P&I Club Guidance in 2019

 

INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P & I CLUBS

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers

Link

01/01/20

New Industry Safety Guidelines published for the stowage of Dangerous Goods – Container ships

Link

25/11/19

International Group publishes a revised International Group Agreement

Link

13/11/19

IOPC Funds’ meetings at the IMO - International Group attendance

Link

01/11/19

International Group now releases the highly successful P&IQ Qualification to all

Link

29/10/19

EMSA Places of Refuge workshop. International Group participation

Link

14/10/19

Marine Environment Seminar, Mexico City – International Group participation

Link

11/10/19

Comité Maritime International (CMI) Colloquium, Mexico City - International Group participation

Link

08/10/19

International Group Circular – United States Sanctions on the Government of Venezuela and PdVSA

Link

18/09/19

Antarctic Treaty Meeting, Prague, 1–11 July 2019 - International Group participation

Link

12/07/19

International Group host Container Owners’ Industry safety meeting – 24 June 2019

Link

05/07/19

IG CEO handover

Link

28/06/19

International Group circular – 2020 Global Sulphur Cap – P&I Cover

Link

24/06/19

EMSA Places of Refuge workshop – International Group participation

Link

24/06/19

IOPC Funds’ Short course 2019 – Group participation

Link

18/06/19

International Group Circular – Bills of Lading and Blockchain Based System

Link

12/06/19

IACS – Industry Technical Meeting – International Group participation

Link

04/06/19

SOPF 30th anniversary event, Ottawa, 28 May – International Group participation

Link

31/05/19

Spillcon Conference, Perth, 20-24 May – International Group participation

Link

30/05/19

IGP&I attend the BIMCO Documentary Committee

Link

14/05/19

International Group at third Asian Marine Casualty Forum

Link

26/04/19

43rd session of the IMO Facilitation Committee

Link

15/04/19

International Group signs MoU

Link

12/04/19

IUMI 2019 Spring meeting - Hamburg

Link

10/04/19

International Group at the 56th National Maritime Day Celebrations in Mumbai

Link

10/04/19

IOPC Funds’ meetings - International Group attendance

Link

03/04/19

106th session of the IMO Legal Committee – International Group attendance

Link

01/04/19

Maritime Labour Convention financial security requirements FAQs

Link

01/04/19

2019/20 International Group reinsurance programme renewal

Link

20/02/19

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

Link

15/01/19

Joint Industry Guidelines for carriage of DVB in containers

Link

11/01/19

International Group reinsurance renewal update - December 2018

Link

18/12/18

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

 

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

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

Link

06/01/20

Loss Prevention: Maritime Slips, Trips, Falls and Lifting Injuries

Link

16/12/19

SCB Management Consulting (China) Co., Ltd. - Office Move - 思希必商务咨询(上海)有限公司-公司迁

Link

22/11/19

Amendment to Article II, Section 2 of the American Club's By-Laws

Link

18/11/19

Background to the 2020 American Club Renewal. Development of Closed and Open Policy Years. Levying of Supplementary Calls for 2016 and 2017. Premium Requirements for the 2020 Policy Year

Link

14/11/19

Loss Prevention: Bunkering - a Compendium

Link

27/09/19

Guidance on OFAC: Iran Sanctions as They Relate to Bunkering Operations

Link

11/09/19

Guidance on the US Sanctions Compliance Programs Published by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control

Link

03/09/19

Considerations for Vessels Transiting and Calling at Ports in Areas Affected by Hurricanes, Typhoons and Cyclones

Link

30/08/19

Management News

Link

27/08/19

Developments in Regard to US Sanctions on Venezuela: Blocking of Venezuelan Government and Other Entities: Implications for US and Non-us Persons

Link

16/08/19

Loss Prevention: Best Practices Animations on Bunkering

Link

16/08/19

Shipowners Claims Bureau (Hellas), Inc. - Office Move

Link

26/07/19

Pre-employment Medical Examination (PEME) Program: Changes in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation

Link

25/07/19

Loss Prevention Questionnaire

Link

24/07/19

New Video on the International Group of P&I Clubs

Link

16/07/19

Revised and Updated Corporate Governance Guidelines

Link

09/07/19

Loss Prevention: Heat-related Illnesses

Link

08/07/19

The 2020 Global Sulfur Cap

Link

24/06/19

Board News

Link

21/06/19

Currents - the American Club's In-house Newsletter

Link

14/06/19

Electronic (Paperless) Trading: Electronic Shipping Solutions: Bolero Intl Ltd., E-title Authority PTE Ltd., Global Share S.A. (edoxOnline Platform)

Link

13/06/19

Management News

Link

06/06/19

Pre-employment Medical Examination (PEME) Program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 Results and Attendant Cost Savings

Link

03/06/19

The United States Expands the Universe of Iran Sanctions Targets (SDNs) by Targeting the Metals Sector of Iran

Link

10/05/19

US Treasury Department Publishes a Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments

Link

06/05/19

Management News – Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd

Link

15/04/19

US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for Non-US Persons Concerning Transactions with PdVSA

Link

12/04/19

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

Link

28/03/19

Recent US Government Advisories Concerning Iran, North Korea and Syria

Link

27/03/19

Management News

Link

21/03/19

PEME Program: Change to the Examination Form Concerning Psychology Tests

Link

15/03/19

2018 Third Edition of BIMCO Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships

Link

04/03/19

American Club and Eagle Ocean Marine: 2019 P&I and FD&D Renewal Outcome

Link

01/03/19

Pre-employment Medical Examination (PEME) Program: New Clinic in Goa, India

Link

12/02/19

US Imposes New Sanctions Against the Government of Venezuela Through Designation of Petroleos De Venezuela S.A. (PdVSA)

Link

06/02/19

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea) - Enforcement of UN, US and EU Sanctions

Link

11/01/19

The American Club - a New Year's Progress Report

Link

10/01/19

Changes to the Rules of the Association for the 2019 Policy Year

Link

03/01/19

War and Terrorism Risks: Cover in Respect of Biological and Bio-chemical Weapons - 2019 Policy Year

Link

19/12/18

International Group Reinsurance Arrangements for 2019

Link

18/12/18

Alerts

Title

Source

Date Published

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

Link

08/01/20

Loss Prevention: Compliance with 2020 Marine Fuel Oil Sulfur Cap Issued by the Maritime Safety Agency (MSA) of the People's Republic of China (PRC)

Link

15/11/19

Loss Prevention: Bunkering - a Compendium Translated into Mandarin

Link

04/11/19

Ban of Nickel Ore Exports from Indonesia

Link

31/10/19

Sulfur Cap 2020 Update

Link

30/10/19

Outbreak of Dengue Fever in the Philippines

Link

10/09/19

Paris and Tokyo MoUs Emergency Systems and Procedures CIC

Link

30/08/19

Joint Industry Project (JIP) Guidance on 0.5% Sulfur Marine Fuel

Link

20/08/19

Bilge Alarm and Oil Content Meter

Link

14/08/19

Enhanced Vigilance for Arabian Gulf Straits of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman

Link

23/07/19

Merging of American Club E-learning Systems

Link

22/07/19

Asian Gypsy Moth in Season Bulletin

Link

17/07/19

USCG Marine Safety Alert: Cybersecurity

Link

10/07/19

New USCG Procedure for Notification of Non-availability of Compliant Fuel Oil as per Annex VI, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78

Link

08/07/19

Updated International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Guidance on 2020 Global Sulfur Cap

Link

01/07/19

The Dangers of Transporting Nickel Ore Cargoes - a Timely Reminder

Link

27/06/19

Pre-employment Medical Examination (PEME) Program: New Price Lists for Club PEMEs

Link

03/06/19

Loss Prevention Update: Spanish Translations of Good Housekeeping-a Pocket Guide

Link

26/04/19

IMO Guidance on Implementation Plan for Compliance with 0.50% Sulfur Limit Under MARPOL Annex VI

Link

16/04/19

First Quarter 2019 Maritime Piracy Update

Link

12/04/19

OFAC Announces Removal of Rusal, EN+ and ESE from SDN List

Link

04/02/19

Environmental Pollution Fines in Turkey

Link

29/01/19

Prohibition of Open-loop Scrubber Systems in All Ports and Emission Control Areas of the People's Republic of China

Link

08/01/19

People's Republic of China (PRC) Implementation Scheme of the Domestic Emission Control Areas (DECAS) for Atmospheric Pollution from Vessels

Link

03/01/19

GARD

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Amendments to Rules 2020

Link

06/01/20

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

23/12/19

P&IQ registration now open to all

Link

20/12/19

Compliance notice - prevention of financial crime

Link

09/12/19

Status report as at 20 August 2019, Review of policy years and Release Calls, Premium policy for 2020

Link

07/11/19

United States Sanctions on the Government of Venezuela and Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA)

Link

11/09/19

Guidance on the United States Sanctions Compliance Programmes Published by the Office of Foreign Assets Control

Link

05/09/19

The 2020 global sulphur cap

Link

24/06/19

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Link

24/06/19

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

11/06/19

Status report as at 20 February 2019 - Review of policy years

Link

15/05/19

Iran trading – fixed premium P&I cover update

Link

08/03/19

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

Link

11/01/19

Reinsurance arrangements for the 2019 policy year arranged through the International Group of P&I Clubs – special P&I war risks cover

Link

09/01/19

Amendments to Rules 2019

Link

07/01/19

Updates and Alerts

Title

Source

Date Published

Piracy incidents rise in Singapore Strait

Link

06/01/20

What is the cause of most bunker spills?

Link

10/12/19

Kuwait joins India in ban on single-use plastic onboard ships

Link

05/12/19

How tight should container lashings be?

Link

04/12/19

Stability and compatibility of very low sulphur fuel oils

Link

28/11/19

How high and heavy can you go?

Link

28/11/19

New safety guidance for stowage of dangerous goods on containerships

Link

27/11/19

What stops you from reducing speed to avoid a collision?

Link

20/11/19

Master pilot exchange – share your information

Link

12/11/19

Gulf of Guinea – world's most dangerous piracy hotspot

Link

05/11/19

Do you know that in an overtaking situation vessels spend far greater time in close proximity than at any other time

Link

05/11/19

Stop malware finding its way onto your computer systems

Link

29/10/19

India bans single-use plastic onboard ships

Link

24/10/19

Mental health and seafarers: It’s time to talk

Link

24/10/19

Do you check hyperlinks before clicking?

Link

22/10/19

Mystery oil spill pollutes Brazil’s north-eastern coast

Link

18/10/19

Learning as we go: challenges with the use of exhaust gas scrubbers

Link

17/10/19

Do you know your weakest link?

Link

15/10/19

New IMO procedures for maintenance and inspection of life-saving appliances

Link

10/10/19

What are the duties of a stand-on vessel?

Link

08/10/19

Alarming spike in dengue cases

Link

07/10/19

Would an appreciable change in bearing be enough to assess the risk of collision?

Link

01/10/19

Crew abductions in South-East Asia

Link

01/10/19

Why wait until the last mile to avoid a collision?

Link

25/09/19

Is situational awareness unknowingly compromised when proceeding from restricted to open waters?

Link

17/09/19

Increasing piracy risk at Douala anchorage, Cameroon

Link

12/09/19

Can an officer on bridge watch slow down the clock to better assess the risk of collision?

Link

10/09/19

What could be the consequences of wrong or inadequate valve markings?

Link

04/09/19

South Africa toughens its stowaway policy

Link

03/09/19

New Zealand and Australia issue stink bug warning

Link

29/08/19

What is the best evidence in defending liquid cargo contamination claims?

Link

27/08/19

Maritime industry targeted by cyber criminals

Link

22/08/19

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% - sulphur marine fuel

Link

21/08/19

Can cargo vapours contaminate the full cargo parcel?

Link

20/08/19

AIS mandatory in Indonesian waters

Link

19/08/19

Dangerous gases – silent and invisible killer

Link

13/08/19

The U.S. Coast Guard Publishes Updated Marine Casualty Reporting Forms (CG-2692)

Link

08/08/19

Every second counts – how long can you survive without oxygen?

Link

06/08/19

Flat batteries may erase your MARPOL data

Link

06/08/19

Watch out for open manholes and displaced deck gratings

Link

31/07/19

Fatigue can endanger lives

Link

30/07/19

Concentrated inspection campaign focusing on emergency systems and procedures

Link

29/07/19

The Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Link

25/07/19

Asian gypsy moth infested vessels delayed in North American ports

Link

24/07/19

Maritime security in the Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman

Link

23/07/19

Port state to focus on readiness of ship and crew in an emergency

Link

17/07/19

Canada further strengthens measures to protect whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Link

12/07/19

Ship operators cannot afford to turn a blind eye to cyber security

Link

10/07/19

Gulf of Guinea remains a high-risk area for seafarers

Link

09/07/19

People focus: Never leave home without your EHIC

Link

02/07/19

It is once again time to slow down for whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada

Link

01/07/19

Incident in the Gulf of Oman

Link

13/06/19

Loading nickel ore in the Philippines or Indonesia

Link

12/06/19

Maritime security update on Fujairah incident

Link

23/05/19

Incident at Fujairah anchorage

Link

14/05/19

Ukraine revises its ballast water regulations

Link

09/05/19

The silent and invisible killer onboard vessels

Link

25/04/19

Malaria – precautions to be taken

Link

24/04/19

Report your presence and slow down for whales

Link

21/02/19

Mississippi River: High water = high costs

Link

19/02/19

Misdelivery of coal shipments in India

Link

15/02/19

Denmark identifies cyber threats in its maritime sector

Link

24/01/19

COFR applications impacted by US government shutdown

Link

23/01/19

Beware of local restrictions before discharging washwater from exhaust gas scrubbing

Link

15/01/19

Carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers

Link

14/01/19

China expands its sulphur emission control areas

Link

17/12/19

SKULD

 

Circulars and News (except Club Press Releases)

Title

Source

Date Published

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

Link

09/01/20

Turkey: Pollution fines and criminal proceedings 2020

Link

08/01/20

INSIGHT: Russia Sanctions

Link

06/01/20

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

Link

06/01/20

INSIGHT: Bunker Convention 2001

Link

06/01/20

Ratifications of MLC convention

Link

06/01/20

Onboard safety precaution on tank cleaning - "The Final Stretch" for IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap

Link

13/12/19

INSIGHT: Iran Sanctions

Link

11/12/19

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

Link

11/12/19

Ratifications of MLC convention

Link

11/12/19

INSIGHT: Bunker Convention 2001

Link

11/12/19

UAE: Port of Fujairah - High Acid Number and possible contamination of fuel

Link

04/11/19

Enforceability of LOIs - a practical guide

Link

31/10/19

Managing alien stowaways

Link

23/10/19

Sampling of liquid cargoes

Link

09/10/19

A guide to US crew claims

Link

01/10/19

Sulphur 2020: Fuel specification guidelines

Link

27/09/19

New Zealand and Australia: Stink bug warning 2019-2020

Link

18/09/19

US Sanctions on the Government of Venezuela and Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA)

Link

12/09/19

Latest News on Iran Sanctions

Link

10/09/19

Nickel Ore Liquefaction Alert

Link

05/09/19

Guidance on the United States Sanctions Compliance Programmes published by the Office of Foreign Assets Control

Link

04/09/19

Venezuela Sanctions – increased scope

Link

08/08/19

Force Majeure - Court of Appeal clarification

Link

05/08/19

Tokyo and Paris MoU: Concentrated Inspection Campaign

Link

30/07/19

MARPOL annex VI - Sulphur Cap 2020 - Tank cleaning guidance

Link

25/07/19

Strait of Hormuz - security guidance

Link

23/07/19

New US procedure for reporting non-availability of compliant fuel and the issuance of FONARs - MARPOL Annex VI - Sulphur Cap 2020

Link

15/07/19

US Supreme Court ruling on punitive damages

Link

25/06/19

The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

Link

25/06/19

Switch bills of lading

Link

19/06/19

Anti-technicality notices: a charterers’ perspective

Link

17/06/19

Ukraine: Revising ballast water regulations

Link

13/06/19

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

12/06/19

Ultrasonic testing and leaking hatch covers

Link

11/06/19

South Africa: Fishing and fresh fish products onboard

Link

05/06/19

Good anchoring practice

Link

04/06/19

Owners’ remedies - contractual rights vs reality

Link

27/05/19

MARPOL Annex VI - Sulphur Cap 2020 - Demystifying the FONAR

Link

23/05/19

Bunker suppliers upset balanced BIMCO bunker term

Link

09/05/19

Wood pellets and risk of fire

Link

02/05/19

Liabilities arising under the Turkish Straits clauses

Link

25/04/19

Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006: IG FAQs amended April 2019

 

Link

02/04/19

Sanctions against Iran, Syria and North Korea: Sanctions information on skuld.com

 

Link

29/03/19

Case law update - the battle for jurisdiction

Link

28/03/19

Enclosed space entry

Link

25/03/19

DNV GL Sulphur Ship Implementation Plan

Link

18/03/19

Breaching International Navigating Limits

Link

12/03/19

Analysis of fuel samples

Link

08/03/19

Crew Risks in the Offshore Environment

Link

28/02/19

Indonesia: Vessel detentions

Link

19/02/19

INSIGHT: Venezuela Sanctions

Link

13/02/19

Manual handling: an ever-present risk

Link

05/02/19

Liability Regimes in offshore contracts

Link

30/01/19

Turkey: Pollution fines and criminal proceedings

Link

29/01/19

Safer through self-reflection

Link

24/01/19

Ban on discharging wash water from open loop scrubbers in part of China ECAs as of 1 January 2019

Link

17/01/19

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

Link

14/01/19

Carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers

Link

11/01/19

Notice of arbitration - sender beware

Link

11/01/19

2020 Sulphur Bunker Cap – Charterers’ Concerns

Link

09/01/18

South America: Soybeans

Link

07/01/19

Emission Control Areas in Chinese Territorial Waters

Link

20/12/18

Turkey: Pollution fines and criminal proceedings

Link

13/12/18

THE BRITANNIA STEAMSHIP INSURANCE ASSOCIATION LTD

 

News

Title

Source

Date Published

Turkey: Marine Pollution Fines, Updated for 2020

Link

09/01/20

Rule Books 2020/21

Link

09/01/20

Britannia Risk Watch

Link

09/01/20

Britannia P&I Opens a Branch Office in Copenhagen

Link

17/12/19

New Head for Britannia’s Greek Office

Link

11/12/19

Hong Kong: TR(B)HK New Office

Link

06/12/19

Korea P&I & Britannia P&I Collaboration

Link

06/12/19

India: Regulations on Single Use Plastics

Link

06/12/19

Reporting Security Incidents to USCG National Response Centre (NRC)

 

Link

06/12/19

ICS Launches New ISM Guidelines

Link

06/12/19

International Group Large Casualty Working Group Review of Casualties Involving Salvage/SCOPIC and Wreck Removal: 2002-2019

Link

04/12/19

CINS Publishes ‘Risk-Based DG Stowage Safety Considerations’

Link

02/12/19

Britannia Asian and European Forums

Link

02/12/19

Update: Iraq: Umm Qasr Port

Link

22/11/19

Hong Kong: TR(B)HK Moving Office

Link

21/11/19

Compliance with MARPOL Annex VI Regulations in North American and U.S. Caribbean Sea Emission Control Areas (ECA)

Link

21/11/19

Gabon: Warning of Fake Officials Attempting to Board Ships

Link

21/11/19

Malaysia: Ban of Open-Loop Scrubbers

Link

21/11/19

Argentina: New Navigation Regulations

Link

21/11/19

Britannia Crew Watch Published

Link

21/11/19

China: Guidance on ‘Implementation Scheme of 2020 Global Marine Fuel Oil Sulphur Cap’ by MSA

Link

14/11/19

Indonesia: Nickel Ore Exports Resume on a Limited Basis

Link

12/11/19

Twitter

Link

08/11/19

Britannia Loss Prevention Technical Seminars in India 2019

Link

08/11/19

Indonesia: Polio Vaccine Compulsory for Arrivals from the Philippines

Link

08/11/19

Update: Iraq: Umm Qasr Port

Link

08/11/19

Cyber Security Workbook for on Board Ship Use (BIMCO and ICS)

Link

08/11/19

The Ship Captain’s Medical Guide 23rd Edition

Link

08/11/19

Members’ Survey Due 1 November

Link

24/10/19

India: States its Intention to Clamp Down on Single Use Plastic

Link

24/10/19

Brazil: The Continuing Impact of the Oil Spill on the Northeast Coast

Link

24/10/19

Singapore: Inter-Pacific Petroleum’s Bunker Craft Operator Licence Is Revoked

Link

24/10/19

Britannia Announces its New Chairman

Link

24/10/19

Britannia Returns More Funds to Members and Moves Away from a General Increase

Link

16/10/19

Britannia P&I: Expansion in Singapore

Link

30/09/19

ISO/PAS 23263:2019 – Petroleum Products Marine Fuel

Link

27/09/19

Ukraine: New Procedures for Taking Ecological Samples

Link

12/09/19

US Sanctions: Iran

Link

12/09/19

US Sanctions: Venezuela

Link

12/09/19

Nickel Ore: Indonesia Announces the End of Exports

Link

12/09/19

Australia: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Seasonal Precautions

Link

12/09/19

S&P Global Ratings Affirms Britannia’s Rating As ‘A’ (Stable)

Link

11/09/19

US: OPA 90 Increases to the Liability Amounts

Link

29/08/19

Stowaways in South Africa

Link

29/08/19

Canada: Speeding Limits Imposed

Link

29/08/19

Risk Watch – Latest Edition now on the Website

Link

29/08/19

Britannia Loss Prevention Technical Seminars in Poland 2019

Link

29/08/19

Britannia Publication – Risk Watch: Analysis of a Collision in Dense Fog and Traffic

Link

28/08/19

Venezuela: US Sanctions Update

Link

15/08/19

USCG: Warning About Some Bilge Monitors Not Recording Information Correctly

Link

15/08/19

Britannia Loss Prevention Technical Seminars in Japan 2019

Link

15/08/19

Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for the Brain Tumour Charity

Link

08/08/19

Guy Harris from Britannia Swims the Channel

Link

07/08/19

Port State Control: Tokyo and the Paris MoU Launch a Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures

Link

01/08/19

US Authorities Impose Security Guards for Crew Without Visas – Even if not Disembarking

Link

01/08/19

Indonesia: New Regulations About AIS in Force

Link

01/08/19

Suspension of the Ecological Inspectors’ Doubtful Activity in Ukrainian Ports

Link

01/08/19

Strait of Hormuz – Maritime Security

Link

24/07/19

New US Procedure for Reporting Non-Availability of Compliant Fuel

Link

18/07/19

USCG Investigate Recent Cyber Incidents

Link

18/07/19

Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM)

Link

18/07/19

Temporary Speed Restrictions on the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Link

18/07/19

Paris MoU: Performance List for 2018

Link

04/07/19

Reducing Carbon Emissions: Banks Offer an Incentive

Link

04/07/19

Piracy: Hostage Situation in the Philippines is a Worrying Trend

Link

04/07/19

Reminders for Vessels Entering into or Sailing from Bohai Bay

Link

04/07/19

Britannia Hosts Members’ Seminar in Piraeus

Link

25/06/19

BIMCO: Cyber Security Clause 2019

Link

06/06/19

South Africa: Warning of Fines for Illegal off the Side Fishing

Link

06/06/19

Paris MoU: Update from the May Meeting

Link

06/06/19

Fujairah Attacks: Advice from INTERTANKO and OCIMF

Link

23/05/19

Update: Maximum Authorised Draft for Ships Transiting the Panama Canal

Link

23/05/19

2019 Financial Statements – Britannia Declares Another Usd10m Dividend To Members

Link

10/05/19

Ukraine: Segregated Ballast Water Control

Link

09/05/19

Singapore: Warning of Increase in Detentions for Sewage Issues

Link

09/05/19

US Coast Guard: New Ballast Water Management System Approvals

Link

09/05/19

China: New Ship Routing System in Minjiang River Estuary, Fuzhou Port

Link

09/05/19

China: INTERTANKO Warns of Uncharted Terminals

Link

25/04/19

Venezuela: Sanctions Risk when Dealing with State Oil Company (PDVSA)

Link

25/04/19

Iran Sanctions: The End of Significant Reduction Exemptions

Link

25/04/19

Turkey: Environmental Fines Sharply Increased

Link

25/04/19

Tunisia: Stevedore Strike Planned for 16-18 April

Link

12/04/19

Britannia Loss Prevention Technical Seminars – Istanbul and Paris

Link

12/04/19

Be Aware – GPS-SPS Counter Roll from 6 April

Link

05/04/19

Port State Control Common Deficiency Areas on Liquefied Gas Carriers, Houston- Galveston

Link

29/03/19

Beira Port

Link

29/03/19

Increased Risk of Customs Fines in Senegal

Link

29/03/19

Imposition of Conditions of Entry on Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States from the Republic of Seychelles

Link

29/03/19

Britannia Loss Prevention Technical Seminar – Taipei

Link

14/03/19

Britannia Loss Prevention Senior Managers Seminar and Forum – Copenhagen

Link

14/03/19

Indian Ocean: Change of Coordinates for the High Risk Area

Link

14/03/19

Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM)

Link

28/02/19

China: Warning of Fishing Net Damage in Ningde Area

Link

28/02/19

Senegal: CTN Numbers Required from 1 March 2019 for all Cargo

Link

28/02/19

China: Intertanko Requests Information on Uncharted Berths and Terminals

Link

28/02/19

Chirp No. 53 Newsletter

Link

28/02/19

Rule Books 2019-20

Link

14/02/19

Britannia Granted Licence to Underwrite Business in Singapore and Launches Two Chinese Language Websites

Link

31/01/19

International Group of P&I Clubs (IGP&I): New Animated Video

Link

31/01/19

Us Coast Guard: Ongoing Partial Shutdown

Link

31/01/19

Britannia Loss Prevention Senior Managers Seminar and Forum – Copenhagen

Link

31/01/19

Warning: Theft of Diesel Oil

Link

31/01/19

Britannia Granted Licence to Underwrite Business in Hong Kong

Link

25/01/19

Update: Emission Standards

Link

18/01/19

China: New Regulation on Data Collection for Energy Consumption of Ships (RDCECS)

Link

18/01/19

Update: COFRs and the US Government Partial Shutdown

Link

18/01/19

China: Ban on Open Loop Scrubbers

Link

18/01/19

DVB: Changes to the Industry Carriage Guidelines

Link

18/01/19

IMSBC Code Amendments Come into Force

Link

18/01/19

Britannia P&I Training Week: Monday 10 to Friday 14 June 2019

Link

03/01/19

Paris And Tokyo MoU: Letter of Warning About Sulphur Fuel Content

Link

03/01/19

Singapore MPA: Port Marine Circulars

Link

03/01/19

United Arab Emirates (UAE): List of Flag States Where an IACS Classification is Required

Link

03/01/19

Rule Books For 2019/20 Policy Year

Link

13/12/18

Britannia Loss Prevention Senior Managers Seminar and Forum

Link

13/12/18

China: Updated Regulations for Emission Control Area (ECAS)

Link

13/12/18

Singapore: Banning the Use of Open Loop Scrubbers in Port Waters

Link

13/12/18

Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Calls (P&I)

Link

15/10/19

Calls (FD&D)

Link

15/10/19

Notice of Meeting

Link

23/09/19

US Increases Sanctions on the Government of Venezuela and Petroleos De Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA)

Link

11/09/19

Guidance on the United States Sanctions Compliance Programmes published by the Office of Foreign Assets Control

Link

03/09/19

2020 Global Sulphur Cap

Link

27/06/19

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

12/06/19

Notice of Meeting

Link

05/06/19

Appointment of New Auditors for the Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited

Link

15/02/19

Endorsements to 2019 Policy Year Certificates of Entry

Link

18/01/19

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

Link

18/01/19

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

Link

11/01/18

Notice of Meeting and Rule Changes – P&I (Class 3)

Link

13/12/18

Notice of Meeting and Rule Changes – P&I (Class 6)

Link

13/12/18

THE JAPAN SHIP OWNERS’ MUTUAL PROTECTION & INDEMNITY ASSOCIATION

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

19-012

Report on the 602nd Meeting of the Board of Directors

Link

26/11/19

19-011

United States Sanctions on the Government of Venezuela and Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA)

Link

18/09/19

19-010

Guidance on the United States Sanctions Compliance Programmes Published by the Office of Foreign Assets Control

Link

05/09/19

19-009

The 69th Ordinary General Meeting of the Members of the Association

Link

18/07/19

19-008

The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

Link

01/07/19

19-007

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

Link

14/06/19

19-006

Report on the 600th Meeting of the Board of Directors

Link

13/06/19

19-005

New U.S. Sanctions against Iran on Iron, Steel, Aluminum and Copper

Link

27/05/19

19-004

Report on P&I Condition Surveys 2018

Link

21/05/19

19-003

Circulation of the Final Report to the UN Security Council from the Panel of Experts on North Korea and Updated Guidance on Addressing North Korea’s Illicit Shipping Practices by the U.S.

Link

26/04/19

19-002

Sanctions and P&I cover

Link

16/04/19

19-001

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

Link

05/04/19

18-016

Re-imposition of US nuclear-related sanctions

Link

25/01/19

18-015

Alterations to the Rules of the Association

Link

21/01/19

18-014

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

Link

18/01/19

18-013

International Group Reinsurance Programme for 2019/20 Policy Year

Link

18/12/18

News

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

1047

The 2020 Global Sulphur CapAllocating Risk and Responsibility <Some Key Charterparty Issues>

Link

18/12/19

1046

Singapore – Increase of Limits of Liability for Maritime Claims

Link

17/12/19

1045

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.86

Link

28/11/19

1044

The 2020 Global Sulphur CapPrecaution of “Compatibility” and “Cold flow properties” for compliant fuel oils

Link

11/11/19

1043

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.85

Link

01/11/19

1042

2019‐Result of the Safety Measure for Navigation During the Peak Season of Stownet-fishing in Bisan-Seto, JAPAN

Link

29/10/19

1041

Chile – Alert to the vessels calling at Chilean ports

Link

23/10/19

1040

Brazil – Extensive Oil Spill in Northeast Brazil

Link

18/10/19

1039

Prevent Dragging Anchor during Typhoon Seasons

Link

09/10/19

1038

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.84

Link

27/09/19

1037

Chinese Water – Adjustment of Annual Summer Fishing Ban Regime (2019)

Link

06/09/19

1036

Paris MOU and Tokyo MOU – PSC Three-month Concentrated Inspection Campaign starting

Link

03/09/19

1035

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.83

Link

29/08/19

1034

US and Canada – Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) – Reminder of requirements for vessels entering North America

Link

27/08/19

1033

USA – Increase in OPA 90 Limits of Liability

Link

19/08/19

1032

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.82

Link

07/08/19

1031

Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz – Maritime security guidance

Link

24/07/19

1030

China – Reminders of the navigational area for entering into or sailing from Bohai Bay

Link

11/07/19

1029

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.81

Link

01/07/19

1028

Attacks to Vessels Passing Gulf of Oman

Link

14/06/19

1027

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.80

Link

31/05/19

1026

Ratification of the Bunker Convention and Wreck Removal Convention, and Amendment of the Oil Pollution Act in Japan

Link

27/05/19

1025

Ukraine – Development of Ballast Water Problems

Link

24/05/19

1024

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.79

Link

09/05/19

1023

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

Link

09/04/19

1022

TunisiaGeneral strike at all ports

Link

05/04/19

1021

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.78

Link

01/04/19

1020

Indonesia – Vessel Detentions

Link

12/03/19

1019

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.77

Link

07/03/19

1018

China – Measures for Supervision and Management of Ship Ballast Water and Sediment

Link

01/03/19

1017

Claim trend and example of lost anchor and/or anchor chain cases

Link

28/02/19

1016

China – Precautionary Measures for Contacting with Fishing Net in Ningde Waters

Link

18/02/19

1015

Turkey-Pollution Fines (2019)

Link

18/02/19

1014

US and Canada – Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) – 2019 Flying Season Starts

Link

18/02/19

1013

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.76

Link

05/02/19

1012

Kansai International Airport – Navigation restriction under heavy weather

Link

01/02/19

1011

Joint Industry Guidelines for carriage of dangerous goods (DVB) in containers

Link

31/01/19

1010

Stownet fishing season in Bisan Seto 2019–The expected navigable water area in the traffic lane during the peak season

Link

30/01/19

1009

Taiwan – Emission Control (No.3)

Link

23/01/19

1008

Taiwan – Emission Control (No.2

Link

15/01/19

1007

China – Emission Control Areas (ECA) (No.16)

Link

15/01/19

1006

Port State Control (Paris MOU, Tokyo MOU) – Joint Information Campaign for implementation of the Global Sulphur Cap 2020

Link

10/01/19

1005

Recent Navigation Warnings of China Waters No.75

Link

08/01/19

1004

Ice condition at Ukrainian ports

Link

20/12/18

1003

China – Emission Control Areas (ECA) (No.15)

Link

18/12/18

1002

Turkey – Pollution Fines (2018)

Link

18/12/18

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

 

Circulars and Bulletins

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

5.576

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

30/12/19

5.575

P&IQ Registration Now Open

Link

20/12/19

5.574

Class 5 (P&I) and Class 8 (FD&D) Open Policy Years & 2020/2021 Policy Year – Calls

Link

12/11/19

5.573

Guidance on the United States Sanctions Compliance Programmes Published by the Office of Foreign Assets Control

Link

09/09/19

5.572

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Rating

Link

02/08/19

5.571

The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

Link

25/06/19

5.570

2018/19 Financial Year result, Membership and Overview

Link

13/06/19

5.569

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

11/06/19

7.121

Additional Premium Areas

Link

24/05/19

T.041

Club Inspection Programme – Carriage of HFO as Cargo

Link

26/03/19

7.120

War Risks Arrangements – Policy Year 2019/20

Link

18/03/19

5.568

2019/2020 – Policy Year arrangements

Link

05/02/19

5.567

Class 5, The Protecting and Indemnity Class

Link

21/01/19

8.113

Class 8, The Freight, Demurrage and Defence Class

Link

21/01/19

7.119

Class 7, The War Risks Class

Link

21/01/19

5.566

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

Link

16/01/19

5.565

Notice of General Meeting

Link

07/01/19

North

 

Circulars (excluding Club News)

Title

Source

Date Published

Electronic (Paperless) Trading – “WAVE”

Electronic (Paperless) Trading – “WAVE”

Link

07/01/19

Pre-Renewal Report 2020

Link

20/11/19

Financial Review and Renewal 2020

Link

15/11/19

Renewal 2020/2021 – Outstanding Claims Review on NorthOnline

Link

30/10/19

Spoofing Email – October 2019

Link

25/10/19

Annual General Meeting 2019

Link

15/10/19

Updated Brand Identity and New Digital Resources

Link

26/09/19

United States Sanctions on the government of Venezuela and Petroleos De Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA)

Link

12/09/19

Guidance on the United States Sanctions Compliance Programmes

Link

06/09/19

The 2020 Sulphur Cap

Link

24/06/19

Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

13/06/19

North Group Annual Review & Release Calls

Link

30/05/19

Class 3 War Risks - Additional Premium Areas

Link

23/05/19

Heavy Fuel Oil as Cargo

Link

28/03/19

North's 2019/20 Publications

Link

19/02/19

PEME: Pre-Employment Medicals

Link

01/02/19

Class 3 War Risks - Renewal 2019/2020

Link

29/01/19

Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Enforcement of UN, US and EU Sanctions

Link

11/01/19

Industry News

Title

Source

Date Published

New Year 2020 – New Regulations

Link

24/12/19

Pollution Fines in Turkey - 2020

Link

06/01/20

VPS Bunker Alerts 2019

VPS Bunker Alerts 2019

Link

06/01/20

Instability in the Persian Gulf Region

Instability in the Persian Gulf Region

Link

07/01/20

Speed Limits and ECAs in South Korea

Speed Limits and ECAs in South Korea

Link

07/01/20

Heightened Risk of Crew Kidnapping in Gulf of Guinea

Heightened Risk of Crew Kidnapping in Gulf of Guinea

Link

08/01/20

Ivory Coast Levy on Shipowners

Ivory Coast Levy on Shipowners

Link

08/01/20

VPS Bunker Alerts 2020

VPS Bunker Alerts 2020

Link

08/01/20

MAIB Issues Alert on Styrene Monomer Cargoes

Link

17/12/19

IMO 2020: Notifying Potential Non-compliance

Link

16/12/19

Drug Smuggling – High Risk Routes

Link

13/12/19

VPS Bunker Alerts 2019

Link

12/12/19

Iceland Announce Stringent Sulphur Regulations

Iceland Announce Stringent Sulphur Regulations

Link

11/12/19

India Delays Ban on Single Use Plastics

Link

11/12/19

North Issues Guidance to Seafarers on Complying with the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap

Link

11/12/19

Sanctions update – Ventspils Freeport

Link

10/12/19

OCIMF Releases Guidance on Developing a Polar Water Operational Manual

Link

26/11/19

CINS Guidance on Stowage of Dangerous Goods on Container Vessels

Link

25/11/19

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

Link

19/11/19

Customs Fines in Senegal

Link

14/11/19

China Issues Guidance on 2020 Sulphur Cap

Link

14/11/19

India Introduces Ban on Single use Plastics

Link

24/10/19

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

Link

19/10/19

Customs Fines in Senegal

Link

14/10/19

China Issues Guidance on 2020 Sulphur Cap

Link

14/10/19

India Introduces Ban on Single Use Plastics

Link

24/10/19

United States Sanctions Against Turkey *Update*

Link

24/10/19

Fish Farm Claims in China *Update*

Link

16/10/19

Indonesia – Vessel detentions *Update*

Link

16/10/19

United States Sanctions Against Turkey

Link

16/10/19

Brazilian Authorities Investigating Beach Pollution

Link

11/10/19

California Delays Strict Interim Ballast Water Standards

Link

11/10/19

Free 2020 Training Video

Link

10/10/19

Haiti – Civil Unrest Affecting Port Operations *Update*

Link

09/10/19

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

Link

08/10/19

United States Department of Treasury’s OFAC Issues New Iran-related Sanctions

Link

30/09/19

The Long-awaited Publicly Available Schedule (PAS) for Marine Fuels is Ready

Link

19/09/19

Ballast Water Sampling, Ukraine *Update*

Link

12/09/19

Indonesia to ban exports of nickel ore from 1 January 2020

Link

12/09/19

US issues maritime security advisory for Red Sea

Link

12/09/19

Ballast Water Management Convention now in force for existing vessels – North publishes new guidance

Link

10/09/19

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

04/09/19

USA: USCG is Increasing Liability Limits Under OPA 90

Link

16/08/19

Iran Sanctions *Update*

Link

13/08/19

US warns on GPS interference in Persian Gulf

Link

13/08/19

Increased risk in the Strait of Hormuz can mean increased pay and benefits for attacked crew

Link

13/08/19

New Customs Rules in India May Cause Confusion on Bills of Lading

Link

09/08/19

Slow Down for Whales: Fines for Vessels Breaking Gulf of St Lawrence Speed Limit

Link

07/08/19

Marshall Islands Issue Enclosed Space Safety Advisory

Link

02/08/19

North Updates Guidance on 2020 Sulphur Cap

Link

30/07/19

New PSC Campaign Targeting Emergency Systems

Link

29/07/19

Slow Down for Whales: Fines for Vessels Breaking Gulf of St Lawrence Speed Limit

Link

29/07/19

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

26/07/19

Latest Developments on Transiting the Strait of Hormuz

Link

26/07/19

Ballast Water Sampling, Ukraine *Update*

Link

23/07/19

Operation Sentinel Launches in Response to Recent Events in Arabian Gulf *Update*

Link

23/07/19

US and Canadian Authorities Issues Asian Gypsy Moth Warning

Link

17/07/19

USCG Issues Alert on Potential Cyber Vulnerabilities on Board Vessels

Link

12/07/19

Maritime Security – IMB 2019 Q2 Piracy Report Released

Link

08/07/19

EU MRV Regulation Entering Next Phase

Link

03/07/19

ATSB Report on Grounding Highlights Failings in use of ECDIS

Link

03/07/19

Notifying Non-Compliant Bunkers in the US

Link

03/07/19

Landmark Ruling in US on Punitive Damages for Injuries in Unseaworthiness Claim

Link

26/06/19

Vessels Attacked in Sea of Oman

Link

13/06/19

US Port State Control Authorities Impersonated in Phishing Attempts

Link

10/06/19

Venezuela Sanctions *Update*

Link

07/06/19

Vessel Sabotage - Fujairah *Update*

Link

07/06/19

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

Link

29/05/19

New Cyber Security Clause from BIMCO

Link

24/05/19

Outcomes of MEPC 74 – Dealing with non-compliance

Link

24/05/19

2020: Outcomes of MEPC 74 – New Fuels and Bunkering

Link

24/05/19

2020: Outcomes of MEPC 74 – Fuel Sampling and Testing

Link

24/05/19

Ballast Water Sampling, Ukraine *Update*

Link

22/05/19

Gangway Safety Net Requirements Vancouver

Link

22/05/19

Vessel Sabotage - Fujairah

Link

21/05/19

Heightened Risks of Operating in the Venezuelan Oil Sector

Link

17/05/19

Russian Crude Contamination Risks

Link

16/05/19

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

15/05/19

Maritime Security Workshops in the UK

Link

15/05/19

Vessel Sabotage - Fujairah

Link

13/05/19

North Updates its Advice on Maritime Security

Link

03/05/19

Yemen: Port Situation *Update*

Link

24/04/19

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

24/04/19

Yemen: Port Situation *Update*

Link

17/04/19

Western Indian Ocean – New High Risk Area

Link

17/04/19

VPS Bunker Alerts 2019

Link

16/04/19

Venezuela Sanctions

Link

16/04/19

South Africa Issues 2020 Fuel Oil Guidance

Link

08/04/19

Cyclone Closes Port of Beira in Mozambique *Update*

Link

27/03/19

Maritime Security Centre - Horn of Africa (MSCHOA) Change of Telephone Numbers

Link

25/03/19

Mississippi River Seasonal Height and Current Increases

Link

21/03/19

Venezuela Unrest *Update*

Link

20/03/19

Cyclone Closes Port of Beira in Mozambique

Link

20/03/19

Bunker Flowmeter Magnets Attract Attention in Singapore

Link

20/03/19

Indian Ocean – Changes to the High Risk Area

Link

11/03/19

Longview Longshoremen Target Cargo Cranes

Link

01/03/19

Singapore and Malaysia in Territorial Dispute *Update*

Link

26/02/19

Venezuela: Traffic Restrictions and Increased Security Levels *Update*

Link

26/02/19

Indonesia – Vessel detentions

Link

18/02/19

Yemen: Port Situation *Update*

Link

12/02/19

Maritime Security – IMB 2018 Piracy Report Released

Link

07/02/19

Status of Libyan Ports - *Update*

Link

01/02/19

Venezuela Sanctions - PdVSA

Link

01/02/19

U.S. Russian Sanctions - *RUSAL Update*

Link

28/01/19

Unrest in Venezuela Impacts Shipping

Link

28/01/19

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

Link

22/01/19

US Shutdown Impacts Shipping

Link

21/01/19

Pollution Fines in Turkey - 2018 *Update*

Link

18/01/19

China’s Restrictions on Open Loop Scrubber Discharges

Link

16/01/19

TMSA Access Extended to Non-OCIMF Members

Link

15/01/19

Guidelines for the Carriage of Divinylbenzene in Containers

Link

14/01/19

UAE Compulsory IACS Classification for Certain Flagged Vessels *Update*

Link

04/01/19

2019 Amendments to the IMSBC Code

Link

28/12/18

New Year 2019 – New Regulations

Link

28/12/18

Singapore and Malaysia in Territorial Dispute *Update*

Link

19/12/18

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

 

News, Bulletins and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

REGINAVE Update – Argentina

Link

03/12/19

Renewal 2020/2021

Link

28/11/19

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Link

27/11/19

The false economy of amending knock for knock clauses

Link

12/11/19

New report from The Mission to Seafarers shows increased positivity and satisfaction among those working at sea

Link

04/11/19

Liability Insurance Policy for European Inland Craft 2020 (Inland Policy) – changes with explanations

Link

30/10/19

Yacht Liability Insurance Policy 2020 – changes with explanations

Link

29/10/19

Fishing Vessel Liability Insurance Policy 2020 – changes with explanations

Link

29/10/19

Passenger Vessel Liability Insurance Policy 2020 – changes with explanations

Link

29/10/19

Giselle Villanueva: A back to basics guide to arbitration and mediation

Link

18/10/19

The Shipowners’ Club opens new service office in Greece

Link

02/10/19

Pollution fines in Turkey

Link

19/09/19

OFAC Advisory to the Maritime Petroleum Shipping Community

Link

16/09/19

IG Circular: United States sanctions on the government of Venezuela and Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA)

Link

11/09/19

Half Year Report 2019

Link

06/09/19

IG Circular: Guidance on the United States sanctions compliance programmes published by the Office of Foreign Assets Control

Link

04/09/19

Checklist for compliance with the 0.50% mass by mass (m/m) sulphur cap

Link

03/09/19

Stowaways in South Africa

Link

02/09/19

Iran Metals Bulletin – Wind down period over

Link

02/09/19

The Shipowners’ Club announce LISW19 seminar: How to Exclude Liability for Negligence with James Leabeater QC

Link

23/08/19

Floating docks and their operating hazards

Link

19/08/19

Mandatory requirement for AIS in Indonesian waters

Link

16/08/19

Escalation of Venezuelan sanctions

Link

16/08/19

Braemar Technical Services Ltd: Floating docks and their operating hazards

Link

15/08/19

Seafarers working on cruise ships and ferries rank among the unhappiest in the industry, new reports shows

Link

06/08/19

The Discount Rate: Has the Government gone far enough?

Link

23/07/19

Reporting Guidance for vessels transiting the Arabian Gulf (AG), Straits of Hormuz (SoH) and Gulf of Oman (GOO)

Link

22/07/19

Investigating the effects of bridge alarms

Link

10/07/19

Secure State Cyber: The importance of antivirus software and contingency planning for vessels

Link

27/06/19

IG Circular: The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

Link

24/06/19

Secure State Cyber: Crewmembers’ responsibilities for maintaining security of IT systems on board

Link

21/06/19

Secure State Cyber: Cyber risks on board passenger vessels

Link

14/06/19

IG circular: Electronic (paperless) trading

Link

11/06/19

The Shipowners’ Club announces charity partnership with Mission to Seafarers

Link

10/06/19

AGM Minutes May 2019

Link

05/06/19

Iran Metals Bulletin

Link

03/06/19

Solvency & Financial Condition Report (SFCR) 2018

Link

03/06/19

Closure of the 2016 policy year without additional call

Link

28/05/19

What is the Condition Survey Programme?

Link

22/05/19

Passenger Liability Regulation Update

Link

15/05/19

Canada ratifies the Wreck Removal Convention

Link

08/05/19

Update on unseaworthiness — The CMA CGM LIBRA

Link

01/05/19

Annual report 2018

Link

18/04/19

The Shipowners’ Club reports business growth

Link

18/04/19

US increases pressure on Venezuela and Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.

Link

16/04/19

FAQs: Maritime Labour Convention 2006 As Amended Financial Security Requirements

Link

01/04/19

Canada – New compulsory insurance scheme for passenger vessels (Update)

Link

27/03/19

Subsea cables – Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels

Link

22/03/19

Methods of compliance with the 2020 Sulphur Limit

Link

26/02/19

Vessel Detentions in Indonesia

Link

20/02/19

Club Rules 2019

Link

20/02/19

LATAM Jurisdiction Guide

Link

14/02/19

Marine Legal Costs Cover Policy 2019

Link

13/02/19

James M. Turner & Marius Vitas: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC

Link

04/02/19

Why claims data has always been king

Link

01/02/19

OFAC Delists En+, Rusal, and EuroSibEnergo

Link

29/01/19

CTRL – A unique service for Members

Link

24/01/19

Cyber security guidelines for vessels

Link

22/01/19

Shipowners’ – uniquely dedicated to yacht owners

Link

17/01/19

EGM January 2019 Minutes

Link

15/01/19

Entry into Enclosed Spaces Risk Assessment

Link

15/01/19

Passenger Vessel Liability Insurance Policy 2019

Link

14/01/19

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

Link

11/01/19

Shipowners lead the market in defence cover

Link

11/01/19

Yacht Legal Costs Cover Policy 2019

Link

10/01/19

Yacht Liability Insurance Policy 2019

Link

09/01/19

What keeps the claims team busy?

Link

03/01/19

Fishing Vessel Liability Insurance Policy 2019

Link

03/01/19

Liability Insurance Policy for European Inland Craft 2019 (Inland Policy)

Link

03/01/19

Libya: Vessels and crew at risk if suspected of oil smuggling

Link

17/12/18

THE STANDARD CLUB LTD

 

News and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

News: US issues alert to commercial shipping

Link

09/01/02

News: Focusing on Seafarer Wellbeing - Fitness and Exercise

Link

08/01/02

News: New IMO lifeboat requirements enter into force

Link

08/01/02

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

Link

08/01/02

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

Link

07/01/02

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

Link

06/01/02

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

Link

06/01/02

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

Link

03/01/02

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

Link

03/01/02

News: De-bunkering of HSFO

Link

02/01/02

Article: English Court Clarifies Owner Route and Ventilation Obligations

Link

02/01/02

Article: Sulphur 2020 Compendium - How are individual port states expected to react?

Link

18/12/19

News: US Sanctions - Freeport Authority of Ventspils, Latvia

Link

17/12/19

News: Re-emergence of Polio virus in the Philippines

Link

17/12/19

Focusing on Seafarer Wellbeing - Mental wellbeing

Link

16/12/19

Article: Using reports on My Standard Club

Link

12/12/19

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

Link

11/12/19

Article: Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (Scrubber) Guidance

Link

11/12/19

Article: Preparations intensify as IMO 2020 global sulphur cap looms

Link

03/12/19

News: General strike in France on 5 December 2019

Link

03/12/19

News: Changes to California's ballast water regulations

Link

27/11/19

News: Malaysia bans open-loop scrubbers

Link

27/11/19

News: Risk‐based stowage of dangerous goods on containerships

Link

26/11/19

Important change to the distribution of Rule Books for 2020/21

Link

26/11/19

News: Focusing on Seafarer Wellbeing - Healthy diet and lifestyle

Link

26/11/19

News: Seafarer Wellbeing Poster Campaign

Link

20/11/19

20 November 2019, Strike And Delay Class Circular - Renewal 2020/21 And Open Policy Years

Link

20/11/19

News: China MSA Notice on the implementation of 2020 Global Sulphur Limit

Link

11/11/19

News: Piracy attacks off West Africa

Link

05/11/19

News: US lifts sanctions against Turkey

Link

29/10/19

News: EMSA guidance on the enforcement of EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR)

Link

25/10/19

News: Surge in fraudulent registries

Link

24/10/19

Article: Have you signed up to My Standard Club?

Link

23/10/19

Press Article: Preparing for a mega boxship casualty

Link

22/10/19

News: Ban on single-use plastics in Indian waters

Link

22/10/19

News: Port Disruption in Chile

Link

21/10/19

Article: Use of IMO 2020 Compliant Fuels

Link

14/10/19

News: Update on Ballast Water Management Systems issued with Type Approval Certificates by USCG

Link

11/10/19

News: Brazil pollution incident

Link

11/10/19

News: Ecuador civil unrest

Link

11/10/19

News: Proposed termination of US coast guard medium frequency broadcast of NAVTEX

Link

09/10/19

News: 'Dangerous Ladders' Promotional Film

Link

09/10/19

News: Legislative developments in Egypt

Link

08/10/19

News: Anthropogenic sound - practical considerations

Link

08/10/19

Press Article: The impact of sanctions on the maritime world

Link

08/10/19

Article: Exclusive interview with the SCMA as it turns 10

Link

02/10/19

News: Ballast Water Management for Singapore flagged ships

Link

01/1019

Press Article: Eleni Antoniadou on her UN mandate

Link

30/09/19

News: BIMCO publishes first Offshore Decommissioning Contract

Link

26/09/19

News: Ballast water management (update)

Link

24/09/19

News: US 11th Circuit Court Rules on Bystander Emotional Distress Claims

Link

20/09/19

News: US OFAC issues further Advisory in respect of Iran sanctions

Link

19/09/19

News: Armed security to be provided for vessels anchoring at Douala, Cameroon

Link

18/09/19

Standard Club circular - Guidance on Sanctions Compliance Programmes

Link

17/09/19

Web Alert: The Mediterranean ECA

Link

13/09/19

Web Alert: Guidance on abduction of crew in the Sulu Seas and waters off Eastern Sabeh

Link

13/09/19

Standard Club circular - United States Sanctions against the Government of Venezuela and Petroleos de Venezuela

Link

13/09/19

Web Alert: Rebecca Hamra to head up New York office

Link

12/09/19

Press article: Matching model theory to the realities of the market

Link

04/09/19

Web Alert: Dengue Fever Epidemic in Philippines

Link

02/09/19

Web Alert: Club update on piracy and armed robbery in West Africa

Link

02/09/19

Article: Making maritime dispute resolution more efficient: what the Singapore Convention may mean for the shipping community

Link

29/08/19

Web Alert: Ballast water log requirements on United States West Coast

Link

21/08/19

Web Alert: Ukraine abolishes the Ecological Inspection service

Link

20/08/19

Web Alert: OPA 90 Limits of Liability Increased by USCG

Link

20/08/19

Press Article: Viewpoint: Managing the broad scope of war risk

Link

14/08/19

Press Article: Wreck removal and the challenges of CTLs

Link

14/08/19

Web Alert: Wind down period ends on US sanctions against Iran’s metal industries

Link

09/08/19

Web Alert: US increase sanctions on Venezuela (Executive Order 13884)

Link

09/08/19

Web Alert: 46 countries signed Singapore convention on mediation

Link

08/08/19

Web Alert: Ecological inspections temporarily halted in the Ukraine

Link

07/08/19

Web Alert: Temporary Agreement for Strait of Hormuz issued by Warlike Operations Area Committee

Link

06/08/19

Web Alert: PSC CIC by Tokyo & Paris MOU on Emergency Systems & Procedures

Link

29/07/19

Web Alert: Compliance with ISPM 15

Link

26/07/19

Web Alert: Piraeus office reopened

Link

23/07/19

Web Alert: Assisting vessels in distress in the Mediterranean in light of recent developments

Link

23/07/19

Industry release reporting guidance for vessels transiting the Arabian Gulf, Straits of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman

Link

22/07/19

Press Article: Working for a safer industry

Link

22/07/19

Press Article: IMO 2020 the risks facing those that insure tankers

Link

19/07/19

Article: Tanker attacks in Fujairah and Gulf of Oman

Link

19/07/19

Web Alert: Ebola update

Link

19/07/19

Article: IMO 2020 - Bunker tank cleaning and preparation to receive compliant fuel

Link

18/07/19

Article: Hire Suspended for Vessel Seized by Pirates

Link

12/07/19

Web Alert: Libya Update July 2019

Link

12/07/19

Article: Force majeure and failure to present cargo. How is your exceptions clause drafted?

Link

11/07/19

Mega box ship bulletin, July 2019

Link

11/07/19

Press Article: Strike Club reaffirms cover after Gulf attacks

Link

05/07/19

Web Alert: Risk for Turkish flagged ships calling at Libya

Link

05/07/19

Web Alert: Ship Recycling Regulations

Link

04/07/19

Web Alert: Libyan Ports

Link

03/07/19

Web Alert: Changes to US ECA FONAR reporting procedure

Link

03/07/19

Web-alert: New ICS Guidelines (updated 1 July 2019) on compliance with the 2020 ‘Global Sulphur Cap’

Link

02/07/19

Web Alert: Foreign flag representatives in the UAE

Link

27/06/19

Article: US Supreme Court holds seaman are not entitled to punitive damages

Link

24/06/19

Article: MEPC-74 Outcome - 2020 Sulphur Update

Link

24/06/19

24 June 2019, Standard Club circular - The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

Link

24/06/19

Press Article: Prudent owners should run for cover as pollution delays spike

Link

24/06/19

Web Alert: IMO 2020 guidelines for Singapore-registered ships and for ships calling to Port of Singapore

Link

24/06/19

Article: Sampling of fuel oil used on board (PSC enforcement criteria)

Link

19/06/19

Article: Guidance on contingency measures for addressing non-compliant fuel oil

Link

19/06/19

Web Alert: Recent incident involving vessels attacked in Gulf of Oman

Link

17/06/19

13 June 2019, Standard Club circular - Electronic (Paperless) Trading

Link

13/06/19

Annual report and financial statements 2019

Link

13/06/19

Web Alert: US threatens imposition of sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil

Link

10/06/19

Web Alert: New cyber security clause from BIMCO now available

Link

04/06/19

Web Alert: Port of Cape Town to get helicopter pilot transfer service

Link

29/05/19

Web Alert: Increase in PSC detentions due to defective sewage treatment plant

Link

28/05/19

Press Article: The perplexities of the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap

Link

28/05/19

Article: English court confirms position on deck cargo exclusion clauses in The Elin

Link

28/05/19

24 May 2019, Standard Club circular - Financial Position and Open Policy Years

Link

24/05/19

22 May 2019, War Risks Class circular - Additional Premium Areas

Link

22/05/19

Web Alert: New US sanctions imposed against Iran’s metals industry

Link

21/05/19

Web Alert: Ukraine adopts new ballast water regulations

Link

16/05/19

Web Alert: USCG ballast water developments in the US

Link

09/05/19

Web Alert: Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) - 2019 Risk Period

Link

08/05/19

Web Alert: Drought forces further draft restrictions on the Panama Canal

Link

08/05/19

Web Alert: Enclosed space entry concerns

Link

07/05/19

Web Alert: USCG re-instatement of BWM extensions: Are you affected?

Link

02/05/19

Web Alert: Best practices for carriage of dangerous goods by container

Link

29/04/19

Article: Strasbourg Convention of 2012 on the Limitation of Liability in Inland Navigation (CLNI 2012) – New Limitation Regime

Link

29/04/19

Press Article: Insurance industry is poised to handle risk of marine casualty: The Standard Club

Link

26/04/19

Web Alert: Enhanced awareness of the Turkey Environmental Law amendments 2019

Link

18/04/19

Web Alert: France’s proposed speed limit for ships

Link

17/04/19

Web Alert: Tankers must cool decks during Panama Canal transits

Link

16/04/19

Article: IMO 2020 – charterparty FAQs

Link

16/04/19

Article: IMO 2020 – scrubber FAQs for charterparties

Link

16/04/19

Web Alert: Singapore takes a tough stance on the enforcement of sulphur regulations

Link

15/04/19

Article: The Aries rule held not to apply to freight forwarders

Link

11/04/19

Web Alert: South Africa - Effective implementation of IMO 2020 0.50% Sulphur Cap

Link

10/04/19

Web Alert: IMB report global piracy has dropped in Q1 2019

Link

09/04/19

Web Alert: GPS spoofing threatens safety of navigation

Link

05/04/19

Web Alert: Updated IG FAQs in respect of MLC Financial Security Certificates

 

Link

04/04/19

Strike Club Alert: Are You Covered for SOLAS and Stowaways?

Link

03/04/19

Web Alert: US sanctions against Syria - Advisory targeting petroleum shipments

Link

30/03/19

Web Alert: Calls at Qatari ports

Link

20/03/19

Web Alert: Relying on bill of lading terms against cargo receivers in Senegal

Link

12/03/19

Web-alert: Precautions against Contacting Fishing Net in Ningde waters, China

Link

01/03/19

Web Alert: Chinese ballast water management requirements

Link

27/02/19

Web Alert: GPS week rollover

Link

27/02/19

Web Alert: Expansion of The Standard Club’s PEME scheme

Link

26/02/19

Press Article: Sulphur cap regulation will increase P&I exposure

Link

25/02/19

Web Alert: Ship detention in The Singapore Strait

Link

19/02/19

The Standard Club Rule Books 2019/20

Link

15/02/19

Web Alert: 'FONAR' systems in view of the 2020 sulphur regulations

Link

13/02/19

Standard Club circular - Renewal 2019/20 Policy Year

Link

13/02/19

Article: Anthropogenic sound - the pollution you may not have heard of

Link

13/02/19

Web Alert: INTERTANKO’s guide to New Zealand’s biofouling and ballast water requirements

Link

08/02/19

Web Alert: Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA) of 2018

Link

07/02/19

Web Alert: Venezuela - US sanctions imposed on PDVSA

Link

06/02/19

Web Alert: Bad weather closes Algerian ports

Link

01/02/19

Article: Don’t be misled by the apparent accuracy of electronic navigation aids

Link

29/01/19

Web Alert: IMO 2020 sulphur cap update - Port of Fujairah to ban use of open-loop scrubbers

Link

28/01/19

Web Alert: The International Maritime Bureau issue 2018 piracy report

Link

25/01/19

Web Alert: Mandatory Mediation Requirement Introduced in Turkey

Link

24/01/19

Web Alert: Hong Kong Marine Department launches mobile application, 'eSEAGo'.

Link

24/01/19

24 January 2019, Standard UK circular - Brexit update - The Standard Club Ireland DAC

Link

24/01/19

23 January 2019, War Risks Class circular - 2019-20 policy year renewal

Link

23/01/19

Press Article: The role of the marine surveyor - a P&I club's perspective

Link

23/01/19

Article: Unrecoverable General Average contributions from cargo interests

Link

22/01/19

Web Alert: MPA Singapore advisory on email masquerading as 'ISPS (MPA)'

Link

22/01/19

Web Alert: Collectively stronger

Link

22/01/19

Press Article: Twenty years of the ISM code, so what next?

Link

21/01/19

Web Alert: Liability in ship collision appeal - Evergreen Marine (UK) Limited v Nautical Challenge Limited

Link

18/01/19

Web Alert: Update on Marine Pollution Fines in Turkey

Link

17/01/19

Web Alert: China ECAs & emission control requirements from 1 January 2019

Link

16/01/19

Article: Letters of Indemnity (LOIs) and recent English court decisions

Link

16/01/19

Web Alert: Chinese Regulation on Data Collection for Energy Consumption of Ships

Link

16/01/19

Web Alert: The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard ships

Link

15/01/19

Article: Piracy in Southeast Asia

Link

14/01/19

Standard Club Circular - Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Enforcement of UN, US and EU sanctions

Link

14/01/19

Web Alert: Industry Guidelines for carriage of DVB in containers published

Link

14/01/19

Article: Safe berth warranties - lessons from the Athos I saga in the US

Link

11/01/19

Web Alert: IMO's Guidance on Ship Implementation Plan for 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

Link

11/01/19

Web Alert: OCIMF has published an information paper on 'Transfer of Personnel by Crane Between Vessels'

Link

10/01/19

Article: The CRMS – New Zealand’s anti-biofouling measure

Link

09/01/19

Web Alert: PSC Joint Information Campaign on Global 2020 Sulphur Cap Compliance

Link

09/01/19

Web Alert: Singapore MPA issues circular on new port limits and amended reporting procedures for vessels manoeuvring in port

Link

08/01/19

Web Alert: US Federal Government Shutdown affects processing of USCG COFRs

Link

08/01/19

Standard Club circular - Rule changes and election of class committees

Link

21/12/18

Web Alert: BIMCO's 2020 Sulphur Clauses for Time Charterparties

Link

19/12/18

Web Alert: ‘Volcafe v CSAV’ – The Supreme Court overturned the Court of Appeal judgment on the order and burden of proof in cargo claims

Link

14/12/18

Web Alert: Athens Convention Time Bar Extended by Supreme Court of Scotland

Link

13/12/18

THE STEAMSHIP MUTUAL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION LTD

 

Circulars

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

L.338

Electronic Paperless Trading

Link

January 2020

L.335

Financial Update and 2020 Renewal

Link

October 19

L.334

Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting

Link

September 19

L.333

United States Sanctions on the Government of Venezuela and Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA)

Link

September 19

L.332

OFAC Advisory to the Maritime Petroleum Shipping Community

Link

September 19

L.331

Guidance on the United States Sanctions Compliance Programmes

Link

September 19

L.330

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover – Cyber Extortion Extension

Link

July 19

L.329

Global Sulphur Cap

Link

June 19

L.328

Electronic Paperless Trading

Link

June 19

L.327

War and Piracy

Link

May 19

L.326

Financial Update and 2019 Renewal

Link

May 19

L.325

Confirmation of Passing of Ordinary Resolutions

Link

Feb 19

L.324

Notice of General Meeting of the Association 19 February 2019

Link

Feb 19

L.323

Financial Update and 2019 Renewal

Link

Jan 19

L.322

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

Link

Jan 19

L.321

International Group Reinsurances - Policy Year 2019/20

Link

Dec 18

THE SWEDISH CLUB

 

Alerts and Circulars

Title

Source

Date Published

Focus: Loss of anchor

Link

09/01/20

MSS Case January: Lack of cooperation lead to grounding

Link

02/01/20

Monthly web news: December 2019

Link

02/01/20

US sanctions affect the port of Ventspils, Latvia

Link

12/12/19

Focus: Fumigation

Link

12/12/19

MSS Case December: Dangerous heaving line caused injury

Link

04/12/19

Monthly web news: November 2019

Link

03/12/19

CINS guidance on stowage of dangerous goods on container vessels

Link

02/12/19

IMB: Digitalisation and blockchains - portholes on the way forward

Link

02/12/19

CCI - IMB calls for caution over false endorsement of bills of lading

Link

02/12/19

Focus: Piracy attacks

Link

28/11/19

The situation in Port of Durres after Albanian earthquake

Link

27/11/19

Narcotics worth of USD 207 million found in Sydney cargo

Link

18/11/19

EU impose sanctions against Turkey