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Seatrade Maritime Salvage & Wreck
30 November - 1 December 2022
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Tower of LondonLondon, UK

Call for papers

We are currently accepting abstracts for speaking sessions and content ideas.

We would love to hear from you – whether you work in industry or academia, or work outside the maritime sector and want to share your experiences with the community. Details on key themes and how to submit your abstract are detailed below.

Papers should be relevant to the following topics:

  • Environmental considerations during salvage operations
  • Training and qualifications for salvors
  • Using new technology for salvage and wreck removal
  • Places of refuge
  • Fire safety and managing containership fires
  • Salvage contracts
  • Salvage operations
  • Revision of wreck removal contracts
  • Wreck removal operations
  • Oil spill response and management
  • Managing the media/social media during a casualty
  • Arbitration and legal disputes
  • Cargo insurance, liability and General Average
  • P&I perspective on insurance premiums and claims
  • Tug innovations and design
  • Case studies


All abstracts must be submitted by Friday 16 July 2021. Send your abstract(s) to Chris Morley -

Please note that submitting an abstract does not guarantee a speaking slot at the conference.

What do I need to include?

  • Paper title
  • Authors and co-authors
  • Paper outline (abstract should be no more than 150 words)

Sponsorship opportunities

Our sponsorship and exhibition packages can be tailored to meet your strategies, objectives and promotional budget, giving your organisation access to the key industry makers.

To obtain further information, please contact Ian Beattie on +44 208 052 0508 or email at