2014 Calender

Spring Luncheon 
Friday, April 4, 2014 11:30 am
Battery Park Gardens Restaurant

60th Annual Golf Outing
Tuesday June 3, 2014
Patriot Hills Golf Club 
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Thursday 12 June 2014
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Seventieth Annual Dinner
Friday Oct. 10, 2014

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway (Between 45th & 46th Streets), New York, NY
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Holiday Luncheon
Friday Dec. 5, 2014

Battery Park Gardens Restaurant
Inside Battery Park, Opposite 17 State Street, New York, NY
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MICA Holiday Luncheon Friday Dec. 5, 2014 »

Membership in MICA is open to anyone who is interested in marine claims. There are no charges for membership.

The organization began sometime in 1944 during World War II. The raw materials needed to feed and supply the armed forces were transported to the factories in the United States and Canada that made the goods. The cargoes and vessels were insured. Ordinary losses such as water damage, slackage and non-delivery occurred. The war effort demanded that the vessels keep on operating and that the vessel's officers not be detained from their duties. Cargo claims arose and accumulated. How were these claims to be processed and adjusted without affecting the war effort? Arrangements were made by the steamship claims agents to sit down with their counterparts on the insurance side to work a reasonable solution to settle these claims matters.

Through all the years, MICA has remained true to its purpose - the creation of an atmosphere in which marine claims can be resolved in a reasonable manner by the parties themselves through the development of trust in each other. Please join us.