Back by popular demand!

By popular demand from across the industry, LOC Group will be hosting the 3rd edition of the Asian Marine Casualty Forum (AMCF) in Singapore on 11 & 12 April 2019 at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore Expo & Convention Centre.  The theme will be “Marine casualties in the 21st century – is the industry coping?”

AMCF is truly an industry event which is arranged by and for the industry, with an attendance of over 400 industry professionals expected over the two days.  Key stakeholders in the casualty world have generously sponsored the forum. This unique approach enables invited delegates to hear from the world’s leading specialists without any charge and brings together the very best from around the globe to discuss and debate topics in vogue and which govern the direction of casualty solutions and management.

AMCF has become a cornerstone event of Singapore Maritime Week and is widely recognised as the best of its kind.  Be sure to keep the dates free and request an invitation now!

Our Speakers

Captain Jiang Alvin


Deputy Director of Safety, Security & Environment

Bas Wiebe


General Manager

Mohd Fairoz Rozali

Marine Department Malaysia

Senior Principal Assistant Director - Safety, Security & Environment Division (Policy & Planning)

Alex Macinnes

Tatham Macinnes LLP

Solicitor and a Founding Partner

Renny VanderVelde

Maritime New Zealand

Group Manager Maritime Security & Incident Response

Nigel Clifford

Maritime New Zealand

Deputy Director – Safety and Response Services

Mark Loughlin


Salvage Master

Andrew Barron


Solutions Manager

Nigel James

Waves Group

Master Mariner and Director

Andrew G Moran QC

Commercial Arbitrator

Naomi Luckett

TMC Marine


Roger King

TMC Marine

Master Mariner and Director

Dughall Aitken

Spica Group of Companies

Chief Executive

Mauricio Garrido

T&T Salvage


Jamie Taylor

Steamship P&I Management (Singapore) Pte.Ltd.


Jacob Terling

European Commission Maritime Safety Unit

Principle Administrator

Roger Evans FNI

International Salvage Union

Secretary General

Dr. Sebastian Norager



Captain Mike Meade

M3 Marine Group pte Ltd


Mats Segolson


Vice President and Head of Claims

Mike Ritter


Senior Associate

Cedric Declercq


Practice Leader, Claims Manager, APAC Global Lines

Andreas Brachel

Gard AS

Vice President – Head of Environmental Claims

Dr Annabelle Nicolas-Kopec

ITOPF Limited

Senior Technical Adviser

Douglas Martin

SMIT Salvage Americas LLC


Ian Barr

A.Bilbrough & Co Ltd – The London P&I Club


Belinda Koh

Anchor Risk Services

Regional Logistics Risk Manager

Tony Goldsmith

Hill Dickinson LLP

Partner and Master Mariner

Tim Fuller

Britannia P&I


Stephen Harper

BW Group

Head of Legal, Shipping

Sam Kendall-Marsden

The Standard Club

Director of Claims

Paul Smit

The Shipowners’ Club

Head of Claims

Martin Hall

Clyde & Co

Head of Marine Casualty

Leendert Muller

Multraship Towage & Salvage

Managing Director

Charo Coll

President of ISU

General Manager of Boluda Corporación Marítima

Jeremy Russell QC

Lloyds Salvage Appeal Arbitrator

Brendon Hawley

Wilhelmsen Singapore

Global Head of Safety & Compliance

Fokko Ringersma

RSC bv Salvage Consultants


Grant Hunter


Head of Contracts and Clauses

Harry Hirst

Ince & Co

Partner and Master Mariner

Hugh Shaw OBE

IMO Technical Advisor

Former UK Secretary of State’s Representative(SOSREP) for Maritime Salvage

Ian MacLean

Hill Dickinson

Partner & Master Mariner

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