure & Environment, The Netherlands
  • Morgyn Davies OBE, MOD
  • Yoshiaki Nishibe, Nippon Salvage
  • Peter Townsend, Swiss Re
  • Hugh Shaw, Maritime Salvage & Intervention UK
  • George Tsavliris, Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • Alison Kentuck, Maritime & Coastguard Agency UK
  • Mark Lawrence, ADUS DeepOcean

Key facts & figures for 2014

17 years of experience in delivering Europe's largest annual special salvage events

30+ expert speakers

20+ maritime nations in attendance

Over 75% of attendees are senior management decision makers

5 days of unparalleled networking opportunities, industry discussions and case study updates


Join our Salvage and Wreck Removal Conference Series and network with the most senior members of the industry.

  1. learn
  2. network
  3. have fun

You'll be so glad you did!


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(updated 31 July 2015)

Brand new features at Salvage & Wreck 2014


Network Development Lunch
Designed to maximise networking and interaction


Interactive live polling sessions
Live polling on topical issues happening in the industry


Peer-to-peer working groups
Delegates discussed a whole spectrum of issues from “Creating a diverse and competitive market” to “Dealing with salvage operations in remote locations”


Salvage & Wreck Networking Platform
View the delegate list, arrange meetings and build a profile before the event to maximise your networking experience

What do delegates think of our Salvage & Wreck Removal events:

"Provided a good overview of salvage and wreck removal"
M Hunter
"First time participating – absolutely a good experience. Networking among colleagues very good"
J B Hald
DBB Salvage

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