MANAGING YOUR RISKS IN BULK SOLIDS MARINE TRANSPORT:
A TECHNICAL BRIEFING ON THE IMPACT OF LEGISLATIVE CHANGES
Minton Treharne & Davies (MTD) provide scientific consultancy, surveying and testing services to industry. We specialize in the forensic investigations and mitigation of incidents and claims. If you have a technical hazard that requires identification or technical ways of dealing with the matter, we may well be in a position to assist. As part of this work we provide seminars and training of imminent changes that may affect industry. MTD Australia is proud to present a seminar on the legislative changes occurring to the shipping of Bulk Solids.
IRON ORE FINES – IMSBC Code – New Schedule: The requirement for transport of iron ore fines by sea is changing. The IMO through the IMSBC Code will be issuing a new schedule for iron ore fines. How does this affect the carriage of iron ore fines?
MARPOL ANNEX 5 – The IMSBC Code now includes aspects of MARPOL Annex 5. Further requirements are due in 2015. How does this affect the carriage of bulk solids?
Topics and speakers are:
The liquefaction of bulk solids during transport at sea
Eur Ing Dr Patrick Cook CEng, PE (Int) MIMMM, MIFE, MIEEE, MIAAI, PhD, MSc , BSc. Patrick is the Resident Director of MTD Australia. (www.mtdaus.com). He has extensive forensic science and engineering experience. Part of Patrick’s expertise involves matters relating to the IMSBC Code and in this instance specifically regarding the liquefaction of bulk solids during transport at sea.
The imminent changes to MARPOL Annex 5
Dr Jonathan Bound, PhD, MSci, ARCS, DIC, MIEnvSc. Jonathan is based in London and is a chemist. Part of his expertise is dealing with environmental matters including hazardous waste disposal, the degradation of pharmaceuticals during wastewater treatment. Jonathan has also supervised the decontamination and disposal of containers and their contents
Incidents and claims’ case studies
Richard Minton, MChem (Oxon), MRSC, GradEI. Richard is a Director of MTD Australia and is a chemist based in our Cardiff Office. He has particular experience in petroleum and chemical contamination claims, and regularly presents to clients and industry on best practice for the forensic investigation of incidents and claims.
Recent developments from a legal perspective, the Australian and international context. Various maritime scenarios
Ms Hazel Brasington, Partner Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW). Ms Brasington advises and acts in contentious and non-contentious matters including charter parties, commercial shipping, trade finance, commodities contracts, resources and logistics projects and marine, export finance and general insurance. Hazel Brasington’s in-depth knowledge of Australian commodities operations and markets allied with international qualifications and experience are valued and relied on by clients across the sector. In addition to high value cross-border disputes she regularly advises on regulatory and compliance issues under domestic and international law.