“The Fifth International Conference on Insurance & Marine Transportation - 2015” 2015 New Risks, New Challenges

The Conference was held under the Patronage of the Chief Commissioner of Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), HE Dr. Hani Al-Mulki, and organized in cooperation between Jordan Insurance Federation (JIF), General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF), and Jordan Shipping Association (JSA), at Aqaba Intercontinental Hotel - Aqaba Special Economic Zone, from 11-13/5/2015.


(16) companies from different sectors sponsored the conference including Local and International Insurance Companies, and was attended by (342) participants.


(11) papers were presented during the conference in four sessions covering various topics: Marine Cyber Risk, State of Marine Cargo Industry (current issues facing cargo underwriters, and technical issues in the cargo market), Crew Negligence Cover Across Various Markets, Handling Special Consignments / Loading & Transportation, Implications of Shipping Market Development for Marine Insurance, Security & Transportation Requirements in a Very Fast Moving World, Claims Handling Strategies, Claims Handling and Safety Issues of Large Container Vessels, Marine Cargo Fraud & Theft - Investigation Methods, Marine Insurance Industry in Light of Changing Risks: Threats & Opportunities, Electronic Bills of Lading.


You can find below more detailed about the Conference Programme, Participant's List, Photo Gallery, and conference's papers.

·  Program

·  Participants list 

·  Photos 2015

·  Sponsors

·  papers

    1. Mr. Alexander Kababji - Legal Counsel for Marine Claims Munich Re, Germany
    2. Mr. Kumar Rajan – Senior Underwriter – Practice Leader Marine & Energy Gulf Re, UAE
    3.  Mr. Fares Fraih, MSNAME, Marine Engineer, Principal Surveyor/ Consultant, Maritime Arbitrator & Expert Witness Braemar Incorporating the Salvage Association, UAE
    4. Capt. Andrew Walker – Marine Loss Control Engineer AIG, UAE
    5. Mr. Phil Skelton - Head of Transportation Risk Management, Ace Overseas General, Marine ACE Group, Bahrain
    6. Mr. Faris Gammoh – General Manager - Jordan International Insurance Company, Jordan
    7. Mrs. Marivi Banou – Claims Executive Ship-owners Claims Bureau (Hellas) – American P&I Club, Greece
    8. Dr. Amin Kawar – Chairman Aqaba Logistics Village, Jordan
    9.  Mr. Yaman Al Hawamdeh – Partner – Shipping & Transport Holman Fenwick Willan Middle East, UAE 
    10.  Mr. Jürg Spiess - Vice President - Senior Marine Underwriter - Swiss Reinsurance Company, Switzerland
    11.  Mr. Timonas Karamanos – Partner Hill Dickinson International, Greece