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Gregg Newman
Senior Partner at WK Webster & Co


Joined W K Webster in 1992 upon leaving the Royal Hong Kong (Marine) Police as a Senior Inspector and Master Mariner, having gained both investigative and command experience. Prior to that worked in Contracts Administration for a major South African company, where his legal qualifications from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg were fully utilised. Gregg is Global Director of the Admiralty Divisions of WKW and has experience of handling numerous GA cases on behalf of cargo interests over the years, including when based in Singapore from 1996 to 2001. 2019 has been a particularly busy year for WKW regarding major GA’s.

Agenda Sessions

  • Stakeholders’ roundtable discussion: Rewriting the rules -- what can the industry do to mitigate the risk of containership fires?