Gift Presentation Marks LOF Century

Witte (left) and Lord Peter Levene following he unveiling of the gift.
Industry Database

Arnold Witte, president of the International Salvage Union presented Lord Peter Levene, chairman of Lloyd’ s with a gift from the salvage industry to mark the centenary of Lloyd’ s Form, the world’ s most frequently used form of marine salvage agreement.

The presentation was made on 31 March 31 at Lloyd’s of London. The gift is a ship’s wheel clock-barometer of around 1890. It carries an inscription recording the centenary of Lloyd’s Form, introduced in 1908.The ship’s wheel clock-barometer has double gilt brass and silvered twelve spoked ship’s wheels, set on a revolving capstan, with a finely engraved compass with jewelled bearing mounted on the top.

Latest Press Releases

Damen Marine Components receives steering system contract for SunStone’s fifth Infinity-class 200 pax polar expedition cruise ship

Damen Marine Components (DMC) has received the contract to supply the rudders and steering gear for ... Read more

Damen secures repeat order from B.C. Ferry Services

BC Ferries has awarded Damen Shipyards Group with a repeat order of four additional Damen Road Ferri... Read more

Concordia Damen wins Ship of the Year

Inland shipping vessel Sendo Liner, built by Concordia Damen, has won the prestigious KNVTS Ship of ... Read more

Innovative Damen-built vessel named in Scheveningen ceremony

On 1st November 2019, the latest Damen Shipyards Group fishing vessel, constructed at Damen Maaskant... Read more

Handover celebration for thirteen Damen tugs

Cutting-edge Damen tugs will serve partnership between Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping and General Company... Read more

View all