Updated Week 32 – 2020

 

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INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P & I CLUBS

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Updated Industry Guidelines on the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

Link

18/06/20

International Group clubs respond to the US Government sanctions guidance for maritime and related industries

Link

22/05/20

The International Group clubs discuss the importance of ships complying with the requirement to use a ship’s Automated Information System (AIS)

Link

20/05/20

Mexico alert – smuggling of illegal narcotics

Link

12/05/20

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK): Sanctions enforcement update

Link

01/05/20

International Group online COVID-19 tracker – launch

Link

06/04/20

Best Management Practices – Piracy and Armed Robbery - West Africa

Link

31/03/20

Preliminary list of recommendations for Governments on the facilitation of maritime trade during the COVID-19 pandemic

Link

30/03/20

International Group Circular – Regulations of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on Spill Response

Link

21/02/20

International Group – pooling and reinsurance video

Link

20/02/20

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

Management News

Link

14/07/20

Management News

Link

06/07/20

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

Link

26/06/20

Board News

Link

19/06/20

The American Club's Annual Report and Accounts for 2019. Closing of the 2017 Policy Year. Release Calls

Link

18/06/20

Currents - The American Club's In-house Newsletter

Link

10/06/20

Economic Sanctions - Compliance Guidance

Link

28/05/20

US Issues Global Advisory Providing Guidance to Maritime Sector to Preclude Illicit Shipping and Sanctions Evasion

Link

22/05/20

Weathering the Storm: Saluting the Seafarer in Turbulent Times

Link

19/05/20

Vessel Monitoring and P&I Insurance

Link

15/05/20

Mexico Alert - Smuggling of Illegal Narcotics - Risk of Ship Detention and Crew Arrest

Link

12/05/20

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea) - Enforcement of Sanctions

Link

01/05/20

Loss Prevention: New Safety Poster

Link

29/04/20

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

Link

16/04/20

American Club Dedicates Part of Website to COVID-19 Issues

Link

13/04/20

A Video Address from the Chairman & CEO of Your Managers

Link

09/04/20

International Group Launches COVID-19 Online Tracking Tool

Link

08/04/20

New Best Management Practices (BMP) for West Africa

Link

31/03/20

Guidance for the Loading of Steel Cargoes Where Third-party Surveyors Are Prevented from Attending Vessels Due to COVID-19 Restrictions (Traditional Mandarin Translation)

Link

25/03/20

Guidance for the Loading of Steel Cargoes Where Third-party Surveyors Are Prevented from Attending Vessels Due to COVID-19 Restrictions (New Mandarin Translation)

Link

25/03/20

Guidance for the Loading of Steel Cargoes Where Third-party Surveyors Are Prevented from Attending Vessels Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Link

24/03/20

American Club Publication: Cyber Awareness

Link

23/03/20

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

Link

20/03/20

Condition Survey Requirement for Tankers Carrying Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) as Cargo

Link

19/03/20

Regulations of the PRC on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

28/02/20

Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

21/02/20

New Video on International Group Pooling and Reinsurance Arrangements

Link

20/02/20

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

Intercargo and Vistrato Release a COVID-19 Related Guide to Ship-shore Interactions During Solid Bulk Operations

Link

29/07/20

American Club Partners with KnowBe4 to Offer Members Discounted Cyber Awareness Training

Link

28/07/20

CDC Interim Guidance for Ships on Managing Suspected or Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Updates

Link

22/07/20

Recommended Guidance for COVID-19 Testing & Quarantine Requirements for Seafarers Joining Ships

Link

15/07/20

Joint American Club and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Webinar: Insights into the Nature and Claims of Maritime-related Injuries

Link

09/07/20

COVID-19 - Working Arrangements for the Managers' Global Offices

Link

29/06/20

Piracy and Armed Robbery in the Gulf of Mexico

Link

26/06/20

New BIMCO COVID-19 Crew Change Clause for Time Charterparties

Link

25/06/20

International Group and CINS Release Updated Industry Guidelines on the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

Link

23/06/20

Tokyo Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Guidance for Containers and Bulk Cargoes

Link

22/06/20

Bills of Lading and Letters of Indemnity - COVID-19 Precautions

Link

15/06/20

INTERTANKO'S New Publication: Crew Welfare Management and Mental Wellness

Link

12/06/20

Video Log (vlog): Seafarer Mental Wellness - Five Things the Industry Can Do Now

Link

09/06/20

Use of Tankers as Floating Storage - Legal Issues

Link

04/06/20

US Sanctions Four Shipping Firms and Their Vessels for Transporting Venezuelan Oil

Link

03/06/20

Updated International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Guidance on COVID-19s

Link

29/05/20

Safe Boarding - Three Keys Video Log (vlog)

Link

21/05/20

COVID-19 - Working Arrangements for the Managers' Global Offices

Link

20/05/20

USCG Marine Incident Bulletin - Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)

Link

18/05/20

Loss Prevention: Mandarin Translations on Piracy

Link

11/05/20

COVID-19-related Guidelines for Ensuring a Safe Shipboard Interface Between Ship and Shore-based Personnel

Link

06/05/20

Loss Prevention: E-learning Tools

Link

05/05/20

COVID-19 - Working Arrangements for the Managers' Global Offices

Link

01/05/20

Loss Prevention Publications in Mandarin

Link

29/04/20

International Maritime Organization (IMO) COVID-19 Dedicated Website

Link

27/04/20

High Water Preparedness in US Rivers

Link

24/04/20

US Department of the Treasury Issues Fact Sheet on COVID-19 Sanction Exemptions

Link

21/04/20

PRC Maritime Safety Agency Guidance on the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 on Board (version 2.0)

Link

17/04/20

Cyber Awareness: Mandarin Translations

Link

14/04/20

COVID-19 Quick Reference Guide: Mandarin Translations

Link

13/04/20

COVID-19: Quick Reference Guide

Link

09/04/20

Bunkering and COVID-19: Mandarin Translations

Link

08/04/20

Bunkering and COVID-19

Link

07/04/20

Bunkering and COVID-19 (New Mandarin Translation)

Link

07/04/20

Bunkering and COVID-19 (Traditional Mandarin Translation)

Link

07/04/20

US Supreme Court Decision Sends Ripples Through Charter Party Chains

Link

06/04/20

INTERTANKO's New Publication: Outbreak Management Plan: COVID-19

Link

03/04/20

Piracy and Armed Robbery: Updates to Club's FAQs and General Guidance on the Use of Armed Guards

Link

01/04/20

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin Regarding COVID-19: Vessel Inspections Exams and Documentation

Link

30/03/20

COVID-19 - Working Arrangements for the Managers' Global Offices

Link

27/03/20

Guidance for the Loading of Steel Cargoes Where Third-party Surveyors Are Prevented from Attending Vessels Due to COVID-19 Restrictions: Mandarin Translations

Link

25/03/20

COVID-19 Global Port Restrictions Map

Link

17/03/20

USCG Updated Guidance Regarding COVID-19 and Vessel Reporting Requirements for Illness Or Death

Link

16/03/20

COVID-19 - New Working Arrangements for Managers' Global Offices

Link

13/03/20

COVID-19 – Developments in SCB's New York Office

Link

12/03/20

United States Coast Guard Updated Guidance Regarding COVID-19

Link

11/03/20

American Pilots' Association Request - Dangerous Trapdoors

Link

09/03/20

Outbreak of the COVID-19 Virus-Managers Shanghai and Hong Kong Offices

Link

06/03/20

International Chamber of Shipping and World Health Organization Guidance on COVID-1

Link

05/03/20

INTERTANKO Voyage and Time Charterparty Clauses and Explanatory Notes for COVID-19

Link

02/03/20

COVID-19 Guidance Now in Traditional and Simplified Mandarin

Link

27/02/20

2020/21 Rules and By-laws in Traditional and Simplified Mandarin

Link

25/02/20

Infectious Diseases: Charterparty and Other Contractual Considerations

Link

21/02/20

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

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Link

27/05/20

US Global Maritime Advisory

Link

22/05/20

Vessel monitoring and P&I insurance

Link

15/05/20

Mexico alert – smuggling of illegal narcotics – risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

14/05/20

Status report as at 20 February 2020

Link

13/05/20

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Sanctions enforcement

Link

04/05/20

Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

02/03/20

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

AMSA inspection campaign to focus on stowage and securing of containers

Link

27/07/20

The importance of manifold and first foot samples at load ports

Link

24/07/20

Emergency preparedness on the PSC agenda

Link

15/07/20

Turkey – a case of undeclared bunker

Link

09/07/20

Updated guidelines on the carriage of seed cake in containers

Link

02/07/20

Be prepared to document carbon emissions during PSC inspections

Link

30/06/20

South Korea implements emission reduction initiatives in major port areas

Link

11/06/20

Signing on with a pre joining medical condition? Carry and take prescribed medication on time

Link

09/06/20

Impacts of marine fauna on shipping

Link

04/06/20

Don’t forget the real purpose of risk assessments

Link

27/05/20

A permit to work contributes to safety but you make a job safe

Link

20/05/20

New COVID-19 guidelines focus on safe interface between ship and shore staff

Link

12/05/20

Anchor awareness

Link

07/05/20

Three things to watch out for when welding - wetness, improper earthing and inappropriate PPE

Link

06/05/20

#HeroesAtSeaShoutOut - Supporting the unsung heroes of global trade

Link

30/04/20

Fixed gas detection systems – are you sure the correct gas concentration is displayed?

Link

28/04/20

Piracy in the Gulf of Mexico

Link

22/04/20

What does it mean for leaders to “walk the talk”?

Link

22/04/20

High water season in the Mississippi River - be prepared

Link

16/04/20

Incident investigation: search for the cause, not the villain

Link

14/04/20

International Group launches online COVID-19 tracker

Link

08/04/20

COVID-19 onboard assessment tool

Link

02/04/20

Best Management Practices West Africa

Link

02/04/20

COVID-19 and force majeure clauses under English law

Link

01/04/20

Does your organisation’s culture dictate the engagement of your seafarers?

Link

31/03/20

The importance of a good safety culture

Link

24/03/20

Steady on the stairs!

Link

17/03/20

Managing COVID-19 cases onboard

Link

13/03/20

Safety management systems require support from top management

Link

10/03/20

There are downsides to making decisions in isolation

Link

03/02/20

When working aloft – focus on your tasks but also on your safety

Link

25/02/20

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

Inter-Club Agreement: Validity of written notification

Link

03/08/20

Libya: Port situation

Link

30/06/20

Updated industry guidelines on the carriage of seed cake in containers

Link

22/06/20

Crude and water - Part II

Link

12/06/20

Failure to comply with US COVID-19 regulations

Link

29/05/20

US Global Maritime Advisory

Link

22/05/20

Vessel monitoring and P&I insurance

Link

15/05/20

Fumigants entering crew’s spaces – a word of caution

Link

14/05/20

Mexico: Smuggling of illegal narcotics – risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

12/05/20

Telemedicine - standard care after the pandemic has passed?

Link

08/05/20

Yemen: Port and security update

Link

22/04/20

COVID-19: Charterparty matters for shipowners

Link

16/04/20

COVID-19: force majeure, frustration and exclusion clauses

Link

07/04/20

Best Management Practices – Piracy and Armed Robbery - West Africa

Link

31/03/20

Channel closures

Link

11/03/20

Turkey: Enforcement for excess bunker quantities

Link

21/02/20

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

Annual Report and Financial Statements 2020

Link

21/07/20

Solvency and Financial Condition Report (SFCR)

Link

16/07/20

Britannia Loss Prevention Webinar Wednesday 29 July 2020, 0900 to 1000 (BST)

Link

15/07/20

Risk Watch – Out Now

Link

09/07/20

Crew Watch – Burns Edition Now Translated

Link

09/07/20

Loss Prevention Webinar – 29 July 2020

Link

09/07/20

Panama Maritime Authority – Pre-Arrival Checklist for US Ports

Link

09/07/20

CHIRP MFB 59

Link

09/07/20

BSafe Lone Watchkeeping

Link

08/07/20

Risk Watch – July 2020

Link

08/07/20

New Crew Watch Out Now – Focus on Burn Injuries

Link

30/06/20

COVID-19 Crew Watch – Special Edition Now Translated into Japanese and Chinese

Link

30/06/20

Updated CINS & IGP&I Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

Link

19/06/20

Launch of Knowledge Base on the Britannia Website

Link

12/06/20

USA: Sanctions for Venezuela and Iran

Link

10/06/20

COVID-19 Singapore Crew Change Guidebook

Link

12/06/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Britannia Offices: Working Remotely

Link

11/06/20

COVID-19 Crew Watch – Special Edition

Link

29/05/20

Malaysia: Warning of a Potential Kidnapping Off Sabah

Link

29/05/20

South Korea: ECA and Vessel Speed Reduction (VSR) Programme

Link

29/05/20

Brazil: Sulphur 2020 Update

Link

29/05/20

CHIRP MFB – Tagalog

Link

29/05/20

2020 Financial Statements – Britannia Declares Another Strong Set of Results

Link

15/05/20

Britannia P&I Training Week – Cancelled

Link

14/05/20

IMO Circulars – Framework of Protocols for Facilitating Crew Changes and Use of PPE

Link

14/05/20

Sea Robbery and Sea Theft Incidents in the Singapore Strait and Approaches in 2020

Link

14/05/20

Panama Canal Water Conservation Strategies

Link

14/05/20

Risks Associated with Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitisers – Warning from IOGP

Link

05/05/20

Drug Smuggling Prevention

Link

05/05/20

INTERTANKO Guidance on Chartering Issues Relating to COVID-19

Link

30/04/20

Singapore Government Rescinding Marine Surveyors’ Exemption from COVID-19 Restrictions

Link

30/04/20

California: Warning of Increased Air Pollution Penalties as Temperatures Rise

Link

30/04/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Focus Page

Link

30/04/20

Notice of National Holidays in Japan (Golden Week)

Link

28/04/20

China MSA Issues ‘Guidance on the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 on Board (V2.0)’

Link

17/04/20

Stay Cyber Safe Amid COVID-19

Link

17/04/20

New ICS Guidance on Managing Ship and Seafarer Certificates During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Link

15/04/20

International Group Online COVID-19 Tracker – Launch

Link

07/04/20

Parana River: Draft Restrictions

Link

07/04/20

Oasis Circular No: 2006 – Crew Change Procedures in China Amid COVID-19

Link

06/04/20

Canada: Speeding Limits Imposed

Link

01/04/20

Position at Indian Ports in View of the COVID-19 Outbreak

Link

31/03/20

Crew Changes Now Allowed in Singapore in Special Circumstances

Link

30/03/20

China: Solutions to Address the Carriage of Non-Compliant Fuel Oil on Board

Link

20/03/20

Britannia P&I Training Week: Monday 7 to Friday 11 September 2020 (New Proposed Date)

Link

19/03/20

Singapore: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update

Link

17/03/20

India: COVID 19 – Entry Restrictions and Quarantine Procedures

Link

17/03/20

International Group: Video Launched to Explain the IG Pool and Reinsurance Arrangements

Link

05/03/20

Turkey: Declaration of Bunkerquantity

Link

05/03/20

Singapore: Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak on Singapore Registered Ships - Update

Link

04/03/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Britannia Offices: Working Remotely

Link

28/02/20

Pollution of Marine Environment in Greece

Link

27/02/20

India: Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment Regulations (SCMTR)

Link

24/02/20

Uruguay: And Implementation of the IMSBC Code

Link

24/02/20

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Britannia Offices: Working Remotely

Link

21/02/20

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

Link

21/02/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Focus Page

Link

20/02/20

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

Sanctions – Response to the US Global Maritime Advisory

Link

21/05/20

Sanctions – AIS Monitoring

Link

15/05/20

Mexico Alert – Smuggling of Illegal Narcotics – Risk of Ship Detention and Crew Arrest

Link

12/05/20

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Enforcement Of UN, US and EU Sanctions

Link

01/05/20

Publication of BMP West Africa

Link

31/03/20

Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

28/02/20

Electronic (Paperless) Trading: Approval of CargoX

Link

24/02/20

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

20-010

The 70th Ordinary General Meeting of the Members of the Association

Link

27/07/20

20-008

Ratification of the Bunker Convention and Wreck Removal Convention, and Amendment of the Oil Pollution Act in Japan to be effected on 1 October 2020

Link

03/07/20

20-006

Report on the 603rd Meeting of the Board of Directors

Link

15/06/20

20-005

US Latest Guidance to Address Illicit Shipping and Sanctions Evasion Practices

Link

22/05/20

20-004

Vessel monitoring and P&I insurance

Link

18/05/20

20-003

Mexico alert – smuggling of illegal narcotics – risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

12/05/20

20-002

Report on P&I Condition Surveys 2019

Link

12/05/20

20-001

Latest Report on North Korea Sanctions

Link

01/05/20

19-020

Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from ShipsNo.19

Link

02/03/20

19-019

Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from ShipsNo.18

Link

21/02/20

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

1086

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.94

Link

31/07/20

1085

New ZealandBiofoulingCraft Risk Management Standard (No.2)

Link

15/07/20

1084

Prevent Dragging Anchor during Typhoon Seasons – Guide to Harborage in Tokyo Bay During Stormy Weather

Link

07/07/20

1083

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)Request from Singapore Harbour Pilots

Link

03/07/20

1082

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.93

Link

01/07/20

1081

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)Singapore updated requirements for crew change for cargo ships

Link

26/06/20

1079

New Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers published (No.2)

Link

22/06/20

1078

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.92

Link

29/05/20

1077

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.91

Link

07/05/20

1076

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Measures taken by different countries

Link

24/04/20

1075

Measures to assure safe navigation during the peak season of drift-net fishing in the Seto Inland Sea (No.2)

Link

23/04/20

1074

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) IG online tracker (dashboard)

Link

08/04/20

1073

Measures to assure safe navigation during the peak season of drift-net fishing in the Seto Inland Sea

Link

07/04/20

1072

Piracy – Best Management Practice West Africa

Link

02/04/20

1071

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.90

Link

01/04/20

1070

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Some Key Charterparty Issues

Link

25/03/20

1069

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Restriction on entering or transiting through Singapore

Link

24/03/20

1068

China – Fujian MSA issued New Edition of “Implementing Regulations for Safety Supervision and Management of Vessel Traffic Service” and “Service Guide for VTS”

Link

11/03/20

1067

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.89

Link

04/03/20

1065

Panama CanalNew Water Conservation Strategies effective 15 February 2020

Link

25/02/20

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

5.585

2019/20 Financial Year Result and Overview

Link

15/06/20

5.584

Response to the US Global Maritime Advisory

Link

21/05/20

5.583

IG - Sanctions - US Advisory and amended AIS Circular

Link

19/05/20

5.582

Mexico alert – smuggling of illegal narcotics – risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

12/05/20

5.581

DPRK – Enforcement of UN, US and EU Sanctions

Link

04/05/20

5.580

Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

06/03/20

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

Completion of the Transfer of the Insurance Business of Sunderland Marine Insurance Company Limited to the North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited

Link

30/06/20

North's Annual Review and Release Calls

Link

27/05/20

Sanctions - U.S. Global Maritime Advisory

Link

21/05/20

Vessel Monitoring and P&I Insurance

Link

18/05/20

Mexico Alert – Smuggling of Illegal Narcotics – Risk of Ship Detention and Crew Arrest

Link

12/05/20

Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Sanctions Enforcement

Link

04/05/20

Coronavirus Update (COVID-19)

Link

23/04/20

Heavy Fuel Oil as Cargo

Link

17/04/20

Preliminary List of Recommendations for Governments and Relevant National Authorities on the Facilitation of Maritime Trade During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Link

01/04/20

Business Continuity Planning - Coronavirus

Link

12/03/20

Transfer of the Insurance Business of Sunderland Marine Insurance Company Limited to The North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited

Link

05/03/20

NEMIA AGM 2019/20

Link

04/03/20

Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships – Update

Link

28/02/20

New International Group Video Explaining its Pooling and Reinsurance Arrangements

Link

24/02/20

Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

21/02/20

North's 2020/21 Publications

North's 2020/21 Publications

Link

20/02/20

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

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

Link

04/08/20

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

Link

23/07/20

Bumper Brazilian Harvests Could Mean Soya Bean Sorrow for Shipowners

Link

20/07/20

West African Countries Apply ‘Traffic Rights’ Levy on Shipowners

Link

01/07/20

Dutch Safety Board Warns Container Ships of Wadden Islands Route Risks

Link

01/07/20

BIMCO Publishes COVID-19 Crew Change Clause for Time Charter Parties 2020

Link

26/06/20

New Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

Link

18/06/20

USA: USCG Current List of Ports and Countries for which Conditions of Entry into the USA Exist

Link

15/06/20

Record Low Water Levels in Parana River Lead to Groundings, Draught Restrictions and Reduced Loadings

Link

08/06/20

Speed Limits and ECAs in South Korea *Update*

Link

14/05/20

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

13/05/20

USA Issues Maritime Security Advisory for Southern Gulf of Mexico

Link

12/05/20

COVID-19 and Crew Changes

Link

12/05/20

IMO Guidance on Safe Crew Changes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Link

12/05/20

Audits and Social Distancing

Link

05/05/20

COVID-19: Testing and Protection

Link

22/04/20

COVID-19 Impacts Ship Surveys and Certificates

Link

09/04/20

Port States React to COVID-19 Pandemic

Link

08/04/20

ICC Warns of Scammers Exploiting COVID-19 Pandemic

Link

06/04/20

Updated Maritime Security Guidance for West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea

Link

02/04/20

USA Issues Guidance on the Impact of COVID-19 on Asian Gypsy Moth Certificates

Link

31/03/20

COVID-19: Advice on Coronavirus for Ships *Update*

Link

20/03/20

Bunker Fuel – Not a Virus

Link

16/03/20

Venezuela Sanctions Update

Link

19/02/20

North Publishes Cargo Care Checklists

Link

14/02/20

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

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

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

Latest Seafarers Happiness Index report reveals seafarer welfare crisis at tipping point

Link

30/07/20

Electronic Record Books under MARPOL

Link

15/07/20

Who is liable when property is damaged under offshore contracts?

Link

30/06/20

Limitation of liability: Who is an ‘Operator’ and who is a ‘Manager’ – Stema Barge II [2020] EHWC 1294

Link

12/06/20

Reactivation of vessels after a period of lay up

Link

03/06/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Latest information and updates

Link

01/06/20

Closure of the 2017 policy year without additional call

Link

26/05/20

AGM Minutes May 2020

Link

26/05/20

IG Circular: US Global Maritime Advisory

Link

22/05/20

Mexico alert – Smuggling of illegal narcotics – risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

20/05/20

Solvency & Financial Condition Report (SFCR) 2019

Link

20/05/20

BARGEHIRE 2008 and force majeure

Link

18/05/20

IG Circular: Vessel monitoring and P&I insurance

Link

15/05/20

IG Circular: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sanctions update

Link

04/05/20

Contractual implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) – FAQs

Link

22/04/20

IG circular: Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

21/04/20

The Shipowners’ Club reports increased Member numbers and strong investment return in 2019

Link

17/04/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Crew health and wellbeing

Link

15/04/20

Weather forecasts, safe passage and safe berths

Link

08/04/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – FAQs on Club cover

Link

07/04/20

Coronavirus — Singapore branch temporary closure

Link

06/04/20

The CMA CGM LIBRA — Court of appeal update

Link

03/04/20

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Link

31/03/20

Coronavirus: Challenges in meeting operational and regulatory requirements

Link

20/03/20

A guide to offshore jurisdiction

Link

17/03/20

Coronavirus – London branch temporary closure

Link

17/03/20

Legal Costs Cover and IMO 2020

Link

05/03/20

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Link

05/03/20

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

Press Article: Practicing humanity is the only way our seafarers can survive COVID-19

Link

06/08/20

News: Beirut incident

Link

05/08/20

Press Article: Insurers must cut through the hype of autonomous shipping to understand the risk

Link

05/08/20

News: UK publishes Guidance on financial sanctions for Maritime Industry

Link

04/08/20

News: Singapore Crew Change Guidebook (SCCG)

Link

04/08/20

News: Oman bans the use of open loop scrubbers

Link

03/08/20

Circular: 31 July 2020, Standard Club circular - Notice of meeting

Link

31/07/20

News: AMSA focused inspection campaign (FIC) on cargo securing arrangements (1 Aug - 31 Oct 2020)

Link

28/07/20

News: COVID-19 – INTERCARGO supports safety guide for ship/shore interface; Hong Kong tightens crew change requirements

Link

28/07/20

News: ILO issues a revised information note, Singapore MPA issues new requirements for crew change

Link

27/07/20

News: India announces repatriation of foreign seafarers from Indian ports

Link

24/07/20

News: US CDC issues updated interim guidance for ships managing suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases

Link

23/07/20

News: Loss Prevention Seafarer Wellbeing poster campaign nominated for SAFETY4SEA Initiative Award - Cast your vote now!

Link

20/07/20

News: Quarantine & Testing Requirements for seafarers, crew changes in Dubai

Link

17/07/20

News: IMB Q2 2020 piracy and armed robbery report shows records 25% increase in incidents

Link

16/07/20

Article: Australian court considers whether a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) can be considered a ship under Australian law

Link

15/07/20

News: IMO issues recommendations for port and coastal states

Link

08/07/20

News: COVID-19 in a Maritime Setting - Chamber of Shipping

Link

08/07/20

News: The current regulatory framework for disposing waste in Portugal is blocking 150 waste containers at Sines and 36 waste containers at Leixoes ports

Link

03/07/20

Article: English courts clarify parties’ obligations in a chain of letters of indemnity

Link

02/07/20

News: Reminder - South Korean ECA to take effect from 1 September 2020

Link

01/07/20

News: Australia maximum employment period for seafarers

Link

01/07/20

News: BIMCO publishes COVID-19 Crew Change Clause for Time Charter Parties 2020

Link

29/06/20

Press Article: Tankers to the rescue again: a solution to storage woes

Link

29/06/20

Press Article: Maritime Security in the wake of COVID-19

Link

25/06/20

News: The Sea newspaper - Q2 2020

Link

25/06/20

News: IMO celebrates 10th anniversary of the annual Day of the Seafarer on 25 June

Link

23/06/20

News: ISWAN - Seafarers' Health Information Programme (SHIP)

Link

23/06/20

News: International Safety Guide for Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT 6) launched

Link

23/06/20

News: Singapore pushes to accelerate Maritime digitalisation and updates crew change requirements

Link

19/06/20

News: Updated guidelines for the carriage of seed cake in containers

Link

19/06/20

News: Australia introduces increased fines for pollution related incidents

Link

18/06/20

Press Article: Fire in the hold

Link

18/06/20

Article: Tankers to the rescue again: a solution to storage woes

Link

17/06/20

News: Industry bodies issue guidance ensuring safe continuation of maritime trade

Link

12/06/20

Article: Drug Smuggling Preventative Measures

Link

12/06/20

News: Hong Kong Resumes Crew Changes

Link

11/06/20

News: Q&A following Standard Club Seafarer Wellbeing Webinar - A discussion with ISWAN

Link

09/06/20

Article: Remote pilotage - perspective and risks to consider

Link

05/06/20

News: Reminder for increased vigilance when transiting the Gulf of Aden

Link

05/06/20

Press Article: Challenges seafarers face during COVID-19

Link

04/06/20

News: Singapore Crew Change Guidebook

Link

02/06/20

Article: Practical considerations for ship recycling

Link

02/06/20

Press article: Charles Taylor and the Standard Club announce self-management for the club and substantial ongoing partnership

Link

29/05/20

Circular: 29 May 2020, Standard Club circular - Notice to members

Link

29/05/20

Press Article: Adequate information vital for seafarers’ wellbeing amid crisis

Link

29/05/20

Article: Importance of navigational risk reviews

Link

29/05/20

News: ICS issues new Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers

Link

29/05/20

News: COVID-19 – IMO-ICAO-ILO issue joint statement

Link

28/05/20

Press Article: COVID-19 and Seafarers

Link

28/05/20

News: Standard Club are now members of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Link

28/05/20

Press Article: Communication is vital for seafarers’ wellbeing during COVID-19

Link

27/05/20

Circular: 27 May 2020, Standard Club circular - IG clubs' response to US Global Maritime Advisory on sanctions

Link

27/05/20

News: ReCAAP ISC warning - ASG planned kidnapping in waters off Sabah, Malaysia

Link

26/05/20

Circular: 26 May 2020, Standard Club circular - Financial position and open policy years

Link

26/05/20

Circular: 26 May 2020, Strike and Delay Class circular - Review of Open Policy Years

Link

26/05/20

Press Article: Club correspondents on the front line as P&I sector steers way through pandemic

Link

22/05/20

News: COVID-19 – Singapore MPA relaxes crew change procedures for cargo ships

Link

22/05/20

News: US issues Global Maritime Advisory on sanctions

Link

21/05/20

Press Article: Remote pilotage should be a last resort even in a health crisis

Link

21/05/20

Article: Eleventh Circuit decision confirms use of open and obvious defense

Link

20/05/20

News: ICS Publishes COVID-19 Guidance for Safe Ship-Shore Interface

Link

18/05/20

News: Importance of accurate AIS broadcasts

Link

18/05/20

News: Vessel policies under scrutiny in US Jones Act litigation for crewmember death caused by COVID-19

Link

18/05/20

News: Thailand Marine Department – confirmation of entry for vessels entering Thai waters

Link

18/05/20

News: ITF and Maritime Employers Welcome IMO Crew Changes Protocol

Link

18/05/20

15 May 2020, Standard Club circular - Vessel monitoring and P&I Insurance

Link

15/05/20

News: New recommendations on building cyber resilient ships

Link

13/05/20

News: COVID-19 – IMO steps up to the crew change challenges, comes out with a 12-step framework

Link

12/05/20

Circular: 12 May 2020, Standard Club circular - Mexico alert: smuggling of illegal narcotics – risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

12/05/20

News: COVID-19 – IMO issues guidelines for ensuring a safe shipboard interface between ship and shore-based personnel

Link

12/05/20

Article: Collisions, congestion, and closures

Link

11/05/20

Article: What ‘clean on board’ means and what should a master be aware of when presented with a bill of lading?

Link

07/05/20

News: Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) - 2020 Risk Period

Link

06/05/20

News: Increased oil tanker presence off US coast

Link

05/05/20

4 May 2020, Standard Club circular - DPRK – UN Panel of Experts of North Korea sanctions report

Link

04/05/20

News: USCG issues updated ballast water management extensions amid COVID-19 pandemic

Link

01/05/20

News: No time bar is applicable for environmental damage claims in Brazil

Link

01/05/20

News: The Judicial System in Spain and COVID-19 - an update

Link

01/05/20

News: The Judicial System in Turkey - COVID-19 outbreak

Link

01/05/20

Article: IMO 2020 - Bunker Claims Handling Guide for a new decade

Link

30/04/20

News: US Coast Guard update on vessel reporting guidelines

Link

30/04/20

News: Increased piracy attacks in the Gulf of Mexico

Link

30/04/20

News: CHIRP Maritime COVID-19 update – Seafarer Health and Wellbeing

Link

24/04/20

News: International Group updates Piracy FAQs (2019)

Link

24/04/20

Stay active with Standard Club! #byyourstride

Link

24/04/20

Press Article: Managing Maritime Risks

Link

24/04/20

Article: Seafarer mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Link

23/04/20

News: Sewage treatment fines in Ghana

Link

23/04/20

News: COVID-19 – personal message from IMO Secretary-General

Link

22/04/20

Press Article: Increased use of FSRUs can improve risk profile of LNG sector

Link

20/04/20

News: USCG grants BWTS extension due to COVID-19

Link

15/04/20

News: COVID-19 – Maritime sector shows resilience

Link

14/04/20

News: The Judicial System in Spain - COVID-19 outbreak

Link

14/04/20

News: Security warnings issued off Iran and the Sulu Sea

Link

14/04/20

Article: US Supreme Court rules safe berth clause is a warranty

Link

14/04/20

Press Article: P&I clubs seek common approach to the challenges of COVID-19

Link

08/04/20

News: Britain suspends IMO 2020 checks

Link

08/04/20

News: The Judicial System in Italy – COVID-19 Outbreak

Link

08/04/20

News: The Judicial System in France – COVID-19 Outbreak

Link

08/04/20

Article: Importance of navigational risk reviews

Link

08/04/20

News: BIMCO’s ASVTIME moves closer to completion

Link

08/04/20

News: USCG issues reminder to ensure the availability of oil response services amid COVID-19

Link

07/04/20

News: WHO - We are in a shared struggle to protect both lives and livelihoods

Link

06/04/20

News: Beaching operations in India following the general lockout due to COVID-19 outbreak

Link

06/04/20

Press Article: COVID-19 Impact on how P&I clubs do business

Link

06/04/20

News: An update on carriage of soya beans

Link

03/04/20

Press Article: COVID-19: This is not a Drill!

Link

02/04/20

News: US Coast Guard update on vessel inspections

Link

01/04/20

Article: Ninth Circuit decision highlights the value of medical evidence in rebutting section 20(a) presumption in aggravating injury case

Link

31/03/20

News: New maritime security guidance for companies and mariners operating in West Africa

Link

31/03/20

News: Update - Indian Ports declare Force Majeure due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Link

31/03/20

News: COVID-19 - IMO issues preliminary list of recommendations

Link

31/03/20

News: COVID-19 - Seafarer Wellbeing

Link

27/03/20

News: Indian Ports declare Force Majeure due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Link

27/03/20

News: COVID-19 – Port states to show flexibility

Link

27/03/20

News: COVID-19 Personal Injury Protocol

Link

26/03/20

News: Use of open loop scrubber when transiting Turkish Straits

Link

26/03/20

News: Update on piracy and armed robbery in Asia

Link

25/03/20

News: COVID-19 - stricter restrictions

Link

25/03/20

News: UAE Ports Update

Link

24/03/20

News: Updated COVID-19 related US port restrictions

Link

24/03/20

News: US Jones Act and LHWCA claims in view of the COVID-19 pandemic

Link

24/03/20

News: COVID-19 - the club's offices

Link

23/03/20

Circular: 23 March 2020, War Risks Class circular - Additional Premium Areas

Link

23/03/20

Press Article: Tensions in the Persian Gulf increases delay exposure for shipowners

Link

23/03/20

News: Correspondents and COVID-19

Link

20/03/20

News: Standard Club is the proud Health and Wellbeing sponsor of The Sea newspaper

Link

20/03/20

News: COVID-19 related US port restrictions

Link

20/03/20

News: Stevedore strike at Setubal and Lisboa ports

Link

19/03/20

Circular: 19 March 2020, Standard Club circular - Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the prevention and control of marine pollution from ships

Link

19/03/20

News: COVID-19 update – over 200,000 confirmed cases and 8650 deaths

Link

19/03/20

News: Update on impact of COVID-19 outbreak in Panama

Link

18/03/20

News: New annexes broaden scope of BIMCO Supplytime 2017

Link

17/03/20

News: UK Government issues COVID-19 Shipping and Sea Ports Guidance

Link

17/03/20

News: Australian Prime Minister announces enhanced border arrangements

Link

16/03/20

News: COVID-19 - the club's offices

Link

16/03/20

News: Europe COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Link

16/03/20

News: CMF/EUNAVFOR Industry Releasable Threat Bulletin 18

Link

13/03/20

News: COVID-19 – WHO categorizes COVID-19 as a pandemic

Link

12/03/20

News: Supply of low sulphur bunkers and discharge of scrubber wash-water in Brazil

Link

09/03/20

News: COVID-19 - the club's offices

Link

09/03/20

News: COVID-19 - Spread to 87 countries

Link

06/03/20

News: COVID-19 – Turkish ports quarantine ships from 'contaminated countries' for 14 days prior to berthing

Link

05/03/20

Press Article: Misdeclared cargoes and the booking process

Link

05/03/20

News: Disruption expected at Takoradi port during dredging works for port expansion

Link

05/03/20

News: Singapore MPA extends its precautionary measures

Link

04/03/20

News: WHO raises COVID-19 threat assessment to its highest level

Link

03/03/20

News: South Africa's approach to IMO Sulphur Cap 2020

Link

03/03/20

News: COVID-19 cases reported in five new member states

Link

02/03/20

News: Coronavirus - the club's offices

Link

02/03/20

News: Crew mental and physical wellbeing during extensive delays

Link

28/02/20

News: COVID-19 detection measures are expected to tighten in Greek ports

Link

27/02/20

News: IMO2020 sulphur cap - online survey to identify fuel issues

Link

26/02/20

News: Coronavirus update - ports continue to impose additional requirements due to the Coronavirus

Link

26/02/20

Press Article: Coronavirus driving uptake of BI cover by shipowners

Link

26/02/20

News: Implementation and enforcement of relevant IMO instruments and Joint statement with WHO

Link

25/02/20

News: Restrictions on the use of open-loop scrubbers in France, Portugal, Spain and Gibraltar

Link

25/02/20

News: USCG marine safety information bulletin - Mississippi

Link

25/02/20

News: Coronavirus - the club's offices

Link

25/02/20

News: Coronavirus update - no new countries have reported cases of COVID-19 since 22 February 2020

Link

24/02/20

News: IG P&I - Building Blocks

Link

21/02/20

News: China Shipowners’ Association (CSOA) issue a draft proposal to Beijing requesting a temporary reprieve from IMO Rules

Link

21/02/20

Press Article: Coronavirus: P&I will cover seafarer illness and death, Standard Club confirms

Link

21/02/20

Article: practical and contractual considerations arising from the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China

Link

21/02/20

News: Coronavirus Update - WHO Director-General remarks that outbreak has potential to cause severe political, social and economic upheaval

Link

20/02/20

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.357

US Sanctions in Respect of Nord Stream 2 / Turk Stream Gas Projects

Link

July 2020

L.356

Coronavirus Film - "Crew Change"

Link

July 2020

L.355

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Film – “Protection on Board”

Link

June 2020

L.354

Financial Update and 2020/21 Renewal

Link

June 2020

L.353

US Global Maritime Advisory "Guidance"

Link

May 2020

L.352

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Film - “Mental Resilience On Board”

Link

May 2020

L.351

Vessel Monitoring and P&I Insurance

Link

May 2020

L.350

Mexico alert – smuggling of illegal narcotics – risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

May 2020

L.349

UN Report on DPRK Sanctions

Link

May 2020

L.348

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Film – “Stay Safe on Board”

Link

April 2020

L.347

Accounting

Link

March 2020

L.346

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – SIMSL Offices: Working Remotely

Link

March 2020

L.345

Electronic (Paperless) Trading Approval of CargoX

Link

February 2020

L.344

Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

March 2020

L.343

Regulation of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships

Link

February 2020

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

Vessels operating in the SOx Emission Control Area in Republic of Korea

Link

05/08/20

MSS Case August: Maintenance job lead to injuries

Link

03/08/20

Did you miss our latest TELP webinar?

Link

01/07/20

MSS Case July: Rescue boat drill injuries

Link

29/06/20

Updated guidelines for the carriage of seed cake in containers

Link

23/06/20

Focus: Collision

Link

08/06/20

MSS Case June: Grounding when not using bridge equipment efficiently

Link

26/05/20

Use of tankers as floating storage – arising legal issues

Link

26/05/20

US Global Maritime Advisory

Link

25/05/20

Focus: Pilotage

Link

21/05/20

Vessel monitoring and P&I insurance

Link

15/05/20

Mexico alert: Smuggling of illegal narcotics – risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

12/05/20

Update on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) sanctions

Link

04/05/20

Coronavirus: Club cover and contracts of carriage

Link

30/04/20

MSS Case May: Oil spill while bunkering

Link

27/04/20

Coronavirus - legal guidance for Members (20 April 2020)

Link

20/04/20

Cargo wet damage on bulk carriers – a recurring problem

Link

17/04/20

Corrosion of distance piece on SOx scrubber discharge water line

Link

15/04/20

Focus: Grounding

Link

02/04/20

COVID-19 port information from Correspondents

Link

01/04/20

Sign up for TELP - Trade Enabling Loss Prevention

Link

26/03/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - News and updates

Link

26/03/20

Contact correspondents by mobile phone

Link

24/03/20

Coronavirus - Canada allows crew changes

Link

23/03/20

Focus: Main engine damage

Link

19/03/20

Sign up for TELP - Trade Enabling Loss Prevention

Link

18/03/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - News and updates

Link

17/03/20

CCI - IMB calls for caution over false invoices over COVID-19 tests

Link

16/03/20

The Mississippi River – anchoring issues

Link

09/03/20

Coronavirus – Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers

Link

05/03/20

Contact incidents - causes and cases

Link

05/03/20

Coronavirus – legal guidance for Members

Link

03/03/20

Coronavirus - overview and shipping guidance for Members

Link

02/03/20

MSS Case March: Unfinished arrival checklist led to severe damage

Link

02/03/20

Updated measures at main Chinese ports due to outbreak of novel coronavirus

Link

27/02/20

Greece updates its environmental legislation

Link

26/02/20

Focus: Engine room fires

Link

20/02/20

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

10

West announce strategic partnership with C Solutions to launch Qwest Maritime

Link

June 2020

09

2020/2021- Astaara: West to acquire a significant stake in the marine cyber insurance provider

Link

June 2020

08

2020/2021 - Condition Surveys: Tankers which have carried heavy fuel oil as cargo

Link

May 20

07

Annual General Meeting

Link

May 20

06

United States Sanctions - Global Maritime Advisory

Link

May 20

05

Vessel monitoring and P&I insurance

Link

May 20

04

Class 1 and Class 2 Policy Year Balances and Financial Position 20 February 2020

Link

May 20

03

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea - Enforcement of UN, U.S. and EU Sanctions

Link

May 20

02

Pollution Regulations of the People’s Republic of China

Link

February 20

01

Acquisition of Shares in Nordic Marine Insurance

Link

February 20

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

Senegal - Intensification of Border Controls and Customs Regulations at Dakar

Link

29/07/20

Sanctions - UK Governments Maritime Guidance

Link

28/07/20

New BIMCO clause to permit deviation for crew changes

Link

23/07/20

Proposed changes to IMO requirements on safe mooring

Link

21/07/20

West’s strategic partnership with Nordic Marine Insurance approved

Link

16/07/20

LNG as fuel - A developing industry

Link

13/07/20

COVID-19: ICS Publish Coronavirus Guidelines (Update)

Link

09/07/20

Cyber Resilience - IACS Recommendation 2020

Link

06/07/20

West's seafarers on the challenges and rewards of a career at sea

Link

03/07/20

New ABS NOx Guidelines Launched

Link

02/07/20

Venezuelan sanctions - updated advice on oil trades including cabotage

Link

01/07/20

Fixed Cover Guide now available in Spanish

Link

26/06/20

Australia - Increased Fines for Polluters

Link

25/06/20

P&I Cover and Cyber risk

Link

18/06/20

California Air Resources Board Maintaining at Berth Regulations

Link

17/06/20

BIMCO Cyber Clause

Link

16/06/20

New REACT! Loss Prevention Poster Published on COVID-19

Link

11/06/20

Port Agreements & LNG Conditions of Use

Link

10/06/20

Argentina Parana River Groundings

Link

08/06/20

New Series of Loss Prevention Health Posters Launched

Link

05/06/20

Key Facts 2020

Link

03/06/20

Panama announces sanctions for deliberate AIS/LRIT deactivation

Link

03/06/20

Venezuela sanctions - U.S. designates tankers for carriage of Venezuelan oil

Link

03/06/20

Engine Room Fire Onboard a Laid-up Bulk Carrier

Link

02/06/20

Piracy on the Rise

Link

28/05/20

South Koreas Go Slow and ECA Regulations

Link

26/05/20

COVID-19: IMO Framework for Safe Crew Changes

Link

22/05/20

Deadline for placing IMO DCS Statement of Compliance on board vessels is fast approaching

Link

21/05/20

ECSA presses for ratification of the Hong Kong Convention

Link

20/05/20

Stable Claims and Strong Investments Further Strengthen West

Link

14/05/20

Mexico alert - smuggling of illegal narcotics - risk of ship detention and crew arrest

Link

13/05/20

Ship Lay-Up During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Link

06/05/20

Floating storage of oil cargoes

Link

30/04/20

Fines in Ghana for sewage related matters

Link

30/04/20

Member Training Week cancelled

Link

28/04/20

EU Mapping Crew Changes

Link

28/04/20

COVID-19 Antigen testing for all supply-chain workers

Link

27/04/20

RightShip and Human Rights at Sea Join Forces

Link

27/04/20

New ITOPF (20/21) Handbook published

Link

24/04/20

Venezuela sanctions - US amends General License 8 affecting Chevron shipments

Link

23/04/20

New Best Management Practices (BMP) West Africa

Link

16/04/20

COVID-19: A Letter to Members from the Group CEO

Link

08/04/20

COVID-19: Coping with it at sea

Link

08/04/20

Are seafarers more susceptible to mental health problems?

Link

08/04/20

Coronavirus - guide for Members on potential legal issues

Link

08/04/20

COVID-19: Guidance on extending STCW Certificates

Link

08/04/20

COVID-19: Guidance on extending West's enhanced PEME Certificates

Link

08/04/20

International Group COVID-19 Dashboard

Link

07/04/20

Guidance around COVID-19 issued by several U.S. bodies

Link

07/04/20

Points to Consider if your Ship is Arrested

Link

03/04/20

Important U.S. Supreme Court decision on safe berth clauses

Link

02/04/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ's

Link

27/03/20

Extension of Precautionary Measures to Minimise Risk of Community Spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Singapore

Link

25/03/20

Response to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation

Link

18/03/20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - London Office Remote Working

Link

16/03/20

Venezuelan Sanctions - designation of Rosneft Trading S.A. - Update - TTI

Link

13/03/20

Asian Gypsy Moth 2020 (Annual Update)

Link

06/03/20

ICS Publish Coronavirus Guidelines

Link

05/03/20

The EU F-gas Regulation and what it means for the maritime industry

Link

04/03/20

Fixed Continues Stable Premium and Tonnage Growth

Link

02/03/20

Port State Control to Clampdown on Non-compliant Fuels

Link

02/03/20

Coronavirus - Hong Kong Office Closure

Link

28/02/20

Total mutual tonnage surpasses 100m GT in 150th year

Link

24/02/20

Acquisition of Shares in Nordic Marine Insurance

Link

21/02/20

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 - 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.