JTJB News June 2015

6 June 2015



JTJB held its Eastern Maritime Seminar on Thursday 18th June 2015. The JTJB Eastern Maritime Seminar is part of an inaugural event consisting of a series of 2 Seminars organized by the firm for companies in the Eastern and Western offshore and maritime hubs of Singapore.

JTJB’s Deputy Managing Partner, John Sze spoke on Casualty Management, Preservation and Collection of Evidence followed by Senior Associate, Siva Balakrishnan on Charterparties while JTJB’s Managing Partner, K Murali Pany discussed the topic of Laycan, Laytime, Demurrage, Detention and Despatch.

We were also pleased to have Mr. Neil Macnab, Master Mariner from TMC Marine as our guest speaker who did a presentation on LNG – Incidents, Bunkering, Developments and Risks.

The Seminar ended off with an interactive and lively panel discussion on the topics and other issues relevant to the industry.

The event was well-attended by representatives from various offshore and maritime companies. We would like to thank everyone who attended for their support.

Click here to view photos taken at the seminar.

The JTJB Western Maritime Seminar 2015 will be held in November. Visit our events page to view upcoming events and latest updates.

JTJB’s Shipping & Admiralty Practice Group is one of the most experienced shipping practices in Asia, and is a key area of practice at our firm. For more information on the above topics discussed at the seminar, please contact K Murali Pany at Murali@jtjb.com or John Sze at Johnsze@jtjb.com.

More Than Just A Law Firm

Our relationship with our clients does not end with the close of a deal or the conclusion of a case. We look to enhance that relationship and provide value beyond just legal services. Utilising our store of knowledge and experience as well as our extensive contact base, JTJB holds exclusive training and networking events for our clients. The firm’s Partners also speak at conferences and seminars organized by other bodies and institutions.


We conduct practical seminars on topics relevant to our clients’ business. These seminars are conducted at our and our clients’ offices.


We hold boutique events to enable our clients to network and make new contacts in an enjoyable environment



3rd: SCCA Lunchtime Seminar on Companies Act Developments – (Speaker: Florence Goh, JTJB Partner)

9th: 3 Day Course on How effective are ROT clauses in securing a bunker supplier? – (Speaker: Danny Chua, JTJB Senior Partner)

23rd: JTJB Seminar on ASEAN Economic Community – (Speaker: Walter Ferix, JTJB Senior Associate)

31st: 7th Bunkering in Asia – Post Conference Workshop on the topics “Does ROT Extinguish when Bunkers are Consumed?” and “Protective Clauses in Bunker Contracts” (Speakers: Danny Chua, JTJB Senior Partner and K Murali Pany, JTJB Managing Partner)

31st: JTJB Cup 2015


September    –  ADVOC Business Conference, Bali (14 – 15 September 2015)
October        –  ADVOC Maritime Conference 2015
November     –  JTJB Western Maritime Seminar 2015
December     –  JTJB Go Kart Challenge 2015

*The events dates are to be confirmed and subject to change.

For more information about these events, please contact us at news@jtjb.com.