Updated Week 14 – 2021

 

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INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P & I CLUBS

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Safety animation to help prevent the loss of life in enclosed spaces onboard ships

Link

03/03/21

Looking back at 2020 and forward to 2021

Link

27/01/21

The International Group reports on claims arising from incidents involving vessels under pilotage – liabilities exceeding US$1.8bn

Link

18/12/20

The International Group Pooling and GXL Reinsurance contract structure for 2021 have now been finalised

Link

18/12/20

Meetings (remote) of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds - International Group attendance

Link

09/12/20

AMERICAN STEAMSHIP OWNERS MUTUAL PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION, INC (THE AMERICAN CLUB)

 

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Loss Prevention: Ship Anchoring and Mooring Considerations in US Rivers During High Water Conditions

Link

31/03/21

Electronic Shipping Solutions: Bolero International Ltd, E-title Authority Pte Ltd, Global Share S.A. (Edoxonline Platform) Wave (Wave Application) and Tradelens (Tradelens EBL)

Link

29/03/21

Management News

Link

09/03/21

Pre-employment Medical Examinations (PEME) and COVID-19 - an Update

Link

01/03/21

Venezuela Sanctions - Venezuela Maritime Authority

Link

09/02/21

Management News

Link

03/02/21

Pre-employment Medical Examinations (PEME) and Covid-19: An Update

Link

15/01/21

Cover for War and Terrorism Risks, and Cover in Respect of Biological and Bio-chemical Weapons - 2021 Policy Year

Link

06/01/21

Changes to the Rules of the Association for the 2021 Policy Year

Link

22/12/20

Currents - The American Club's In-house Newsletter

Link

21/12/20

International Group Reinsurance Arrangements for 2021

Link

18/12/20

California: Increased Criminal Penalties for Oil Spill-related Offenses

Link

02/12/20

Alerts

Title

Source

Date Published

COVID-19: Industry Guidance on Vaccination of Seafarers

Link

30/03/21

People's Republic of China (PRC): Prohibition of the Carriage of Highly Toxic Chemicals in the PRC's Yangtze River Basin

Link

29/03/21

COVID-19 New US Coast Guard Requirements for Wearing Masks

Link

25/03/21

International Chamber of Shipping and Others Publish New Guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Issues

Link

24/03/21

Email Scam Warning

Link

05/03/21

Loss Prevention: International Group of P&I Clubs Launches Enclosed Space Entry Safety Animation

Link

05/03/21

Piracy and Armed Robbery - 2020 Maritime Piracy Trends Report

Link

24/02/21

Piracy and Armed Robbery: Guidance for Security Threats in the Gulf of Guinea

Link

08/02/21

Maritime Security: International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) Bridge Reference Card Update

Link

05/02/21

INTERTANKO: Updated Guidance on Crew Welfare Management and Mental Wellness

Link

15/01/21

Maritime Security: Updated Guidance for Vessels Operating in the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden and Red Sea

Link

14/01/21

Maritime Industry Group Publishes New and Improved Cyber Security Guidelines

Link

23/12/20

Amendments to California Marine Invasive Species Program (MISP)

Link

12/04/20

GARD

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

29/03/21

Small Craft customers - Coronavirus Exclusion Clause, Cyber Endorsement and special extension of cover for Covid-19 risks

Link

11/02/21

United States Sanctions on Venezuela

Link

09/02/21

Fixed premium P&I covers reinsured outside the International Group’s Pooling Agreement - special extension of cover for Covid-19 risks

Link

14/01/21

Amendments to Rules 2021

Link

12/01/21

Reinsurance arrangements for the 2021 policy year arranged through the International Group of P&I Clubs – special P&I war risks cover

Link

22/12/20

US Oil Pollution California - Increased criminal penalties for oil spill related offences

Link

03/12/20

Updates and Alerts

Title

Source

Date Published

Beware of Indonesia's immigration law

Link

17/03/21

There is never a wrong time to revisit your enclosed space entry procedures

Link

02/03/21

‘Bridge Cards’ for use in high-risk areas

Link

10/02/21

Maritime piracy hotspots persist during 2020

Link

28/01/21

Senegal steps up immigration and customs controls

Link

18/01/21

Maritime security recommendations for operations in the Persian Gulf

Link

07/01/21

US MARAD updates its Red Sea/Gulf of Aden security warning

Link

21/12/20

Loading soya beans in Brazil – practical guidance

Link

16/12/20

SKULD

 

Circulars and News (except Club Press Releases)

Title

Source

Date Published

Electronic (Paperless) Trading: TradeLens (TradeLens eBL)

Link

29/03/21

Implied indemnities 3: Charterers’ obligation to employ competent stevedores

Link

25/03/21

Implied indemnities 2: ‘As presented’

Link

18/03/21

Implied indemnities 1: Unsafe ports

Link

11/03/21

Nigeria: Guidance on contracting government security forces

Link

09/03/21

Libya: Port situation update

Link

04/03/21

IG P&I launches safety animation

Link

03/03/21

Sanctions clause for container vessel time charter parties 2021

Link

02/03/21

Pakistan: Shortage claims

Link

25/02/21

Bunker disputes and shipboard fuel treatment

Link

10/02/21

Venezuela: United States sanctions

Link

09/02/21

Brazil: Delay in soybean harvesting

Link

05/02/21

US Maritime (US MARAD) updates its Gulf of Guinea, Red Sea/Gulf of Aden and Persian Gulf security advisories

Link

19/01/21

Cyber risks

Link

14/01/21

Dakar, Senegal: Recent developments in respect of fines and taxes

Link

08/01/21

Turkey: Pollution fines and criminal proceedings 2021

Link

06/01/21

Possession order in light of the Megacore Honami

Link

21/12/20

Indian law: Personal injury / disability claims

Link

17/12/20

THE BRITANNIA STEAMSHIP INSURANCE ASSOCIATION LTD

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Surveillance Operations on Ships Anchoring Illegally in Malaysian Territorial Waters

Link

01/04/21

BSafe Incident Case Study 05: Double Fatality Resulting from Enclosed Space Entry

Link

30/03/21

Module 2: Help in a Crisis

Link

29/03/21

Help for Crew Changes

Link

25/03/21

Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM)

Link

15/03/21

BSafe Incident Case Study 04: Death of Electrician due to Electrocution

Link

27/02/21

Britannia P&I Supports Sailors’ Society Wellness at Sea Awareness Campaign

Link

26/02/21

Module 1: Introduction to Wellness at Sea

Link

25/02/21

Guidance on the Carriage Of Coal

Link

23/02/21

Argentina: Bunkering Off La Plata, Buenos Aires – Update

Link

23/02/21

Brazil: Delays Loading Soybean

Link

12/02/21

US: Wearing Face Masks Compulsory in US Ports

Link

12/02/21

Piracy: Gulf of Guinea Warning

Link

09/02/21

New Guidelines for Returning Overseas Filipinos Workers (OFW)

Link

02/02/21

BSafe Incident Case Study 03: Lone Watchkeeping Grounding at Night

Link

31/01/21

Singapore: Latest Crew Change Regulations

Link

28/01/21

USA: Amended COVID-19 Entry Requirements

Link

28/01/21

Panama Canal: New Pollution Prevention Requirements

Link

28/01/21

Britannia Rule Books

Link

28/01/21

FD&D and Fixed Premium Covers – Cyber and COVID-19 Exclusions

Link

20/01/21

Transport Canada to Enforce MLC 2006 Seafarer Repatriation Provisions

Link

18/01/21

Industry Update Following Security Incident in the Persian Gulf

Link

18/01/21

Alterations of Rules of Class 3 (P&I) and Class 6 (FD&D)

Link

15/01/21

Alterations of Rules of Class 3 (P&I) and Class 6 (FD&D) Britannia Europe

Link

15/01/21

Argentina: River Navigation Regulations

Link

15/01/21

Brexit: Legal Requirement for the Sharing of Members’ Data

Link

15/01/21

Argentina: Bunkering off La Plata, Buenos Aires

Link

15/01/21

China: Ice Conditions

Link

15/01/21

Ivory Coast: Stowaway Searches Compulsory

Link

15/01/21

Britannia Loss Prevention Webinar 28 January 2021

Link

13/01/21

Brazil: Seafarer Immigration Requirements – ILO Convention 185

Link

08/01/21

COVID-19 – Update Re Crew Sailing in International Waters Applying for Urgent Medical Treatment in Taiwan

Link

24/12/20

BSafe Incident Case Study 02: Fatal Fall from a Ladder

Link

23/12/20

Temporary Flexibilisation on Migratory Rules for Seafarers

Link

22/12/20

International Group (IG) Pooling and GXL Reinsurance Contract Structure for 2021

Link

22/12/20

Azov Sea – Ice Condition Regulations

Link

11/12/20

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Alterations of Rules of Class 3 (P&I) And Class 6 (FD&D)

Link

15/01/21

Alterations of Rules of Class 3 (P&I) And Class 6 (FD&D) Britannia Europe

Link

15/01/21

US Oil Pollution California Increased Criminal Penalties for Oil Spill Related Offences

Link

09/10/20

THE JAPAN SHIP OWNERS’ MUTUAL PROTECTION & INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

20-025

Electronic (Paperless) TradingApproval of TradeLens

Link

29/03/21

20-024

The International Group of P&I Clubs launches a safety animation to help prevent the loss of life in enclosed spaces on board ships

Link

04/03/21

20-023

United States Sanctions on Venezuela

Link

09/02/21

20-022

Alterations to the Rules of the Association

Link

01/02/21

20-021

Special Clauses for Marine Cyber Risks and Coronavirus

Link

25/01/21

20-020

Nord Stream 2 and TurkStreamUpdate on New US Sanctions (No.2)

Link

14/01/21

20-019

International Group Reinsurance Programme for 2021/22 Policy Year

Link

21/12/20

20-018

US Oil Pollution California – Increased criminal penalties for oil spill related offences (No.2)

Link

03/12/20

News

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

1117

Stownet fishing season in Bisan Seto 2021The expected navigable water area in the traffic lane during the peak season

Link

26/03/21

1116

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.101

Link

26/03/21

1115

MyanmarThe Port Situation (No.3)

Link

17/03/21

1114

US and CanadaAsian Gypsy Moth (AGM)2021 Flying Season Starts

Link

17/03/21

1113

Avoiding the risks of drug smuggling

Link

26/02/21

1112

MyanmarThe Port Situation (No.2)

Link

17/02/21

1111

ArgentinaWash damage and speed regulation, River Plate and Parana River

Link

12/02/21

1110

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.100

Link

10/02/21

1109

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)Enhanced Quarantine Measures in Korea (No.7)

Link

08/02/21

1108

MyanmarThe Port Situation

Link

03/02/21

1107

Risks arising from cargo delivery without production of original Bills of Lading

Link

25/01/21

1106

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)Enhanced Quarantine Measures in Korea (No.6)

Link

15/01/21

1105

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Enhanced Quarantine Measures in Korea (No.5)

Link

08/01/21

1104

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.99

Link

08/01/21

1103

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)Enhanced Quarantine Measures in Korea (No.4)

Link

28/12/20

1102

Ice condition at Ukrainian ports 2020-2021

Link

28/12/20

1101

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.98

Link

01/12/20

THE LONDON STEAM-SHIP OWNERS’ MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION LTD (London P&I Club)

 

Circulars and Bulletins

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

5.593

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

29/03/21

5.592

United States Sanctions on Venezuela

Link

12/02/21

5.591

2021/2022 - Policy Year arrangements

Link

05/02/21

5.590

Rule Changes – Class 5

Link

18/01/21

5.589

Class 5 (P&I) and Class 8 (FD&D) – 2021/22 Renewal & Open Policy Years

Link

20/11/20

North

 

Circulars (excluding Club News)

Title

Source

Date Published

North's 2021/22 Rule Books and List of Correspondents

Link

18/02/21

Class War Risks - Renewals 2021/2022

Class War Risks - Renewals 2021/2022

Link

16/02/21

Policy Year 2021 - Renewal

Link

10/02/21

United States Sanctions on Venezuela

Link

09/02/21

James Tyrrell Confirmed as North's New Chair of the Board

Link

04/02/21

Annual General Meeting of the North of England Mutual Insurance Association (Bermuda) Limited (“NEMIA”)

Link

21/01/21

Policy Year 2021/22

Policy Year 2021/22

Link

12/01/21

Policy Year 2021 - Renewal

Policy Year 2021 - Renewal

Link

18/12/20

The Carriage of Steel Cargoes

Link

15/12/20

Industry News

Title

Source

Date Published

COVID-19: Coronavirus Outbreak – Impact on Shipping *Update*

Link

06/04/21

Malaysia Targets Anchoring Vessels with ‘Operation Jangkar Haram’

Link

31/03/21

No Scrubs: Countries and Ports where Restrictions on EGCS Discharges Apply

Link

29/03/21

Pilots Take Action Against Non-Compliant Boarding Arrangements

Link

26/03/21

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

17/03/21

California OGV Fuel Regulation

Link

11/03/21

Ban on Transportation of Highly Toxic Chemicals in the Yangtze River Basin

Link

11/03/21

Stop, Think, Stay Alive: International Group Animation on Enclosed Spaces

Link

10/03/21

Myanmar – Military Coup *Update*

Link

02/03/21

IMO Publishes Review of 2020 Marine Fuels Quality

Link

25/02/21

Mississippi River Seasonal Height and Current Increases *Update*

Link

25/02/21

Vietnamese Custom Rules on Limestone Resulting in Detentions

Link

25/02/21

Risk of Delays and Cargo Quality Issues from Late Soyabean Harvest in Brazil

Link

10/02/21

Argentina Targets Speeding Vessels

Link

08/02/21

Update - US Sanctions – Nordstream 2 and Turkstream

Link

14/01/21

Arab States Re-open Sea Borders with Qatar

Link

11/01/21

California Ballast Water Reporting Requirements

Link

04/01/21

Stowaway Search Requirements in Abidjan

Link

31/12/20

United States Coast Guard Issue New Port Security Advisory

Link

30/12/20

Turkey Pollution Fines 2021

Link

29/12/20

Caution on Malaysian Clay Cargoes

Link

24/12/20

New Year 2021 – New Regulations

Link

24/12/20

Cyber Risks and PSC Inspections

Link

23/12/20

The 2018 MLC Amendments Enter into Force

Link

21/12/20

Nickel Ore Mine Uncertainty Raises Tensions in New Caledonia

Link

17/12/20

THE SHIPOWNERS’ MUTUTAL PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION (LUXEMBOURG) (SHIPOWNERS’ CLUB)

 

News, Bulletins and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Milly Brooks: What can Owners claim against a voyage Charterer who exceeds the permitted laytime?

Link

01/04/21

IG Circular: Update on Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

29/03/21

Precautions during LNG bunkering operations

Link

24/03/21

The International Group of P&I Clubs launches a safety animation to help prevent the loss of life in enclosed spaces on board ships

Link

03/03/21

A Shipowners’ liability under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006

Link

26/02/21

Club Rules 2021

Link

19/02/21

A note from the Chairman

Link

12/02/21

IG Circular: United States sanctions on Venezuela

Link

09/02/21

Turkey: Revised pollution fines 2021

Link

05/02/21

Small investments can make a tangible difference to the lives of seafarers as revealed in latest Seafarers Happiness Index

Link

27/01/21

Precautions and Safety Measures To Assist In Mitigating Drug Trafficking on Board Ships

Link

18/01/21

EGM 12 January 2021 Minutes

Link

13/01/21

Russian Sanctions: United States Congress Passes Amendments on PEESA Targeting Nord Stream 2 and Turkstream Pipelines

Link

12/01/21

Fender Marine AS to offer P&I product to small Scandinavian vessels through a delegated underwriting agreement with the Shipowners’ Club

Link

07/01/21

Offshore Liability Insurance Policy 2021 – Basic: changes with explanations

Link

09/12/20

THE STANDARD CLUB LTD

 

News and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

News: Handling stowaway incidents

Link

08/04/21

News: Insecurity in Mozambique

Link

07/04/21

News: Singapore Crew Change Enhancements and Guidebook

Link

06/04/21

News: Alaska Alternative Planning Criteria Administrator Merger

Link

06/04/21

News: China allows importation of recyclable metals that meet relevant national standards

Link

06/04/21

News: Brazil congestion boosts bulk freight rates

Link

06/04/21

News: Malaysian Ship Detentions - 'Operation Jangkar Haram' by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency

Link

01/04/21

News: INTERCARGO urges world leaders to ensure that seafarers are designated as key workers and have access to a prioritised vaccination programme

Link

01/04/21

Article: MV EVER GIVEN - Suez Canal Grounding - Member Alert

Link

31/03/21

News: Tokyo MOU releases CIC report on Emergency Systems and Procedures

Link

29/03/21

News: OCIMF updates the Guidelines for Transiting the Turkish Straits

Link

29/03/21

News: UN Agencies Call for Seafarer Covid Vaccination Priority

Link

29/03/21

Circular: 29 March 2021, Standard Club circular - Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

29/03/21

Article: IMO 2020 and beyond: Review of marine fuels quality

Link

26/03/21

Press release: Standard Club Hires Leading US Attorney for NY General Counsel Role

Link

25/03/21

Press Article: Stacking up the risks

Link

25/03/21

News: Suez Canal blocked - traffic jam growing by the hour

Link

25/03/21

Press Article: Underwriters prepare as Ever Given claims start to roll in

Link

25/03/21

News: Industry guidance on vaccination of seafarers

Link

24/03/21

Press Article: Standard Club’s new guides tackle key loss prevention challenges

Link

23/03/21

Article: Sea cargo charter

Link

22/03/21

News: COVID-19 – US pledges support to facilitate crew changes and achieving key worker designation for seafarers

Link

19/03/21

Article: The Inter-Club Agreement

Link

17/03/21

The Standard Club's PEME scheme

Link

16/03/21

News: Singapore becomes the first country to ratify the Convention on the International Organisation for Marine Aids to Navigation

Link

15/03/21

News: Singapore MPA amends requirements for shore-based personnel boarding ships in Singapore

Link

12/03/21

News: China - Yangtze River Protection Law

Link

09/03/21

News: Cargo fumigation at Mombasa

Link

09/03/21

News: Update on Myanmar

Link

05/03/21

News: Additional fuel analysis to be conducted starting in May 2021 for California Ocean-Going Vessel Fuel Regulation

Link

05/03/21

News: New BIMCO clause designed for bulk sector to encourage just in time arrival concept

Link

05/03/21

Article: Non-negotiable (straight), negotiable ('to order') and bearer bills of lading

Link

04/03/21

News: The International Group of P&I Clubs launches a safety animation to help prevent the loss of life in enclosed spaces on board ships

Link

03/03/21

News: Singapore deploys new maritime security vessels as rise reported in armed robbery attacks in Asia during 2020

Link

03/03/21

News: Precautions concerning drugs smuggling at Colombian ports

Link

02/03/21

News: USCG updates cyber compliance timeline for non-SMS US vessels

Link

02/03/21

News: BIMCO adopts revised editions of Towcon and Towhire

Link

02/03/21

Article: The Tai Prize Appeal

Link

26/02/21

News: Launch of the Nigerian Port Sector Process

Link

24/02/21

Press release: The Standard Club completes 2021 renewal

Link

23/02/21

News: New regulations on limestone exports in Vietnam

Link

23/02/21

News: UK list of approved ship recycling facilities

Link

22/02/21

News: AMSA focused inspection campaign (FIC) on livestock ships (1 March - 31 August 2021)

Link

22/02/21

News: Brazil soya bean harvesting delays

Link

22/02/21

SG-STAR Fund Taskforce (SFTF) develops CrewSafe audit program

Link

19/02/21

Article: Smuggling fines, breach of customs regulations and operational best practice

Link

19/02/21

Suspicious email and fraud alert

Link

19/02/21

News: Houston ship channel closures

Link

19/02/21

News: BIMCO publishes new sanctions clause for container vessel Time Charter Parties 2021

Link

15/02/21

News: Gabon increases security level in response to spate of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea

Link

15/02/21

Article: UK judgments and arbitration awards: the question of enforcement post Brexit

Link

10/02/21

Circular: 9 February 2021, Standard Club circular - US Sanctions on Venezuela

Link

09/02/21

Circular: 8 February 2021, Standard Club circular - Renewal 2021/22 Policy Year

Link

08/02/21

News: UK Ship Recycling Regulation (UK-SRR)

Link

08/02/21

Article: English High Court finds cargo owners liable to pay contribution in general average in respect of ransom payment to pirates

Link

08/02/21

Press Article: Standard Club appoints Laura Linturn and Alex Miell

Link

08/02/21

News: Philippines relaxes crew change restrictions for both Filipino nationals and foreigners effective 1 February 2021

Link

05/02/21

News: Gulf of Guinea quick reference bridge cards

Link

04/02/21

Article: IMB 2020 Piracy and Armed Robbery Report shows increase in incidents of crew kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea

Link

03/02/21

News: Transport Canada’s Ship Safety Bulletin 02/2021 requests notification of any person or crewmember on board having serious illness or COVID-19 symptom

Link

01/02/21

News: BIMCO adopts new standard time charter party for accommodation support vessels (ASVTIME)

Link

27/01/21

Article: A review of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on P&I

Link

27/01/21

News: The Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change

Link

26/01/21

News: Singapore updates crew change procedures, Philippines expands its suspension of crew changes for seafarers who have recently visited any of the 35 countries

Link

25/01/21

Press Article: Asia piracy hits five-year high but war rates ‘stable’

Link

22/01/21

News: US Office of Foreign Asset Control designates the Venezuelan Maritime Authority (INEA)

Link

22/01/21

News: RightShip and INTERCARGO announce important new quality standard for dry bulk sector to be governed by new NGO

Link

22/01/21

News: Updated COVID-19 quarantine requirements in South Korea

Link

21/01/21

Circular: 19 January 2021, War Risks Class circular - 2021/22 Policy Year Renewal

Link

19/01/21

Article: Carriage of seed cake

Link

19/01/21

News: Ice Conditions in Northern Chinese Ports

Link

18/01/21

News: Stricter controls on boarding personnel at the Port of Guangzhou, China

Link

18/01/21

Article: Container stack collapses – causes and solutions

Link

18/01/21

News: An update on customs fines and taxes in Dakar, Senegal

Link

18/01/21

Circular: 15 January 2021, Standard Club circular – General meetings, rule changes and other matters

Link

15/01/21

News: US passes additional legislation targeting the Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream 2 pipeline projects

Link

14/01/21

News: IMO - Designation of seafarers as key workers, Singapore MPA enhances crew change procedure, INTERTANKO updates guidance on crew welfare and mental wellness

Link

12/01/21

Article: UK sanctions after Brexit: what has changed?

Link

12/01/21

News: Reminder as to the speed limit in the Parana River

Link

11/01/21

News: Argentina port strike comes to an end with a new deal

Link

11/01/21

News: Standard Club contributes to Offing Echoes January 2021 issue

Link

11/01/21

News: Update on marine pollution fines in Turkey as of 1 January 2021

Link

08/01/21

News: Saudi Arabia ends blockade of Qatar

Link

08/01/21

Article: Supreme Court provides clarity on arbitrators’ duty of disclosure and impartiality

Link

05/01/21

Press Article: Navigational safety: the challenges for improvement – A P&I club’s perspective

Link

05/01/21

Press Article: Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021

Link

01/01/21

Article: Regulation Update 2020/21

Link

01/01/21

News: Industry guidelines on cyber security onboard ships

Link

30/12/20

News: Entry into force of the 2018 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006

Link

30/12/20

Article: Reinforcing the importance of Seafarer Wellbeing

Link

22/12/20

Press Article: Regulatory risks of green shipping are issue for insurers

Link

22/12/20

News: The International Group reports on claims arising from incidents involving vessels under pilotage – liabilities exceeding US$1.8bn

Link

21/12/20

21 December 2020, Standard UK circular - Brexit update - The Standard Club UK Limited

Link

21/12/20

News: The International Group Pooling and GXL Reinsurance contract structure for 2021 have now been finalised

Link

21/12/20

News: Third quarter piracy and armed robbery reports

Link

17/12/20

THE STEAMSHIP MUTUAL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION LTD

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

L.374

Electronic Paperless Trading - TradeLens eBL system

Link

March 2021

L.373

Fraudulent Transfer Request Notice

Link

March 2021

L.372

Launch of new Cyber Insurance product

Link

March 2021

L.371

Confirmation of Passing of Ordinary Resolutions

Link

March 2021

L.370

General Meeting of the Members of the Association

Link

February 2021

L.369

United States sanctions on Venezuela

Link

February 2021

L.368

Financial Update

Link

February 2021

L.367

International Group Reinsurances 2021/2022

Link

December 2020

L.366

Increased Criminal Penalties for Oil Spill Related Offences

Link

December 2020

THE SWEDISH CLUB

 

Alerts and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

MSS Case April: Misdeclared container caused fire

Link

08/04/21

P&I Insurance: Supplementary and Release Calls - Policy years 2018-2021

Link

01/04/21

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

29/03/21

MSS Case March: Engine failure caused grounding

Link

02/03/21

Container losses: How to prevent them?

Link

26/02/21

Piracy incidents on the rise in Asia

Link

11/02/21

Charterer's Liability and Non-poolable insurances 2021/2022

Link

09/02/21

United States Sanctions on Venezuela

Link

09/02/21

MSS Case February: Lack of cooperation leads to grounding

Link

02/02/21

Guidance for vessels operating in the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea

Link

29/01/21

Focus: Preventing the loss of containers at sea

Link

28/01/21

Need for a contract with oil spill response organization in Argentina for bunkering operation

Link

23/12/20

EU Guidelines on the enforcement of obligations under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation

Link

04/12/20

Egyptian customs law amendments and the effects

Link

24/11/20

THE WEST OF ENGLAND SHIP OWNERS MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION

 

Notices

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

01

Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Approval of TradeLens

Link

March 2021

19

United States Sanctions on Venezuela - INEA

Link

February 2021

18

Class 1 Rule changes for 2021 and Adoptions of Amendments to the Corporate Governance Charter

Link

January 2021

17

Class 1 Rules Changes for 2021 and Adoption of Amendments to the Corporate Governance Charter

Link

December 2020

16

US Oil Pollution California - Increased criminal penalties for oil spill offences

Link

December 2020

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Court decides meaning of cargo claim and if vessel off hire during arrest

Link

07/04/21

Update on Notice to Members No.11 2020 2021 - PRC Law

Link

06/04/21

S&P affirms West's A- rating

Link

01/04/21

“Ever Given” grounding and blockage of the Suez Canal - advice on legal issues

Link

29/03/21

New Loss Prevention Bulletin Published - Crane Slewing Gear Maintenance and Rocking Tests

Link

25/03/21

Russian sanctions - Nord Stream 2 - U.S. issues warning

Link

19/03/21

Applications for West P&I Science Bursary at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) now open

Link

18/03/21

Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME) Programme - New Clinic in India

Link

11/03/21

New Tug and Barge publication: Fixed and Floating Objects (FFO)

Link

10/03/21

ISO Review of 2020 Marine Fuels Quality Submitted to the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC)

Link

04/03/21

New Loss Prevention Bulletin Published - Accidents during Mooring Operations

Link

24/02/21

OSRO requirement for bunkering in Argentina - update

Link

18/02/21

Increase of piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea

Link

16/02/21

Myanmar sanctions - new U.S. designations

Link

12/02/21

New BIMCO sanctions clause for container vessels

Link

11/02/21

Situation in Myanmar

Link

01/02/21

West Webinar - Getting out of charterparties

Link

28/01/21

Argentina: New Regulation in Respect of Asian Gypsy Moth - implementation date postponed

Link

27/01/21

Argentina: New Regulation in Respect of Asian Gypsy Moth now in force

Link

21/01/21

MLC 2006 - updated FAQs issued

Link

18/01/21

Meet our charities

Link

14/01/21

Argentina - Parana River Speed Restrictions

Link

13/01/21

Qatar - Severance of Ties by UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain & Egypt - Further Update

Link

12/01/21

Russian sanctions - Nord Stream 2 & TurkStream - PEESA amendments come into force

Link

05/01/20

New OSRO requirement for bunkering in Argentina

Link

28/12/20

Loss Prevention: Team going from strength to strength with appointment of Emma MacCarthy

Link

17/12/20

THE UNITED KINGDOM MUTUAL STEAM SHIP ASSURANCE ASSOCIATION LTD (UK P&I CLUB)

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

02/21

Electronic Paperless Trading

Link

29/03/21

01/21

US designation of INEA (Venezuela)

Link

09/02/21

18/20

Notice of a Special General Meeting of the United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Europe) Limited

Link

18/12/20

17/20

US Oil Pollution California - Increased criminal penalties for oil spill related offences

Link

03/12/20

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Crew Health Advice: Grief - Our Journey to Healing

Link

01/04/21

Malaysian Detentions - March 2021

Link

30/03/21

“Ever Given” re-floated in Suez Canal

Link

26/03/21

UK PI Club webinar to address claims in Hidrovia Parana River

Link

24/03/21

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Legal, Liability and Insurance Issues arising from Vaccination of Seafarers

Link

25/03/21

Risk Focus: catastrophic machinery failure

Link

15/03/21

Myanmar: Situation in Country - March 2021

Link

15/03/21

The Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Maritime System

Link

11/03/21

Incidents and Evidence: What You Need To Know

Link

10/03/21

China implements ban on transportation of highly toxic chemicals in Yangtze River basin

Link

10/03/21

US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) - March 2021

Link

10/03/21

Passage Planning and Seaworthiness (Part 2): Grounding of the Torepo

Link

10/03/21

Brexit…it finally happened - what you need to know

Link

10/03/21

Press Release: UK P&I Club joins Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Link

02/03/21

Offshore Terms and Conditions 2021

Link

02/03/21

UAE ratifies the 1996 Protocol to LLMC 1976

Link

02/03/21

Press release - Ask an expert: Grain Contamination Claims

Link

02/03/21

Press Release: UK Club delivers positive result in challenging conditions

Link

25/02/21

Singapore Parliament Passes Law to Recognise Electronic Bills of Lading

Link

23/02/21

VPS Bunker Data - availability quality and compliance of bunker fuel supply

Link

22/02/21

Chinese Ports: Reporting Abnormal Health Conditions of Crewmembers

Link

18/02/21

Brazil's Immigration Authority cracks down on Seafarers identity documents

Link

16/02/21

Press Release: UK Club issues crew health advice on hypothermia

Link

15/02/21

Study concerning the Dumping of Soiled or Damaged Cargo at Sea

Link

10/02/21

Crew Changes - A Comprehensive Guide

Link

09/02/21

Changes to seafarer crew change in Hong Kong

Link

05/02/21

Carriage of Bauxite which may liquefy - Group A and revised Group C IMSBC Code schedules are now mandatory

Link

04/02/21

UK P&I Club releases ‘Ask an Expert’ video on fuel combustion

Link

04/02/21

The Myanmar situation - returning to normality

Link

04/02/21

Crew Health Advice: Hypothermia

Link

04/02/21

Yemen: the obligation on the depth of water in Malla docks

Link

27/01/21

The Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change

Link

26/01/21

Inside Ship - Shielding of hot surfaces

Link

26/01/21

ILO General observation on matters regarding the application of the MLC 2006

Link

25/01/21

Sri Lanka: Offshore Crew Transit Hub for bulk crew changes

Link

18/01/21

Stricter Epidemic Control on Boarding Personnel at Ports of Guangzhou

Link

15/01/21

Senegal: Tightening of Immigration and Customs Controls

Link

14/01/21

OCIMF “Recommendations on Usage of ECDIS and Preventing Incidents”

Link

12/01/21

COVID-19 – Enhanced Quarantine Measures in Korea

Link

12/01/21

ECDIS-related accidents and human elements

Link

12/01/21

ECDIS Detention data by AMSA PSC

Link

12/01/21

Ice Condition in Northern Chinese Ports

Link

11/01/21

Lessons Learnt: Burn Injury to Engineer

Link

08/01/21

Charterers Terms and Conditions 2021

Link

06/01/21

Industry Update Following Incident in the Persian Gulf

Link

05/01/21

Crew Health Advice: Musculoskeletal Disorders

Link

04/01/21

Crew Changes - A Comprehensive Guide

Link

30/12/20

China’s “New” Export Control Law

Link

30/12/20

Turkey – New Covid-19 precautionary measures on pilotage services

Link

17/12/20