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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

North P&I Club emerges ‘signicantly stronger’ from 2015 renewal

North P&I Club emerges ‘signicantly stronger’ from 2015 renewal
The ‘A’ rated North P&I club has emerged ‘significantly stronger’ from the 2015 renewal today (20 February 2015), further consolidating its position as one of the most financially secure and largest members of the International Group of P&I Clubs. According to chairman Pratap Shirke,...
February 20th, 2015 | Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs | Read More

Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (WRC) Update

Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (WRC) Update
Please find below, links to the latest Club Circulars. Bermuda Circular – B.639 London Circular – L.248 This Circular provides an update on the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (“WRC”). This Circular provides an update on the Nairobi International...
February 18th, 2015 | Associations, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Direct rights of action against P&I clubs: a growing trend?

Direct rights of action against P&I clubs: a growing trend?
Paul Dean, partner Holman Fenwick Willan It is well known that there are a number of International Conventions conferring direct rights of action against liability insurers. Notable examples would include the International Convention on civil liability for oil pollution damage and the International Convention...
February 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Environment, Legal, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine raises the bar

Eagle Ocean Marine raises the bar
Joe Hughes EAGLE OCEAN MARINE RAISES THE BAR $500 MILLION OF FIXED-PREMIUM P&I COVER NOW AVAILABLE STRONG PROGESS AS FACILITY MOVES INTO ITS FOURTH YEAR OF OPERATION New York, February 16, 2015: Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM), the smaller-ship, fixed-premium P&I facility backed by the American Club...
February 16th, 2015 | Associations, P and I Clubs | Read More

Shipowners club: Ship To Ship oil transfer operations

Shipowners club: Ship To Ship oil transfer operations
Further to our circular on 14 January, we would like to advise Members that the Club has recently experienced a number of claims arising from poor cargo practices being adopted on board tankers during Ship To Ship (STS) operations. On the back of these incidents, we would like to bring our Members’...
January 27th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

North P&I club retains S&P ‘A’ stable rating for 11th year

North P&I club retains S&P ‘A’ stable rating for 11th year
Leading ratings agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has reaffirmed North P&I club’s ‘A’ credit rating and stable outlook for the eleventh consecutive year. The agency says its rating reflects the 180 million GT club’s continued strong competitive position, strong capital and earnings,...
January 21st, 2015 | Finance, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Shipowners’ P&I Club has announced the appointment of Simon Swallow….

The Shipowners’ P&I Club has announced the appointment of Simon Swallow….
The Shipowners’ P&I Club has announced the appointment of Simon Swallow as Chief Executive in succession to Charles Hume 15 January 2015 – Following a Board meeting on 15th January, the Shipowners’ P&I Club has announced the appointment of Simon Swallow as Chief Executive, in succession...
January 15th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

P&I Insurance Seminar for Owners and Charterers held in Mumbai

P&I Insurance Seminar for Owners and Charterers held in Mumbai
Captain Kavinit Uberoi, DGS Marine, speaking at P&I Seminar in Mumbai DGS MARINE CALLS ON INDIAN SHIP OWNERS TO CONSIDER FIXED PREMIUM P&I COVER P&I Insurance Seminar for Owners and Charterers held in Mumbai DGS Marine, a leading global P&I management provider and exclusive manager for...
December 19th, 2014 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Even ‘small’ vessels are getting bigger

Even ‘small’ vessels are getting bigger
The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual provider of P&I insurance that has throughout its 160 year history been dedicated to serving owners of small and specialist ships.  These vessels, active in a range of different operations, are at the lower end of the size spectrum and, in keeping with the trend...
December 18th, 2014 | P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

A steady course for the Swedish Club

A steady course for the Swedish Club
Lars Rhodin LONDON 4th DECEMBER, 2014: The Swedish Club has announced a 2.5 per cent General Increase for 2015, a move which continues to reflect the balanced approach adopted by the Club to the needs of its members and the demands of the global shipping market. This action consolidates the work it has...
December 4th, 2014 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

DGS Marine highlights benefits of fixed premium P&I cover for Middle East ship owners

DGS Marine highlights benefits of fixed premium P&I cover for Middle East ship owners
22% premium growth in Middle East for DGS Marine in 2013-14 DGS Marine, a leading global P&I management provider and exclusive manager for the British European and Overseas (BE&O) P&I facility, has highlighted the benefits of fixed premium P&I cover for ship owners and operators in the...
November 20th, 2014 | Markets, P and I Clubs | Read More

Shipowners’ Club announces ‘nil’ general increase at next renewal as half yearly results strengthen the Club’s finances still further

Shipowners’ Club announces ‘nil’ general increase at next renewal as half yearly results strengthen the Club’s finances still further
14 October 2014 – The Shipowners’ Club has released its half yearly results as at 20th August for the 2014/15 year, and reports a strong underwriting performance with a significant increase in free reserves over the same period last year. Highlights* include · Earned premiums US$120.3M · Ultimate...
October 14th, 2014 | P and I Clubs | Read More

The Markets: All you need is power

The Markets: All you need is power
John Faraclas The Markets dictates that you have to be very powerful and well placed to survive, alternative make it look …cool! For a fifth week the shipping markets and its main dry index remained …afloat above the 1, 000 point mark, but struggles to maintain this four digits due to uncertainty,...
September 12th, 2014 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Fashion, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Swedish Club announces half-year result to 30th June 2014

Swedish Club announces half-year result to 30th June 2014
Lars Rhodin The Swedish Club continued to demonstrate a solid performance in the first six months of the new accounting year with the announcement of its half-year results today. It posted an overall surplus of USD 10.3 million, this outcome being largely a result of continued positive underwriting performance...
August 21st, 2014 | P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club confirms positive result and sets out new management strategy

North P&I Club confirms positive result and sets out new management strategy
The 180 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I club has confirmed another ‘positive’ financial result in its annual Management Report published today (7 August 2014). It has also set out a new proactive management strategy designed to ensure the club’s continuing success. Chairman Pratap...
August 7th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine launches ship recycling insurance facility

Eagle Ocean Marine launches ship recycling insurance facility
Joe Hughes New programme offers customised cover backed by Lloyd’s security NEW YORK, 30 July, 2014: Eagle Ocean Marine, a leading fixed-premium P&I facility operated as a joint venture between a number of Lloyd’s syndicates and the American Club, has established a dedicated programme for the...
July 30th, 2014 | P and I Clubs, Ship Demolitions | Read More

TT Club Highlights Preventable Accidents in Ports and Cargo Handling Facilities

TT Club Highlights Preventable Accidents in Ports and Cargo Handling Facilities
Phillip Emmanouel In a speech given yesterday at the ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference in Jakarta, Phillip Emmanuel, Regional Director Asia-Pacific of the freight transport insurance specialist TT Club, called for operators to do more to minimise preventable accidents that result in bodily injury,...
June 12th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals | Read More

American P&I Club marks Posidonia 2014…

American P&I Club marks Posidonia 2014…
Joe Hughes … and Top Underwriter says his Farewells to Greece The American Club held its traditional party on Thursday evening (29th) to mark the start of Posidonia week. More than 600 guests from the club’s expanding Greek membership, as well as club directors and representatives from the Greek...
May 30th, 2014 | P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

North P&I Club directors confirm breakeven result for 2013/14

North P&I Club directors confirm breakeven result for 2013/14
Directors of the 180 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I club confirm the club successfully achieved a breakeven result in the year to 20 February 2014, despite a change in international accounting policy which required a pension scheme deficit to be included in the balance sheet. Chairman Pratap...
May 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

“The Greek Shipping Open 2014” – Winners announced

“The Greek Shipping Open 2014” – Winners announced
Elpida Skouflos, Jens Storm, Maria Mavroudi, Helen Stephenson, Alex Prokopakis (Styga), Philip Stephenson, Tammy McIntosh, Andrew Paton (RHL), Thassos Papouis Richards Hogg Lindley (Hellas) Ltd. (www.rhlg.com) and The Standard Club (www.standard-club.com) held their annual tennis tournament for clients...
May 28th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Sports | Read More

ITIC issues fake agency accounts warning

ITIC issues fake agency accounts warning
ITIC has issued a warning to shipping and transport intermediaries about a scam currently being perpetrated whereby pre-funded port costs are being diverted to a fake bank account. In each case the party due to make the payment has received an email advising that the agent’s bank account is inoperable...
May 22nd, 2014 | Banking, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More