Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

Busy and encouraging renewal for London P&I Club

Busy and encouraging renewal for London P&I Club
Ian Gooch Moving into the new P&I policy year, the London P&I Club is in good shape after a busy renewal period. Instances of corporate consolidation and strategic management changes led to the termination of two entries at the renewal. But overall the club saw a high level of support from members,...
February 21st, 2017 | P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club directors decide to keep rates unchanged for 2017/18

North P&I Club directors decide to keep rates unchanged for 2017/18
Pratap Shirke Directors of the North P&I Club have decided to keep rates unchanged for both protection and indemnity (P&I) cover and freight demurrage and defence (FD&D) cover in the 2017/18 policy year. The zero increases reflect lower than average claims as well as the Club’s commitment...
November 11th, 2016 | Associations, P and I Clubs | Read More

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis Capital Link lead by the Bornozis – Nicolas and Olga, keep the wind of optimism for shipping’s survival alive! Coverage of all sectors of the industry with one of the most comprehensive ever forums the Square Mile has ever witnessed, given that all sectors were duly represented...
October 5th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMarEST, IMO, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments
Better conditions on modern tonnage From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the latest MLC 2006 ammendments:  MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION 2006 – AMENDMENTS Following the unanimous adoption by the Special Tripartite Committee of the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (the “Convention”),...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Clyde & Co adds Hong Kong Partner

19 May 2016: Global law firm Clyde & Co has recruited leading Hong Kong Marine Partner Anthony Woo. Anthony has extensive experience in shipping, commodities and arbitration related matters. He regularly represents P&I Clubs, liability underwriters, ship-owners, charterers and freight forwarders...
May 19th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

NYMAR’s “Oracles of Shipping: A Look at 2016”

NYMAR’s “Oracles of Shipping: A Look at 2016”
NEW YORK– On Thursday, January 14th, NYMAR will present its annual “The Oracles of Shipping: A Look at 2016”, where industry pundits share their thoughts on what we can expect for shipping in 2016.   The event will be hosted by Jefferies at their global headquarters (520 Madison Ave,...
January 12th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, P and I Clubs, Shipfinance | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
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North Group directors report improved financial position at half-year

North Group directors report improved financial position at half-year
Directors of the 170 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I Club and Sunderland Marine Insurance Company (North Group) report an improved financial position at the half-way point of its current policy year. In a circular issued today (8 October 2015), they say favourable claims development and a reduced...
October 8th, 2015 | Associations, P and I Clubs | Read More

More news from the shameful Migrants saga…

More news from the shameful Migrants saga…
The “El. Venizelos” approaching Piraeus The RO/RO-Pass Ferry “El Venizelos” arrived earlier this morning in Piraeus’ famous Gate E1 carrying nearly 2, 500 (2, 466 to be precise) Syrian refugees from the Greece’s Eastern Aegean Islands, namely Kos 628), Kalymnos (75) Leros (967) and...
August 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Corruption, European Union, Health and Safety, Military, News, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipping Centers, UN | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine continues to grow market share

Eagle Ocean Marine continues to grow market share
Joe Hughes Robust development of recent years supported by strong operating results: Mutual club pedigree enhances Insurer’s stature in fixed premium sector NEW YORK, JULY 20, 2015: Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM) – the specialist fixed premium P&I and FD&D (Freight, Demurrage and Defense) facility...
July 20th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

‘Challenging time’ for international shipping industry, says North P&I club chairman

‘Challenging time’ for international shipping industry, says North P&I club chairman
Pratap Shirke Unpredictable markets and continuing marine claims volatility means the international shipping industry is facing a particularly challenging time, says Pratap Shirke, chairman of North P&I club. His comments are published today (16 July 2015) in the 170 million GT, ‘A’ rated club’s...
July 16th, 2015 | Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Reports | Read More

London P&I Club maintains financial strength despite impact of large claims

London P&I Club maintains financial strength despite impact of large claims
Ian Gooch THE London P&I Club’s 2015 Annual Report highlights an unusual run of expensive claims in the 2014/15 policy year, with progress in other areas meaning that the free reserves stand at a healthy $157.4m. Ian Gooch, chief executive of the club’s management team, says, “During the course...
July 15th, 2015 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I club commits to building on its 25-year loss prevention record

North P&I club commits to building on its 25-year loss prevention record
The 170 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I club has reaffirmed its commitment to loss prevention following 25 years of successfully helping members to reduce accidents and claims. The club’s pioneering loss prevention department marks the occasion today (15 July 2015) with a special 100th issue...
July 15th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs | Read More

The American Club reports solid progress in 2014 despite challenging business climate

The American Club reports solid progress in 2014 despite challenging business climate
Joe Hughes International P&I insurer continues positive trend into 2015 NEW YORK, JUNE 18, 2015: The American Club reported solid progress during 2014 at the annual meeting of its members held in New York today. Despite a challenging economic climate, the Club’s business had developed favorably,...
June 18th, 2015 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

North Group directors confirm growth in free reserves

North Group directors confirm growth in free reserves
Directors of the 170 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I Club and Sunderland Marine Insurance Company (North Group), have confirmed growth in the free reserves in the year to 20 February 2015, despite experiencing a large number of high-value claims and a further pension deficit charge. Chairman...
June 18th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Finance, P and I Clubs | Read More

London P&I Club calls for improved onboard awareness of VDR testing requirements

London P&I Club calls for improved onboard awareness of VDR testing requirements
Ian Barr The London P&I Club has called for greater familiarisation by ships’ officers and crews with the testing requirements relating to Voyage Data Recorders after two recent claims incidents investigated by the club’s loss prevention team revealed VDR malfunctions. In both claims, when the...
June 18th, 2015 | Associations, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club 2015 Annual Report

The Shipowners’ Club 2015 Annual Report
The following was receive from Simon Swallow, the Clubs’Chief Executive: The Club is delighted to report another year of underwriting surplus, additions to our free reserves and a further strengthening of our balance sheet. The Club saw an increase of 1.5% in gross premiums, a combined ratio of...
June 3rd, 2015 | Accountancy, Associations, Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Standard Club and ICS launch new hazard awareness competition for seafarers

The Standard Club and ICS launch new hazard awareness competition for seafarers
Yves Vandenborn Seafarers entering the competition will be asked to identify hazards shown on a series of images depicting typical scenes on board ship. Seafarers are also invited to submit a safety idea relevant to the image[i] that can be shared throughout the industry. In order to ensure that seafarers...
May 13th, 2015 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, P and I Clubs | Read More

London P&I Club underlines importance of proper enclosed space entry drills

London P&I Club underlines importance of proper enclosed space entry drills
Ian Barr, claims director with the London Club The London P&I Club says a recent claims incident resulting in the deaths of two crew members on board a bulk carrier loaded with coal underlines the importance of proper crew training and awareness in relation to the dangers associated with entry into...
May 13th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Swedish Club welcomes the world to its 15th Marine Insurance Course

The Swedish Club welcomes the world to its 15th Marine Insurance Course
Jacob Viero with delegates who have travelled from China to attend the course. The Swedish Club received a vote of confidence from its members this week when it opened the doors on the 2015 Marine Insurance Course, again held at the Club’s head office in Gothenburg. Delegates came from as far afield...
May 5th, 2015 | Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

Videotel supports call for action over enclosed spaces

Videotel supports call for action over enclosed spaces
MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – April 14, 2015 – VideotelTM, the leading international provider of e-Learning maritime training programs and a company of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), has backed calls by the UK-based maritime union Nautilus for the UK Shipping and Ports Minister to lead...
April 14th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, ILO, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

North P&I club publishes new guide on avoiding rocks and docks

North P&I club publishes new guide on avoiding rocks and docks
The ‘A’ rated 170 million GT North P&I Club has just published a new guide to help ships’ bridge teams avoid the mistakes which lead to hitting rocks, docks and other fixed or floating objects (FFO). Collectively known as ‘admiralty’ incidents, they tend to result in the most expensive...
April 13th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs | Read More

DGS Marine announces substantial growth in fixed premium P&I income

DGS Marine announces substantial growth in fixed premium P&I income
David Skinner 15% growth realised in 2015 P&I renewals as owners seek greater cost control; Total BE&O tonnage increases 25% to 4.8 million tonnes DGS Marine, a leading global P&I (protection and indemnity) management provider, and exclusive manager for the British European and Overseas (BE&O)...
March 16th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Making deviation claims

Making deviation claims
12 March, 2015  View pdf    Download pdf Category             Operations Issue date          12/03/2015 Area                       Worldwide We would like to notify Members of an updated ‘diversion expenses claim form’ to enable swift settlement of claims when a vessel...
March 12th, 2015 | Associations, Claims, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I club publishes quick reference guide to Iranian sanctions

North P&I club publishes quick reference guide to Iranian sanctions
The ‘A’ rated 167 million GT North P&I club has produced a quick reference guide which aims to simplify European Union and United States sanctions legislation governing what can and cannot be shipped in and out of Iran. ‘Current EU and US sanctions against Iran are incredibly complex and change...
February 26th, 2015 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More