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2016

 

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INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P & I CLUBS

 

 

News

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

International Group reinsurance 2017/18 renewal update December 2016

Link

14 Dec 16

 

Piracy – EU Council Decision to extend the mandate of operation Atalanta until December 2018

Link

29 Nov 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention - Financial Security Requirements Circular & FAQ

Link

7 Oct 16

 

IUMI 2016 Annual Conference

Link

29 Sep 16

 

New Personal Injury subcommittee chairman appointed

Link

07 Jul 16

 

IMO Legal Committee - International Group attendance

Link

13 Jun 16

 

Group participates in Maritime New Zealand Training and Preparedness Exercise-May 2016

Link

02 Jun 16

 

EUROPEAN COMMISSION'S REVIEW OF THE INSURANCE BLOCK EXEMPTION (“IBER”)

Link

27 May 16

 

General Average “York Antwerp Rules 2016” adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

24 May 16

 

Comite Maritime International (CMI) 2016 Conference

Link

10 May 16

 

Joint industry publication sets out Guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite

Link

10 May 16

 

IOPC Funds meetings - International Group attendance

Link

28 Apr 16

 

Comite International Radio-Maritime (CIRM)

Link

30 Mar 16

 

HNS Convention workshop – International Group attendance

Link

22 Mar 16

 

EU Guidelines on Places of Refuge

Link

08 Mar 16

 

International Group reinsurance renewal update January 2016

Link

13 Jan 16

 

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

 

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Circular No. 42/16 - War and Terrorism Risks: Cover in Respect of Biological and Bio-chemical Weapons - 2017 Policy Year

Link

14 Dec 16

Circular No. 41/16 - International Group Reinsurance Arrangements for 2017

Link

13 Dec 16

Circular No.40/16 - Maritime Labour Convention 2006 - Application Process for MLC Certificates

Link

02 Dec 16

Circular No. 39/16 - PEME Program Updates: New Clinics in Romania and Ukraine, and Delisting of Clinic in Mariupol, Ukraine

Link

01 Dec 16

Circular No. 38/16 - Loss Prevention Case Study DVD Collection: Pilotage and Entry into Enclosed Spaces

Link

30 Nov 16

Circular No.37/16 – Recent Club Performance. Development of Closed & Open Policy Years. Release Calls. Premium Requirements for the 2017 Policy Year.

Link

21 Nov 16

Circular No. 36/16 – The US Embargo of Cuba: Further Guidance – 180 Day Prohibition Waver

Link

21 Oct 16

US ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST BURMA TERMINATED

Link

12 Oct 16

MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION 2006 AS AMENDED (MLC): FINANCIAL SECURITY REQUIREMENTS

Link

6 Oct 16

Circular No. 33/16 - Loss Prevention: Machinery Damage

Link

15 Sep 16

Circular No. 32/16 - New Club Publication: Transport Guidance for Steel Cargoes

Link

14 Sep 16

Circular No. 31/16 - Currents - The American Club\'s In-house Newsletter

Link

18 Aug 16

Circular No. 30/16 - The International Group of P&I Clubs: 2015/16 Annual Review

Link

21 Jul 16

Circular No. 29/16 - General Average - York Antwerp Rules 2016 (YAR 2016) Adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

20 Jul 16

Circular No. 28/16 - Loss Prevention: Slips, Trips and Falls

Link

06 Jul 16

Circular No. 27/16 - American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company, Ltd. Commences Operations

Link

01 Jul 16

Circular No. 26/16 - Shipowners Claims Bureau Inc. (SCB) Opens Office in Houston

Link

30 Jun 16

Circular No. 25/16 - SCB Management Consulting Services, Ltd., Hong Kong - Office Move

Link

29 Jun 16

Circular No. 24/16 - The Maritime Labour Convention - an Update

Link

28 Jun 16

Circular No. 23/16 - Board News

Link

24 Jun 16

Circular No. 22/16 - The American Club\'s Annual Report and Accounts for 2015. Closing of the 2013 Policy Year. Release Calls.

Link

23 Jun 16

Circular No. 21/16 - US Vessel Response Plans - Alaska and Oregon

Link

26 May 16

Circular No. 20/16 - The American Club Wins the Lloyd\'s List 2016 North American Maritime Services Award

Link

20 May 16

Circular No. 19/16 - Continuing European Union and United States Sanctions Against Syria

Link

13 May 16

Circular No. 18/16 - The American Club: A Profile - May 2016

Link

10 May 16

Circular No. 17/16 - New IG/CINS Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers

Link

09 May 16

Circular No. 16/16 - Draft Charterparty Clause Promoting the Use of the Inter-club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996 (as Amended September 2011)

Link

04 May 16

Circular No. 15/16 - Economic Sanctions Update: Libya

Link

03 May 16

Circular No. 14/16 - Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME) Program: New Clinic in Manila, Philippines

Link

20 Apr 16

Circular No. 13/16 - The United States Imposes Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea

Link

18 Mar 16

Circular No. 12/16 - Economic Sanctions - Compliance Guidance

Link

08 Mar 16

GARD

 

 

Circulars

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

16/2016: Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) - Application process for MLC Certificates

Link

04 Nov 16

 

15/2016: A transparent approach to remuneration, compliance and authorisation for brokers and other intermediaries

Link

27 Oct 16

 

14/2016: Review of policy years, premium rating for the 2017 policy year, half year status report as at 20 August 2016

Link

27 Oct 16

 

13/2016: Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) Financial security requirements

Link

13 Oct 16

 

12/2016: General Average - “York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016” adopted by the Comité Maritime International (CMI)

Link

22 Jul 16

 

11/2016: Update on the Maritime Labour Convention

Link

28 Jun 16

 

10/2016: Notice of Annual General Meeting

Link

16 Jun 16

 

9/2016: US Vessel Response Plans – Alaska and Oregon

Link

31 May 16

 

8/2016: Syria sanctions

Link

16 May 16

 

7/2016: New IG/CINS guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in containers

Link

10 May 16

 

6/2016: Review of Policy Years – Release Calls

Link

10 May 16

 

5/2016: Draft charter party clause promoting the use of the Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996 (as amended September 2011)

Link

06 May 16

 

4/2016: Iran trading – fixed premium P&I cover update

Link

04 May 16

 

3/2016: Iran trading – increased limit of fall-back cover

Link

15 Apr 16

 

2/2016: Iran trading- P&I cover update

Link

18 Mar 16

 

1/2016: Iran trading - P&I cover

Link

22 Feb 16

 

Updates and Alerts

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

What is the attorney-client privilege and why is it important?

Link

13 Dec 16

 

Gard Alert: Piracy in Asia - crew abductions

Link

06 Dec 16

 

Gard Alert: US ballast water management extension program update

Link

08 Dec 16

 

Gard Alert: California’s at-berth emission requirements toughens

Link

06 Dec 16

 

Gard Alert: Maintenance and adjustment of magnetic compasses

Link

29 Nov 16

 

The shipowner’s hero – a club letter of undertaking

Link

16 Nov 16

 

Gard Alert: The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

Link

11 Nov 16

 

Gard Alert: South Africa – increased risk of stowaways

Link

11 Nov 16

 

Gard Alert: US East Coast - slow down to protect whales

Link

08 Nov 16

 

Cyber security awareness in the maritime industry

Link

31 Oct 16

 

Heat damage in soya bean cargoes - the importance of inspections

Link

26 Oct 16

 

Gard Alert: Singapore – new bunkering procedures

Link

24 Oct 16

 

Gard Alert: Red Sea security warning - update

Link

14 Oct 16

 

Gard Alert: Red Sea security warning

Link

07 Oct 16

 

Gard Alert: Surigao, Philippines – wet nickel ore cargoes

Link

07 Oct 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) - Financial security requirements

Link

07 Oct 16

 

Gard Alert: Libya – port situation update

Link

04 Oct 16

 

Gard Alert: Worldwide pilotage, towage and mooring services survey

Link

04 Oct 16

 

Onboard verification of fuel sulphur content

Link

30 Sep 16

 

Gard Alert: Egypt reinstates the 0.05 per cent tolerance level for ergot in wheat

Link

29 Sep 16

 

A question of authority in Singapore

Link

26 Sep 16

 

Loss of hire insurance – back to basics

Link

14 Sep 16

 

Gard Alert: Egypt enforces zero-tolerance for ergot in wheat

Link

14 Sep 16

 

Gard Alert: Zika virus - update

Link

12 Sep 16

 

Use of composite deck gratings

Link

02 Sep 16

 

Compliance with anti-corruption legislation

Link

30 Aug 16

 

Gard Alert: Chinese ECAs - sulphur requirements for marine fuels

Link

26 Aug 16

 

Gard Alert: Port state CICs in 2016

Link

24 Aug 16

 

Gard Alert: Yemen – port situation

Link

27 Jul 16

 

Gard Alert: US marine casualty reporting

Link

15 Jul 16

 

Gard Alert: US ballast water management program update

Link

14 Jul 16

 

Gard Alert: Shortages of bulk cargo in Vietnamese ports

Link

11 Jul 16

 

Gard Alert: Keeping pace with maritime regulatory changes

Link

08 Jul 16

 

Carriage of castor meal

Link

30 Jun 16

 

Gard Alert: Chilean port inspections – vessels arriving from Ecuador

Link

24 Jun 16

 

Gard Alert: Prepare to manage ballast water

Link

20 Jun 16

 

Gard Alert: Yemen – new port clearance procedures

Link

10 Jun 16

 

Gard Alert: Sierra Leone: advanced cargo declarations continue to require particular attention

Link

09 Jun 16

 

Gard Alert: Drones launched from vessels

Link

09 Jun 16

 

Gard Alert: Fines in Brazil

Link

03 Jun 16

 

Gard Alert: Crew safety in Venezuela

Link

01 Jun 16

 

Gard Alert: US finalises new Well Control Rule

Link

20 May 16

 

Gard Alert: OW Bunker - English Supreme Court upholds previous decisions that ING can recover payment from shipowners

Link

13 May 16

 

Gard Alert: MEPC 69 on discharge of harmful cargo hold wash water

Link

06 May 16

 

Gard Alert: Is the fuel in your emergency equipment fit for the purpose?

Link

04 May 16

 

Gard Alert: Argentine customs demands continue

Link

29 Apr 16

 

Gard Alert: Asian gypsy moth season 2016

Link

28 Apr 16

 

Loading a packed container without a verified weight to be a violation of SOLAS

Link

27 Apr 16

 

Gard Alert: California’s low sulphur fuel regulation remains in force

Link

14 Apr 16

 

SKULD

 

 

Circulars and News

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Renewal update II for policy year 2017/18

Link

14 Dec 16

 

MLC 2006 Financial security requirements

Link

30 Nov 16

 

Brazil and Uruguay: Soybeans with high moisture content

Link

25 Nov 16

 

Renewal update I for policy year 2017/18

Link

22 Nov 16

 

Singapore: Risk of arrest security being lifted – The 2005 Hague Convention

Link

17 Nov 16

 

MLC: Issuance of Certificates Under Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (As Amended)

Link

16 Nov 16

 

Laytime WWD (Weather Working Days)

Link

10 Nov 16

 

South Africa: Urgent stowaway advice

Link

02 Nov 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended: Financial security requirements

Link

07 Oct 16

 

Philippines: Nickel ore risks from Mindanao

Link

29 Sep 16

 

Skuld Annual General Meeting 8 September 2016

Link

12 Sep 16

 

Press: Skuld reports positive six-month result 2016

Link

09 Sep 16

 

Zika virus: Singapore considered a Zika epidemic area

Link

05 Sep 16

 

Iron content in Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) cargoes

Link

01 Sep 16

 

Zika virus: Regulations for vessels calling at China

Link

31 Aug 16

 

Press: Skuld expands business development

Link

30 Aug 16

 

S&P reaffirms Skuld's 'A' rating with stable outlook

Link

29 Aug 16

 

Advisory: China: Bulk liquid cargo shortage claims

Link

26 Aug 16

 

General Average: York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

23 Aug 16

 

Korea: Port Entry Permission System to be enforced in Korean ports

Link

15 Aug 16

 

Insight: North Korea Sanctions

Link

19 Jul 16

 

Advisory: New US Coast Guard Casualty Reporting Form

Link

18 Jul 16

 

Skuld Committee meeting 17 June 2016

Link

29 Jun 16

 

Review of policy years June 2016

Link

28 Jun 16

 

Advisory: Panama Canal expansion: Bigger ships, bigger risks

Link

24 Jun 16

 

Update on the Maritime Labour Convention

Link

23 Jun 16

 

Skuld Annual Review and Accounts 2015

Link

17 Jun 16

 

Advisory: Ukraine: Customs authorities in Nikolaev sea port

Link

17 Jun 16

 

Advisory: Pre-loading survey of steel cargo

Link

16 Jun 16

 

US Vessel Response Plans: Alaska and Oregon

Link

27 May 16

 

Skuld to acquire SMA/Gerling Norway

Link

20 May 16

 

Syria sanctions overview

Link

18 May 16

 

Skuld delivers best combined ratio in five years in 2015 full-year results

Link

13 May 16

 

New IG/CINS guidelines for the carriage of calcium hypochlorite in containers

Link

10 May 16

 

Draft C/P clause promoting the use of the Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996 (as amended September 2011)

Link

04 May 16

 

Insight: HNS Convention

Link

19 Apr 16

 

Iran trading: P&I cover update - increased limit of fall-back cover

Link

14 Apr 16

 

THE BRITANNIA STEAMSHIP INSURANCE ASSOCIATION LTD

 

 

News

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

United States : coast guard type-approves Optimarin’s ballast water management system

Link

08/12/16

 

China : thefts in Tianjin Port

Link

08/12/16

 

India : Iron ore fines (IOF) Schedule to the IMSBC Code – Amended Proctor Fegerberg test adopted

Link

08/12/16

 

China : sulphur emission control area (ECA) update

Link

08/12/16

 

Singapore flag: officer certificates

Link

08/12/16

 

Britannia loss prevention – training materials

Link

02/12/16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) : application process for MLC Certificates

Link

24/11/16

 

Britannia inaugural seminars in India for technical managers and DPAs

Link

24/11/16

 

California : at berth regulations for auxiliary diesel engine emissions

Link

24/11/16

 

New Zealand : Wellington port update

Link

24/11/16

 

Stowaways: South African update

Link

10/11/16

 

Polymeric beads : danger of combustion

Link

27/10/16

 

Philippines : carriage of nickel ore

Link

27/10/16

 

Britannia waives a further USD11.5m of deferred calls while requiring no general increase in advance calls for 2017/18

Link

20/10/16

 

Yemen: update

Link

13 Oct 16

 

Argentina: Parana River casualty

Link

13 Oct 16

 

Canada: on site testing of fuel for 0.1% sulphur content

Link

29 Sep 16

 

Ukraine: further warnings about ecological inspectors

Link

29 Sep 16

 

Argentina: new sailing draft restrictions in place

Link

29 Sep 16

 

Concentrated inspections on cargo securing arrangements

Link

15 Sep 16

 

Zika virus : Chinese regulations

Link

08 Sep 16

 

Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing

Link

01 Sep 16

 

BWM Convention : impending ratification by Finland and likely implications in relation to the entry into force of the Convention

Link

01 Sep 16

 

Zika virus: fumigation in PR China

Link

18 Aug 16

 

Ukraine: warning of fraudulent ecological inspections

Link

18 Aug 16

 

Australia: new requirements for ballast water management (BWM)

Link

04 Aug 16

 

IMB Piracy Reporting Centre

Link

04 Aug 16

 

Concentrated Inspection Campaigns

Link

04 Aug 16

 

Yemen: ports re-open

Link

04 Aug 16

 

IMO interim guidelines on maritime cyber risk management

Link

21 Jul 16

 

Pre-arrival notification for South African ports

Link

21 Jul 16

 

USCG safety alert for inspection of lifejackets

Link

07 Jul 16

 

Enclosed spaces: atmosphere testing equipment SOLAS regulation

Link

07 Jul 16

 

Paris MoU: 2015 report

Link

07 Jul 16

 

Australia: ECDIS clarification of AMSA report

Link

07 Jul 16

 

Containers: SOLAS VI regulations on container weighing

Link

23 Jun 16

 

Ukraine: Nikolaev port

Link

23 Jun 16

 

Soya beans : shipments to PRC

Link

23 Jun 16

 

Termination of merger discussions between Britannia and UK P&I Clubs

Link

20 Jun 16

 

Algeria: declare all cash on board

Link

09 Jun 16

 

Australia: bridge resource management (BRM)

Link

09 Jun 16

 

Piracy: 2015 report published

Link

26 May 16

 

US Coast Guard: Cargo Securing Manual updates (CSM)

Link

26 May 16

 

Stowaways: Ivory Coast and Ghana

Link

26 May 16

 

Nigeria: Bonny light crude oil exports

Link

26 May 16

 

Circulars

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

MLC 2006 as amended – Application for MLC Certificates

Link

11 Nov 16

 

Calls – P and I

Link

24 Oct 16

 

Calls – FDD

Link

24 Oct 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC)

Link

07 Oct 16

 

UK Insurance Act 2015

Link

10 Aug 16

 

General Average - YAR 2016 adopted by the CMI

Link

20 Jul 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention: updated

Link

22 Jun 16

 

Britannia and UK P&I Club – Merger Discussions

Link

20 Jun 16

 

US Vessel Response Plans – Alaska and Oregon

Link

27 May 16

 

Notice of Meeting

Link

26 May 16

 

Calcium Hypochlorite in containers: guidelines

Link

17 May 16

 

Syria: sanctions

Link

13 May 16

 

Draft charterparty clause promoting the use of the Inter-Club NYPE Agreement 1996 (as amended September 2011)

Link

04 May 16

 

THE JAPAN SHIP OWNERS’ MUTUAL PROTECTION & INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION

 

 

Circulars

 

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

16-017

P&I Special Circular No.16-017 International Group Reinsurance Programme for 2017/18 Policy Year

Link

15 Dec 16

 

16-016

Notice of New Year’s Holidays

Link

02 Dec 16

 

16-015

P&I Special Circular No.16-014 Report on the 593rd Meeting of the Board of Directors

Link

22 Nov 16

 

16-014

Special Clause for the Maritime Labour Convention 2006

Link

18 Nov 16

 

16-013

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) Financial Security Requirements

Link

12 Oct 16

 

16-012

General Average - “York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016” adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

28 Jul 16

 

16-011

P&I Condition Surveys for Loss Prevention

Link

13 Jul 16

 

16-010

The 66th Ordinary General Meeting of the Members of the Association

Link

11 Jul 16

 

16-009

Entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) (No.3)

Link

24 Jun 16

 

16-008

Mandatory verification of the gross mass of packed containers from 1st July 2016

Link

17 Jun 16

 

16-007

Report on the 591st Meeting of the Board of Directors

Link

13 Jun 16

 

16-006

US Vessel Response Plans – Alaska and Oregon

Link

30 May 16

 

16-005

New IG/CINS Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers

Link

26 May 16

 

16-004

Discharge of Cargo Residue into the Sea under Marpol Annex V (Update)

Link

23 May 16

 

16-003

Syria Sanctions

Link

16 May 16

 

16-002

Draft charterparty clause promoting the use of the Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996 (as amended September 2011)

Link

12 May 16

 

News

 

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

861

Southeast AsiaIncreasing Cases of Abduction of Crew from Ships in the Sulu-Celebes Sea and eastern Sabah region

Link

07 Dec 16

 

860

US Airborne Toxic Control Measure for Auxiliary Diesel Engines Operated on Ocean-Going Vessels At-Berth in a California Port (“At-Berth Regulation”)

Link

02 Dec 16

 

859

Tianjin, China - A Number Of Thefts at Anchorage Reported in Recent Months

Link

02 Dec 16

 

858

ChinaEstablishment of Emission Control Areas (ECA) (No.7)

Link

02 Dec 16

 

857

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.50

Link

01 Dec 16

 

856

South Africa - Recent Trend and Countermeasures to Stowaways

Link

10 Nov 16

 

855

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.49

Link

08 Nov 16

 

854

Result of the Safety Measure for Navigation During the Peak Season of Stownet-fishing in Bisan-Seto, JAPAN

Link

07 Nov 16

 

853

USCG Safety Alert - Update 1 - Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Safety Recal

Link

26 Oct 16

 

852

Robbery on board anchored vessels increasing at Puerto la Cruz Bay, Venezuela

Link

26 Oct 16

 

851

Philippines - Liquefaction of Nickel Ore(2)

Link

07 Oct 16

 

850

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.48

Link

05 Oct 16

 

849

Ukraine - Ballast Water Inspection Problem(4)

Link

05 Oct 16

 

848

Argentine Coast Guard Authorities require an additional ”under keel clearance” for those vessels sailing through the River Plate basin and River Parana

Link

03 Oct 16

 

847

Egypt - Guidelines for the import of wheat that is affected by the Ergot Fungus

Link

20 Sep 16

 

846

Entry into Force of the Ballast Water Management Convention

Link

14 Sep 16

 

845

Updated ZIKA Virus Chinese Quarantine Authorities, Requires Mosquito Eradication Certificate for Vessels from ZIKA Affected Areas, - Adding Singapore as ZIKA affected Area

Link

14 Sep 16

 

844

Argentina – Expensive fine imposed when supernumeraries without VISA are on board

Link

09 Sep 16

 

843

Regulations for Vessel Air Emissions: Sulphur in Fuel Content Verification Process in Canada

Link

08 Sep 16

 

842

ChinaEstablishment of Emission Control Areas (ECA) (No.6)

Link

06 Sep 16

 

841

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.47

Link

02 Sep 16

 

840

ChinaEstablishment of Emission Control Areas (ECA)Further Update

Link

30 Aug 16

 

839

China’s requirements for shipment from Zika-infected countries (by USDA FAS)

Link

30 Aug 16

 

838

Ukraine - Ballast Water Inspection Problems (3)

Link

19 Aug 16

 

837

Spain - Implementation of Container Gross Mass Verification

Link

19 Aug 16

 

836

Updated Zika Virus Guideline by USCG

Link

17 Aug 16

 

835

Regulation Change of Port Entry in Korea (Require strict operation to acquire shore pass for crew)

Link

15 Aug 16

 

834

Port State Control - Concentrated Inspection Campaign (Paris MOU, Tokyo MOU, Indian Ocean MOU and Black Sea MOU)

Link

05 Aug 16

 

833

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.46

Link

04 Aug 16

 

832

Cargo Shortage Vol.5 - West African Countries

Link

28 Jul 16

 

831

Nigeria Ports Information - Piracy at Lagos/Port Harcourt

Link

27 Jul 16

 

830

International Group of P&I Clubs 2015/16 Annual Review

Link

26 Jul 16

 

829

Turkey Situation

Link

19 Jul 16

 

828

Medical Expenses in the U.S. (No.5) Considerations for Smoother Escorted Medical Repatriations from the U.S.

Link

14 Jul 16

 

827

Infested Dunnage with origin Ukraine

Link

12 Jul 16

 

826

China Issues Notice on Implementation of SOLAS VI Regulation 2 Amendment

Link

04 Jul 16

 

825

Recent Navigation Warning of China Waters No.45

Link

04 Jul 16

 

824

Customs Fines for alleged infringement of the customs regulations in Ukraine (No.2)

Link

27 Jun 16

 

823

UK Supreme Court Judgment in the “GLOBAL SANTOSH” [2016] UKSC 20

Link

22 Jun 16

 

822

Venezuela – Increasing ignition during loading of petcoke at the port of Amuay

Link

15 Jun 16

 

821

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.44

Link

30 May 16

 

820

Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM)

Link

26 May 16

 

819

Philippines –Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issues Implementing Rules and Regulations on Seafarers Protection Act

Link

20 May 16

 

818

Stowaway Measures in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and Ghana

Link

19 May 16

 

817

Medical Expenses in the U.S (No.4) Quicker Return to Fit-For-Duty Status

Link

18 May 16

 

816

Zika developments in Venezuela

Link

06 May 16

 

815

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Water No.43

Link

06 May 16

 

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

 

 

Circulars

 

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

5.539

Outstanding Claims Review

Link

13 Dec 16

 

5.538

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) – Applications for MLC Certificates

Link

25 Nov 16

 

5.537

Class 5 (P&I) and Class 8 (FD&D) Open Policy Years & 2017/2018 Policy Year - Calls

Link

27 Oct 16

 

5.536

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) - Financial Security Requirements

Link

07 Oct 16

 

5.535

The UK Insurance Act

Link

10 Aug 16

 

5.534

General Average - "York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016" adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

21 Jul 16

 

5.533

Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) - update

Link

28 Jun 16

 

5.532

US Vessel Response Plans - Alaska and Oregon

Link

02 Jun 16

 

5.531

Syria Sanctions

Link

16 May 16

 

5.530

The London P&I Club - 2015/16 Financial Year

Link

12 May 16

 

5.529

New IG/CINS Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers

Link

11 May 16

 

5.528

Draft charterparty clause promoting the use of the Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996

Link

09 May 16

 

5.527

Iran Trading - Increased limit of fall-back cover

Link

14 Apr 16

 

THE NORTH OF ENGLAND PROTECTING & INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION

 

 

Circulars (excluding Club News)

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Policy Year 2017 - Renewal Link 16 Dec 16  

Pre-Renewal Report - December 2016

Link

09 Dec 16

 

Mutual Premium Return Update

Link

21 Nov 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC): Application Process for MLC Certificates

Link

16 Nov 16

 

North Supports Members in Overturning Cargo Carriage Judgement

Link

15 Nov 16

 

Financial Review and Renewal 2017

Link

11 Nov 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC): Financial Security Requirements

Link

07 Oct 16

 

Renewal 2017/2018 - Outstanding Claims Review on North Online

Link

05 Oct 16

 

2016 Management Report & Combined Financial Statements

Link

16 Aug 16

 

UK Insurance Act 2015 Coming into Force

Link

29 Jul 16

 

The International Group of P&I Clubs - Annual Review 2015/16

Link

20 Jul 16

 

General Average - "York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016" adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

19 Jul 16

 

EU Referendum - Update

Link

06 Jul 16

 

Update on The Maritime Labour Convention

Link

23 Jun 16

 

US Vessel Response Plans - Alaska and Oregon

Link

27 May 16

 

North Group Financial Position and Release Calls

Link

26 May 16

 

Syria Sanctions

Link

13 May 16

 

Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers

Link

09 May 16

 

Draft Charterparty Clause Promoting The Use of The Inter-club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996 (As Amended September 2011)

Link

03 May 16

 

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

 

 

News, Bulletins and Circulars

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Important clarification of certification requirements – Maritime Labour Convention 2006 / Amendments 2014 (MLC)

Link

13 Dec 16

 

Joseph Maguire: What steps should a prudent shipowner take when placing vessels in layup?

Link

13 Dec 16

 

Cuba: Sanctions overview

Link

09 Dec 16

 

Ignoring Alarms

Link

08 Dec 16

 

Liability Insurance Policy for European Inland Craft

Link

28 Nov 16

 

Increasing limits under the amended 1996 protocol of the LLMC

Link

28 Nov 16

 

An overview of the legal position across jurisdictions following the collapse of OW Bunkers

Link

25 Nov 16

 

Premiums that provide certainty in uncertain times

Link

24 Nov 16

 

Crew Health: Maintaining dental hygiene

Link

22 Nov 16

 

Russia/Ukraine – Sanctions Overview

Link

21 Nov 16

 

Libya – Sanctions Overview

Link

21 Nov 16

 

Loss Prevention reissues Basic Stability for Small Vessels booklet

Link

15 Nov 16

 

New bunkering procedures in Singapore

Link

11 Nov 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) – update on the Club’s non-pooled plain language liability insurance policies (E.g. yacht, dive boat, small passenger)

Link

07 Nov 16

 

Precautions while loading oil on board

Link

02 Nov 16

 

Interference with maritime radio reception by on board equipment

Link

26 Oct 16

 

STCW – Regulatory changes to seafarers’ certification

Link

03 Nov 16

 

Crew Health: Protecting your skin on board

Link

13 Oct 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 As Amended (MLC) Financial Security Requirements

Link

10 Oct 16

 

Circular: Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) Financial Security Requirements

Link

10 Oct 16

 

Annex 1: Example MLC Certificate as required under regulation 4.2 standard A4.2 Paragraph 1 (B)

Link

10 Oct 16

 

Annex 2: Example MLC Certificate as required under regulation 2.5.2, standard A2.5.2

Link

10 Oct 16

 

Annex 3: Maritime Labour Convention Extension Clause 2016

Link

10 Oct 16

 

FAQs: MLC Extension Clause 2006 As Amended Financial Security Requirements

Link

10 Oct 16

 

The Shipowners’ Club reports strong half year results with a positive investment return

Link

30 Sep 16

 

IMCA: The facts and figures

Link

26 Sep 16

 

The Shipowners’ Club supports ISWAN’s seminar on seafarer health

Link

23 Sep 16

 

ASTRA and SPAR SHIPPING: What happens when a time charterer fails to pay timely hire?

Link

22 Sep 16

 

Crew Health: Maintaining a healthy weight onboard

Link

14 Sep 16

 

Salvage costs of the tow under TOWCON 2008

Link

08 Sep 16

 

Bulletin: Re-issue of ship to ship oil transfer operations bulletin

Link

08 Sep 16

 

Cyber Guidance for Crews

Link

02 Sep 16

 

The Shipowners’ Club supports the Thames Barge Parade as part of Totally Thames festival

Link

23 Aug 16

 

The UK Insurance Act 2015

Link

10 Aug 16

 

Crew Health: Food safety on board

Link

10 Aug 16

 

Yachtowners launch Pre-Delivery Liability Policy

Link

01 Aug 16

 

A guide to laws and regulations governing offshore shipping operations

Link

27 Jul 16

 

Matthew Bevan: What to do when you don’t get paid

Link

20 Jul 16

 

IG P&I Annual Review 2015/2016

Link

20 Jul 16

 

Crew Health: Maintaining fitness on board

Link

20 Jul 16

 

Insurance Act 2015 – Plain Language Policies

Link

12 Jul 16

 

Humanitarian support of seafarers and their families in cases of armed robbery and piracy attack

Link

12 Jul 16

 

STCW amendment regarding ECDIS training

Link

01 Jul 16

 

Brexit – what does it mean for our Club, our Members and their brokers?

Link

01 Jul 16

 

Crew Health: Maintaining a healthy diet on board

Link

30 Jun 16

 

Update on the Maritime Labour Convention

Link

30 Jun 16

 

The Ship-owners Club announces partnership with International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network

Link

27 Jun 16

 

General Average – “York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016” adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

24 Jun 16

 

Gho Sze Kee: Cargo liens for unpaid hire and freight due under a time or voyage charterparty

Link

22 Jun 16

 

AGM Minutes June 2016

Link

22 Jun 16

 

Closure of the 2013 policy year without additional call

Link

09 Jun 16

 

Kingfish Information Service of Seafish – Offshore Renewable & Cable Awareness Project

Link

08 Jun 16

 

North Korea – Sanctions Update

Link

24 May 16

 

Compensation clauses in seafarer employment agreements

Link

18 May 16

 

Bulletin: Guidance on snap-back zones

Link

17 May 16

 

Syria sanctions

Link

16 May 16

 

IG & CINS Calcium Hypochlorite guidelines

Link

10 May 16

 

Daisy Rayner: Yusuf Cepnioglu – Direct rights of action against insurers are dealt a blow by the Court of Appeal

Link

09 May 16

 

Bulletin: Recommended sampling procedure for inland craft

Link

09 May 16

 

Hijacking and crew hostages

Link

04 May 16

 

Draft charterparty clause promoting the use of the Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996 (as amended September 2011)

Link

03 May 16

 

The Shipowners’ Club announces results to period 31/12/15

Link

03 May 16

 

THE STANDARD CLUB LTD

 

 

News and Circulars

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Web Alert: Follow-up implementation of Emission Control Areas in China

Link

15 Dec 16

 

Web Alert: New Guidance on LPG blending/ commingling from Intertanko

Link

14 Dec 16

 

Web alert: ReCAAP ISC issues monthly report on piracy in Asia

Link

14 Dec 16

 

Web Alert: Increased limits of liability for shipowners in the UK

Link

09 Dec 16

 

9 December 2016, Standard Club Circular - rule amendments and election of class committee

Link

09 Dec 16

 

Latin American Bulletin, December 2016

Link

07 Dec 16

 

Web Alert: Theft Reported in Northern Chinese Ports

Link

06 Dec 16

 

Web Alert: CHIRP - Further advice for seafarers to help avoid incidents

Link

05 Dec 16

 

1 December 2016, London Class Circular - open policy years and renewal 2017

Link

01 Dec 16

 

Web Alert: ReCAAP issue alert on the increasing cases of abduction of crew from ships

Link

01 Dec 16

 

Standard Club Circular – MLC Certificates, Application Procedure

Link

24 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: Newly released judicial interpretation on rules relating to vessel arrests in China

Link

22 Nov 16

 

Post-board bulletin, November 2016

Link

21 Nov 16

 

Offshore Bulletin, November 2016

Link

16 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: ‘Volcafe v CSAV’ – The Court of Appeal overturns the first instance judgement on the order and burden of proof in cargo claims

Link

14 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: The International Group's large casualty working group updates recommendations to clubs handling major casualties

Link

10 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: Clarification on consequential losses - Transocean Drilling UK Ltd v Providence Resources plc

Link

10 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: The Standard Club backs new cyber security awareness efforts

Link

09 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: Stowaway prevention advice for South African ports

Link

07 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: Funding of interim payments for pollution claims in CLC states

Link

04 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) publishes third quarter report on piracy and armed robbery for 2016

Link

03 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: Mosquito-borne diseases & shipboard sanitary inspections in Brazil

Link

02 Nov 16

 

The 'Cape Bari' : The Importance of Carefully Reviewing Port Agreements and Terminal 'Conditions of Use'.

Link

02 Nov 16

 

Web Alert: Considerable Coal Imports Expected For Emerging Asian Markets

Link

01 Nov 16

 

Standard Bulletin, October 2016

Link

31 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: US announces further amendments to Cuban Asset Control Regulations

Link

26 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: Dryad Maritime publishes maritime crime figures for the third quarter of 2016

Link

21 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: ReCAAP ISC Quarterly Report reveals a 65% decrease in piracy in Asia

Link

21 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: Discharging of damaged food cargo in Lebanon

Link

21 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: ‘The Aqasia’ – The package limitation in Article IV Rule 5 of The Hague Rules not to apply to bulk cargoes

Link

20 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: Hazards associated with the transport of lithium-ion batteries

Link

17 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: LOI Beware! The dangers of releasing cargo against an LOI

Link

17 Oct 16

 

Asia Bulletin, October 2016

Link

13 Oct 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended financial security requirements

Link

12 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: 'Spar Shipping' - The Court of Appeal confirms that payment of hire is not a condition

Link

10 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: Oceans Beyond Piracy publish Handbook on the Use of Force for Private Security Companies

Link

07 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: The end of the 'grace period' for verification of the gross mass of containers

Link

07 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: Concerns for Safety of Nickel Ore loading operations in Surigao, Mindanao

Link

05 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: South Korean ports infrastructure boost

Link

03 Oct 16

 

Web Alert: Maritime UK sets out Brexit priorities for maritime industry

Link

28 Sep 16

 

Press Article: Contract reviews up 30 per cent

Link

26 Sep 16

 

Web Alert: Egypt - Follow up developments on the import of wheat affected by Ergot Fungus

Link

22 Sep 16

 

Implementation of ECA measures at Shenzhen port within Pearl River Delta

Link

08 Sept 16

 

OW Bunker cases in the US - Three new cases hold that physical suppliers of bunkers arranged through OW Bunker do not have maritime liens against the ships supplied

Link

01 Sept 16

 

Follow-up developments on ECA implementation at Shenzhen port within Pearl River Delta

Link

25 Aug 16

 

Caribbean MOU PSC CIC on Crew Familiarisation for Enclosed Space Entry

Link

25 Aug 16

 

Update on current status of Yemen ports and procedures for entering territorial waters

Link

22 Aug 16

 

Avoidable hazards can put seafarers in danger

Link

22 Aug 16

 

Riyadh MOU PSC CIC on Pilot Transfer Arrangements

Link

18 Aug 16

 

Libyan oil ports due to re-open

Link

09 Aug 16

 

Australia’s New Ballast Water Management requirements

Link

08 Aug 16

 

PSC concentrated inspection campaign in Paris, Tokyo, Indian Ocean and Black Sea MoU's (2016)

Link

03 Aug 16

 

“The Coral Seas” – Can an owner defend an underperformance claim on the basis that hull fouling arose out of the charterer’s orders?

Link

03 Aug 16

 

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issues special report on the abducting of crew from ships in waters off Eastern Sabah and Southern Philippines

Link

02 Aug 16

 

Standard Club Circular - The UK Insurance Act 2015

Link

02 Aug 16

 

Are the expenses during negotiation in a piracy case allowable in general average? (part two..)

Link

01 Aug 16

 

IMB publishes second quarter report on piracy and armed robbery for 2016

Link

25 Jul 16

 

The CV Stealth - no permission to appeal an arbitration award despite the parties' agreement to appeal points of law

Link

22 Jul 16

 

Security situation in Turkey

Link

22 Jul 16

 

The CTe cargo trading system in Brazil

Link

19 Jul 16

 

Standard Club circular - General Average - York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the Comité Maritime International (CMI)

Link

12 Jul 16

 

UK referendum on EU membership

Link

08 Jul 16

 

IMO issues Interim Guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management

Link

07 Jul 16

 

New guidance from Intertanko on social media use

Link

06 Jul 16

 

Standard Club Circular - Update on the Maritime Labour Convention

Link

30 Jun 16

 

USCG recommendations on LNG bunkering

Link

24 Jun 16

 

London International Shipping Week 2017

Link

23 Jun 16

 

Rights of direct action against P&I clubs – The insurance contract takes priority

Link

22 Jun 16

 

Recent developments on the Panama Canal Expansion

Link

22 Jun 16

 

German Commercial Code - A short advisory note

Link

22 Jun 16

 

Change in piracy reporting in Gulf of Guinea

Link

20 Jun 16

 

Standard PEME Scheme adds two new clinics to its Philippines network

Link

17 Jun 16

 

SAMSA Marine Notice 27/2016 - Lessons learnt from recent Casualties

Link

15 Jun 16

 

Brazilian Senate approves a new bill to amend the pre-salt E&P regulation

Link

13 Jun 16

 

VGM enforcement - consolidated list of requirements (by country)

Link

13 Jun 16

 

ISWAN updates its guidance on dealing with the aftermath of Piracy attacks

Link

08 Jun 16

 

A ship's master - manager, leader or seaman?

Link

06 Jun 16

 

Panama Canal draft updates - 1 June 2016

Link

06 Jun 16

 

INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2005-2015

Link

06 Jun 16

 

Draft Reduction for transiting Martin Garcia Channel

Link

06 Jun 16

 

Philippines - Supreme Court upholds 3 Day Reporting Rule

Link

03 Jun 16

 

York Antwerp Rules 2016 - The changes

Link

02 Jun 16

 

THE STEAMSHIP MUTUAL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION LTD

 

 

Circulars

 

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

L.289

International Group Reinsurance Policy Year 2017-18

Link

Dec 16

 

L.288

Maritime Labour Convention – Changes to the Rules of Class 1 of the Association

Link

Dec 16

 

L.287

Allianz Worldwide Care conclude a Preferred Partner Agreement with Steamship Mutual

Link

Dec 16

 

L.286

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as Amended (MLC) Financial Security Requirements. Application procedure for MLC Certificates

Link

Nov 16

 

L.285

L.285 Financial Update and 2017 Renewal

Link

Oct 16

 

L.284

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as Amended (MLC) Financial Security Requirements

Link

Oct 16

 

L.283

Standard & Poor’s

Link

Sep 16

 

L.282

The UK Insurance Act 2015

Link

Aug 16

 

L.281

General Average - York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 Adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

Jul 16

 

L.280

Update on the Maritime Labour Convention

Link

Jun 16

 

L.279

US Vessel Response Plans Alaska and Oregon

Link

May 16

 

L.278

Syria Sanctions

Link

May 16

 

L.277

Draft Charterparty Clause Promoting the use of the Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996

Link

May 16

 

L.276

IG/CINS Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers

Link

May 16

 

L.275

Financial Update and 2016 Renewal

Link

May 16

 

L.274

Iran Trading - Increased limit of fall-back cover

Link

Apr 16

 

L.273

Iran Trading - P&I cover update

Link

Mar 16

 

L.272

Iran Trading - implications on the availability of P&I cover

Link

Feb 16

 

L.271

Rule Change Confirmation

Link

Feb 16

 

THE SWEDISH CLUB

 

 

Alerts and Circulars

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Retroactive requirements for engine room sludge piping systems - effective from 1 January 2017

Link

14 Dec 16

 

Publication of EU MRV delegated and implementing regulations

Link

13 Dec 16

 

Update: Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extension Program

Link

05 Dec 16

 

Polar Code – An overview

Link

02 Dec 16

 

MARS Report December

Link

01 Dec 16

 

Monthly Safety Scenario December: CPP Failure

Link

30 Nov 16

 

China - Updated information regarding all the key ports within three ECAs in China

Link

29 Nov 16

 

China - Theft reports at the anchorage of Tianjin port

Link

28 Nov 16

 

Proposed Rulemaking – Polar Ship certificates

Link

25 Nov 16

 

Port Situation: Yemen

Link

22 Nov 16

 

Airborne toxic control measure for auxiliary diesel engines operated on ocean-going vessels at-berth in a California port

Link

15 Nov 16

 

Application for Maritime Labour Convention Certficates

Link

10 Nov 16

 

South Africa: Urgent stowaway advice

Link

02 Nov 16

 

MARS report November 2016

Link

02 Nov 16

 

Monthly Web News October 2016

Link

01 Nov 16

 

Philippines - Warning of wet nickel ore cargo in bulk from Surigao

Link

31 Oct 16

 

Does your emergency response plan really work?

Link

21 Oct 16

 

USCG Safety Alert - Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone

Link

19 Oct 16

 

Monthly Web News: September

Link

14 Oct 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC)

Link

07 Oct 16

 

Monthly Safety Scenario October: Black-out causing grounding

Link

04 Oct 16

 

Safety Alert for ABB A100-M radial type turbochargers

Link

26 Sep 16

 

Garbage disposal in Argentina

Link

23 Sep 16

 

Zika Virus Update: Mosquito Eradication Certificate required from Singapore to China

Link

16 Sep 16

 

China - Low sulphur content implementation issued by local authorities in Shenzhen

Link

12 Sep 16

 

Ballast Water Management Convention to enter into force on 8 September 2017

Link

09 Sep 16

 

Argentina - Supernumeraries without visa, a high expense.

Link

08 Sep 16

 

Gabon - Port situation

Link

08 Sep 16

 

Revised MARPOL requirements for oil residue (sludge) piping arrangements

Link

07 Sep 16

 

MARS report September 2016

Link

05 Sep 16

 

Monthly Web News August

Link

01 Sep 16

 

MSS Case September: Injured from standing under a pallet

Link

29 Aug 16

 

Yemen: Claims at Aden port

Link

25 Aug 16

 

China imposes requirements in relation to the Zika virus

Link

24 Aug 16

 

Ukarine - Customs Authorities in Nikolaev sea port - Updated

Link

17 Aug 16

 

Zika virus - updated

Link

12 Aug 16

 

Anchor-loss USB available free-of-charge

Link

10 Aug 16

 

US Vessel Response Plan – Alaska and Oregon update

Link

09 Aug 16

 

New requirements for ballast water management (BWM)

Link

05 Aug 16

 

Port Situation: Yemen

Link

04 Aug 16

 

Monthly Web News July 2016

Link

01 Aug 16

 

MARS report August 2016

Link

29 Jul 16

 

MSS Case August - Suez Canal grounding with pilot onboard

Link

26 Jul 16

 

York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

Link

22 Jul 16

 

Situation in Turkey

Link

18 Jul 16

 

Change of practice for HME cargoes and guidance for port reception facility providers and users

Link

12 Jul 16

 

Social Media Guidance for Seafarers

Link

08 Jul 16

 

UPDATE: Guidelines - Mandatory container weight verification implementation

Link

08 Jul 16

 

Overview of the potential risks - Black Sea ports, Russia

Link

06 Jul 16

 

Injury during mooring operation

Link

06 Jul 16

 

Monthly Web News

Link

05 Jul 16

 

MARS Report July

Link

05 Jul 16

 

Guidelines - Mandatory container weight verification implementation

Link

30 Jun 16

 

Update on the Maritime Labour Convention

Link

22 Jun 16

 

Gulf of Guinea - Update on piracy issues and an important anti-piracy development

Link

17 Jun 16

 

Ukarine - Customs Authorities in Nikolaev sea port

Link

17 Jun 16

 

New Global Technical Helpdesk Network launched

Link

16 Jun 16

 

Ivory Coast - fines for disembarking stowaways

Link

15 Jun 16

 

Updated - Panama canal maximum permissible draft reduction due to lack of rainfall

Link

14 Jun 16

 

Custom fines at Bejaia

Link

10 Jun 16

 

Tunisia - Guidelines on wheat and barley cargoes

Link

09 Jun 16

 

Enhancing fire safety awareness

Link

08 Jun 16

 

A summary of sanctions in relation to Iran trading

Link

08 Jun 16

 

Warning: Ships may get stained by oil in the Maracaibo Lake, Venezuela

Link

07 Jun 16

 

MSS Case June - Collision during port approach

Link

01 Jun 16

 

THE WEST OF ENGLAND SHIP OWNERS MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION

 

 

Notices

 

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

19

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC) Application Process for MLC Certificates

Link

Nov 16

 

18

Renewals 2017/2018

Link

Oct 16

 

17

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as Amended (MLC)

Financial Security Requirements

Link

Oct 16

 

15

The UK Insurance Act 2015

Link

Sep 16

 

14

General Average - York Antwerp Rules 2016

Link

Aug 16

 

13

Update on the Maritime Labour Convention

Link

Jul 16

 

12

Condition Surveys: Tankers Which Have Carried Heavy Fuel Oil as Cargo

Link

Jun 16

 

11

US Vessel Response Plans - Alaska and Oregon

Link

Jun 16

 

10

Claims Management Changes June 2016

Link

Jun 16

 

9

Sanctions in Respect of Syria

Link

May 16

 

8

Policy Year Balances and Financial Position

Link

May 16

 

7

New IG/CINS Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers

Link

May 16

 

6

Draft Charterparty Clause Promoting Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement

Link

May 16

 

News

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Group Reinsurance Rates 2017/2018

Link

14 Dec 16

 

A.M. Best

Link

14 Dec 16

 

India - Testing of Iron Ore Fines for Transportable Moisture Limit

Link

13 Dec 16

 

SOLAS - Amendments to the IMDG Code (Amendment 38-16)

Link

12 Dec 16

 

Singapore - New Bunkering Procedure

Link

02 Dec 16

 

Large Casualty Working Group 2016 Review Update

Link

29 Nov 16

 

UK to Enact New Limits Under 1996 Protocol to LLMC 1976

Link

29 Nov 16

 

SOLAS – Amendments to the IMSBC Code (Amendment 03-15) Reminder

Link

17 Nov 16

 

US Sanctions – Possible Implications of the Trump Presidency

Link

14 Nov 16

 

Venezuela - Robbery of Anchored Vessels off Puerto la Cruz – Update

Link

01 Nov 16

 

Cuba Sanctions – Latest Developments

Link

21 Oct 16

 

Argentina - New Underwater Keel Clearance Requirements - Paraná River and River Plata

Link

03 Oct 16

 

Ukraine - Fines for Dirty Ballast Water – Updated

Link

30 Sep 16

 

Mid-Year Review 2016

Link

30 Sep 16

 

International Chamber of Shipping - Pilotage, Towage and Mooring Survey 2016

Link

29 Sep 16

 

New Loss Prevention Bulletin and Claims Guide – Bunker Quality Disputes

Link

21 Sep 16

 

Social Networking - Twitter

Link

16 Sep 16

 

Canada – North American Emission Control Area – Sulphur in Fuel Content Verification Process

Link

16 Sep 16

 

Argentina – Supernumeraries not in Possession of a Visa

Link

09 Sep 16

 

Contamination with GMO Cargo – What can be Done?

Link

08 Sep 16

 

Appointment - Underwriting

Link

06 Sep 16

 

China - Emission Control Areas - Shenzhen

Link

02 Sep 16

 

New Loss Prevention Bulletin Published: Malaria - Practical Guidance for Seafarers

Link

31 Aug 16

 

Iran Sanctions – Effects on Travellers to the USA

Link

26 Aug 16

 

Port State Control – Concentrated Inspection Campaigns 2016 - Update

Link

25 Aug 16

 

Port State Control – Concentrated Inspection Campaigns 2016

Link

09 Aug 16

 

New THINK! Loss Prevention Safety Posters Published

Link

02 Aug 16

 

China - Emission Control Areas – MSA Inspection Criteria

Link

01 Aug 16

 

International Group of P&I Clubs Annual review 2015/16

Link

29 Jul 16

 

Report and Accounts 2016

Link

12 Jul 16

 

Piracy – Updated Gulf of Guinea Piracy Guidelines Published (Version 2)

Link

07 Jul 16

 

Sanctions - North Korea - Further Developments

Link

06 Jul 16

 

Australia - Biosecurity Act 2015 - Ballast Water Management

Link

28 Jun 16

 

Ukraine - Fines for Customs Declaration Discrepancies - Update

Link

17 Jun 16

 

SOLAS - Verified Gross Mass of Packed Containers

Link

31 May 16

 

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

 

 

Circulars

 

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

19/16

Review of Open policy years and 2017 GI

Link

21 Nov 16

 

18/16

General Meeting Reports

Link

21 Nov 16

 

17/16

Annual General Meeting

Link

07 Nov 16

 

16/16

Amended MLC financial security requirements

Link

07 Oct 16

 

15/16

THE UK INSURANCE ACT 2015

Link

12 Aug 16

 

14/16

General Average - “York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016”

Link

21 Jul 16

 

13/16

Update on the Maritime Labour Convention

Link

30 Jun 16

 

12/16

Britannia and UK P&I Clubs merger discussions terminated

Link

20 Jun 16

 

11/16

US Vessel response plans- Alaska and Oregon

Link

26 May 16

 

10/16

New IG/CINS Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers

Link

10 May 16

 

09/16

Syria Sanctions

Link

10 May 16

 

08/16

Review of Open Policy Years

Link

09 May 16

 

07/16

Draft charterparty clause promoting the use of the Inter-Club New York Produce Exchange Agreement 1996 (as amended September 2011)

Link

03 May 16

 

News

 

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Bodily Injury News: Winter 2016 Edition

Link

13 Dec 16

 

The Polar Code enters into force on 1 January 2017

Link

13 Dec 16

 

Role of the Loss Record

Link

13 Dec 16

 

Focus on Philippines: NCM

Link

12 Dec 16

 

USCG issues First Type Approval to Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS)

Link

05 Dec 16

 

Risk Focus: Engine Room Fires

Link

05 Dec 16

 

New Limits Under 1996 Protocol to LLMC 1976 - In force in the UK from 30 November 2016

Link

30 Nov 16

 

China ECAs Summary

Link

30 Nov 16

 

Application Process for MLC Certificates

Link

23 Nov 16

 

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 Entry into Force in China

Link

18 Nov 16

 

What is the future of US Sanctions

Link

18 Nov 16

 

PEME Japan

Link

16 Nov 16

 

A guide to Loss Prevention

Link

11 Nov 16

 

1120 - 11/16 – Rise of Stowaway Attempts in South African Ports – South Africa

Link

02 Nov 16

 

Proinde Guidelines: Shipboard sanitary inspection in Brazil / Mosquito-borne diseases in Brazil

Link

01 Nov 16

 

Legal Briefing- Antarctic treaty

Link

31 Oct 16

 

1119 - 10/16 – INTERCARGO Brief on IMO’s MEPC 70 – Worldwide

Link

31 Oct 16

 

New version of solid bulk cargoes guide available now

Link

28 Oct 16

 

Press Release: Hepatitis B – the number one reason for crew failing pre-employment medical tests

Link

28 Oct 16

 

1118 - 10/16 - Loading Grain Cargoes in the Pacific Northwest – USA

Link

28 Oct 16

 

U.S eases '180 Day rule' on trade with Cuba

Link

28 Oct 16

 

Risk Focus: Paint

Link

27 Oct 16

 

Shipments of Yellow Peas and Rape Seed, Odessa - Ukraine

Link

21 Oct 16

 

Safety Alert Regarding Samsung Smartphone USA

Link

20 Oct 16

 

Serious Injuries in Scavenge Air Receivers

Link

20 Oct 16

 

Legal update: In what circumstances will Australian Admiralty law recognise a foreign maritime lien?

Link

19 Oct 16

 

Ballast Water Management- update October 2016

Link

18 Oct 16

 

US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) - April 2016

Link

17 Oct 16

 

Focus on Philippines: Garnishment

Link

11 Oct 16

 

PEME ADVICE: Hepatitis B – The silent epidemic

Link

10 Oct 16

 

Legal Update: The right to limit under the 1976 Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims

Link

10 Oct 16

 

PEME & Loss Prevention Healthy Living Drive

 

Link

05 Oct 16

 

Alert - Wet Nickel Ore Cargo, Surigao - Philippines

Link

07 Oct 16

 

MPA Circular No.14 - Zika Virus

Link

30 Sep 16

 

Insight Course- Asia

Link

28 Sep 16

 

Cyber Fraud - Worldwide

Link

28 Sep 16

 

White Powder Deposits on Food Cargoes - Worldwide

Link

27 Sep 16

 

Zika virus situation in Singapore

Link

27 Sep 16

 

Enclosed space entry permits still not being implemented correctly

Link

20 Sep 16

 

Ensuring safety during lifeboat drills

Link

16 Sep 16

 

1110 - 09/16 – Sulphur in fuel Content Verification Process - Canada

Link

16 Sep 16

 

PEME Advice: Dehydration

Link

15 Sep 16

 

USCG - ballast water management- update 15th September

Link

15 Sep 16

 

1109 - 09/16 - Immigration Authority Fines - Argentina

Link

09 Sep 16

 

BWMC 2004- update September 2016

Link

09 Sep 16

 

New Mailing Address for New Jersey office

Link

06 Sep 16

 

National Medical Systems Celebrate 10th Anniversary with PEME

Link

06 Sep 16

 

Intricacies of the Philippine legal system explained

Link

05 Sep 16

 

Shenzhen MSA's intention to implement low sulphur oil earlier

Link

01 Sep 16

 

Robin Travis scholarship 2016

Link

01 Sep 16

 

LP Team take part in Officers Crew Seminar in Mumbai

Link

30 Aug 16

 

Syrian Ports- Update

Link

30 Aug 16

 

COPC Fund: Updating the claims manual and claims settlement guidelines

Link

30 Aug 16

 

Health Focus: Mental Health

Link

26 Aug 16

 

USCG provides an update on its Alternate Management Systems (AMS) program

Link

23 Aug 16

 

Best practice: The application of bulldog clips

Link

18 Aug 16

 

Tackling Cargo Liquefaction

Link

11 Aug 16

 

PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaigns in 2016 - Worldwide

Link

10 Aug 16

 

Safe carriage of dangerous goods in containers.

Link

04 Aug 16

 

Focus on Philippines: Angkla Seafarers’ Protection Act

Link

03 Aug 16

 

UK Defence Club End of Year Review 2016

Link

02 Aug 16

 

Press Release: UK P&I call for members to use ‘can-test’ to help avoid loss of life arising from cargo liquefaction

Link

28 Jul 16

 

Hellas Hilights- Issue 35

Link

27 Jul 16

 

Zika Virus – Staying Safe

Link

27 Jul 16

 

Best Practice: Mooring Snap-back zones

Link

26 Jul 16

 

ECA requirements in China

Link

21 Jul 16

 

US marine casualty reporting

Link

20 Jul 16

 

Unrest in Turkey

Link

18 Jul 16

 

‘Can test’ can save lives

Link

18 Jul 16

 

Legal Briefing: Overview of ship arrest in some popular jurisdictions

Link

18 Jul 16

 

New PEME Clinic – Pakistan

Link

15 Jul 16

 

IG Annual Report 2015/16 Published

Link

14 Jul 16

 

Enclosed Space Entry: New SOLAS requirement for the carriage of atmosphere testing instruments enters into force

Link

14 Jul 16

 

Legal Briefing: Cargo claims under Chinese law

Link

12 Jul 16

 

Best Practice: Portable Power Tools

Link

11 Jul 16

 

ISWAN: Day of the Seafarer 2016

Link

08 Jul 16

 

US State Specific Ballast Water Management requirements

Link

07 Jul 16

 

Bodily Injury News: Summer 2016 edition

Link

05 Jul 16

 

Bulk Cargo Shortages - Vietnam

Link

01 Jul 16