Updated Week 8 – 2020

 

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INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P & I CLUBS

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

New industry Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

Link

20/01/20

2019 International Group Regional Seminar for P&I Correspondents

Link

16/01/20

Carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers

Link

01/01/20

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

 

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Authorization Issued Providing for 90-day Wind-down Period for Pre-January 10, 2020 Contracts with Iran

Link

17/01/20

The International Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review

Link

13/01/20

Additional US Economic Sanctions Imposed Against Iran

Link

10/01/20

Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) Program: Changes in Vladivostok and Murmansk, Russian Federation

Link

06/01/20

Alerts

Title

Source

Date Published

Sulfur Cap Update: Ban on Carriage of Non-compliant Fuels

Link

19/02/20

US Sanctions - US Department of the Treasury Action on Venezuela

Link

19/02/20

Outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin of February 2, 2020

Link

11/02/20

Outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Managers' Shanghai and Hong Kong Offices

Link

10/02/20

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus: Impact on Maritime Operations in the People's Republic of China (PRC)

Link

07/02/20

The Managers' Hong Kong Office - an Update

Link

03/02/20

Ban of Single Use Plastics: India

Link

30/01/20

Outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus: USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin

Link

29/01/20

Outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus – Managers’ Shanghai and Hong Kong Offices

Link

28/01/20

Outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Link

24/01/20

Cover for War and Terrorism Risks for 2020

Link

23/01/20

Guidelines for Supervision and Management of Air Pollutant Emissions in the People's Republic of China (PRC)

Link

16/01/20

Piracy & Armed Robbery Report

Link

15/01/20

MSCI Notice on the Threat to Commercial Vessels from Iran and Its Proxies: Guidance Generally as to Shipboard Vigilance

Link

08/01/20

GARD

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Approval of CargoX

Link

17/02/20

Reinsurance arrangements for the 2020 policy year arranged through the International Group of P&I Clubs – special P&I war risks cover

Link

15/01/20

Amendments to Rules 2020

Link

06/01/20

Updates and Alerts

Title

Source

Date Published

Protect your hands and fingers against injury

Link

18/02/20

Keep an eye out for slip, trip and fall hazards onboard

Link

11/02/20

Ventilation records – a defence against expensive cargo claims for moisture damage

Link

04/02/20

Coronavirus – implications for ships and crew

Link

31/01/20

Do we know enough about the cargoes we carry?

Link

28/01/20

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Link

24/01/20

Carriage of seed cake in containers

Link

22/01/20

First lines ashore! Do we understand the risk?

Link

21/01/20

2019 in review: Piracy and armed robbery at sea

Link

21/01/20

Are you snap-safe?

Link

14/01/20

New implementation strategy for India’s single-use plastic ban

Link

13/01/20

Piracy incidents rise in Singapore Strait

Link

06/01/20

SKULD

 

Circulars and News (except Club Press Releases)

Title

Source

Date Published

Case study: Manual handling causes back injury

Link

18/02/20

Electronic (Paperless) Trading: Approval of CargoX

Link

17/02/20

Guidelines for the carriage of seed cake in containers

Link

30/01/20

Electronic navigation aids: The radar

Link

28/01/20

China coronavirus

Link

22/01/20

Iran: US issues new sanctions against four sectors of the Iranian economy

Link

13/01/20

Electronic (Paperless) Trading: Electronic Shipping Solutions, Bolero International Ltd, E-Title Authority Pte Ltd, Global Share S.A. (edoxOnline platform) and WAVE (The WAVE Network)

Link

09/01/20

Turkey: Pollution fines and criminal proceedings 2020

Link

08/01/20

INSIGHT: Russia Sanctions

Link

06/01/20

INSIGHT: Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (Wreck Removal Convention) 2007

Link

06/01/20

INSIGHT: Bunker Convention 2001

Link

06/01/20

Ratifications of MLC convention

Link

06/01/20

THE BRITANNIA STEAMSHIP INSURANCE ASSOCIATION LTD

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Britannia Japan: Working Remotely

Link

17/02/20

Indonesia: Polio Vaccine Compulsory for Arrivals from the Philippines

Link

17/02/20

IFC Shipping Advisory 1/20 – Sea Theft Involving Tug and Barge in Phillip Channel

Link

17/02/20

Britannia Hong Kong Staff: Working Remotely – Update

Link

14/02/20

Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment Regulations (SCMTR)

Link

12/02/20

Britannia Singapore: Working Remotely

Link

10/02/20

Britannia Hong Kong Staff: Working Remotely – Update

Link

07/02/20

Panama Canal Water Conservation Strategies

Link

06/02/20

2019 Novel Coronavirus: Update

Link

29/01/20

Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM)

Link

29/01/20

Britannia Hong Kong Staff: Working Remotely

Link

28/01/20

List of Jurisdictions Restricting or Banning Scrubber Wash Water Discharges

Link

27/01/20

Alert Over the Outbreak of a New Coronavirus in China

Link

23/01/20

Britannia Loss Prevention Technical Seminar The Jen Hotel, Manila, Philippines Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 March 2020

Link

23/01/20

Libya: Current Situation

Link

22/01/20

China: Guidelines for Supervision and Management of Air Pollutant Emissions

Link

16/01/20

Panama Canal Water Conservation Strategies

Link

15/01/20

International Group (IG) Annual Review 2018/19

Link

15/01/20

India: Update on Ban of Single Use Plastics in Indian Waters

Link

15/01/20

Sea Robbery and Sea Theft Incidents in the Singapore Strait and Approaches Spike

Link

15/01/20

Turkey: Marine Pollution Fines, Updated for 2020

Link

09/01/20

Rule Books 2020/21

Link

09/01/20

Britannia Risk Watch

Link

09/01/20

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

P&I Endorsements to 2020 Policy Year Certificates of Entry

Link

21/01/20

War Risks P&I Cover – Biological and Bio-Chemical Weapons

Link

21/01/20

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

24/12/19

THE JAPAN SHIP OWNERS’ MUTUAL PROTECTION & INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

19-018

Electronic (Paperless) TradingApproval of CargoX

Link

18/02/20

19-017

Alterations to the Rules of the Association

Link

23/01/20

19-016

Electronic (Paperless) TradingElectronic Shipping Solutions: Bolero International Ltd, E-Title Authority Pte Ltd, Global Share S.A. (edoxOnline platform) and WAVE (The WAVE Network)

Link

25/12/19

19-015

P&IQ registration now open to all

Link

24/12/19

19-014

International Group Reinsurance Programme for 2020/21 Policy Year

Link

23/12/19

News

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

1064

Stownet fishing season in Bisan Seto 2020 – The expected navigable water area in the traffic lane during the peak season

Link

06/02/20

1063

Nigeria – New Measure to Reduce Congestion in Lagos Ports

Link

05/02/20

1062

Novel Coronavirus (2019-mCoV) (No.3)

Link

03/02/20

1061

Novel Coronavirus (2019-mCoV) (No.2)

Link

31/01/20

1060

Turkey – Pollution Fines (2020)

Link

29/01/20

1059

US and CanadaAsian Gypsy Moth (AGM)2020 Flying Season Starts

Link

28/01/20

1058

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.88

Link

27/01/20

1057

Novel Coronavirus (2019-mCoV)

Link

23/01/20

1055

New Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers published

Link

22/01/20

1054

International Group of P&I Clubs Annual Review 2018/19

Link

21/01/20

1053

China – Guidelines for Supervision and Management of Air Pollutant Emissions from Ship (issued by China MSA in December 2019)

Link

21/01/20

1052

GreeceIncreased Fines for Marine Pollution

Link

21/01/20

1051

Amendments (05-19) to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code (on 1 January 2021)

Link

17/01/20

1050

Recent Ports Information of Iran and Surrounding Countries

Link

10/01/20

1049

Ice condition at Ukrainian ports

Link

07/01/20

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

 

Circulars and Bulletins

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

5.579

Electronic (Paperless) Trading: Approval of CargoX

Link

17/02/20

5.578

2020/2021 Policy Year - arrangements

Link

07/02/20

7.122

War Risks Renewals - Policy Year 2020/21

Link

07/02/20

5.577

Proposed Rule Changes - Class 5

Link

20/01/20

5.576

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

30/12/19

North

 

Circulars (excluding Club News)

Title

Source

Date Published

Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Approval of CargoX

Link

17/02/20

Policy Year 2020 – Renewal

Link

14/02/20

Class 3 War Risks - Renewal 2020/2021

Link

12/02/20

Introducing MyGlobeView

Link

29/01/20

IG P&I Qualification: P&IQ Registration Now Open to All

IG P&I Qualification: P&IQ Registration Now Open to All

Link

23/01/20

Policy Year 2020/21

Link

13/01/20

SureNav Remote Navigational Audits

SureNav Remote Navigational Audits

Link

13/01/20

Cyber Security: Kick Start - New Member Benefit for Cyber Security Compliance

Link

10/01/20

Electronic (Paperless) Trading – “WAVE”

Electronic (Paperless) Trading – “WAVE”

Link

07/01/19

Industry News

Title

Source

Date Published

Venezuela Sanctions Update

Link

19/02/20

North Publishes Cargo Care Checklists

Link

14/02/20

Coronavirus Outbreak – Impact on Shipping *Update*

Link

19/02/20

Alarming Trends Found on Fixed Gas Detection Systems

Link

12/02/20

2020 IMSBC Code Amendments

Link

11/02/20

Turkish Customs Demanding Debunkering of Misdeclared Fuel

Link

11/02/20

Ballast Water Sampling, Ukraine *Update*

Link

03/02/20

Coronavirus Outbreak in PR China

Link

28/01/20

No Scrubs: More Ports Declare Ban on EGCS Discharges *Update*

Link

22/01/20

Coronavirus Outbreak in PR China

Link

21/01/20

New Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

Link

21/01/20

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

20/01/20

China Issues Guidelines on 2020 Sulphur Cap Enforcement

Link

17/01/20

India Provides Guidance on Ban on Single-Use Plastics

Link

14/01/20

Douala Port Provides Armed Security at Anchor

Link

14/01/20

No Scrubs: More Ports Declare Ban on EGCS Discharges *Update*

Link

14/01/20

Ivory Coast Levy on Shipowners

Link

08/01/20

Heightened Risk of Crew Kidnapping in Gulf of Guinea

Link

08/01/20

Speed Limits and ECAs in South Korea

Link

07/01/20

Instability in the Persian Gulf Region

Link

07/01/20

Pollution Fines in Turkey - 2020

Pollution Fines in Turkey - 2020

Link

06/01/20

New Year 2020 – New Regulations

Link

24/12/19

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

 

News, Bulletins and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Club Rules 2020

Link

17/02/20

IG circular: Electronic (paperless) trading update

Link

17/02/20

Chen Zhida: Novel Coronavirus – Implications for charterparties

Link

13/02/20

Fatigue at Sea: Wearable technology

Link

11/02/20

Turkey: Revised pollution fines

Link

03/02/20

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Link

28/01/20

Improvement in connectivity at sea, but less satisfaction overall, latest Happiness Report shows

Link

28/01/20

Greece: Increased pollution fines

Link

28/01/20

Back to basics guide: CGL insurance & Offshore

Link

22/01/20

International Group of P&I Associations – Excess War Risks P&I (effective from noon 20th February 2020 GMT)

Link

22/01/20

Specialist Offshore Package 2020 – Enhanced

Link

20/01/20

Specialist Offshore Package 2020 – Basic

Link

20/01/20

Construction All Risks Deductible Buy Down Cover Extension

Link

17/01/20

Fazlina Sapuan: Increased limits of liability in Singapore effective 29 December 2019

Link

17/01/20

Offshore Liability Insurance Policy 2020 – Enhanced: changes with explanations

Link

16/01/20

Offshore Liability Insurance Policy 2020 – Basic: changes with explanations

Link

16/01/20

Syndicate Series – Meet the Offshore Team

Link

16/01/20

U.S. sanctions imposed on Nord Stream 2 and Turkstream pipelines

Link

14/01/20

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance available to Members

Link

31/12/19

IMO 2020 — New BIMCO Sulphur Clauses

Link

24/12/19

IG Circular: Electronic (paperless) trading update

Link

24/12/19

THE STANDARD CLUB LTD

 

News and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

News: Turkey – misdeclaration of fuel and potential consequences

Link

19/02/20

News: Coronavirus Update - MPA to give port dues concession to passenger vessels in Singapore

Link

19/02/20

Circular: 18 February 2020, Standard Club circular - Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Approval of CargoX

Link

18/02/20

News: Coronavirus Update

Link

18/02/20

News: Novel Coronavirus - Strike and Delay class

Link

17/02/20

Publication: Standard Club Rule Books 2020/21

Link

17/02/20

News: Novel Coronavirus update - Reinforcement of additional precautionary measures

Link

17/02/20

News: Coronavirus Update

Link

17/02/20

News: Contingency planning onboard ships in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Link

14/02/20

News: increased pollution fines in Greece

Link

14/02/20

14 February 2020, Strike and Delay Class circular - Renewal 2020/21 Policy Year

Link

14/02/20

News: Novel Coronavirus update - state-owned shipyards resume work

Link

13/02/20

News: Novel coronavirus update

Link

12/02/20

News: IMO-2020 sulphur cap - issues to consider prior to the implementation of the carriage ban on 1 March 2020

Link

11/02/20

News: Novel Coronavirus update - number of confirmed cases passes 42,000

Link

11/02/20

News: Coronavirus - the club's offices

Link

11/02/20

Article: West Africa maritime security update

Link

10/02/20

Novel coronavirus – number of confirmed cases continues to rise

Link

07/02/20

Article: Venezuelan maritime authority to require port payments in sanctioned Petro currency

Link

07/02/20

Article: The threat of Malaria

Link

06/02/20

News: New workbook on cyber security onboard ships

Link

06/02/20

Press Article: Why P&I insurance is more vital today than ever before

Link

05/02/20

IG Annual Review 2018/19

Link

04/02/20

Circular: 3 February 2020, War Risks Class circular - 2020/21 Policy Year Renewal

Link

03/02/20

News: Scrubber installation delays in China due to novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak

Link

03/02/20

News: Lost anchor incidents in the Mississippi River

Link

03/02/20

Press Article: Marine sector should confront the rising cyber threat it faces

Link

03/02/20

News: Novel Coronavirus update – IMO and other member states release advisories

Link

03/02/20

Press Article: Safety at Sea - Safety focus 2020

Link

01/02/20

Article: Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China

Link

31/01/20

Circular: 31 January 2020, Standard Club circular - Renewal 2020/21 Policy Year

Link

31/01/20

News: Focusing on Seafarer Wellbeing - Socialisation

Link

29/01/20

News: Novel Coronavirus update 3 – advice for members

Link

28/01/20

News: POEA issues deployment ban to Iraq and Kuwait

Link

28/01/20

News: Incidents involving ships underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait

Link

27/01/20

News: Introduction of voluntary speed limits and ECA in South Korea

Link

27/01/20

News: Reminder of requirements for complying with the California Ocean-Going Vessel Fuel Regulation

Link

24/01/20

News: Novel Corona virus update 2 – situation worsens

Link

24/01/20

News: Update on marine pollution fines in Turkey as of 1 January 2020

Link

23/01/20

News: Indonesia - uncertainty over availability of LSFO

Link

23/01/20

News: Novel Corona virus - update

Link

23/01/20

News: Guidelines for the carriage of seed cake in containers

Link

22/01/20

News: Port security at Douala, Cameroon

Link

21/01/20

News: Prohibition on discharge of wash-water from open-loop scrubbers in Port of Karachi, Pakistan

Link

21/01/20

News: BIMCO releases new sanctions clauses for time and voyage charter parties

Link

21/01/20

Article: Eleventh Circuit decision reaffirms narrow turnover duty of owners

Link

21/01/20

News: US issues new security advisories to commercial shipping

Link

20/01/20

News: Panama Canal new fresh water surcharge

Link

20/01/20

News: USCG revised guidance on the Implementation of MARPOL Annex VI

Link

20/01/20

News: Bahrain Marine Notice for use of Exhaust Gas Cleaning System (EGCS)

Link

20/01/20

News: Suez Canal Authority clarifies position on open-loop scrubbers

Link

17/01/20

News: Ship detentions in Indonesia for violating territorial waters

Link

17/01/20

News: Novel Coronavirus – outbreak, after China cases reported in Thailand and Japan

Link

17/01/20

News: Incident reported near to Port of Aden, Yemen

Link

17/01/20

News: UAE instructions to vessels for oil sulphur limit

Link

17/01/20

News: China MSA publishes Guidance for Supervision and Management of Air Emissions from Ships

Link

16/01/20

News: IMB 2019 Piracy and Armed Robbery Report shows decrease in overall reported incidents but unprecedented rise of crew kidnappings

Link

15/01/20

News: Compliant fuel availability issues

Link

14/01/20

News: SOLAS amendments entering into force 1 January 2020

Link

13/01/20

News: Update on single-use plastics ban in Indian waters

Link

10/01/20

News: IMO 2020 enforcement actions in China

Link

10/01/20

News: US issues alert to commercial shipping

Link

09/01/20

News: Focusing on Seafarer Wellbeing - Fitness and Exercise

Link

08/01/20

News: New IMO lifeboat requirements enter into force

Link

08/01/20

News: Observations of sea robbery, sea theft and attempted actions incidents in Singapore straits and approaches

Link

08/01/20

News: US EPA amends rule to allow sale of 0.5% sulphur marine fuel

Link

07/01/20

News: Blending of fuel on ship for achieving compliance with IMO 2020 regulation

Link

06/01/20

Circular: 6 January 2020, Standard Club Circular, Class rules including amendments

Link

06/01/20

News: High sediment reported in test samples of IMO 2020-fuel blends

Link

03/01/20

Circular: 3 January 2020, Standard Club circular - Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

03/01/20

News: De-bunkering of HSFO

Link

02/01/20

Article: English Court Clarifies Owner Route and Ventilation Obligations

Link

02/01/20

THE STEAMSHIP MUTUAL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION LTD

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

L.342

Confirmation of Passing of Ordinary Resolutions

Link

February 2020

L.341

Financial Update and 2020 Renewal

Link

February 2020

L.340

General Meeting of the Members of the Association

Link

January 2020

L.339

International Group of P&I Associations Excess War Risks P&I Effective from noon 20 February 2020 G.M.T.

Link

January 2020

L.338

Electronic Paperless Trading

Link

January 2020

THE SWEDISH CLUB

 

Alerts and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Uruguay has implemented the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code

Link

17/02/20

Measures implemented at main Chinese ports due to outbreak of Novel Coronavirus

Link

11/02/20

Focus: Collisions

Link

07/02/20

MSS Case February: Heavy weather causes grounding in archipelago

Link

05/02/20

Part 2 - Protection & Indemnity Insurance 2020/2021

Link

29/01/20

Member’s advice regarding coronavirus

Link

28/01/20

New Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers published

Link

23/01/20

Focus: Auxiliary engine damage

Link

23/01/20

Guidelines for supervision and management of air pollutant emissions from ships

Link

20/01/20

IMO Sulphur Cap status from Suez Canal Authority

Link

15/01/20

Focus: Loss of anchor

Link

09/01/20

MSS Case January: Lack of cooperation lead to grounding

Link

02/01/20

Monthly web news: December 2019

Link

02/01/20

THE WEST OF ENGLAND SHIP OWNERS MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION

 

Notices

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

16

Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Approval of Global Share S.A. (CargoX)

Link

February 20

15

2019/2020 - Class 1 and Class 2 Rules changes for 2020

Link

February 20

14

2019/2020 - Class 1 and Class 2 Rules Changes for 2020

Link

January 20

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Coronavirus - Hong Kong Office Closure

Link

19/02/20

Venezuelan Sanctions - designation of Rosneft Trading S.A.

Link

19/02/20

Club expands its New York office

Link

13/02/20

Carriage of Bauxite which may Liquefy - Update

Link

07/02/20

Coronavirus - Hong Kong Office Closure

Link

06/02/20

Coronavirus - guide for Members on potential legal issues

Link

04/02/20

Extension of Precautionary Measures to Minimise Risk of Community Spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus in Singapore

Link

03/02/20

Iran Sanctions - COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. removed from SDN list

Link

03/02/20

USA - California Ocean Going Vessel Fuel Rule - Reminder

Link

29/01/20

China - Coronavirus Outbreak

Link

24/01/20

Yemen - outbreak of dengue fever and chikungunya viruses

Link

22/01/20

Iran sanctions - Wind-down period announced for recent measures

Link

17/01/20

Greece - Increase in pollution fines

Link

15/01/20

International Group of P&I Clubs Annual Review 2018/19

Link

14/01/20

Iran sanctions - the U.S. imposes further measures

Link

13/01/20

Turkey - Pollution Fine Circular 2020

Link

07/01/20

BIMCO issue updated sanctions clauses

Link

30/12/19

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

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

3/20

Electronic Paperless Trading - Approval of CargoX

Link

11/02/20

2/20

War Risks P&I Excess Cover - 2020

Link

03/02/20

1/20

P&IQ registration now open to all

Link

02/01/20

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Samples and sampling in the carriage of liquid bulk cargoes - 2020

Link

18/02/20

Stress Happens!

Link

12/02/20

Panama Canal - New Water Conservation Strategies effective 15 February, 2020

Link

04/02/20

US: California Fuel Regulations Remain in Force

Link

29/01/20

Coronavirus - Update 30 January 2020

Link

23/01/20

Book it right and pack it tight - 2020 edition

Link

21/01/20

Crew Health Advice: Supporting crew suffering from Back Pain

Link

13/01/20

Turkey – 2020 tariffs for pollution fines

Link

07/01/20

Singapore: Implementation of 1996 Protocol to LLMC 1976

Link

03/01/20