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Skuld Annual General Meeting 7 September 2017

Circular to all members

At the Annual General Meeting of Assuranceforeningen Skuld (Gjensidig) held in Oslo, Norway on 7 September 2017, members and clients received reports on matters of importance to the Association's business and annual elections were held.
 

1. 2016 Financial Year

The Board of Directors' report and the financial statements for the Associations for the year ending 20 February 2017 were approved by the Annual General Meeting.

The Meeting approved of the recommendation of the Skuld Board and Committee to apply a mutual members' credit to the 2017 policy year based on the financial result for 2016.
 

2. Review of Policy Years

2014 Policy Year: The AGM decided to close the 2014 policy year without supplementary calls.

2015 Policy Year: The year will be kept open until 2018.

2016 Policy Year: The year will be kept open until 2019.
 

3. Elections

3.1 Elected members of the Members' Committee of Assuranceforeningen Skuld (Gjensidig)

The members of the Members' Committee are elected at the Annual General Meeting in accordance with statute 1.3.4.

a) The following were elected as new members for a one year period until the Annual General Meeting in 2018:

Gerard E. Patronis
Alcyon Shipping Co Ltd., Athens, Greece

Hans Feringa
Team Tankers, Connecticut, USA

Kemal Bozkurt
U.N. Ro-Ro Isletmeleri, Istanbul, Turkey

Abrahim Zahiri
National Iranian Tanker Company, Teheran, Iran

Eivind Eidesvik
Caiano AS, Bergen, Norway

b) The following was re-elected as President of the Committee for a one-year period until the Annual General Meeting 2018:

Ulrich Niebusch
German Tanker Shipping GmbH & Co., Bremen, Germany

c) The following was re-elected as Vice President of the Committee for a one-year period until the Annual General Meeting 2018:

Odd-Christian Krohn
Fred. Olsen Insurance Services AS, Oslo, Norway

d) The following resigned from the Members' Committee:

Sedat Gümüşoğlu
U.N Ro-Ro Isletmeleri A.S, Istanbul, Turkey

Han Jun
China Shipping Tanker Company, Shanghai, China

Jacob Meldgaard
Torm A/S, Hellerup, Denmark

Tan Chin Hee
Pacific Carriers Ltd, Singapore

(Erik Hånell was elected to the Bermuda Board 9 June 2017.)

e) After the election, the Committee comprises:

Ulrich Niebusch (President)
German Tanker Shipping GmbH & Co, KG, Bremen, Germany

Odd-Christian Krohn (Vice President)
Fred. Olsen Insurance Services AS, Oslo, Norway

Achim Boehme
Lomar Shipping, Bremen, Germany

Kemal Bozkurt
U.N. Ro-Ro Isletmeleri, Istanbul, Turkey

Eivind Eidesvik
Caiano AS, Bergen, Norway

Guy-Louis Fages
Total, Paris, France

Hans Feringa
Team Tankers, Connecticut, USA

Øistein Dahl
Golar, Oslo, Norway

Roberto Giorgi
Fraser Yachts, Monaco

Gong Xiqian
China P&I Management, Beijing, China

Eivind Holte
Saga Shipholding (Norway) AS, Nøtterøy, Norway

Michael Ippich
Hartmann Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, Leer, Germany

Mark Jansen
Seatrade Holding, Groningen, The Netherlands

Gökhan Kiran
Kiran Holding A.S., Istanbul, Turkey

Jan van der Laan
Feederlines BV, Groningen, The Netherlands

Michael Lai
EMAS, Singapore

Li Hua
Sinotrans Shipping Hong Kong Ltd., Hong Kong

Stefanos D. Michalis
EPIC GAS Ltd. (Diamantis Pateras), Piraeus, Greece

Leon S Patitsas
Atlas Maritime Ltd, Athens, Greece

Gerard E. Patronis
Alcyon Shipping Co Ltd., Athens, Greece

Capt. Peter Raes
Sea-Tankers, Merignac, France

Phil Rundle
Versabar, Inc., Houston, USA

Mikael Skov
Hafnia Tankers, Copenhagen, Denmark

Katy Therapiotis
Ionia Management S.A, Piraeus, Greece

Felix H. Tschudi
Tschudi Aggregates As, Lysaker, Norway

Capt. Xie Chun Lin
China Merchants Energy Shipping Company Limited, Hong Kong

Abrahim Zahiri
National Iranian Tanker Company, Teheran, Iran

 

3.2 Elected Members of the Election Committee of Assuranceforeningen Skuld (Gjensidig)

The members of the Election Committee are elected at the Annual General Meeting in accordance with statute 1.11.1. The Election Committee consists of the President of the Members' Committee and three members elected by the Annual General Meeting.

a) The following members were re-elected for a one year period until the Annual General Meeting in 2018:

Felix H. Tschudi
Eivind Holte

b) The following was elected new member to the Election Committee for a one year period until 2018:

Peter Raes

c) The following member resigned from the Election Committee:

Tan Chin Hee

d) After the elections, the Election Committee comprises:

Ulrich Niebusch (President of the Committee)
Felix H. Tschudi
Eivind Holte
Peter Raes
  

4. Statutes amendments

The following amendment was adopted by the AGM and will take effect from 20 February 2018:

1.8 The Association's elected representatives
1.8.4 No one can hold office at the same time on the Board of Directors and the Members' Committee. No one can be elected or reelected after having attained the age of 70 (previously 67) years unless the Election Committee has recommended that this age limit should not apply to a particular person on the grounds of that person's special expertise. The individual may, however, continue to serve the remainder of the period for which he was elected. 

  

Yours faithfully
Assuranceforeningen Skuld (Gjensidig)

Ståle Hansen
President and CEO