Appointment of new president & secretariat move to London

The Founding Members of the International Maritime Conciliation and Mediation Panel (IMCAM) from 24 different countries, spanning 5 continents, have elected David Taylor to be their next President. He succeeds the Panel’s Founder, José Maria Alcántara.

José Maria Alcántara – a very well recognised Spanish maritime lawyer – founded IMCAM in October 2006. There are now 40 panel Members all of whom are senior, experienced and respected figures in the global Maritime industry.

David Taylor is an experienced Mediator and maritime lawyer with extensive connections to Marine Insurers, Average Adjusters and the Legal community. He is also the Special Advisor to the International Underwriting Association (IUA). He is supported by vice presidents Dr Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard, Chairman of the London Shipping Law Centre – Maritime Business Forum, and Jonathan Lux a senior partner at Ince and Co.

IMCAM provides Dispute Resolution Services and Conciliation services to Insurers, Owners and Operators, Salvors and Supply Contractors as well as Classification Societies, Shipyards, Governmental Bodies, Port Authorities, Maritime Lawyers and participants in the Shipping Industry.

The IMCAM Secretariat is moving from Madrid to London and will be provided by RTI Ltd which also hosts LSLC – Maritime Business Forum.

For further information please contact:

IMCAM Secretariat
c/o Mara Estefani
International House
1 St Katharine’s Way
London E1W 1UN

Tel: +44 20 7063 9724
Fax: +44 20 7481 2149