Hawkins 2022 Webinars: The Marine Series

Our Marine Incidents team have created a series of webinars on how Hawkins investigates a broad range of fires, faults and failures at sea.

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If the date has passed and there is a recording available, the title below will take you straight to the recording. Please feel free to register for as many topics as you like. We look forward to seeing you there.

➡️ UNDERSTANDING SOYBEANS & AGRICULTURAL CARGO CLAIMS

Presented by Jessica Ng on Tuesday 19th April at 9:00AM BST

An overview of the common causes of damage in agricultural cargoes and ways to reduce the likelihood of occurrence.

➡️ THE SCIENCE OF CARGO SELF-HEATING REACTIONS WITHIN SHIPPING CONTAINERS

Presented by Dr Nick Carey on Tuesday 26th April at 9:00AM BST

An overview of self-heating reactions within cargos which are transported in shipping containers and the related misdeclaration of cargo issues.

➡️ THE DANGERS OF CARRYING BLACK GOLD: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HAZARDS OF SHIPPING COAL

Presented by Paul Willis on Thursday 28th April at 9:00AM BST

An introduction to the common issues associated with transporting coal in bulk, including self-heating and the liberation of flammable methane gas. Self-heating can lead to fire, while allowing methane to accumulate can lead to an explosive atmosphere in the hold and adjacent spaces. Early intervention from a Hawkins expert versed in the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code can prevent a minor incident from escalating.

➡️ CONTAINER SHIPS: TAKE TWO

Presented by Ed Hammersley on Tuesday 3rd May at 9:00AM BST

Further causes of fires and explosions on containerships (other than self‑heating), and how to investigate them.

➡️ THE ART OF REMOTE INSPECTION

Presented by Dr Sophie Parsons on Thursday 5th May at 9:00AM BST

The impact of the pandemic on the manner in which marine experts conduct their investigations on behalf of lawyers, P&I, insurers and various other parties. Aside from the joy of travel logistics, tests, and last minute Covid management, this webinar will include some tips on how best to manage casework when a great deal of the groundwork must be done with the help of a local surveyor, when attendance is impossible. Case examples will include the remote management of nickel ore cargo, and the remote management of material/cargo damage on board.

➡️ THE PERENNIAL PROBLEM OF BULK CARGO LIQUEFACTION

Presented by Nico Zurcher, when he returns from an international investigation. DATE TBC

What is liquefaction? Which cargoes pose a risk when carried? And how can that risk be mitigated?

We hope you will attend, and enjoy the presentations.

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