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9th Maritime Salvage & Casualty Response

Date: 12th September 2018 - 13th September 2018 Location: London - UK

ACI’s 9th Maritime Salvage & Casualty Response Conference will once again bring together senior executives and experts from Salvage Companies, technology providers, P&I Clubs, Law Firms and Global Regulators to discuss the latest challenges and developments making an impact on the industry.

The 2017 event also took place in London and brought together industry professionals from organisations including Tsavliris Salvage Group, Resolve Marine, Five Ocean Salvage, The Standard Club and IMO to name just a few.

This year’s edition will look further into the relationship of all stakeholders in the industry and attempt to create healthy discussions between all to achieve productive results for the industry. There will also be insightful and technical presentations on salvage operations from the top industry experts.


12th September 2018
13th September 2018
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Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 203 141 0610
Sam Cormack – Sponsorship
+44 (0) 20 3141 0609
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 203 141 0610
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 203 141 0610
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 203 141 0610


Holiday Inn Bloomsbury Hotel
Coram Street, Bloomsbury
London, WC1N 1HT United Kingdom

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+44 (0) 871 942 9222
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  • Market Overview: Where does the Salvage Industry Currently Stand?
  • Nairobi Convention Updates and Developments
  • Wreck Removal Case Studies
  • The Role of the LOF: Can it be Maintained?
  • Ensuring Crew Competence in Dangerous Situations
  • Autonomous Vessels – Can They Exist in the Salvage and Towage Worlds?
  • Successfully Responding to the Challenges of a Burning Ship
  • Examining Risk in the Salvage Industry
  • Environmental Hazards and Limiting the Damage
  • Cooperating with local communities, coastguards and authorities to salvage effectively
  • Strategies and Implementations Across all Sectors to Improve the Salvage Industry
  • Nick Sloane, Director, Resolve Marine Group
  • Paul Hankins, VP of Operations, Donjon Marine
  • Jim Elliott, President/Vice President, American Salvage Association/ T&T Salvage
  • George Tsavliris, Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • John Noble, Director, Constellation Marine Services
  • Christophe Nabonne, Vice President Projects Development, Oldendorff Carriers
  • Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Commercial Director, Five Ocean Salvage
  • Andy Liddell, Chief Salvage Officer, Ministry of Defence (MoD)
  • Jan de Boer, Senior Legal Officer, International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • Malgorzata Nesterowicz, Senior Legal Officer, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
  • Stephan Hennig, Acting SOSRep, Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA)
  • Anna Maria Darmanin, Secretary General, European Tugowners Association
  • Hans Petter Mortensholm, Project Leader, Norwegian Coastal Administration
  • Sam Kendall-Marsden- Claims Director, The Standard Club
  • Per Martin Langaas, Senior Claims Adviser, Gard
  • Eamon Moloney, Deputy Director (Claims), North P&I Club
  • Ed Wollaston, Shipping Technical Director, London Offshore Consultants
  • Pieter den Haan, Partner, AKD
  • David Handley, Master Mariner, Clyde & Co
  • Malgorzata Nesterowicz, Senior Legal Officer, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
  • Jac Spijkers, Application Manager, DSM Dyneema


If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Mikhail Kryukov

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0649

Email: [email protected]

  • Salvage Companies
  • Tug & Towage Companies
  • Local Authority Representatives
  • Ship Owners
  • Ship Managers
  • P&I Clubs
  • Maritime Lawyers
  • Consultants


Herbosch-Kiere Marine Contractors Ltd and Seatech Commercial Diving Ltd have formed an alliance to offer a skilled and experienced team for prompt response salvage, wreck removal and maritime decommissioning work. This alliance will provide our Clients with a “single point of contact”, providing two highly knowledgeable salvage companies with in house resources to deliver a comprehensive wreck removal and salvage service. We can offer continuity of works with personnel, plant and resources which perfectly complement each other to deliver SAFE, INNOVATIVE, EXPERIENCED and HIGHLY COMPETITIVE MARITIME RECOVERY SOLUTIONS.




Waves Group combines the expertise of Mwaves & Cwaves. We are completely independent Marine & Engineering Consultants to the shipping and offshore energy industries for marine casualties, claims, disputes, litigation, decommissioning, renewable energy and other offshore projects. Our philosophy is to deliver exceptional service to our Clients at a competitive price.  We are self-owned and have no third party interests, therefore our only interest is in making sure that our Clients receive the highest quality service.

We provide technical support and advice globally with a 24/7 response service available for all manner of marine casualties, salvage, wreck removal projects and port damage claims, offering our Clients a fast response service with Worldwide support. We will always make cost savings wherever possible and minimise your project risks to deliver the project on schedule, within budget and with a high certainty of outcome.

For further information and to see our full team of technical Consultants please visit our website www.waves-group.co.uk




Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™ is DSM’s premium brand for Ultra High Molecular Weight PolyEthylene (UHMWPE) fiber, UD  and fabric. Dyneema® combines maximum strength with minimum weight. It is 15 times stronger than quality steel and 40% stronger than aramid fiber, both on weight for weight basis. Industries like maritime, offshore, lifting, medical, sports & leisure, fishing, outdoor, automotive, renewable energy, and personal protective equipment rely on Dyneema® for its lightweight, protective and durable properties. The extreme strength and light weight of Dyneema® fiber allows crews at the world’s ports and industrial facilities to work safer and efficient, because ropes, nets, slings, and synthetic link chains made with Dyneema® offer reliable performance, yet light enough for one person to handle.

Innovative applications with Dyneema® fibers and form factors are continuously evolving and expanding. Further information on Dyneema® is available at www.dyneema.com.



ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Sam Cormack

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0626

Email: [email protected]

Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries.Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.

The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of seagoing ships. It provides a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members, who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world. Founded in 1972, it has over 80 branches worldwide and some 7,000 members in more than 120 countries.


UAE PORTS & SHIPPING DIRECTORY is dedicated to Shipping, Marine and Offshore Industry. Since 2001, it has been the respected source of business information, which our clients have trusted to deliver their marketing message, available online, print, & software with a database of more than 15,500 companies listed under each relevant classification.

Published once a year and distributed to Major companies within the Industry.

We strongly believe that our clients have played a vital role in the growth of our directory. The website is ranked No1 on most major research engines like Google and receives over 30,000 unique visits per month, providing a one-stop shop for news and products for installers and buyers in the region.

The Search Engines considers our website as one of the main sources & our social network continuous to grow up with a aim to spotlight our client’s services and products.

For Further info visit www.uae-shipping.net

Maritime Matrix Media LLP is a broad bouquet of media services. The flagship monthly magazine, Maritime Matrix Today, a BtoB and BtoC publication, covers various sectors of the global maritime trade.
We also provide editorial services, and produces brochures, newsfeeds and newsletters, both print and electronic, for various international maritime brands.


Information and Analytical Agency PortNews (IAA PortNews http://en.portnews.ru ) is the leading provider of maritime news in Russia covering both domestic and international markets. On-line news and analytical materials related to port services, sea and river transport, shipping and shipbuilding placed at the agency’s portal are available on open access. The audience of the portal’s Russian and English pages numbers about 8,000 regular readers. Our readership covers the territory from the North-West to the Far East of Russia as well as 60 countries worldwide.


Sailor Today is a monthly international shipping magazine published from Mumbai, India.

Sailor Today (since 1991) is committed to journalism of integrity and providing accurate information to the shipping community and to give the Seafarer a voice.

Sailor Today is dedicated to seafarers and directed towards Shipping, Ship Management, Ship building, Ship repairs, Ship Chandling, Ports, Chartering, Surveying, Maritime Equipment and Maritime Training Institute, Ship-owners and managers, Shipbuilders and repairers and Marine equipment manufacturers.

Sailor Today enjoys a readership of over  55,000 worldwide – with distribution in India, U.S.A, U.K, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Bangladesh and Srilanka.


Harbours Review
The Harbours Review project of the Baltic Press publishing house stands for a completely free regularly updated on-line European ports database as well as E-zines distributed to over 15,000+ subscribers with expert views on the most important issues for Europe’s port sector.

Each E-zine contains a featured article tackling one of the most burning questions for the EU port industry, coupled with comments of the sector’s representatives and top national & EU officials.



Daily Offer of jobs into the maritime, port and logistics sectors News, Vessels, Companies, Ports, Customs, Events … Oferta diaria de empleos en los sectores marítimo-portuario y logístico Noticias, Buques, Empresas, Puertos, Aduanas, Eventos …



The Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers Association (SSA) represents UK companies engaged in building ships of all sizes, converting them for other uses, repairing & maintaining them and ultimately in disposing of them. The membership also includes key industrial suppliers, essential elements of the maritime supply chain, consultants, sub-contractors and academics providing and representing a rich diversity of interests. We represent our members to UK Government departments, the European Community, Regional Development agencies and those developing and setting standards/international legislation.


Maritime Connector
“Maritime Connector” is the international Internet gateway to share maritime employment opportunities and broad maritime information. The pages were created through the collaboration with computer experts in order to start a professional and interactive place on the Internet where seafarers, maritime employers, centers for maritime education, maritime Universities and other institutions in the maritime sector could meet and share important information.

Maritime industry suffers a worldwide shortage of qualified seafarers and this web site activity is helping in communication between maritime subjects and partially helping to solve the maritime employment problem.




The international business magazine JURA MOPE SEA published in English, Chinese, Russian, and Lithuanian languages, is well known in the international market and to the transport, logistics specialists, leaders of transport business and politicians of the Eurasian region since 1999. The magazine is published 6 times per year with the circulation of 4-8 thousand paper copies.

Each issue is distributed in several international transport and logistics events in Europe and Asia, Airports in Lithuania, DFDS Seaways ferries and in other places.

All the publications of the magazine can be found on the website www.jura.lt and www.coscc.ebizchina.net

Our readers are the leaders and managers of transport business, politicians, diplomats, scientists, students, analysts of maritime and transport business in more than 150 countries worldwide.

JŪRA MOPE  SEA is published by the private company Juru Informacijos Centras (The Center of Marine Information Ltd)


Project Cargo Network PCN

Project Cargo Network (PCN) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organisation established to provide a networking platform for the world’s top project cargo specialists. Our Members handle the transportation of oversized and heavy items or shipments that consist of complex components that must be disassembled, shipped and then re-assembled.  They offer project cargo management for engineering, procurement and construction companies servicing energy, mining, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline, infrastructure and other sectors. Our fast-growing organisation currently comprises of 130+ heavy lift specialists in 70+ countries.

Visit www.projectcargonetwork.com


Cargo Connections was formed in the summer of 2014 and offers Restricted Representation, which means membership will only be offered to a limited number of freight forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services per country. With a cutting-edge website, Cargo Connections offers innovative membership benefits including a useful Smartphone Service.



Freightbook is a fast growing online searchable database containing profiles of 1000+ freight forwarders in 140+ countries. Each company can provide comprehensive logistics solutions through their experienced staff who have an in-depth understanding of their local market. To obtain rates and advice on a shipment, please complete our Get A Quote form. Our simple but effective system enables you to obtain advice and pricing from all registered freight agents in the country of origin, thus providing a variety of options. Alternatively, please search our database and contact companies directly http://www.freightbook.net/
Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) was formed in January 2000 and today the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association boasts representation in 120+ countries. UFO are proud to have maintained a ‘One Member per Country’ policy (with the exception of USA and China), making them one of the only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks in the world.


Global Maritime Hub

Global Maritime Hub is the gateway to information on the Global Shipping industry. We are an online resource where you will find the providers of shipping information, consulting services, shipping jobs, market reports, market data and analysis – all conveniently gathered for you into one ‘hub’.



A Selection of the Feedback and Testimonials from previous editions of Maritime Salvage & Casualty Response:

“Great effort by all! Enjoyed meeting many new colleagues” – Paul Hankins, Donjon

“A good spread of subjects and a lot of positive engagement from the audience” – Morgyn Davies, MOD

“Great networking & topics” – Nick Sloane, Sloane Marine

“Worth the trip from Florida” – Phil Reed, Reed Maritime LLC

“This conference gets better each year – well done” – Jim Allsworth, C Solutions

“Good conference. A pleasure to be sponsor and will return” – Richard Fryburg, Subsalve USA

“Very interesting, very good presentation and networking” – Paolo Cremonini, Fagioli

“A very detailed overview of many related topics, given by experienced, expert presenters” – Geoff Hunt, K Line LNG Shipping

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