P&I Club Guidance in 2017

 

For a list of P&I Club Guidance in 2016 Click Here

 

INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P & I CLUBS

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

International Group reinsurance renewal update - December 2017

Link

13/12/17

Australian Government (AMSA) Salvage and Wreck Workshop 28-29 November 2017

Link

01/12/17

Joint industry publication sets out Guidelines for the carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in Containers

Link

11/10/17

2017 International Group Conference for P&I Correspondents

Link

10/10/17

International Group Guidelines for Correspondents 2017

Link

25/09/17

Maritime Labour Convention – Updated FAQs

Link

26/07/17

UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) signs International Group Large Casualty MOU

Link

03/04/17

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments

Link

20/02/17

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

Link

27/01/17

International Group reinsurance 2017/18 placement – termination of “fall-back” cover

Link

18/01/17

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

 

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Circular No. 30/17 - International Group Reinsurance Arrangements for 2018

Link

31/12/17

Circular No. 29/17 - Recent Club Performance. Development of Closed and Open Policy Years. Release Calls. Premium Requirements for the 2018 Policy Year

Link

17/11/17

Circular No. 28/17 – American Club Loss Prevention: Good Housekeeping – A Pocket Guide

Link

06/11/17

Circular No. 27/17 - The United Nations and the United States Impose New, Additional Sanctions on North Korea

Link

25/09/17

Circular No. 26/17 - United States Imposes New Financial Sanctions Against the Government of Venezula Including PdVSA

Link

31/08/17

Circular No. 25/17 - The American Club: a Profile - August 2017

Link

10/08/17

Circular No. 24/17 - United Nations Imposes Additional Sanctions on North Korea

Link

09/08/17

Circular No. 23/17 - US Enacts New Law Requiring the Imposition of Additional Economic Sanctions with Respect to North Korea Iran and Russia

Link

03/08/17

Circular No. 22/17 – American Club Loss Prevention Tool: Clean Seas: Complying with MARPOL 73/78: New Training Modules (Air Pollution)

Link

25/07/17

Circular No. 21/17 - American Club to Provide Complimentary Corporate Due Diligence Investigations for Class I and II Members - Knowing Your Contract Partner

Link

18/07/17

Circular No. 20/17 - International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships\' BWM Regulations

Link

14/07/17

Circular No. 19/17 - American Club Wins Seatrade Award

Link

06/07/17

Circular No. 18/17 - Implementation Of The President\'s Executive Order On Immigration: Effect On Vessel Owners With Crew From Designated Nations

Link

30/06/17

Circular No. 17/17 - Board News

Link

23/06/17

Circular No. 16/17 - The American Club\'s Annual Report and Accounts for 2016. Closing of the 2014 Policy Year. Release Calls

Link

22/06/17

Circular No.15/17 – The International Group of P&I Clubs Annual Review

Link

05/06/17

Currents - The American Club's In-house Newsletter

Link

30/05/17

Circular No. 13/17 – The American Club Announces its Social Media Presence

Link

20/04/17

Circular No. 12/17 - PEME Program: 2017 Amendments to the Guidance and PEME Form: New Clinic in Singapore

Link

13/03/17

Circular No. 11/17 - US President\'s Revised Executive Order (EO) on Immigration and Its Effect on US Vessels and Their Crews Entering the US

Link

09/03/17

Circular No. 10/17 - Condition Survey Requirement for Tankers Carrying Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) As Cargo

Link

23/02/17

Circular No. 09/17 - STOPIA 2006 (as Amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as Amended 2017)

Link

16/02/17

Circular No. 08/17 - Happy Hundredth, American Club!

Link

14/02/17

Circular No. 07/17 - Iran: Additional US Sanctions

Link

06/02/17

Circular No. 06/17 - New E-learning Module on Compliance with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS)

Link

03/02/17

Circular No. 05/17 - US President\'s Executive Order on Immigration and Its Effect on Vessels and Their Crews Entering the US

Link

02/02/17

Circular No. 04/17 - Transport Guidance for Steel Cargoes: Traditional and Simplified Mandarin Translations

Link

27/01/17

Circular No. 03/17 - Pre-employment Medical Examination (PEME) Program: New Clinic in Cochin, India

Link

26/01/17

Circular No. 02/17 - US Economic Sanctions – Sudan

 

Link

17/01/17

Circular No. 01/17 - International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships\' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 & US BWM Regulations

Link

16/01/17

Alerts

Title

Source

Date Published

People's Republic of China, Hainan - Notice Regarding Ship Pollution Control Plan

Link

29/11/17

Outbreak of Plague in Madagascar

Link

31/10/17

US Sanctions - Concerning Iran

Link

17/10/17

New American Club Guidance: What’s on Your Mind?

Link

10/10/17

Perils of Anchorage at Chittagong, Bangladesh

Link

20/09/17

The People's Republic of China: Low Sulfur Fuel Requirements from September 1, 2017

Link

01/09/17

US SOCP Best Practices Guide on the Prevention of Sexual Assault & Sexual Harassment

Link

28/08/17

Guidance on Transits Through the Bab el Mandeb (BeM) and Associated Waters Issued by the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO)

Link

10/08/17

PRC: Xiamen Government Requirements and Control Measures for Ships in Waters of Xiamen Port Area

Link

09/08/17

American Club Loss Prevention Tool: Clean Seas: Complying with MARPOL 73/78: New Training Modules for Annex VI (air pollution)-plug & Play System Update

Link

07/08/17

Paris and Tokyo MoUs Safety of Navigation CIC

Link

31/07/17

Update on Expansion of Local Fisheries at Lanshan Port, China

Link

26/07/17

Keep your eyes focused on safety!

Link

25/07/17

US Economic Sanctions - Expansion of Iranian Sanctions Targets

Link

19/07/17

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) - Latest Advice to Maritime Community

Link

17/07/17

Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships

Link

05/07/17

OW Bunker Group Collapse: Developments in the US Concerning the Maritime Lien Claims of Physical Suppliers and ING Bank

Link

26/06/17

Recent Incidents of Piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Bab-el-Mandeb

Link

13/06/17

Several Middle Eastern Nationals Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

Link

07/06/17

Special Safety and Security Inspections in Xiamen, PRC

Link

31/05/17

First Quarter 2017 Maritime Piracy Update

Link

10/05/17

Heightened Concerns at Commencement of the ‘Nickel Ore Season’ in The Philippines

Link

24/04/17

Loss Prevention - Pilot Boarding Safety Guidance

Link

13/04/17

Loss Prevention: 2016 Condition Survey Report

Link

03/04/17

Emission Control Areas (ECAs) in the People’s Republic of China

Link

17/03/17

Venezuela: Oil Leaks at PDVSA Terminals Cause Delays in Vessel Loading and Discharging Operations

Link

16/03/17

USCG Ballast Water Management Program Compliance Update

Link

13/03/17

GUIDANCE UPDATES: WELCOME TO THE USA! AND WELCOME TO GREATER CHINA!

Link

21/02/17

02-15-17 - Plug & Play Update for E-learning Module on Compliance with COLREGS

Link

15/02/17

New Requirements for Sludge and Garbage Disposal for Ocean Going Vessels in the PRC

Link

13/02/17

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

Link

27/01/17

North American and US Caribbean Sea ECA – Understanding Compliance Issues

Link

26/01/17

GARD

 

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

5/2017: Review of policy years; Premium rating for the 2018 policy year; Half-year status report as at 20 August 2017

Link

26/10/17

4/2017: International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

15/07/17

3/2017: BIMCO/ISCO Standard Spill Response Contracts, RESPONSECON and US RESPONSECON

Link

10/07/17

2/2017: Notice of Annual General Meeting of Assuranceforeningen Gard - gjensidig -

Link

15/06/17

1/2017: Review of policy years - Release calls

Link

09/05/17

20/2016: STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments

Link

20/02/17

19/2016: Reinsurance arrangements for the 2017 policy year arranged through the International Group of P&I Clubs

Link

15/02/17

18/2016: Amendments to the Rules 2017

Link

18/01/17

17/2016: International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 and US Ballast Water Management Regulations

Link

13/01/17

Updates and Alerts

Title

Source

Date Published

New customs declaration requirements in Senegal

Link

06/12/17

Prepare for environmental inspections in China

Link

30/11/17

US vessel owners cannot contract out of liability under OPA 90 for oil spill clean-up and compensation

Link

29/11/17

Bulk cargoes to/from Argentina

Link

27/11/17

New OCIMF pre-fixture tanker vetting cyber requirement

Link

22/11/17

Hong Kong increases limits of liability for maritime claims

Link

09/11/17

Carriage of hides and skins in containers

Link

03/11/17

Thank you for life

Link

31/10/17

Carriage of nickel ore

Link

30/10/17

Biofouling moves up the regulatory agenda

Link

24/10/17

Enhancing safe ship operations in the Arctic

Link

19/10/17

Dynamic separation in Group A bauxite cargoes

Link

16/10/17

Guidelines on the carriage of charcoal in containers

Link

12/10/17

New draft test procedure and individual schedules for Groups A and C bauxite

Link

03/10/17

China – Temporary restrictions on shipping activities on Yangtze River

Link

02/10/17

The impact of extreme weather on contracts of carriage

Link

26/09/17

Update on Group A bauxite that can cause vessel instability

Link

19/09/17

Secure digital environment using blockchain technology in container shipping

Link

12/09/17

China changes its ECA timeline

Link

11/09/17

Nickel ore exports resume from Indonesia—managing the liquefaction risk

Link

30/08/17

Mediation of maritime disputes

Link

25/08/17

Canada, Gulf of St. Lawrence – slow down to protect whales

Link

17/08/17

Expected rise in the number of fishing vessels in Chinese waters

Link

15/08/17

Difficult conditions at Chittagong anchorage

Link

11/08/17

Guidelines on carrying cargo in non-operating reefer containers

Link

08/08/17

Port state CICs in 2017

Link

04/08/17

China - Temporary requirements and control measures in place during BRICS summit

Link

02/08/17

China – aquaculture farming presents a challenge to navigation

Link

28/07/17

Conflict and compromise – maritime dispute resolution

Link

27/07/17

New guidance for Red Sea/Gulf of Aden transits

Link

25/07/17

Soya bean claims due to self-heating on the rise in China

Link

12/07/17

Ballast water management - are you ready for 8 September 2017?

Link

10/07/17

United States (US) - Temporary travel ban reinstated

Link

06/07/17

Is the Lloyd’s Open Form salvage contract dying?

Link

26/06/17

Gard launches loss prevention posters to raise safety awareness on board ships

Link

21/06/17

Singapore: Use of mass flow meters

Link

15/06/17

MARPOL Annex V – the international convention banning the discharge of plastic and garbage from ships

Link

13/06/17

Qatar - ships affected by rising diplomatic tension in the Middle East

Link

12/06/17

The largest ocean cleanup in history to start in 2018

Link

06/07/17

Insight – Plastics in the Ocean – Why we should all be concerned

Link

19/05/17

Democratic Republic of the Congo – Ebola outbreak

Link

19/05/17

Insight - Gard’s appeal to the English Supreme Court is decided

Link

16/05/17

Philippines – inaccurate test certificates for nickel ore pose serious risk

Link

21/04/17

Punitive damages recoverable in the US by seamen in cases involving employer’s recklessness

Link

20/04/17

The Saga of the SERVER

Link

29/03/17

US MARAD updates its Red Sea security warning

Link

29/03/17

US Coast Guard provides additional ’post type-approval’ guidance to its ballast water regulations

Link

15/03/17

Mineral exports from Indonesia

Link

13/03/17

US – new immigration ban set to take effect on 16 March 2017

Link

09/03/17

Mosquitoes - one of the deadliest animals in the world

Link

08/03/17

Brazil – Heavy rainfall has led to port congestion and risk of delays

Link

07/03/17

Asian Gypsy Moth – it’s that time of the year again

Link

28/02/17

The Chinese Supreme Court clarifies and simplifies countersecurity requirements

Link

21/02/17

Piracy in Asia – situation update

Link

21/02/17

Maintaining confidentiality for communications with your attorney – comparing and contrasting American and English law

Link

08/02/17

S - Executive Order on Immigration affects vessel crews

Link

07/02/17

What is the legal professional privilege under English law and why is it important?

Link

01/02/17

Yemen and Red Sea security update

Link

30/01/17

Senegal - the importance of accurate customs declarations

Link

27/01/17

New sampling guidelines for the sulphur content of fuel oil

Link

20/01/17

Carriage of palm kernel shells

Link

06/01/17

Pilot Transfers – still a risky business

Link

03/01/17

SKULD

 

Circulars and News (except Club Press Releases)

Title

Source

Date Published

Brazil reintroduces strict bill of lading regulations

Link

11/12/17

Stowaways in South African ports

Link

12/12/17

Engineered Grounding with Maersk Connector

Link

30/11/17

Weather Working Days

Link

20/11/17

Recent trends in speed and consumption claims

Link

20/11/17

INCIDENT INVESTIGATION - US V UK

Link

26/10/17

Charterers in the middle – mind the gap

Link

25/10/17

The “PACIFIC VOYAGER” - English High Court decision on the nature of the shipowner’s obligation to get the vessel to the loadport

Link

23/10/17

Guidelines for the Carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in Containers

Link

10/10/17

Singapore: Wreck Removal Convention in force from 8 September 2017

Link

08/09/17

Maritime Security Transit Corridor - Gulf of Aden, Bab Al Mandeb and Southern Red Sea

Link

07/09/17

Philippines, Mindanao: Restrictions on vessels with crew from certain countries

Link

22/08/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

14/07/17

IG P&I Annual Review 2016/17

 

Link

20/06/17

Qatar: Boycott by other nations

Link

14/06/17

Brazil and Argentina: Soybeans with high moisture content

Link

21/04/17

Compliance with class requirements and recommendations

Link

12/04/17

Beware of the Yangtze: Charterers don’t be tardy

Link

03/04/17

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments

Link

16/02/17

Metal wire rope failure

Link

03/02/17

Insight: Cuba Sanctions

Link

02/02/17

Carriage of calcium hypochlorite in containers

Link

31/01/17

War Risks P&I Excess cover and Bio-Chem cover for 2017/18

Link

18/01/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

19/01/17

Amendments to terms and conditions

Link

10/01/17

STCW Convention: Update

Link

05/01/17

Comparison of Hong Kong and London arbitration

Link

04/01/17

THE BRITANNIA STEAMSHIP INSURANCE ASSOCIATION LTD

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Britannia Member forums in Europe and Asia

Link

11/12/17

Britannia P&I Technical Seminar for Senior Managers and Seafarers – Singapore 2018

Link

08/12/17

Britannia P&I Hosts Asian Members’ Forum in Hong Kong

Link

24/11/17

Britannia P&I Hosts European Members’ Forum in Greece

Link

16/11/17

YEMEN: UNREST

Link

09/11/17

ARGENTINA: REQUIREMENTS FROM COAST GUARD AUTHORITIES WHEN A SHIP IS MISSING AN ANCHOR

Link

09/11/17

CHINA – MOBILE PHONE INSPECTION BY AUTHORITIES

 

Link

27/10/17

UNITED STATES: BWMS UPDATE

Link

27/10/17

ARGENTINA: SURVEYORS FROM SENASA NO LONGER MANDATORY

Link

27/10/17

Britannia P&I Club Sponsors Wellness at Sea App

Link

10/10/17

Piracy: the formation of the Maritime Security Transit Corridor

Link

14/09/17

US Ballast Water Management (BWM): FAQs

Link

14/09/17

US: Hurricane Harvey

Link

31/08/17

Venezuela: crew warned to take care

Link

31/08/17

Stowaways: recent cases in Bilbao, Spain

Link

17/08/17

Turkey: new transit rules off Istanbul

Link

17/08/17

United States: Ballast Water Management (BWM) approvals

Link

17/08/17

California: acceptance of BWM systems

Link

17/08/17

US: comprehensive sanctions legislation against Iran, Russia and North Korea

Link

09/08/17

Qatar: update

Link

03/08/17

Britannia: guidance on ECDIS for ships calling at Australian ports

Link

03/08/17

Britannia: Risk Watch and Health Watch

Link

03/08/17

Ukraine: Port of Yuzhny update

Link

20/07/17

Cyber Security

Link

20/07/17

Qatar

Link

20/07/17

Diplomatic dispute affecting shipping trade to Qatar

Link

14/07/17

Marine Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) webinar

Link

04/07/17

US: Immigration - Supreme Court agrees to the implementation of the Executive Order (EO)

Link

04/07/17

Spain: strike update

Link

04/07/17

Stowaways: recent cases in West Africa

Link

04/07/17

Paris and Tokyo MOU: Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) 2017

Link

04/07/17

ECDIS: new International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) standards

Link

22/06/17

Spanish ports: update

Link

22/06/17

Indonesia: fees for anchoring off Batam

Link

22/06/17

Argentina: ballast water fines in River Plate area

Link

22/06/17

China: special notice for ships calling at Xiamen between 1 June and 5 September 2017

Link

22/06/17

US: zero emission goal at Los Angeles and Long Beach

Link

22/06/17

Qatar: a guide to the current situation

Link

08/06/17

Spain: port strike update

Link

08/06/17

USA: speed restrictions on the Mississippi River

Link

08/06/17

Spain: update on the ongoing stevedore action

Link

25/05/17

Denmark: fines for using fuel containing excess sulphur content

Link

25/05/17

Argentina: San Lorenzo ballast water chlorination

Link

25/05/17

Dubai: Jebel Ali enforces inert gas system (IGS) requirements

Link

25/05/17

OCEAN VICTORY – safe port warranty judgment

Link

11/05/17

Piracy – Denmark send monitoring plane to the Horn of African

Link

11/05/17

Piracy: further attacks reported

Link

27/04/17

Argentina: groundings in the Parana River

Link

27/04/17

Venezuela: civic protests

Link

27/04/17

Somalia: the pirates return

Link

13/04/17

US Coast Guard: approved ballast treatment systems

Link

13/04/17

PR China: low sulphur fuel violations

Link

30/03/17

US: expedited vessel response plan (VRP) requests

Link

30/03/17

US: Executive Order (EO) on immigration suspended

Link

17/03/17

Spain: stevedore strike update

Link

17/03/17

US: new Executive Order (EO) on immigration comes into force today

Link

16/03/17

Spain: stevedore strike update on latest situation

Link

16/03/17

Philippines: Zambales Province update

Link

16/03/17

US: new Executive Order (EO) on immigration

Link

07/03/17

US: Ballast water fine

Link

02/03/17

Spain : stevedore strikes

Link

02/03/17

United States: President Trump’s executive order challenged

Link

16/02/17

Ukraine: ice conditions

Link

16/02/17

United States: new Executive Order (EO) banning certain immigrants

Link

02/02/17

New regulations in Fujairah for sick or injured crew

Link

02/02/17

Singapore: ships at anchor in port

Link

02/02/17

International Group reinsurance 2017/18 placement – termination of “fall-back” cover

Link

19/01/17

Piracy: end of year report from ReCAAP

Link

19/01/17

China: Wreck Removal Convention

Link

05/01/17

Spain: Ship’s waste products

Link

05/01/17

US Coast Guard approves new BWMS

Link

05/01/17

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

BWM Convention and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations – Revised Implementation

Schedule

Link

19/07/17

FRAUD – first instalment of 2017/18 calls

Link

02/05/17

International Group of P&I Clubs Survey

Link

11/04/17

STOPIA 2006 and TOPIA 2006 – review and amendments for 2017

Link

17/02/17

The UK Insurance Act 2015 – Additional Insurances

Link

08/02/17

Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers.

Link

03/02/17

Biological and Bio-Chemical Weapons

Link

24/01/17

Alterations of the Rules of Class 3 and Class 6

Link

18/01/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

13/01/17

THE JAPAN SHIP OWNERS’ MUTUAL PROTECTION & INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

17-008

Notice of New Year’s Holidays

Link

05/12/17

17-007

Report on the 596th Meeting of the Board of Directors

Link

30/11/17

17-005

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations (No.3)

Link

18/07/17

17-004

BIMCO/ISCO Standard Spill Response ContractsRESPONSECON and US RESPONSECON

Link

10/07/17

17-003

Report on the 59th Meeting of the Board of Directors

Link

13/06/17

17-002

P&I Condition Surveys for Loss Prevention

Link

16/05/17

17-001

International Group of P&I Clubs Survey

Link

11/04/17

16-021

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments

Link

20/02/17

16-020

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (“BWM Convention”) (No.2)

Link

17/02/17

16-019

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

16/01/17

16-018

Alterations to the Rules of the Association

Link

16/01/17

News

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

935

China – Hainan MSA Enhances Inspection on Ship Pollution Control in Hainan Province as from 3 November 2017 to 3 December 2018

Link

11/12/17

934

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.62

Link

05/12/17

933

China - Implementation of "the General Rules of the Civil Law of the Peoples Republic of China"

Link

04/12/17

932

ECDIS - Clarification for ECDIS training

Link

28/11/17

-

Status of Maritime Conventions (as of 1st November 2017)

Link

15/11/17

931

Sudan Sanctions – US revokes sanctions targeting Sudan

Link

15/11/17

930

China – Loss Prevention for Soya Bean’s Self-heating Damage

Link

13/11/17

929

Cyber Risks and Cyber Security (No.1)

Link

10/11/17

-

Update of Sanctions Summary Matrix

Link

09/11/17

928

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.61

Link

31/10/17

927

Export ban of mineral ore from Indonesia - (No.3

Link

18/10/17

926

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

Link

16/10/17

925

China Joins The Hague Choice of Court Convention League

Link

13/10/17

924

China – Special Regulatory and Control Measures to Be Taken on Yangtze River

Link

04/10/17

923

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.60

Link

29/09/17

922

China – Establishment of Emission Control Areas (ECA) (No.10)

Link

29/09/17

-

Loss Prevention Bulletin Vol.40 CASE STUDY "Collision", "Engine Trouble" and "Oil Spill Accident"

Link

22/09/17

921

Korean Waters – Warning of Collision with Fishing Vessels

Link

12/09/17

920

Gulf of Aden, Bab Al Mandeb, Southern Red Sea - Guidance on Maritime Security Transit Corridor

Link

12/09/17

919

China - Establishment of Emission Control Areas (ECA) (No.9)

Link

11/09/17

918

Philippines - Restricted Nationals - Vessel may be refused entry into ports in Mindanao

Link

08/09/17

917

US – Effective Dates of California’s Modified Biofouling Management Regulations Announced

Link

05/09/17

916

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.59

Link

28/08/17

915

Chinese Waters - Navigation warning after the fishing season starts

Link

17/08/17

914

USA – Ballast Water Management – A US Perspective

Link

15/08/17

-

Annual Report 2017

Link

10/08/17

913

Temporary Requirements and Control Measures over Ships in Waters of Xiamen Port area during BRICS summit

Link

10/08/17

912

Saudi Arabia – Ballast water sample initiative at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals

Link

08/08/17

911

Ghana - Stowaways Update

Link

08/08/17

910

Port State Control – Concentrated Inspection Campaign (Paris MOU and Tokyo MOU)

Link

08/08/17

909

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.58

Link

03/08/17

908

Half-Yearly Report 2017 issued by ReCAAP ISC

Link

27/07/17

907

China – Lashan Port Expanding of Local Fishery Farms which Brings Danger to Safe Navigation of Vessels

Link

26/07/17

906

Qatar – Influence on navigation resulting from diplomatic severance

by Arabian Gulf Countries (No.3)

Link

10/07/17

905

Algeria New spate of fines

Link

03/07/17

904

Harbour Strike information in Spain (No.3) - drew to an end

Link

03/07/17

903

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.57

Link

29/06/17

902

Harbour Strike information in Spain (No.2)

Link

27/06/17

901

International Group of P&I Clubs 2016/17 Annual Review

Link

26/06/17

900

QatarInfluence on navigation resulting from diplomatic severance by Arabian Gulf Countries (No.2)

Link

13/06/17

899

China – Special Safety and Security Inspection at Xiamen Port

Link

08/06/17

898

Qatar – Influence on navigation resulting from diplomatic severance by Arabian Gulf Countries

Link

07/06/17

897

Harbour Strike Information in Spain

Link

05/06/17

-

Ratification of Maritime Conventions (as of 1st June 2017)

Link

02/06/17

896

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.56

Link

31/05/17

895

Entry into force of Amendments of 2014 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC)

Link

23/05/17

894

ArgentinaNew Provisions on Ballast Water Management: Ballast Chlorinating (No.2)

Link

18/05/17

893

UK Supreme Court Judgment in the “OCEAN VICTORY” [2017] UKSC 35

Link

16/05/17

892

Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME) for Filipino Crew - Expansion of Clinics

Link

10/05/17

891

US New regulations in California pertaining to

the enforcement of the Marine Invasive Species Act

Link

02/05/17

890

Argentina – Groundings at main channel “Paso Cortada Isla Nueva” in Parana River

Link

01/05/17

889

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.55

Link

28/04/17

888

IndonesiaOfficial Launching of Pilotage Service in the Malacca and Singapore Straits

Link

26/04/17

887

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

Link

25/04/17

886

China - around Fujian Waters Precautionary Recommendations and Local MSA Control Measures in Fog Season

Link

21/04/17

885

ArgentinaNew Provisions on Ballast Water Management: Ballast Chlorinating

Link

20/04/17

884

New ZealandBiofoulingCraft Risk Management Standard

Link

18/04/17

883

NauruCondition of entry into the US ports under the MTSA

Link

14/04/17

882

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.54

Link

05/04/17

878

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.54

Link

05/04/17

-

Loss Prevention Bulletin Vol.39 ECDIS

Link

04/04/17

881

ChinaEstablishment of Emission Control Areas (ECA) (No.8)

Link

03/03/17

880

Province of Zambales, PhilippinesProvincial Coastwatch Environmental Monitoring System User Fee (No.3)

Link

13/03/17

879

2017/03/06Japan P&I News No.879 Updated Zika Virus Chinese Quarantine Authorities, NOT RENEWED the Requirement For Mosquito Eradication Certificate for Vessels from ZIKA Affected Areas

Link

06/03/17

877

Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM)

Link

01/02/17

876

Customs Fines in Algeria

Link

22/02/17

-

The 2017 Rules book & Guidance

Link

14/02/17

875

Abolition of the Sludge and Garbage Disposal Requirement on Ocean Vessels before Departure

Link

10/02/17

874

Guidance for Safe Navigation during the peak season of Stownet-fishing in Bisan-Seto, Japan

Link

10/02/17

873

Ice campaign at the Ukrainian ports

Link

10/02/17

872

Annual Report 2016 issued by ReCAAP ISC

Link

01/02/17

871

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.52

Link

01/02/17

870

Possible delays caused by disembarking sick or injured crew at Fujairah

Link

30/01/17

869

North Korea Sanctions US issues general licence for North Korean Mission to the UN

Link

27/01/17

868

Iran Sanctions US extends Iran sanctions for 10 years while also extending export authorisation

Link

27/01/17

867

Sudan Sanctions US decides to lift sanctions targeting Sudan

Link

26/01/17

-

Ratification of Maritime Conventions (as of 1st January 2017)

Link

04/01/17

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

 

Circulars and Bulletins

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

-

Stop Loss 69

Link

21/11/17

5.549

Class 5 (P&I) and Class 8 (FD&D) Open Policy Years & 2018/2019 Policy Year – Calls

Link

31/10/17

5.548

BIMCO/ISCO Standard Spill Response Contracts, RESPONSECON and US RESPONSECON

Link

04/08/17

5.547

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

19/07/17

5.546

The London P&I Club - 2016/17 Financial Year.

Link

02/05/17

5.545

International Group Market Research

Link

11/04/17

-

Stop Loss 68

Link

20/03/17

5.544

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017)

Link

01/03/17

5.543

2017/2018 - Policy Year arrangements

Link

08/02/17

5.542

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

17/01/17

5.541

Class 5, The Protecting and Indemnity Class

Link

03/01/17

THE NORTH OF ENGLAND PROTECTING & INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION

 

Circulars (excluding Club News)

Title

Source

Date Published

Mid-Year Review

Link

16/11/17

Financial Review and Renewal 2018

Link

10/11/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management Regulations

Link

13/09/17

BIMCO / ISCO Standard Spill Response Contracts, RESPONSECON and US RESPONSECON

Link

11/07/17

The Right Crew - Seagull Maritime's Crew Evaluation System and Benchmarking

Link

20/04/17

Heavy Fuel Oil as Cargo

Link

06/04/17

STOPIA 2006 (As Amended 2017) and TOPIA 2016 (As Amended 2017) - 2017 Amendments

Link

16/02/17

Class 3 War Risks - Renewal 2017/2018

Link

06/02/17

Renewal - Policy Year 2017

Link

19/01/17

Policy Year 2017/18 - Changes to The Rules of The P&I, FD&D and War Risks Classes

Link

19/01/17

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 As Amended (MLC) – Amendments Coming Into Operation on 18 January 2017 – Club Rules

Link

17/01/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

13/01/17

Industry News

Title

Source

Date Published

Yemen: Port Situation *Update*

Link

11/12/17

The Danger of Failing to Follow the IMSBC Code

Link

08/12/17

Sulu Sea – Recommended Transit Corridors

Link

08/12/17

UAE: Change to Immigration Restrictions for Crew Changes *Update*

Link

05/12/17

Yemen: Port Situation *Update*

Link

01/12/17

China: Hainan Province - Enhanced MARPOL Inspections

Link

01/12/17

South East Asia – Five New Piracy Incidents

Link

01/12/17

Senegal – New Customs Declaration Requirements

Link

01/12/17

Restrictions on Vessels Calling at Turkish Ports

Link

01/12/17

Slow Down for Whales - Gulf of St. Lawrence

Link

27/11/17

Brazilian Requirements for Vessel Lay-up

Link

21/11/17

Brazilian Customs Regulation Changes – Bills of Lading

Link

20/11/17

Yemen: Port Situation *Update*

Link

16/11/17

STS Safety Inspections Required at Fujairah

Link

07/11/17

Restrictions on Potable Water in Cape Town

Link

03/11/17

New Argentinian Hold and Tank Inspection Requirements

Link

03/11/17

Plague in Madagascar

Link

01/11/17

Ballast Water Sampling, Ukraine *Update*

Link

31/10/17

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

23/10/17

Nickel Ore Cargoes - Update

Link

20/10/17

IMB Release Q3 Piracy Report

Link

18/10/17

Iran: Sanctions *Update*

Link

16/10/17

CINS and IG Issue New Guidelines for the Carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in Containers

Link

12/10/17

VPS Bunker Alerts

Link

10/10/17

U.S. Sanctions Against Sudan to be Lifted *Update*

Link

10/10/17

Benghazi Port Reopens

Link

05/10/17

New Californian Biofouling Regulations *Update*

Link

29/09/17

AMSA Bans Vessels for MLC Discrepancies

Link

27/09/17

China: Emission Control Areas *Update*

Link

12/09/17

Western Indian Ocean & Red Sea - New Security Corridor

Link

12/09/17

Security Corridor Established in Sulu Sea

Link

12/09/17

PSC - ECDIS Campaign in USA

Link

05/09/17

New Californian Biofouling Regulations

Link

25/08/17

EU MRV Regulation Entering Next Phase

Link

25/08/17

Philippines: Martial Law Extended in Mindanao and Restrictions on Movement

Link

18/08/17

China – Be on the Lookout for Fishing Vessels

Link

11/08/17

UKMTO issues updated Bab El Mandeb Security Notice

Link

10/08/17

California – Ballast Water *Update*

Link

07/08/17

New U.S. Sanctions Act Targets Iran, Russia and North Korea

Link

04/08/17

Ballast Water Requirements at Aramco Terminals in Saudi Arabia

Link

04/08/17

CINS Guidelines for the Carriage of Cargo in Non-Operating Reefers

Link

04/08/17

U.S sanctions against Sudan to be lifted (update)

Link

01/08/17

PSC to target ECDIS (update)

Link

01/08/17

China: temporary restrictions at Xiamen Bay

Link

01/08/17

VPS Bunker Alerts

Link

21/07/17

Danish EPA to use airborne sniffer technology to monitor passing ship emissions

Link

20/07/17

PSC to Target ECDIS

Link

19/07/17

Ban on Cambodian Sand Exports to Singapore

Link

13/07/17

Ballast Water Convention – Postponement for Existing Vessels

Link

10/07/17

Cyber Security Onboard Ships – Updated Industry Guidelines

Link

05/07/17

VPS Bunker Alerts

Link

04/07/17

IMB: Latest Piracy Report

Link

04/07/17

South African Place of Refuge Requirements

Link

28/06/17

Cyber Risk Falls Under ISM Code

Link

21/06/17

China: Tax Cut May Lead to Requests for Delay

Link

19/06/17

China: Special Inspection Campaign for Bulkers

Link

15/06/17

Qatari Trade Sanctions – Notices & Announcements

Link

07/06/17

Qatari Diplomatic Row – Shipping Affected

Link

06/06/17

Argentina – Fines for Inaccuracies in Customs Declarations

Link

06/06/17

Hanjin Shipping – Korean Rehabilitation (Converted to Bankruptcy) Proceedings *Update*

Link

02/06/17

VPS Bunker Alerts

Link

30/05/17

Ballast Water Convention – Potential Postponement

Link

26/05/17

Philippines – Martial Law Declared in Mindanao

Link

26/05/17

Angola: STS and Bunkering - Angolan Registered Companies Only

Link

25/05/17

Danish Fines for Fuel Sulphur Violations

Link

25/05/17

Piracy - Latest Asian Piracy Report Published

Link

25/05/17

Loading Iron Ore Fines in India – New MMD Circular

Link

19/05/17

Philippines – Vigilance Needed When Loading Nickel Ore *Update*

Link

10/05/17

UK Supreme Court Confirms No Breach of the Safe Port Warranty in the Ocean Victory Case

Link

10/05/17

IMB: Latest Piracy Report Issued

Link

04/05/17

California – Ballast Water Update

Link

26/04/17

Possible Delays in China due to Poor Visibility

Link

21/04/17

Cyber Risks in Shipping – Regulation Getting Closer?

Link

19/04/17

Libya: Port Situation and Safe Navigation *Update*

Link

11/04/17

China: Low Sulphur Fuel – Fines

Link

30/03/17

Philippines – Environmental Charges for Transiting the Coastal Waters of Zambales *Update*

Link

27/03/17

ISO Marine Fuel Standards Revised

Link

22/03/17

Executive Order Temporarily Limiting Entry into the U.S. *Update*

Link

20/03/17

Bunker Quantity Disputes - Mass Flow Meters

Link

16/03/17

Libya: Port Situation and Safe Navigation *Update*

Link

15/03/17

U.S. Law – Punitive Damages Available to Seamen

Link

13/03/17

Yemen: Port Situation *Update*

Link

09/03/17

Brazil: Vessel Delays – Soya Beans *Update*

Link

07/03/17

Spain: Stevedore Strike – Delays Expected *Update*

Link

03/03/17

Zika Virus - China No Longer Requires Mosquito Eradication Certificates

Link

03/03/17

Asian Gypsy Moth: USA and Canada Issue a Joint Bulletin

Link

20/01/17

Hanjin Shipping - Korean Rehabilitation Proceedings *Update*

Link

17/02/17

Argentina: Clarification of Sanitary Requirements

Link

15/02/17

China: Changes to Sludge and Garbage Disposal Requirements

Link

09/02/17

Hanjin Shipping - Korean Rehabilitation Proceedings *Update*

Link

03/02/17

Delays Expected at the Port of Limassol

Link

03/02/17

Philippines: Closure of Nickel Ore Mines

Link

03/02/17

Cyber Incidents – USCG Reporting Requirements

Link

20/01/17

India: Shipowners May Be Liable to Pay Service Tax

Link

20/01/17

Ivory Coast – Temporary Closure of Abidjan Port

Link

19/01/17

Indonesia – Ore Export Ban Relaxed

Link

17/01/17

ICC/IMB: 2016 Annual Piracy Report Published

Link

10/01/17

New Year – New Regulations

Link

01/01/17

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

 

News, Bulletins and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Unmanned and autonomous vessels – the legal implications from a P&I perspective

Link

07/12/17

Guidance and best practice for operators considering unmanned vessels

Link

01/12/17

Psychological wellbeing at sea

Link

27/11/17

Risk assessments for fishing operations

Link

20/11/17

US revokes sanctions against Sudan

Link

16/11/17

ILO Work in Fishing Convention 2007 (Convention no 188) enters into force

Link

15/11/17

Shev Algama: LMAA Terms 2017 – What’s changed?

Link

06/11/17

HFW Briefing – Limitation of liability in Hong Kong

Link

03/11/17

What is the Condition Survey Programme?

Link

31/10/17

Joint industry publication sets out guidelines for the carriage of charcoal in containers

Link

13/10/17

Update on piracy attacks

Link

10/10/17

Guidance on the safe navigation of the Hidrovía

Link

05/10/17

Risk assessments for mooring operations

Link

27/09/17

Sleepiness and fatigue are ever-present risks to all on board

Link

20/09/17

Reminder of precautions while loading oil on board

Link

14/09/17

Ballast Water Management convention – guidance and FAQS

Link

04/09/17

Loss Prevention release guidance for yacht owners

Link

01/09/17

Safe means of embarkation and disembarkation

Link

30/08/17

Reactivation of vessels after a period of lay-up

Link

09/08/17

The overspill limit

Link

08/08/17

ISM – Cyber security

Link

08/08/17

Economic sanctions update: Russia, Iran and North Korea

Link

07/08/17

The International Group

Link

31/07/17

Voluntary salvage assistance and the reward

Link

26/07/17

A closer look at mutual club funding

Link

21/07/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

20/07/17

BIMCO/ISCO Standard Spill Response Contracts, RESPONSECON and US RESPONSECON

Link

17/07/17

Be Cyber Aware at Sea

Link

03/07/17

What is P&I?

Link

27/06/17

President Trump partially reverses Obama’s Cuba policy

Link

20/06/17

Crew Health: Multilingual questions for medical assessments

 

Link

19/06/17

IGP&I Annual Review 2016/17

Link

13/06/17

Charmaine Fu: The Ocean Victory – A case of an ‘abnormal occurrence’

Link

12/06/17

Scam email warning

Link

09/06/17

Developing news: Fellow Gulf States cut off ties with Qatar

Link

05/06/17

The Iran deal: Challenges ahead

Link

05/06/17

Fire prevention on board ships

Link

15/05/17

Mental health awareness week

Link

08/05/17

Risk assessments for passenger vessel operations

Link

24/04/17

Crew Health: Advice for safe travel

Link

20/04/17

New biofouling standards issued by MPI of New Zealand

Link

21/04/17

Valid tender of Notice of Readiness

Link

12/04/17

Renewed piracy attacks off Somalia

Link

10/04/17

Crew Health: Malaria prevention

Link

17/03/17

New Executive Order on immigration suspended

Link

17/03/17

Vessel’s considered in layup and utilised for non standard operations

Link

14/03/17

What is the right measure of damages when charterers walk away from a voyage charter?

Link

13/03/17

New U.S. Executive Order issued on immigration: potential impact on vessel crews

Link

07/03/17

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments

Link

23/02/17

If I plan to undertake a charterparty with an unfamiliar entity, what steps can I take to ensure the charterer will pay their hire?

Link

14/02/17

Executive Order on immigration suspended: future status uncertain

Link

10/02/17

Introducing the CTRL benefit clause

Link

09/02/17

Jamie Robinson: Performance guarantees

Link

07/02/17

Implementing risk assessments

Link

07/02/17

Crew health: Advice for safe sex

Link

06/02/17

Canada – New compulsory insurance scheme for passenger vessels

Link

01/02/17

Executive Order on immigration affects vessel crews

 

Link

01/02/17

Updated IG/CINS guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in containers

Link

01/02/17

Claims for vessels in layup

Link

30/01/17

Sudan – U.S. moves towards a relaxation of sanctions

Link

27/01/17

Pursuing third-party recoveries with reputable in-house expertise

Link

25/01/17

Legal Costs Cover – What’s it all about?

Link

23/01/17

OFAC clarifies Cuba sanctions

Link

20/01/17

Reinsurance 2017/18 placement – termination of ‘fall-back’ cover

Link

18/01/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

16/01/17

Prudent steps after layup

Link

12/01/17

THE STANDARD CLUB LTD

 

News and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Web Alert: Brazilian appeal court recognises Liberian ship mortgage

Link

11/12/17

Web Alert: Brazil announces new oil & gas bidding rounds

Link

11/12/17

Web Alert: Nortrader explosion safety lessons

Link

08/12/17

Web Alert: Dakar: reinforcement of customs controls affecting vessels

Link

08/12/17

Web Alert: Hainan MSA of the People’s Republic of China issues Ship Pollution Control Implementation Plan

Link

01/12/17

Web Alert: BeCyberAware film shortlisted for the 2018 SMART4SEA Awards

Link

27/11/17

Web Alert: Brazilian Customs reintroduce the obligation to produce the original bill of lading for taking delivery

Link

27/11/17

22 November 2017 London Class Circular - open policy years and renewal 2018

Link

22/11/17

Web Alert: Reported incidents during mandatory underwater inspections in Venezuela

Link

17/11/17

Web Alert: Uncertainty in the import of wheat affected by Ergot Fungus in Egypt continues

Link

17/11/17

Web Alert: Outbreak of Pneumonic Plague

Link

15/11/17

Web Alert: Cape Town Port suspends sale and supply of fresh water to ships

Link

09/11/17

Web Alert: Update on the Yemen. All ports closed since Monday

Link

08/11/17

Web Alert: The importance of a good safety culture

Link

08/11/17

Web Alert: UK MAIB Safety Digest 2/2017

Link

07/11/17

Web Alert: ClassNK release latest version of Good Maintenance Onboard Ships

Link

06/11/17

Web Alert: Filipino Disputable Presumption of Work-Related Illness clause requires proof

Link

31/10/17

Web Alert: Legislation implementing Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks introduced in Canadian Parliament

Link

31/10/17

Web Alert: Revised clearance process of crew and passengers at Singapore ports

Link

27/10/17

Standard Club Circular - Financial position, open policy years and renewal 2018

Link

24/10/17

Web Alert: Province of Zambales update

Link

24/10/17

Web Alert: P&I cover for cyber risks arising out of the use of electronic trading systems

Link

19/10/17

Web Alert: The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) publishes its third quarter report on piracy and armed robbery for 2017

Link

18/10/17

Web Alert: Hong Kong Government proposes to implement latest IMO limits under the 1996 Protocol

Link

17/10/17

Web Alert: Polar Code amendments to STCW

Link

16/10/17

Web Alert: Philippines Nickel Ore - 14 mining firms still operating despite suspension order

Link

13/10/17

Web Alert: USA revokes sanctions against Sudan

Link

10/10/17

Avoiding environmental liability in the hurricane season

Link

03/10/17

Australia - detention and ban on vessel for non-payment of crew wages

Link

02/10/17

Analysis of Black Sea GPS spoofing incidents reveals patterns

Link

29/09/17

US expands sanctions against North Korea

Link

29/09/17

Web Alert: IMO issues new guidance for bauxite cargoes

Link

28/09/17

Web Alert: Master describes response to GPS denial incident in the Black Sea

Link

22/09/17

Web Alert: Hurricane Irma – issues arising under contracts of carriage

Link

14/09/17

Web Alert: US Coastguard sets port conditions in anticipation of the Hurricane Irma

Link

08/09/17

Web Alert: Guidance on maritime security transit corridor

Link

07/09/17

Web Alert: New guide published to increase awareness of the human element in safety-critical environments

Link

07/09/17

Web Alert: Hurricane Harvey - update on affected ports

Link

07/09/17

Web Alert: Early implementation of low sulphur fuel oil requirements for ships in Zhejiang ECA, China

Link

06/09/17

Web Alert: California biofouling regulations (effective from 1 October 2017)

Link

06/09/17

Web Alert: Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks – update on Singapore

Link

06/09/17

Web Alert: Paris MoU publishes results of CIC on enclosed space entry

Link

16/08/17

Web Alert: UN expands sanctions against North Korea

Link

14/08/17

Web Alert: Communication is key

Link

09/08/17

Web Alert: New US sanctions legislation against Iran, Russia and North Korea

Link

09/08/17

Web Alert: Temporary control measures for ships in Xiamen, China

Link

09/08/17

Web Alert: Launch of the joint Paris and Tokyo CIC on the safety of navigation

Link

03/08/17

Web Alert: A master’s guide to enclosed space entry

Link

01/08/17

Web Alert: NTSB release 2016 Safer Seas Digest

Link

31/07/17

Web Alert: The new LMAA Terms 2017

Link

31/07/17

Web Alert: London Arbitration 19/17: Cargo recovery dispute ends all square

Link

28/07/17

Web Alert: AMSA Marine Notice 7/2017: Guidance on ECDIS for ships calling at Australian ports

Link

25/07/17

Web Alert: The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) publishes its half year report for 2017

Link

25/07/17

Web Alert: Nautical Institute’s Ice Navigator Accreditation Standard

Link

24/07/17

Web Alert: The Standard Club launches new offshore advisory committee

Link

21/07/17

Press Article: Quantitative risk assessment in wreck removal tendering

Link

20/07/17

18 July 2017, Standard Club Circular - Ballast Water Management Convention update

Link

18/07/17

Web Alert: EU MRV Regulations

Link

14/07/17

Web Alert: US extends Sudan sanctions review period by three months

Link

13/07/17

Web Alert: The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) publishes its second quarter report on piracy and armed robbery for 2017

Link

13/07/17

Web Alert: The Standard Club supports new cybercrime awareness video for mariners

Link

12/07/17

12 July 2017, Standard Club Circular - BIMCO RESPONSECON

Link

12/07/17

Web Alert: U.S. Supreme court permits implementation of Executive Order on immigration

Link

11/07/17

Web Alert: Maximum Draft for transiting Martin Garcia Channel

Link

05/07/17

Web Alert: SAMSA Marine Notice (13 of 2017) - vessels requiring a place of refuge for repairs

Link

03/07/17

Web Alert: Cuba sanctions - new US policy announced

Link

03/07/17

Web Alert: Inspection of ships of 18 years or older in Brazil

Link

29/06/17

Web Alert: Special inspection on bulk carriers in China from 15 June to 31 December 2017

Link

22/06/17

Web Alert: MAIB releases ZARGA snap back fatality report

Link

22/06/17

Web Alert: Revised Supplytime 2017 approved for adoption by BIMCO

Link

13/06/17

Web Alert: Qatar diplomatic crisis - legal implications

Link

12/06/17

Web Alert: USCG safety alert on oil spray fires in the engine room

Link

12/06/17

Web Alert: Qatar diplomatic crisis - a shipping context

Link

08/06/17

Web Alert: International Group of P&I Clubs Annual Review

Link

07/06/17

Web Alert: Special Safety Inspections in Xiamen, China

Link

06/06/17

Web Alert: South Africa – Storms to hit the Western Cape

Link

06/06/17

Press Article: Wreck Removal Liability Unravelled

Link

31/05/17

Web Alert: Making life at sea safer

Link

25/05/17

Web Alert: OCIMF has released the third edition of the Tanker Management and Self-Assessment (TMSA3) - A Best Practice Guide

Link

17/05/17

Web Alert: The Ocean Victory – Supreme Court Decision

Link

12/05/17

Web Alert: Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) publishes its 2016 annual report

Link

10/05/17

Web Alert: MCA draws attention to EEBD recall

Link

09/05/17

Web Alert: The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) publishes its first quarter report on piracy and armed robbery for 2017

Link

08/05/17

Web Alert: California State Regulations on Ballast Water Management (effective as of 1 July 2017)

Link

05/05/17

Web Alert: ICS, BIMCO & MPA-Singapore release new cyber security poster

Link

05/05/17

Press Article: Safety is directly linked to training and experience

Link

24/04/17

Web Alert: China MSA recommendations & control measures for ships navigating in restricted visibility off Fujian waters

Link

21/04/17

Web Alert: Maritime Labour Convention 2006 ratified by Turkey

Link

13/04/17

Web Alert: Quantitative risk assessment in wreck removal tendering

Link

12/04/17

Web Alert: Somali piracy - recent attack shows there is no room for complacency

Link

11/04/17

Web Alert: Claim handling tips for crewmember tuberculosis cases in the United States

Link

11/04/17

Web Alert: Without Prejudice Privilege – are negotiations admissible evidence when the charterer is in repudiatory breach of charter?

Link

10/04/17

Web Alert: ‘The Arundel Castle’ – High Court clarifies the meaning of 'port limits'

Link

07/04/17

Web Alert: UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) signs International Group Large Casualty MoU

Link

04/04/17

Web Alert: Indonesian immigration authorities becoming stricter in the enforcement of immigration law

Link

29/03/17

Web Alert: Update on US immigration orders

Link

24/03/17

Web Alert: Peru - heavy rains and flooding

Link

24/03/17

Web Alert: Report a near-miss, save a life

Link

23/03/17

Web Alert: Soya bean cargo exports from Uruguay to China

Link

23/03/17

Web Alert: Expansion of The Standard Club PEME Scheme

Link

22/03/17

Press Article: Salvage contracts – Lloyd’s Open Form

Link

22/03/17

Web Alert: UK Court clarifies meaning of ‘disembarkation’ under Athens Convention

Link

21/03/17

Press Article: The Standard Club’s perspective towards BWMC implementation

Link

14/03/17

Web Alert: China eases quarantine measures against Zika virus

Link

10/03/17

Web-alert: Update on the U.S. Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extension Program

Link

10/03/17

Web Alert: Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) Risk Period 2017

Link

03/03/17

Web Alert: EU implements new UN sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (“DPRK”)

Link

02/03/17

Web Alert: A new Decommissioning Fund for Scotland

Link

01/03/17

Web Alert: Ship Arrest in Canada

Link

01/03/17

Web Alert: Lessons learned from near-miss reports

Link

28/02/17

28 February 2017, Standard Club Circular - STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments

Link

28/02/17

Web Alert: Ice campaign cancelled at Odessa port, Ukraine

 

Link

23/02/17

Web Alert: USCG ballast water violation & penalties

Link

21/02/17

Web Alert: Nickel Ore - Philippines tightens supply / Indonesia relaxes ban

Link

21/02/17

Web Alert: EU Parliament backs proposal to include shipping in CO2 reforms

Link

17/02/17

Web alert: The Information Fusion Centre (IFC) publishes guidance on Sulu Sea attacks

Link

17/02/17

Web Alert: Togo accedes to two IMO treaties covering unlawful acts at sea and anti-fouling

Link

16/02/17

16 February 2017, Standard Asia Circular - Renewal 2017-18 policy year

Link

16/02/17

Web Alert: Important update regarding the recoverability of costs under the ICA following the successful defence of a cargo claim

Link

15/02/17

Web Alert: Changes In Aproach By The Italian Ministry Of Health To Reimbursements For Crew Medical Expenses Abroad

Link

15/02/17

Web Alert: China - Abolishment of the Sludge and Garbage Disposal Requirement

Link

14/02/17

Web Alert: Third party funding of disputes in Singapore

Link

14/02/17

Web Alert: Ice campaign declared at Odessa port, Ukraine

Link

10/02/17

Web Alert: New Singapore Mediation Act

Link

09/02/17

Web Alert: Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks to apply to Cayman Islands

Link

09/02/17

Web Alert: Updated CINS Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers

Link

09/02/17

Web Alert: Mekong River clearance plans underway

Link

02/02/17

Web Alert: Can owners enforce enforce a receiver's LOI against the receivers?

Link

02/02/17

Web Alert: 2014 Indonesia & Singapore Sea Border Agreement Ratified by Indonesian Parliament

Link

01/02/17

Web Alert: New regulation in Fujairah for ill and injured crewmembers seeking treatment

Link

01/02/17

Web Alert: Compliance with the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention

Link

26/01/17

Web Alert: Final Rule on Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf—Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control (US)

Link

26/01/17

Web Alert: NRC launches Global Response Services

Link

25/01/17

Web Alert: UNHRC – The number of migrants entering Mediterranean by sea dropped in 2016

Link

23/01/17

Web Alert: International Group reinsurance 2017/18 placement – termination of 'fall-back' cover

Link

20/01/17

Web Alert: Sulu-Celebes Sea - increase in pirate attacks & crew abductions

Link

17/01/17

Web Alert: U.S. takes steps to revoke sanctions against Sudan

Link

17/01/17

Web Alert: New Guidelines on the use of drones for offshore operators

Link

16/01/17

Web Alert: Passenger Liability Regulations - Update regarding Class A vessels in domestic carriage

Link

12/01/17

Web Alert: Australia, Recognition of foreign maritime liens? – revisited!

Link

12/01/17

Web Alert: IMSBC Code Amendments (HME Cargo Residues)

Link

10/01/17

Web Alert: Marine surveyors and survey companies operating in Turkey

Link

10/01/17

Web Alert: Preventive measures against the Zika Virus have been lifted in South Korea

Link

05/01/17

Web Alert: Nairobi Convention could soon be adopted by Norway

Link

05/01/17

THE STEAMSHIP MUTUAL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION LTD

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

L.302

Singapore Office

Link

Nov 17

L.301

Financial Update and 2018 Renewal

Link

Nov 17

L.300

Computer Based Training Course - Safe Food Handling and Nutrition

Link

Sep 17

L.299

BIMCO/ISCO Standard Spill Response Contracts, RESPONSECON and US RESPONSECON

Link

Aug 17

L.298

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

Jul 17

L.297

Financial Update and 2017 Renewal

Link

May 17

L.296

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

Link

Feb 17

L.295

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments

Link

Feb 17

L.294

Rule Change Confirmation

Link

Feb 17

L.293

Steamship Mutual General Meeting

Link

Jan 17

L.292

Steamship Mutual 2017 Financial Update

Link

Jan 17

L.291

Fall-back cover – Group Reinsurance Programme 2017/2018

Link

Jan 17

L.290

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

Jan 17

THE SWEDISH CLUB

 

Alerts and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Yemen: Port Updates

Link

08/12/17

Monthly Web News: November 2017

Link

01/12/17

Monthly Safety Scenario: Poor stability caused man overboard

Link

30/11/17

Inspection on Ship Pollution Control in Hainan Province

Link

30/11/17

Brazil: Reintroduction of the Obligation to Produce Original B/L at Delivery

Link

23/11/17

Loss of anchor before or whilst in Argentine waters

Link

17/11/17

SENASA - New resolution for inspection of holds and tanks in Argentine

Link

17/11/17

The terms for War Risk Insurance 2018

Link

15/11/17

Yemen: Port Updates

Link

10/11/17

The terms for War Risk Insurance 2018

Link

15/11/17

MARS Report November 2017

Link

02/11/17

When trading in the Amazon

Link

01/11/17

Plague in Madagascar

Link

26/10/17

Monthly Safety Scenario November: Injured by derrick

Link

26/10/17

Sanctions on Qatar

Link

25/10/17

Guidelines for the carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in Containers

Link

13/10/17

Bangladesh: Loss Prevention Bulletin

Link

10/10/17

Hull & Machinery Insurance 2018

Link

09/10/17

Monthly Safety Scenario: Cargo and Hull damage while at anchor in heavy weather

Link

02/10/17

Read more about the US sanctions on North Korea

Link

02/10/17

USA: California Ports - Ballast Water Treatment Reporting Requirements and Forms

Link

27/09/17

Bangladesh: Operational Guidelines at Port of Chittagong

Link

25/09/17

Check IMO list certificates to be carried onboard vessels

Link

21/09/17

Cyber Security – be aware of social engineering fraud

Link

18/09/17

Ballast Water Convention (BWM Convention 2004) in force as of 8th September 2017

Link

14/09/17

Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks welcomes Singapore

Link

08/09/17

Monthly Safety Scenario: Grounding in unsurveyed waters

Link

07/09/17

Guidance on Maritime Security Transit Corridor (MSTC)

Link

07/09/17

China: Low Sulphur Fuel Requirement Implemented in All Ports within Zheijang ECA

Link

04/09/17

Update on Hurricane Harvey

Link

30/08/17

USCG Developments - U.S. Ballast Water Regulations

Link

25/08/17

IMO has issued Guidelines on Maritime Cyber Security

Link

24/08/17

Yemen port update

Link

18/08/17

Philippines: Restricted Nationals – Vessels may be refused entry into ports in Mindanao

Link

17/08/17

Greek Law Memo on Crew and Passengers Claims

Link

11/08/17

West Africa P&I Issues

Link

11/08/17

Turkish Straits: Transit time increased to 168 hours

Link

02/08/17

The U.S Congress Passes Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Bill in Sweeping Move

Link

02/08/17

MARS Report August 2017

Link

01/08/17

Ships blocked from entering Hodeidah Port

Link

01/08/17

Monthly Web News July 2017

Link

31/07/17

Monthly Safety Scenario: Incorrect declaration caused charcoal fire

Link

28/07/17

Oil spill in Kingston Harbour

Link

25/07/17

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with the State of Qatar

Link

18/07/17

Updated: Continued piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden

Link

18/07/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

14/07/17

BIMCO/ISCO Standard Spill Response Contracts, RESPONSECON and US RESPONSECON

Link

10/07/17

Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships

Link

05/07/17

Increased naval presence in the Gulf of Aden due to piracy

Link

04/07/17

Port Yuzhny: P&I surveyors are not able to attend urgent matters

Link

04/07/17

US Supreme Court permits travel restrictions

Link

03/07/17

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with the State of Qatar

Link

29/06/17

South African Maritime Safety Authority Marine Notice 13 of 2017

Link

28/06/17

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with the State of Qatar

Link

22/06/17

US Freight Tax - more than it says on the tin

Link

21/06/17

Statutory alert: Port state control – special inspection campaign in China

Link

21/06/17

Argentina - Coast Guard inspections in regards to ballast water

Link

16/06/17

10 steps to crisis media management

Link

12/06/17

Continued piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden

Link

12/06/17

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with the State of Qatar

Link

07/06/17

Monthly Safety Scenario: Hot work caused fire

Link

30/05/17

Yemen port update

Link

09/05/17

Monthly Safety Scenario Calendar

Link

03/05/17

UPDATE: Groundings at main channel “Paso Cortada Isla Nueva”

Link

03/05/17

Monthly Web News April 2017

Link

02/05/17

Seasonal threat to ships transiting upper Texas Coast and Gulf of Mexico

Link

02/05/17

Anchor-loss USB available free-of-charge

Link

27/04/17

Philippines – Warning of wet nickel ore cargo in bulk

Link

21/04/17

Precautionary Recommendations and Local MSA Control Measures in Fog Season around Fujian Waters, China

Link

21/04/17

Yemeni update - Naval mines placed near the island of Zuqar

Link

19/04/17

Icebergs Disrupt North Atlantic Shipping

Link

06/04/17

MARS Report April 2017

Link

01/04/17

Monthly Safety Scenario: Collision while being overtaken

Link

01/04/17

PERU's coastal region affected by mud/landslides and flooding

Link

23/03/17

Loading soya beans in Uruguay, bound for China

Link

23/03/17

Philippines province of Zambales - environmental changes

Link

15/03/17

New mooring line requirements in the Panama Canal

Link

14/03/17

Two additional pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea

Link

14/03/17

New US travel restrictions affect vessel crews

Link

07/03/17

Congestions in soybean exports from Brazilian ports due to heavy rainfalls

Link

06/03/17

Drug trafficking risk at Colombian ports

Link

03/03/17

Monthly Safety Scenario: Grounding caused by routine job in the engine room

Link

02/03/17

Monthly Web News - February 2017

Link

01/03/17

Yemen: Port Situation

Link

22/02/17

​Guinea: Ports open despite violence on streets

Link

21/02/17

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) - 2017 amendments

Link

16/02/17

Sanitary dispositions in Argentina

Link

15/02/17

Revision on the Provisions of Peoples’ Republic of China on Administration of Prevention of Marine Environmental Pollution Caused by Ships and Their Related Operating Activities

Link

09/02/17

Anticipated Volume of Non-tank Vessel Response Plan Resubmissions in 2019

Link

07/02/17

Ban against entry to the US presently suspended but may be reinforced

Link

06/02/17

Ballast Water Management – How to comply with the IMO Convention

Link

03/02/17

Closing of Nickel Ore Mines in the Philippines

Link

03/02/17

UPDATE: Yemen situation

Link

03/02/17

Monthly Web News

Link

01/02/17

Navigation on the Amazon River

Link

01/02/17

MARS report February 2017

Link

01/02/17

Executive order on immigration affect vessel crews

Link

30/01/17

Amended Guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite

Link

30/01/17

Possible delays caused by disembarking sick or injured crew at Fujairah

Link

26/01/17

IMO fuel oil consumption data collection system

Link

24/01/17

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

19/01/17

Incomplete Propeller Immersion - Risk of propeller shaft bearing damage

Link

19/01/17

Cyber reporting included in updated Coast Guard policy on Reporting Suspicious Activity and Breaches of Security

Link

18/01/17

UPDATE: Iran sanctions

Link

16/01/17

INTERCARGO supports IΜΟ in the mitigation of global GHG emissions from ships

Link

13/01/17

North American and U.S. Caribbean Sea ECA - Understanding Compliance Issues

Link

12/01/17

US Oil Spill Removal Organization ‘NRC’ goes global

Link

11/01/17

MARS report January 2017

Link

03/01/17

THE WEST OF ENGLAND SHIP OWNERS MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION

 

Notices

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

17

Class 1 (P&I) and Class 2 (FD&D) Renewals 2018/2019

Link

Sep 17

16

Class 1 (P&I) and Class 2 (FD&D) Policy Year Balances and Mid-Year Financial Position at 20 August 2017

Link

Sep 17

15

Notice of an Extraordinary General Meeting of Members of the Association

Link

Aug 17

14

Amendments to Class 1 Bye-Laws

Link

Aug 17

13

Dangers of Carrying Nickel Ore from Indonesia and the Philippines – Mandatory Notification Requirements (re-issued)

Link

Aug 17

12

Steel: Loading and Discharge Surveys

Link

Aug 17

11

Cheque Payments

Link

Aug 17

10

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments and US Ballast Water Management (BWM) Regulations

Link

Jul 17

9

BIMCO/ISCO Standard Spill Response Contracts, RESPONSECON and US RESPONSECON

Link

Jul 17

8

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

Link

Jun 17

7

West of England Insurance Services (Luxembourg) S.A. - Appointment of Director (Finance)

Link

Jun 17

6

Class 1 and Class 2 Policy Year Balances and Financial Position 20 February 2017

Link

May 17

5

West of England Insurance Services (Luxembourg) S.A. – New Branch Office

Link

May 17

4

International Group of P&I Clubs Survey

Link

Apr 17

3

Clarification on Insurance Premium Tax Cover in Greece

Link

Mar 17

2

West of England (Luxembourg) S.A. - Senior Management Appointments - September 2017

Link

Mar 17

1

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments

Link

Feb 17

23

Class 1 and Class 2 Rules changes for 2017

Link

Feb 17

22

Renewals 2017/2018

Link

Feb 17

21

Class 1 and Class 2 Rules Changes for 2017

Link

Jan 17

20

Ballast Water

Link

Jan 17

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Brazilian Customs - Delivery Against Original Bill of Lading

Link

17/11/17

Loss Prevention - Laid-up Vessel Reactivation Guide

Link

31/10/17

New CINS / IG Guidelines for the Carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in Containers Published

Link

19/10/17

China - Mobile Phone Inspection by Authorities

Link

17/10/17

Sanctions Against Sudan - US Sanctions Lifted

Link

10/10/17

North Korea - Sanctions – Update

Link