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IML Director Professor Mikis Tsimplis delivers Keynote Speach at Wrecks of the World III: Shipwreck Risk Assessment Conference

Published: 13 October 2015
Professor Tsimplis

Today Professor Mikis Tsimplis, Director of the IML, delivered a keynote speech, titled 'Wrecks and Law' at the Wrecks of the World III: Shipwreck Risk Assessment Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Notes for editors

The conference, following up on the Wrecks of the World Conferences held in the US in 2009 and 2011, involved experts from around the world addressing a variety of topics, including:

• Shipwreck risk assessment models

• Environmental effects and monitoring

• Historical and archival research

• In situ inspection methodology

• Salvage technique

• Policy and legislation

• Case study reports

• Responsible authority cooperation

The Wrecks of the World III conference was sponsored by Chalmers University of Technology, University of Gothenburg (School of Business, Economics, and Law), National Technical University o of Athens, American Salvage Association, Swedish Maritime Administration, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management, Lighthouse Swedish Competence Centre, Kustbevakningen (Swedish Coast Guard), Statens Maritima Museer (National Maritime Museums), Syke (Finnish Environment Institute), FOI (Swedish Defence Research Agency), and Environmental Research Consulting.

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