“The Second International Conference on Insurance & Marine Transportation - 2009" Claims & Risks Management

The Conference was held under the Patronage of the Chief Commissioner of Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), HE Eng. Husni Abu Gheida, and was organized in Cooperation between Jordan Insurance Federation (JIF), General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF), and Shipping Agents Association (SAA), at Aqaba Intercontinental Hotel - Aqaba Special Economic Zone from 11-13/5/2009. 


The Conference was sponsored by (26) companies from various sectors including Local and International insurance companies and other interested corporations, and was attended by (300) participants.


During the Conference, (9) papers were presented in four sessions: Piracy (Technical and Legal Point of View, and Kidnapping of the Crew), Loss Adjuster, General Average (Old & New School), P&I Liabilities- the Importance of Proper Claims Management, Marine Reinsurance, Risk Management – Ship-owner Point of View, and Forecast in Shipping to Aqaba.


You can find below more details about the Conference Program, Recommendations, Participant's List, Photo Gallery, and Conference's Papers.

·     Program

·     Participants list 

·    Photo 2009

·     Sponsors

·     papers

1.  Mr. Pottengal Mukundan / Director - International Maritime Bureau - ICC Commercial Crime Services, UK

2. Mr. Antonis Lagadianos / Partner - International Law Firm INCE&CO, Greece

3. Mr. Nicolas Fontvieille / Special Risks Underwriter - Hiscox Global Markets, UK

4. Mr. Aidan Holly / Agency Dept. - Lloyd's of London, UK   

5. Mr. Jonathan Spencer / Average Adjuster - The Spencer Company, USA

6. Mr. Colin Williams / Steamship Mutual P&I Club, UK

7. Mr. Farid Chedid / Chairman & Managing Director - Chedid Re, Lebanon

8.  Mr. Amin Kawar / Chief Commercial Officer - Aqaba Container Terminal, Jordan 


9. Dr. Dureid Mahasneh / Chief Executive Officer - Tawfiq Gargour and Fils Shipping Co. ,Jordan