This is the sixteenth annual Marine Insurance Day Seminar, a collaborative effort of the American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU), American Marine Insurance Forum (AMIF), Association of Average Adjusters of the U.S. and Canada, Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA), and Marine and Insurance Claims Association (MICA). It is through our joint efforts that we can provide high quality educational seminar.
William & Anita Newman Conference Center
151 East 25th Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10010
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Continental breakfast and CE Credit Sign in: 9:00 - 9:45am. Sessions begin at 9:45am.
REGISTRATION FEE: $180 members/$360 non-members.
Approved for 5 CE credits in TX and NY; Pendng approvals in NJ
5 NAMS and SAMS credits
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||OPENING REMARKS AND WELCOME
John Miklus, AIMU President
|Association of Average Adjusters
Of US and Canada
|ASSOCIATION OF AVERAGE ADJUSTERS OF THE US AND CANADA BASICS INCLUDING REAL LIFE EXAMPLES
Presentation will include a brief introduction to the basics and history of General Average and an update on new GA Guidelines and security documents to be adopted at the CMI Conference in Antwerp in late October. Discussion to provide two salvage operations, HOEGH XIAMEN (fire in Jacksonville in June 2020, leading to total loss of vehicle carrier and cargo, found by the NTSB to be attributable principally to inadequate vehicle battery securement) and EVER FORWARD (refloating 12,000 TEU container carrier aground in Chesapeake Bay in March/April 2020, including lightering some 500 cargo containers, and extensive dredging). Presentations followed by Q&A.
John Witte, President/CEO, Donjon Marine Co. and Director, Donjon-Smit
Peter Robinson, Senior Commercial Manager, Resolve Marine
Jonathan Spencer, Average Adjuster, The Spencer Company and Member of the Board of Directors, AAA
Joe Grasso, Partner, Wiggin & Dana and Chairman, AAA
|Marine and Insurance Claims Association (MICA)
11:15am - 12:15pm
|This session will include two presentations on topical subject of the war which has dominated the news in the past eight months and is directly related to the marine insurance industry.
“The History of the War Risk Exclusion & Its Expansion” presented by Steve Rible.
“Sanctions with focus on Russia’s War on Ukraine” presented by Tahlia Townsend
The war in Ukraine and US financial sanctions imposed to pressure Moscow into changing course have created large, complex risks for maritime actors. The panel will address war risk exclusion and key areas of financial sanctions risk, and looks forward to your questions on these topics.
Steve Rible, Partner, Kennedys
Tahlia Townsend, Partner, Wiggin & Dana
Jonathan O’Hara, Sr. Vice President, Marine, Energy & Construction Claims, Aspen Insurance
|American Marine Insurance Forum (AMIF)
12:15pm - 1:00 pm
|U.S. SHIPBUILDING FOR THE FUTURE – OFFSHORE WIND
Josh Diedrich will discuss how U.S. shipyards are adapting to meet the needs of the offshore wind industry. In his role as Managing Director of WindServe Marine, LLC, Josh oversaw the design and construction of 'hybrid-ready' crew transfer vessels for offshore wind farms
Josh Diedrich, Managing Director, Windserve Marine LLC
Nathan Ahart, Claims Director, RLI Insurance Co. – Marine Group
|1:00pm - 2:00 pm
|Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA)
2:00pm - 3:00pm
|CARGO THEFT TRENDS AND METHODS
Cargo theft continues to evolve both in methods and what’s targeted, when, and why. Organized rings continue to create new methods for theft and new ways to move the goods once stolen. This session will examine the latest information related to cargo theft, the data and how to understand it, as well as what changes are key to understanding it.
Scott Cornell, National Practice Lead - Transportation
Inland Marine Crime & Theft Specialist
|American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU)
3:00pm - 3:55pm
|LOSS COSTS ON THE RISE - UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF INFLATION ON OCEAN MARINE LINES
Mr. Theodorou will concentrate on impact of inflation on marine 3rd Party Lines of Business, while Mr. Dalton will provide an overview on inflation and its impacts on marine insurers and 1st Party Marine Lines of Business.
Director, Finance, Insurance & Trade Program
R Street Institute, WDC.
Sean M. Dalton, CPCU, AMIM, Executive Vice President, Head of Marine Underwriting, North America, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
||John Miklus, AIMU President
Cancellation Policy: Written notice required by October 26, 2022 for a refund. 4% cancellation fee will apply.
Location 151 E. 25th St. 7th floor, Newman Conference Center, NYC