III Announces “Marine Insurance Issues 2003” Seminar on April 28

March 24, 2003

Th American Institute of Marine Underwriters will hold a one-day seminar on issues affecting marine insurance in New York at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on April 28. Among the topics announced for discussion are U.S. port security, containership concerns, and yacht catastrophe management.

“Other presentations will address: p/c and ocean marine capacity, cost of capital and future indications of trends and results; government programs for cargo and the impact of initiatives on insureds, shippers, importers/exporters, terminal operations and ports countrywide; and current off-shore and energy issues from the viewpoint of an underwriter, broker and claims specialist,” said the announcement.

The seminar will cost $295.00 for members of AIMU and $325.00 for non-members, which the bulletin indicated “covers all materials, luncheon, coffee breaks and a reception that evening.” It added that the cost to attend the reception only is $125.00, and that reservations “must be received, with payment, by April 20.”

“Attendees are eligible for continuing education credits as follows: 7 credit hours toward MLA Proctorship status from the Maritime Law Association of the U.S.; 3 credits towards National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS) recertification; and CPCUs will be awarded 7 CPD points under the Continuing Professional Development Program for CPCUs. Applied for New York State agents and brokers continuing education credits,” said the announcement.

For further information or to register for the seminar, please contact AIMU at (212) 233-0550.

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