BTA Annual Safety Seminar 2018

  • Published: 5th July 2018
  • Last updated: 24th October 2018
  • Start date: 8 Nov 2018
  • End date: 8 Nov 2018
  • Start time: 9 a.m.
  • End time: 4 p.m.

Address:
30 Park Street
London
SE1 9EQ
UK

The British Tugowners Association will hold their annual full day safety seminar on Thursday 8 November 2018, at the UK Chamber of Shipping, London. 

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

The Summary Report of the 2017 Safety Seminar, held at the Northern Lighthouse Board, can be accessed below. 

Outline Programme:


  • 0915 Registration, Tea & Coffee
  • 0940 - Welcome & Introduction - Nick Dorman, BTA Chairman, Targe Towing
  • 1000 - UK Chamber Safety Culture - Fena Boyle, UK Chamber of Shipping
  • 1015 - A review of P&I - Carri Woodburn, Shipowners P&I
  • 1100 - The pilot’s view, "Situational Awareness" - Don Cockrill, UKMPA
  • 1145 Refreshment Break
  • 1200 - Accident Investigation & Lessons Learned - Andy Moll, MAIB
  • 1250 - BTA Safety Statistics 2017 - Scott Baker, Svitzer Marine
  • 1315 Lunch
  • 1400 - Making Safety Discretionary - James Pomeroy, Lloyds Register
  • 1510 - Open discussions - All
  • 1530 Close

All involved in harbour towage and pilotage are are strongly encouraged to save the date for this important event. Attendance is free for BTA and Chamber members along with invited guests, whilst non-members are welcome to attend for a charge. 


If you have any queries or questions please get in touch with the BTA Secretary, Robert Merrylees via email or on 0207 417 2843


The seminar is kindly sponsored by Lloyds Register