Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

North P&I Club appoints Dawn Robinson as global director of people

North P&I Club appoints Dawn Robinson as global director of people
Dawn Robinson – Global Director of people at North P&I 14 August 2017 – North P&I Club has appointed a new Global Director of People as part of a company-wide focus on driving forward leadership and development. Dawn Robinson has joined the global marine insurer following three...
August 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

TT Club Provides Insurance Cover for Russian Forwarder among First to Use ‘Uber-style’ Business Model

TT Club Provides Insurance Cover for Russian Forwarder among First to Use ‘Uber-style’ Business Model
The Russian start-up freight forwarder, Deliver (www.deliver.ru) is an innovative online cargo transport operation that is among the first in the country to implement an ‘Uber-style’ mode of service.  Through its network Deliver aims to achieve greater convenience for its customers and efficiency...
August 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, P and I Clubs | Read More

S&P Global ratings affirms Britannia P&I’s ratings at ‘A’ (stable) while enhancing its liquidity rating to ‘exceptional

S&P Global ratings affirms Britannia P&I’s ratings at ‘A’ (stable) while enhancing its liquidity rating to ‘exceptional
Andrew Cutler S&P Global ratings affirms Britannia P&I’s ratings at ‘A’ (stable) while enhancing its liquidity rating to ‘exceptional S&P Global Ratings, the world’s leading independent credit ratings provider, has affirmed its ‘A’ long-term financial strength...
August 10th, 2017 | Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

The overspill limit

The overspill limit
The term ‘overspill’ means that a loss has spilled over, or exceeded, the limits of liability available through the General Excess of Loss Reinsurance Programme which protects Mutual Members of the International Group of P&I Clubs. Currently this would be an individual claim which exceeds USD...
August 9th, 2017 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

EOM enjoys another successful year amid American Club’s Centennial celebrations

EOM enjoys another successful year amid American Club’s Centennial celebrations
Joe Hughes EAGLE OCEAN MARINE ENJOYS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR AMID AMERICAN CLUB’S CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS Growing market share and continuing profitability augur well for the future.  NEW YORK, JULY 27, 2017: Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM), the American Club’s fixed-premium P & I and FD & D...
August 3rd, 2017 | Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

The International Group

The International Group
Many vessel owners join a Mutual P&I Club to access limits of liability that are generally unavailable in the commercial fixed premium market. The highest limits are provided by the International Group of P&I Clubs, a collection of 13 mutual P&I Clubs, including the Shipowners’ Club.  How...
July 31st, 2017 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine enjoys another successful year amid American Club’s centennial Celebrations

Eagle Ocean Marine enjoys another successful year amid American Club’s centennial Celebrations
Joe Hughes Growing market share and continuing profitability augur well for the future.  NEW YORK, JULY 27, 2017: Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM), the American Club’s fixed-premium P & I and FD & D facility, recently completed another year of steady growth and continuing profitability.  It has...
July 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

HRAS News: UK P&I Club: Search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean

HRAS News: UK P&I Club: Search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean
Amanda Hastings Amanda Hastings, Claims Executive at UK P&I Club, comments on the effect of Operation Triton on search and rescue operations: “Summer is once again upon us and the media coverage surrounding the refugee and migrant crisis in the Mediterranean continues, as do the criticisms of Operation...
July 26th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

A closer look at mutual club funding

A closer look at mutual club funding
There was a time when all P&I Clubs used the same method of funding; the estimated total call (ETC) approach. To understand this method it is necessary to consider the nature of liability insurance. Unlike hull insurance, in which it is reasonably clear whether the property insured has been...
July 22nd, 2017 | P and I Clubs | Read More

TT Club’s Support for FIATA Young Freight Forwarders Continues: Regional Award Winners Announced

TT Club’s Support for FIATA Young Freight Forwarders Continues: Regional Award Winners Announced
From last year’s event: FIATA Young Forwarder of the Year Winner, Shanon Gould receives her award from, on the left TT Club’s Senior Loss Prevention Executive, Mike Yarwood and Huxiang Zhao, President of FIATA TT Club, leading international freight insurer, is very proud to continue its sponsorship...
July 18th, 2017 | Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Hellenic Hull Insurance updates and business progress

American Hellenic Hull Insurance updates and business progress
Ilias Tsakiris American Hellenic Hull Insurance brand grows faster than projected surpassing its main targets during its first year of operation AM Best rating process The American P&I Club’s Centennial Dinner Faster-than-expected growth for American Hellenic Hull Insurance brand American...
July 17th, 2017 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Press and Media | Read More

Norwegian Hull Club Publishes a New Version of the Handbook on Loss of Hire Insurance

Norwegian Hull Club Publishes a New Version of the Handbook on Loss of Hire Insurance
Norwegian Hull Club is proud to announce that today we are publishing a new version of the Handbook on Loss of Hire Insurance. As one of the largest providers of Loss of Hire Insurance worldwide, Norwegian Hull Club first published the Handbook to provide our members and the market at large with explanations...
July 14th, 2017 | Books, P and I Clubs | Read More

The American Club – AGM & Centennial Dinner

The American Club – AGM & Centennial Dinner
Bottom row – American Club Board of Directors, Top row – Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc., Managers THE AMERICAN P&I CLUB MARKS 100 YEARS AT CELEBRATORY CENTENNIAL DINNER HONORS THREE LONGEST STANDING MEMBERS RECENT YEARS MARKED BY REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS As a part of its celebratory centennial...
July 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

The mutual balance

The mutual balance
Vessel owners who wish to purchase insurance at cost – that is without paying profits to commercial insurance companies, join a mutual P&I Club. Membership of a mutual P&I Club is continuous, but the insurance provided is divided up into 12 month periods, known as policy years. Each policy...
July 8th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Market’s fall might ignite an unprecedented shipping mess…

Market’s fall might ignite an unprecedented shipping mess…
John N. Faraclas The BDI lost 47 points earlier on today and now reads 847; the Geopolitics too are getting conspicuously messy. John Faraclas’ daily market brief: The Capers lead today’s fall with nearly 100 points loss and the BCI 2014 now reads 901 – down 96 points – about to break below the...
July 5th, 2017 | Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Flags, HR, Legal, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Story of the Day, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

North P&I Club encourages members to sign up for crisis response service

North P&I Club encourages members to sign up for crisis response service
Rob McInally North P&I Club is committed to providing its members with the highest levels of service and today announces an exclusive partnership agreement with Navigate Response that offers members a 20% discount on their crisis media management service. North is encouraging its shipowner members...
July 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Press and Media | Read More

ITIC pays out for pool manager’s acceptance of unacceptable tanker

ITIC pays out for pool manager’s acceptance of unacceptable tanker
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC)* has highlighted the costly consequences of a shipping pool manager’s failure to accurately describe a tanker, leading to a substantial claim by charterers. The pool manager misdescribed the tanker as being acceptable to a specific oil major, even...
June 30th, 2017 | Chartering, Claims, Disputes, Legal, P and I Clubs, Tankers | Read More

TT Club’s Specialised Cover for China-Europe Rail Link

TT Club’s Specialised Cover for China-Europe Rail Link
Phillip Emmanouel Leading international freight transport insurer, TT Club is ensuring that its Members utilising the burgeoning Asia-Europe rail corridor for container traffic are adequately protected regarding liability exposures. London, Hong Kong & Shanghai, 29 June 2017 Chinese Government investment...
June 29th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ronny Larsen joins Norwegian Hull Club

Ronny Larsen joins Norwegian Hull Club
We are pleased to announce that Ronny Larsen will join Norwegian Hull Club as the new Head of Charterer´s P&I. His first day with the Club will be 1st October 2017. Ronny comes with substantial experience from the P&I industry having worked for Assuranceforeningen Skuld for more than 15 years....
June 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

North P&I Club strengthens Underwriting Department with appointment of Andrew Hearne

North P&I Club strengthens Underwriting Department with appointment of Andrew Hearne
Andrew Hearne June 27, 2017 – North P&I Club has appointed Andrew Hearne as Deputy Director (Underwriting), based at the club’s head office in Newcastle upon Tyne. The appointment is part of the club’s commitment to strengthening service delivery for members and expanding its underwriting...
June 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

The American Club reports solid progress in 2016 despite challenging business climate

The American Club reports solid progress in 2016 despite challenging business climate
Arnold Witte, Chairman of the American Club, Donjon Marine Co., Inc. Positive trends continue into 2017 centennial year P & I and FD & D entries grow by 16% and 19% respectively during 2016. 2016 policy year premium flat, but financial year revenue grows by 17%.   Tonnage and premium increase...
June 23rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

UK P&I Club continues to invest in seafarer welfare

UK P&I Club continues to invest in seafarer welfare
To date more than 1,000 seafarers have benefited from Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea coaching programme, equipping them to better cope with the stresses of life at sea Leading P&I insurance provider renews its support of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea programme for a further year The...
June 20th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

The Swedish Club appoints three ew Board Members in its 145th Year

The Swedish Club appoints three ew Board Members in its 145th Year
Lars Rhodin, Managing Director, The Swedish Club Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of The Swedish Club, announced three new appointments to the board during the Club’s 2017 AGM held in Gothenburg on Thursday 15 June – the 145th since The Swedish Club was established in 1872. Representing a cross...
June 19th, 2017 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

North P&I Club joins industry coalition to combat cyber crime

North P&I Club joins industry coalition to combat cyber crime
Colin Gillespie June 13, 2017 – North P&I Club has joined a collaboration between shipping industry leaders, including BIMCO, DNV GL and the Marshall Islands Registry, to combat cyber criminals by committing to the CSO Alliance’s global information and reporting platform for digital attacks. Cybercrime...
June 13th, 2017 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipowners’ Club: Yacht manning levels – FAQs

Shipowners’ Club: Yacht manning levels – FAQs
The Club is often approached by yacht owners and operators for advice on manning levels. This article answers some of the most frequently asked questions to assist Members with their specific operations. How are minimum safe manning levels established? Assessment criteria will vary between Flag States...
June 6th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Yachting | Read More