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TSG Presence at Panama Maritime XI Conference & Exhibition - 2013 Mar 04

Mr. George A. Tsavliris was invited to speak at the eleventh Panama Maritime World Conference & Exhibition, that took place at the Megapolis Convention Center in Panama City, from the 27th of February to the 1st of March, 2013.


Mr. Tsavliris took to the stage on Thursday 28th February to discuss "Salvage and Associated Environmental Risks". In his speech, Mr. Tsavliris reviewed the background of the LOF Contract and current salvage system, incorporating the 1910 Salvage Convention, the 1989 Salvage Convention, the LOF 2011 Contract and SCOPIC. These topics were covered to support professional salvors current efforts to update the system. The aim is to provide for the assessment of an award which recognizes the salvors efforts in avoiding or minimizing damage to the environment and the liability contingent thereto – "Environmental and Liability Salvage".


The Panama Maritime World Conference & Exhibition is a hugely successful event with prominent shipping personalities attending from all over the world. Mr. Tsavliris was honoured to be invited to be part of this event.