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September 2020

Meeting the commercial, insurance and legal challenges of today's salvage and wreck removal operations

Focus on effective management of salvage claims

What was discussed in 2018

Salvage contracting and legal developments

Analysis of the final versions of the BIMCO/ISCO spill response contracts.

Gauge industry opinion on whether salvage contracting will really change.

What steps ensure effective management of salvage claims? What should shipowners be asking insurers?

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Who attended

Many new business connections are forged at Salvage & Wreck Asia at various networking events specifically designed to cater for the needs of key industry operators including salvage companies and contractors, port and state authorities, insurance companies (P&I, H&M), shipowners, technology providers, and lawyers, consultants and surveyors. 

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Geographical focus: casualty management

An overview of different salvage requirements across Asia, with regional focus sessions on China and India. 

Case studies on wreck removal, managing fire fighting on large vessels and how to mitigate damage after fire or flood. 

Input from over 100 industry representatives from the Asia-Pacific region.

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Wreck removal and salvage engineering

Application of the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention.

How to be cost-effective and prevent environmental damage.

What are the places of refuge? With a focus on strategies for co-ordination and managing casualties in the Malacca Straits.

Reef remediation: groundings and casualties on reef- what are the best practices?

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A practical guide to managing liquefaction of bulk cargoes seminar

Guidelines and regulations for bulk cargoes at risk of liquefaction: updates and revisions to IMSBC Code.

Verifying cargo – how to equip the master with knowledge and confidence to reject suspect cargoes.

Held alongside the main conference, the seminar offered an additional in-depth day on the practicalities of managing liquefaction of cargo.

Seminar agenda
Keep the conversation going!

Take advantage of the premier industry meeting place in Asia with interactive features, speaking opportunities plus the opportunity to book up to 121 meetings.

Plan ahead and make all the necessary arrangements now to expand your network in 2019 with a range of scheduled networking events including business card exchange, lunches, drink receptions and coffee breaks. 

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Salvage & Wreck Asia typically brings together the most senior representatives from across the salvage chain

Expert speakers
Attendees from the Asia-Pacific region
Hours of networking

Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsoring the Salvage & Wreck Asia 2019 conference is a fantastic way of raising your company’s profile within this market and creating greater awareness of your brand. Join us at Salvage & Wreck Asia next year to promote new and existing products and service offerings in a high profile way among the key market makers.

Want to know more? 

Please contact Dorina Burileanu today on +44 (0) 207 017 7141 or at

Pushing the envelope

We are thrilled to be able to introduce to you our new Pushing the Envelope series – a collaborative effort between KNect365 Maritime and Lloyd's List Maritime Intelligence. This first issue brings together four insightful pieces from Lloyd's List journalists, each taking a different approach to the theme of safety in the shipping sector.

What you will find inside: 

  • Why it's time to pull maritime safety out of the dark ages

  • Fire prevention in the dock after Maersk Honam inferno

  • Fighting fire with facts

  • Raising the alarm on Ecdis

The Salvage & Wreck Asia networking experience

Business card exchange

Take this opportunity to meet your fellow delegates and exchange business cards.

Network development lunch

Mix it up this lunchtime and meet new faces during this enhanced networking feature. Dine and get to know new industry peers during this lunchtime activity.

Audience engagement platform

Have your say and join in the debate. Ask your pressing questions to the speakers and put forward questions to fellow attendees.

VIP guests

VIP relationship management is a key part of what makes our events so unique and so valuable to our partners. This year, select shipowners could attend this event for free as VIP guests and as a result they made up a significant portion of our audience. 

Enquire about availability and your eligibility for 2019 – contact Thomas Martins at

ISU Discount

ISU full members can receive 40% discount and ISU associate members can receive 25% discount. Please email to apply.

Salvage & Wreck Asia event highlights

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