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Highlights from Salvage and Wreck Removal Conference 2014
40+ speakers
40+ speakers including salvors, shipowners, state authorities, P&I clubs, H&M insurers, consultants and lawyers
200+ attendees
200+ attendees from across the globe
30+ hours of expert content
30+ hours of expert content on salvage awards, contracts, operations, legislation, market trends
Confirmed speakers for 2015
Sam Kendall-Marsden Syndicate Director Standard Club
Hugh Shaw Secretary of State’s Representative Maritime Salvage & Intervention UK
George A. Tsavliris Principal Tsavliris Salvage Group
Michael Kelleher Director West of England Insurance Services (Luxembourg) SA
Join 160+ salvage and maritime industry professionals

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

Case study corner

Sam Kendall Marsden and Resolve will be discussing the salvage operation of the AMADEO 1

Brookes Bell will examine the grounding of the GOODFAITH bulk carrier

H&M insurance rapid response panel

Hear the Norwegian Hull Club and others answer questions on the current state of the hull insurance market

Places of refuge

Listen to the Port of Bremen discuss the impact of receiving the MSC FLAMINIA

18th Annual Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference 2015: reacting and providing solutions to the changing salvage and wreck environment

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

What's new at Salvage & Wreck London 2015?

View the Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference 2015 draft agenda

New sessions for this year include:

  • Case study corner discussing the AMADEO 1 and the GOODFAITH
  • Panel sessions on places of refuge, comparing salvage contracts and industry consolidation
  • Fish bowl session on the mega vessels challenge
  • Fire side chat – a day in the life of the underwriter
  • Contracts working group – what is the alternative to LOF?
  • Rapid response panel with the H&M insurance market
  • Ports of refuge perspective on receiving the FLAMINIA

PLUS - We also have 2 new separately bookable features this year:

Cargo Risk Management Seminar

7-8 December 2015

Examine the cargo risk environment, assess different cargo risks and learn about insurance considerations for different cargo types.

Find out more here.

Salvage Contracts in Practice Tutorial Day

11 December 2015

Compare different types of salvage contracts currently being used by the market, examine the salvage awards and gain a deeper understanding of the arbitration process.

Find out more here.


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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Confirmed speakers to date for 2015 include:

  • Sam Kendall Marsden, Standard Club
  • Mark Sansom, Port of Falmouth
  • Hugh Shaw, Maritime Salvage & Intervention UK
  • George Tsavliris, Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • Andreas Mai, Harbour Master, Port of Bremen
  • Patrick Verhoeven, Secretary General, ECSA
  • Adrian Scales, Partner, Master Mariner, Brookes Bell
  • Mike Kelleher, Director,  West of England P&I
  • Ole Wikborg, Director and Senior Underwriter, Norwegian Hull Club

Key facts & figures for 2015

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

40+ 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

200+ attendees from across the globe

30+ hours of expert content on salvage awards, contracts, operations, legislation, market trends

10 + hours of networking and interactive features

Companies who attended in 2014 include:

  • 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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Interested in joining us at the 2015 Salvage & Wreck Conference?

Interested in speaking at the 2015 event? Please contact stephanie.brown@informa.com for more information

Interactive features at Salvage & Wreck 2015


Network Development Lunch
Designed to maximise networking and interaction


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


Hot topic tables
Discuss a whole spectrum of issues affecting the salvage industry


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

Here is what delegates think of our Salvage & Wreck Removal events:

"Congratulations! Spot-on panel/multi speaker sessions on hot topics"
R Janssen
Smit Salvage
"Very good idea and the occasion to meet the top players in the industry of salvage and wreck removal"
N Konstantinidis
Piraeus Port Authority

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