Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception  being held on National Maritime Day
Joe Hughes April 24, 2018 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs...
April 24th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Sunderland Marine’s Tom Rutter retires after 39 years

Sunderland Marine’s Tom Rutter retires after 39 years
om Rutter, Chief Executive Officer, Sunderland Marine April 16, 2018 – Following 39 years’ service with Sunderland Marine, Tom Rutter – Chief Executive Officer, will retire on 30 June 2018. Tom started his career with Sunderland Marine in 1979 in claims and then marine underwriting before moving...
April 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Britannia Strengthens Underwriting Team

Britannia Strengthens Underwriting Team
Steve Myatt, retiring after 30 years service Britannia has bolstered its underwriting presence with 3 significant appointments as part of the Company’s growth strategy and to further enhance service delivery. The recruitment drive comes as the curtain falls on the prestigious 30-year underwriting career...
April 4th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Recent developments in Italian law about compensation of personal injuries

Recent developments in Italian law about compensation of personal injuries
The Osservatorio sulla Giustizia Civile (monitoring group about civil justice) at the Tribunal of Milan made public the 2018 edition of their “Tables for the assessment of non-pecuniary damages arising out of personal injuries and loss of parental relationship”. The Tables are widely used by...
March 30th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Legal, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

North P&I Club supports its hometown’s cultural heritage, sponsoring the UK premiere of ‘The Last Ship’

North P&I Club supports its hometown’s cultural heritage, sponsoring the UK premiere of ‘The Last Ship’
Sting and lead sponsor North P&I, at the UK premiere of ‘The Last Ship’ (L-R Alan Wilson (North P&I Club, Joint Managing Director), Sting, Paul Jennings (North P&I Club, Joint Managing Director), Kaye Jennings, and Richard Bracken (North P&I Club, Group Director (Underwriting)). March...
March 22nd, 2018 | Charity, Maritime History and Museums, P and I Clubs | Read More

Sunderland Marine confirms the sale of Knighthood Corporate Assurance Services

Sunderland Marine confirms the sale of Knighthood Corporate Assurance Services
March 19, 2018 – Sunderland Marine Insurance Company, the specialist in marine and aquaculture insurance, today confirmed the sale of Knighthood Corporate Assurance Services Limited to Broker Network. Sunderland Marine has had a business association with Knighthood since 1994. The sale is seen...
March 19th, 2018 | Mergers and Acquisitions, P and I Clubs | Read More

Steamship mutual on Criminal Finances Act 2017

Steamship mutual on Criminal Finances Act 2017
Criminal Finances Act 2017 – Extension of corporate accountability – General Guidance to Members The UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the Act) came into force on 30 September 2017 as part of the UK Government’s crackdown on economic crime and the pursuit of corporate accountability. This note summarises...
March 16th, 2018 | Corruption, P and I Clubs | Read More

Liberian Registry, NAMEPA and ProSea launch environmental training program

Liberian Registry, NAMEPA and ProSea launch environmental training program
.. The Liberian Registry, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Netherlands-based ProSea Marine Education, and Maritime Training Services (MTS) of Seattle, Washington, have jointly developed a ground-breaking marine environmental awareness training program for seafarers...
March 14th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, HR, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club appoints Simon Main as Technical Director to support growth

North P&I Club appoints Simon Main as Technical Director to support growth
Simon Main Technical Director (Underwriting), North P&I Club March 13, 2018 – North P&I Club has appointed Simon Main as Technical Director (Underwriting), as part of the company’s strategy for the development of the North P&I and Sunderland Marine (SMI) businesses. His appointment...
March 13th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Stena Line Joins with The Swedish Club to Test Emergency Plans

Stena Line Joins with The Swedish Club to Test Emergency Plans
Jörgen Lorén The Swedish Club and Stena Line have completed a major Emergency Response Training Exercise, designed to test how Stena’s own comprehensive emergency procedures integrate with those of the authorities and support services in the event of a major incident. The round table exercise took...
March 9th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

The “SONGA WINDS” – Latest Ruling on P&I Club Letters of Indemnity

The “SONGA WINDS” – Latest Ruling on P&I Club Letters of Indemnity
… The decision delivered today by the High Court in Songa Chemicals AS v Navig8 Chemical Pool Inc (2018) constitutes the latest ruling on P&I Club Letters of Indemnity (LOIs) for delivering cargo without the production of original bills of lading, and follows on the footsteps of a number...
March 2nd, 2018 | Chartering, Disputes, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club consolidates its leading position

North P&I Club consolidates its leading position
Pratap Shirke February 21, 2018 – North P&I Club has consolidated its position as one of the leading members of the International Group of P&I Clubs, with controlled growth in total entered tonnage to 195 million GT at the 20th February 2018 renewal. In addition, the number of members taking...
February 21st, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Swedish Club moves forward on a firm footing

The Swedish Club moves forward on a firm footing
Lars Rhodin Gothenburg 21 February 2018: The Swedish Club has reported results for the 2018 renewal season in line with its focus on quality business and expert approach to managing current and future risks. Growth is running according to plan and the P&I gross tonnage has moved in excess of the...
February 21st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

London P&I Club records encouraging growth

London P&I Club records encouraging growth
Reto Toggwiler Following the recent completion of the 2018 renewal, the London P&I Club saw an encouraging 2.5m gt, or 5.8% year-on-year increase in its mutual business, to 45.4m gt. The club’s underwriting director, Reto Toggwiler, says, “While the renewal period generally saw rates come under...
February 20th, 2018 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Britannia appoints new exclusive correspondent in Taiwan

Britannia appoints new exclusive correspondent in Taiwan
In a move to maintain the highest possible service levels to its Members in Asia, Britannia P&I has recently made two important changes. In April last year, Britannia’s Managers, Tindall Riley, acquired the club’s Exclusive Correspondent in Japan, Cornes P&I. Renamed Tindall Riley (Britannia)...
February 20th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Mergers and Acquisitions, P and I Clubs | Read More

Full details of innovative supply chain safety measures published

Full details of innovative supply chain safety measures published
ICHCA International has today published a digest of entries to the 2nd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, comprising no fewer than twenty-two effective improvements to supply chain practices 15.02.2018 – Presented at ICHCA’s 65th anniversary conference last year, the 2nd TT Club Innovation...
February 15th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

TT Talk – Dangerous Goods

TT Talk – Dangerous Goods
Following from TT Club: 13 FEB TT Talk – Dangerous Goods                     Welcome to the latest issue of TT Talk, your monthly bulletin on loss prevention from TT Club. This may seem a regular theme, but developments in international regulation and in opportunities to improve safety...
February 13th, 2018 | Communication, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 As Amended (MLC) – Liability for Uninsured MLC Liabilities

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 As Amended (MLC) – Liability for Uninsured MLC Liabilities
… Following from Steamship Mutual: As Members will be aware from the Club’s Circulars L.280 of June 2016 and L.284 of October 2016 concerning the implementation of financial certification requirements in accordance with the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (“MLC”), the...
February 12th, 2018 | Associations, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited: Management Succession Plan

Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited: Management Succession Plan
Following from Steamship Mutual: Management Succession Plan The Managers have announced their succession plan for the immediate future. Gary Rynsard will step down from the role of Executive Chairman in February 2019 and will be replaced in that position by Stephen Martin. Gary will remain with the...
February 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

No Fault Regime Confirmed when Apportioning Liability under the Inter-Club Agreement

No Fault Regime Confirmed when Apportioning Liability under the Inter-Club Agreement
Eurof Lloyd-Lewis and Emma Skakle No Fault Regime Confirmed when Apportioning Liability under the Inter-Club Agreement – by Eurof Lloyd-Lewis Partner, Clyde & Co LLP Transgrain Shipping (Singapore) Ptd Limited v Yangtze Navigation (Hong Kong) Co Ltd (“MV YANGTZE XING HUA”) [2017]...
February 6th, 2018 | Claims, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design
Automation presents a set of unique challenges to designers, insurers and operators of ships. In this article, Keir Gravil, a naval architect at Frazer-Nash Consultancy in Bristol, UK discusses some of the key issues that could face automated ships of the future from a design perspective. It is a truth...
February 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vote of Confidence for the Swedish Club as S&P revises outlook to positive

Vote of Confidence for the Swedish Club as S&P revises outlook to positive
Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of The Swedish Club On Jan. 25, 2018, S&P Global Ratings (S&P) revised its outlook on The Swedish Club to positive from stable. It also affirmed its ‘BBB+’ long-term insurer financial strength and issuer credit ratings for the Club. S&P stated: “The...
January 26th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

The BDI@1,217…

The BDI@1,217…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) couldn’t continue its yesterday’s rise and today’s gains were almost halved. The Geopolitics remain messy and only Ares (Mars) can sort all this mess in his usual way; so should we say: let it be? John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI gained 17 points –...
January 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

American P&I Club Centennial Celebration in Athens

American P&I Club Centennial Celebration in Athens
The Senior Management of the American Club with the staff of SCB Hellas and AHHIC Shipowners Claim Bureau Hellas, the Greece branch of the manager of the American P&I Club, organized an exemplary anniversary formal dinner party at the Grand Bretagne Hotel as a final celebration in 2017 of 100 years...
January 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, P and I Clubs | Read More

Thomas Miller acquires specialist marine and energy consultancy Brookes Bell Group

Thomas Miller acquires specialist marine and energy consultancy Brookes Bell Group
Hugo Wynn-Williams Thomas Miller, the international provider of market leading insurance services, announces the acquisition of international marine consultancy, Brookes Bell, for an undisclosed consideration. Brookes Bell is a leading marine technical and surveying consultancy with offices in Liverpool,...
January 19th, 2018 | Marine Insurance, Mergers and Acquisitions, P and I Clubs | Read More