Colin Gillespie

Colin Gillespie

Mr. Gillespie is the Deputy Director Loss Prevention at The North of England P&I Association Limited. He joined the Club's Loss Prevention Department in November 2006. He is involved in all aspects of North's Loss Prevention activities.

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Cyber risks: Insurance cover and cyber preparedness

While speaking at the recent SAFETY4SEA Cyber Masterclass, Mr. Colin Gillespie, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), The North of England P&I Club, highlighted that the risk of cyber-attacks is a continuing and evolving threat across all industries and sectors. Shipping companies are no exception.

Safety culture and seafarer standards are closely linked

Mr. Colin Gillespie, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention) at North P&I Club discusses the current and future challenges for shipping from the loss prevention perspective, highlighting what is required for keeping the right combination of knowledge, experience and attitude , thus having ‘the Right Crew’ onboard.

Cyber Risk and Marine Insurance : Mind the Gap

The insurance losses and liabilities arising from cyber risks is an increasing area of focus for both shipowners and their insurers, argues Mr. Adrian Durkin, Director (Claims) and Mr. Colin Gillespie, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention) at North P&I Club. 

Retaining the ‘right crew’ onboard

Colin Gillespie, North P&I Club, notes that one of the biggest challenges for the industry is to retain the ‘right crew’ onboard. Mr. Gillespie highlights that safety culture and seafarer standards are closely linked, therefore it is important to keep onboard seafarers with the right ability and attitude, and talks about Club’s initiatives towards that end.

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