The second run of the MKSS in 2018 focused on the topic of Broadening Exposure in Marine Liability. Invited speakers included Ms Alicia Leong, Marine Liability Underwriter from Munich Re Syndicate Singapore Pte Ltd, Mr Nicholas Mavrias, Senior Claims Executive with Charles Taylor Mutual Management (Asia) Pte Ltd, and Mr Richard Kuek, Legal Consultant to Gurbani and Co LLC.
Ms Leong introduced the various classes of Marine Liabilities such as Transport Operators, Terminal Operators and Marine P&I, and a brief overview of the coverages and exclusions and types of services covered under the respective classes. Mr Mavrias’ presentation on emerging technologies in shipping and P&I cover, assessed the relevant risks of these new developments and how these can impact P&I covers, and how the covers would respond. A panel discussion followed thereafter, with Mr Richard Kuek, legal consultant to Gurbani & Co., as the moderator.