Friday, 30th May 2008
The 2nd Seoul International Maritime Forum on Oil Spill damage Compensation
The Group was invited by the Korean Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs to participate in their second International Forum, the theme of which was "How to efficiently assist compensation for oil pollution damages". Andrew Bardot made a presentation to the forum on the role of the P&I; Clubs in relation to oil pollution damage compensation and participated as a panel speaker. Other presenters included Willem Oosterveen, the Director of the IOPC Funds who gave a presentation on the role of the Funds in compensating oil pollution damage, Jean Serge Rohart, President of the CMI and representatives from France, Spain, Japan and the Philippines who gave presentations on major oil pollution incidents occurring in their national waters.