“The Third International Conference on Insurance & Marine Transportation - 2011” Surfing in a Turbulent Legal Environment

The Conference was held under the Patronage of the Chief Commissioner of Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), HE. Eng. Issa Ayoub, and was organized in Cooperation between Jordan Insurance Federation (JIF), General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF), Jordan Shipping Association (JSA), and International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI),  at Aqaba Radisson Blu Tala Bay Resort - Aqaba Special Economic Zone from 9-11/5/2011.


This Conference was sponsored by (22) companies from various sectors including Local and International Insurance companies, and was attended by (333) participants. 


During the conference,  (9) papers were presented in four sessions: New Rotterdam Rules (Legal and Technical Point of View), The New Institute Cargo clauses (Insurance and Technical Point View), Strategic Claims Handling Beyond Pure Legal Aspects, Strategic Claims Handling Beyond Pure Legal Aspects, Investigations in Marine Insurance and Loss Adjusting, Managing Risk: Somali Piracy and Limitation of Ship Owner Liability.


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

·       Program

 ·  Participants list

·       Photos 2011

·       Sponsors

·       papers

1.  Mr. Fritz Stabinger - Secretary General - IUMI 

2.   Dr. Dieter Schwampe - Managing Partner - Dabelstein & Passehl Rechtsanwälte, Germany 

3.   Mr. Bob Deering – Managing Partner - Ince & Co, UAE

4.   Mr. Max Zaccar - IUMI Special Envoy to the Middle East, Chairman – Commercial Insurance, Lebanon.

5.   Mr. Daniel Morrison - Underwriting Manager for Marine - Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

6.   Capt. Peter Irminger - General Manager - ZASS  International GmbH, Germany

7.  Ms. Rula Dababneh - Vice Chairman - General Manager - International Surveyors Loss Adjusters Ltd. Lloyd's Agents in Jordan, Palestine, Baghdad and North Iraq

8.   Mr. Simon Cartwright PartnerHolman Fenwick Willan (HFW) - Dubai Office, UAE 

9.    Dr. Luc Keyzer – Lawyer - Roosendaal Keyzer, Belgium