Strait of Hormuz - What's next to safeguard your interest?

Hear it from the experts at Wilhelmsen Ship Management's breakfast seminar on 23 August 2019, Singapore
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Location : Sofitel Singapore City Center, 9 Wallich Street, Singapore, 078885 @Saga Ballroom

Date: Friday, 23 August 2019, Starts 08:30 am till 11:30 am

Safeguard your interest 

The Norwegian Shipowners' Mutual War Risk Association (DNK) will share their intelligence and recent experience as the insurer for 2 vessels involved in the recent attacks. We will discuss best practices on what you can do to safeguard your interest and crew admist the political tension. Join us in this breakfast seminar to hear from the experts and be part of a quorum where you can ask questions that concerns the shipping community. 



Managing Director - Den Norske Krigsforsikring


Svein Ringbakken is the Managing Director of The Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (DNK). He is an attorney and has previously worked as Deputy Managing Director & General Counsel of INTERTANKO. He has been with the DNK since 2004. 



Senior Intelligence & Exercise Advisor - Den Norske Krigsforsikring


Lars Benjamin Vold works as Senior Intelligence and Exercise Advisor at The Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (DNK). Lars served 10 years in the Norwegian Armed Forces before joining DNK three years ago. He is now part of the Intelligence and Operations Centre (IOC), which builds the global Intelligence picture to support decision making amongst DNK’s members (the entire Norwegian merchant fleet) in the short to long term. DNK IOC do this through a professional set-up consisting of an extended source-network and skilled Intelligence analysts. DNK IOC also support our members with Crisis Management if necessary. Lars holds a BSc in Economics.



General Manager - Wilhelmsen Insurance Services


Marthe Romskoug joined Wilhelmsen Insurance Services AS in 1992 and now leads a team of people in Norway and El Salvador handling marine and on-land insurances (global non-marine insurance programs with local policies) for external and internal customers. Marthe is also the Chairman of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association’s Insurance Committee, member of ISC's Insurance Committee and Deputy board member of DNK.


Vice President - Risk Management & Systems, Wilhelmsen Ship Management


Christina Cheh has been with the Wilhelmsen Group for close to 17 years. Christina’s sailing experiences before coming on shore provides insight to operate and manage ships with HSEQ excellence. She is also one of the key person to bring digitalization into ship/shore reporting processes.


08:30 Registration
08:40 Networking and breakfast buffet
09:25  Welcome message by Carl Schou 

Security situation in general and particularly in the Arabian Gulf

Lesson learnt in the recent attacks

Q&A session


By Marthe Romskoug, Svein Ringbakken and Lars Vold


Operational best practice to safeguard onwers and crew interest

Q&A Session


By Christina Cheh

11.00 Closing remarks by Carl Schou
  Breakfast and networking continues

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