INTERTANKO Annual Event 2013 –Tanker Chartering Seminar 31 May

We are pleased to announce that INTERTANKO's renowned Tanker Chartering Seminar will next be held on Friday 31 May 2013 in Oslo in conjunction with the Association's Tanker Event.

The Seminar will focus on tanker charters and bills of lading and the respective rights and liabilities of owners and charterers.

It will include the topical issues in chartering law and practice, including the latest issues on:

  • Sanctions
  • Chartering and bankruptcy
  • Laytime and demurrage
  • Bills of lading
  • Time charters.

This full-day seminar will include also include mock arbitrations where the seminar participants take on the role of arbitrator. These popular interactive sessions illustrate key issues in a lively and thought-provoking way.

Well-known speakers for the Seminar are:

William J Honan, Holland and Knight, New York
William Honan practices in the Litigation Section and is the executive partner of the New York office. Honan has 42 years’ experience in maritime law especially related to maritime contracts. He has extensive experience in the maritime industry, including drafting and negotiating a wide variety of maritime contracts including tanker, dry bulk and cruise vessel charters: handling arbitrations (more than one hundred arbitrations to conclusion) and obtaining security for claimants especially under Rule B and Rule C of the Supplement Maritime Rules. Mr. Honan has written articles featured in Lloyd's of London Press and Seatrade and speaks often on a variety of subjects concerning maritime law.

Jonathan Hare, Skuld, Oslo
Jonathan Hare is a graduate in law of Emmanuel College Cambridge. He joined Skuld in 1989, initially handling defence cases. Since then he has become involved in a wide range of pollution cases. He is now Skuld’s Senior Vice President and Counsel and is based in Oslo. He is responsible for a variety of legal matters within the Club, is active on several International Group Sub-committees and Working Groups including the Pollution Sub-committee and Compulsory Insurance Committee. He is a long-standing member of the INTERTANKO Documentary Committee.

Mr Robert Gay, Hill Dickinson, London
Robert Gay first qualified as a barrister, but has been working in Hill Dickinson’s London office since 1994. He combines the highest academic expertise in shipping and insurance law with practical experience in handling shipping and insurance disputes. He has taught as a visiting lecturer at University College, London and has written a number of shipping publications. The latest of these, published by INTERTANKO is ‘Shelltime 4 and ShellLNGTime – A Comparison of Shelltime 1984, Shelltime 2003 and ShellLNGTime. He has recently joined INTERTANKO’s Documentary Committee

Mr Peter Glover, Norton Rose, London
Peter Glover is a disputes lawyer based in London specialising in shipping and admiralty law. In addition to being a qualified lawyer, he holds a Master Class 1 Certificate of Competency and has over 11 years’ experience in the maritime industry. His practice involves advising clients in relation to all aspects of ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ contentious and non-contentious matters. He has attended casualties worldwide and has particular expertise in oil pollution matters. In addition to shipping litigation, Glover has experience in general commercial advisory work and criminal law and has appeared as an advocate for clients in board of inquiry and court environments.

All those engaged in tanker chartering, whether from an operational, broking or legal perspective, should attend.

Contact: Michele White