Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

American Club Circular No.15/19 – the United States expands the universe of Iran sanctions targets (SDNs) by targeting the metals sector of Iran

American Club Circular No.15/19  – the United States expands the universe of Iran sanctions targets (SDNs) by targeting the metals sector of Iran
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club Circular No.15/19  – the United States expands the universe of Iran sanctions targets (SDNs) by targeting the metals sector of Iran  MAY 10, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 15/19   TO MEMBERS...
May 10th, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard

Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard
Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has urged ship brokers and managers to check the terms of their charterparty agreements closely before signing, in order to avoid costly mistakes further down the line.  By way of...
May 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Fixtures, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club cicular no. 14/19 – US Treasury Department publishes “A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments”

American Club cicular no. 14/19 – US Treasury Department  publishes “A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments”
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club MAY 6, 2019, CIRCULAR NO. 14/19 TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   US TREASURY DEPARTMENT PUBLISHES A FRAMEWORK FOR OFAC COMPLIANCE COMMITMENTS   On May 2, 2019, the US Department of the Treasury’s...
May 6th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club member Alert Re – Loss Prevention update: Spanish translations of good housekeeping-A Pocket Guide

American Club member Alert Re – Loss Prevention update: Spanish translations of good housekeeping-A Pocket Guide
APRIL 26, 2019 – LOSS PREVENTION UPDATE: SPANISH TRANSLATIONS OF GOOD HOUSEKEEPING-A POCKET GUIDE Your Managers are pleased to announce that the American Club’s Good Housekeeping- A Pocket Guide has been translated into Spanish. Copies of Good Housekeeping-A Pocket Guide in English,...
April 26th, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club results for the 2018 financial year

The Shipowners’ Club results for the 2018 financial year
From the CEO of The Shipowners’ Club:  financial results for the 2018 financial year In updating on our financial results for the 2018 financial year, the Club has reported a combined ratio of 104.2%, with an increase in Member and vessel numbers, an uplift in gross tonnage to 27.3m but with...
April 18th, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch

North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch
Teijha Smyth, Deputy Director (FE&D), North P&I North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch 18 April 2019 – North P&I Club has updated its guidance on the 2020 Sulphur Cap for Members, helping them prepare for the big switch to compliance on 1 January 2020....
April 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers

Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers
Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers Petition to the ILO is part of the charity’s campaign to tackle suicide and depression at sea Maritime...
April 16th, 2019 | Health and Safety, ILO, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular no.13/19 – Management News – Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd

American Club circular no.13/19 – Management News – Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 13/19 – MANAGEMENT NEWS – SHIPOWNERS CLAIMS BUREAU (UK) LTD APRIL 15, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 13/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   MANAGEMENT NEWS...
April 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

American Club member alert (April, 12, 2019) Re – First Quarter 2019 Maritime Piracy Update

American Club member alert (April, 12, 2019) Re – First Quarter 2019 Maritime Piracy Update
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT (April 12, 2019) RE – FIRST QUARTER 2019 MARITIME PIRACY UPDATE  APRIL 12, 2019   FIRST QUARTER 2019 MARITIME PIRACY UPDATE The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has released its most recent report, Piracy and Armed Robbery...
April 12th, 2019 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

American Club circular no. 12/19 – US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for non-US persons concerning transactions with PDVSA

American Club circular no. 12/19 – US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for non-US persons concerning transactions with PDVSA
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 12/19 – US SANCTIONS ON VENEZUELA: RISKS FOR NON-US PERSONS CONCERNING TRANSACTIONS WITH PDVSA APRIL 12, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 12/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear...
April 12th, 2019 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar

Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar
North P&I’s Gordon Robertson, Director (Greece) and Tony Allen, Director (Greece) Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar 10 April 2019 – North P&I Club put bunker quality issues and safety management centre-stage at...
April 10th, 2019 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More

North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award

North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award
Amitabh Kumar, Director General of Shipping, Govt of India, presenting award to Captain Savraj Mehta, Chief Underwriting Officer, North P&I Club North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award 8 April 2019 – India’s National Maritime Day Celebrations...
April 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular No. 10/19 – Recent US Government advisories concerning Iran, North Korea and Syria

American Club circular No. 10/19 – Recent US Government advisories  concerning Iran, North Korea and Syria
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club MARCH 27, 2019, CIRCULAR NO. 10/19 TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION Dear Member: RECENT US GOVERNMENT ADVISORIES CONCERNING IRAN, NORTH KOREA AND SYRIA The US government has recently issued the attached advisories in...
March 27th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

American Club managers enhance global services team with new senior appointments

American Club managers enhance global services team with new senior appointments
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club Attorney Margaret Lee appointed as Lead Counsel, based in New York Joanna Koukouli appointed as Deputy Global Claims Director and Joint Managing Director of the Piraeus office Marivi Banou appointed as P&I...
March 26th, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Subsea cables: Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels

Subsea cables: Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels
Over the past two years, the Club has seen eight damage to property claims allegedly caused by the snagging of fishing gear on subsea cables. Although the number of claims is reasonably low, due to the nature of the property suffering damage, the quantum of such claims is invariably high, sometimes reaching...
March 22nd, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club – circular no. 09/19 – Management News

American Club – circular no. 09/19 – Management News
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club  MARCH 21, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 09/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION Dear Member:   MANAGEMENT NEWS Your Managers are pleased to announce several recent appointments which have been made to enhance...
March 21st, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club From the American P & I Club:  MARCH 15, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 08/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGE TO THE EXAMINATION FORM...
March 15th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Medical, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I  6 March 2019 – North P&I Club has launched a self-assessment tool to help its Members assess and improve their safety performance. Developed in conjunction with leading safety consultancy Green-Jakobsen, the Safety Culture Organisational...
March 6th, 2019 | Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

West of England reports positive renewals result

West of England reports positive renewals result
Tom Bowsher,West of England CEO The West of England, a leading mutual marine insurer, has announced a positive renewal period with continued support being seen from new and existing Members and a modest increase in renewing premium. Owned mutual tonnage has grown over the year to 90m GT including the...
February 28th, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club reports strong tonnage and premium gains over 2019 P&I renewal period

American Club reports strong tonnage  and premium gains over 2019  P&I renewal period
·  Joe Hughes       Year-on-year P&I tonnage rises by 10%, premium by 4%, FD&D tonnage and premium grow by 8% and 2% respectively. ·       Club’s retained claims exposures continue to develop favorably into 2019. ·       Investment earnings rebound substantially in January...
February 25th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

London P&I Club reports further growth in owned entry

London P&I Club reports further growth in owned entry
Reto Toggwiler THE London P&I Club saw further growth in its mutual owned entry following the conclusion of the recent P&I renewal season. The club’s director of underwriting, Reto Toggwiler, says, “Our mutual membership saw year-on-year growth of approximately of 3.5m gt or 7%. This result...
February 22nd, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club Delivers Landmark 200 Million GT at 2019 Renewal

North P&I Club Delivers Landmark 200 Million GT at 2019 Renewal
Paul Jennings, Chief Executive Officer, North P&I Club 20 February 2019 – North P&I Club has successfully concluded its 2019 renewal and, for the first time in the Club’s 159-year history, is projecting total entered tonnage to exceed 200 million gross tonnes. This landmark achievement...
February 20th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club produces Latin America Jurisdiction Guide

The Shipowners’ Club produces Latin America Jurisdiction Guide
The Shipowners’ Club, the leading mutual P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has released a new Latin America (LATAM) Jurisdiction Guide which provides an overview of common issues arising from the laws and regulations which govern shipping operations in this region. The...
February 19th, 2019 | Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Jurisdictional speciality

Jurisdictional speciality
The Club’s global claims team is organised into regional departments which are dedicated to specific jurisdictions or vessel types. This ensures the claims team has specialist knowledge of jurisdictions which enables us to better advise Members of the strategy to adopt when facing claims in that particular...
February 15th, 2019 | Claims, P and I Clubs | Read More

LCC: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC

LCC: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC
James Turner, QC of Quandrat Chambers Members will be aware of the significant Court of Appeal judgment in “The Renos” last year. The claim dealt with the question of whether SCOPIC costs could count towards a CTL calculation in a Hull and Machinery claim. Because of the way in which SCOPIC operates,...
February 6th, 2019 | Claims, Defense, Disputes, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More