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BTA Annual Safety Seminar | 16 November 2023 | Register Now

In person safety culture conference
Thursday 16th November 2023
In person safety culture conference
09:00 - 17:00
Tug pulling a cargo ship
Insurance Hall, 20-21 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HY

The Annual Safety Seminar of the British Tugowners Association will take place on Thursday 16 November 2023 at Insurance Hall, London.

The BTA is pleased to announce the theme and confirmed speakers for the 2023 Annual Safety Seminar. 

The all-day Seminar will take place on Thursday 16 November at Insurance Hall in London, with an overarching theme of Operational & Practical Safety.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Andrew Moll - Chief Inspector, Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  • Rob Shearer & Ian Grainger - Shipowners P&I
  • Chris Hoyle - Marine Pilot, UK MPA
  • Kalvin Baugh - Ports & VTS Manager, Maritime & Coastguard Agency
  • Peter Farthing - CEO, Sensor Technologies Ltd
  • Phil Thompson - Director, BMT Global
  • James Evans - UK HSEQ Manager, Boluda Towage Europe

The Seminar will examine recent incidents, discuss accident prevention, and hear from tug experts, insurers and investigators. With an audience of tug masters, pilots, marine superintendents, P&I clubs, lawyers, workboat crew, harbour masters and others, the aim is to inform, discuss and share best practice.

The day will run from 0900-1600 with lunch and refreshments provided

All involved in harbour towage and pilotage are strongly encouraged to save the date for this important event. Attendance is free for members of the BTA, Chamber, PSS, UKMPA and UKHMA, Workboat Association along with invited guests. Non-members are welcome to join the day for £200.00.

An informal private supper will be held the night before in London for BTA members and invited guests. For those travelling up the day before and wish to join, please contact Robert Merrylees.

Location: The Insurance Hall, Insurance Hall, 20-21 Aldermanbury, near the Guildhall, London, EC2V 7HY

Accommodation: For alternative budgets, live availability at nearby hotels please check our hotelmap link: https://HotelMap.com/MNADW

Travel: Nearest tube stations are Moorgate, Bank, Liverpool St & Cannon Street