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Holding the Fort in a Ship's Oil Spill : The Practical Considerations

  • AIAC Bangunan Sulaiman, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin 50000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (map)

In this evening interaction series, speakers will share a brief history of major oil spills, the 1969 and 1971 Conventions framework and thoughts on best legal practices. The event will also cover appropriate oil spill responses, a case study on an oil spill clean-up operation in Malaysia, involving bunker oil. Other areas include preventive measures, elements of preparedness, legislation & regulation, contingency planning, oil spill response equipment and the emerging challenges in oil spill preparedness and response.

Registration Fees
MYR 50.00 (IMSML Members)
MYR 90.00 (Non-Members)

Networking & Tea


Presentation by Capt Amir Murad


Presentation by James David


Question & Answer Session


End of Session



Capt. Amir Murad

Capt. Amir Murad is the General Manager of Petroleum Industry of Malaysia Mutual Aid Group (PIMMAG) and is responsible for the overall management and development. He is responsible directly to the PIMMAG Board of Directors. Prior to joining PIMMAG, he was the Manager of Planning & Business Development of PETRONAS Maritime Services Sdn. Bhd. Capt. Amir Murad is a Master Mariner (Aust.) by profession and academically he holds a Master Marine Affairs, University of Rhode Island, USA. He also possesses a Diploma In Occupational Health & Safety Management (Aust.) and Diploma In International Port Planning & Management (USA).

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James David

With more than 20 years experience in this area of practise he primarily acts on behalf of shipowners, charterers, commodity traders and freight forwarders including instructions from P&I, FD&D, marine cargo, hull and liability insurers. His experience extends to off-shore marine related work and is instructed by oil field operators & contractors and their insurers. His breadth of experience includes casualties and collisions, salvage, general average, bills of lading, charterparty and other disputes involving carriage by sea and offshore operations.


Trishelea Sandosam

Trishelea read law at the University of Manchester. She was called to the bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2010, where she was a recipient of the Hardwicke Scholarship. She is a Senior Associate in Skrine, specialising in the areas of Shipping & Admiralty law and Employment & Industrial Relations law.

Earlier Event: April 25
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