Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

American Club Circular no. 33/19 – Guidance on the US sanctions compliance programs published by the US office of Foreign Assets Control

American Club Circular no. 33/19 – Guidance on the US sanctions compliance programs published by the US office of Foreign Assets Control
American Club Circular no. 33/19 – Guidance on the US sanctions compliance programs published by the US office of Foreign Assets Control SEPTEMBER 3, 2019     CIRCULAR NO. 33/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   GUIDANCE ON THE UNITED STATES SANCTIONS COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS...
September 3rd, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

American Club Circular no. 29/19 – Loss prevention: Animations on Bunkering best practices

American Club Circular no. 29/19 – Loss prevention: Animations on Bunkering best practices
American Club Circular no. 29/19 – Loss prevention: Animations on Bunkering best practices  AUGUST 16, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 29/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   LOSS PREVENTION: ANIMATIONS ON BUNKERING BEST PRACTICES Your Managers are pleased to announce the release...
August 16th, 2019 | Bunkering, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club member Alert (August 14, 2019) Re – Bilge Alarm and oil content meter

American Club member Alert (August 14, 2019) Re – Bilge Alarm and oil content meter
American Club Member Alert (August 14, 2019) Re – Bilge Alarm and oil content meter  AUGUST 14, 2019 BILGE ALARM AND OIL CONTENT METER The US Coast Guard (USCG) has issued a Lessons Learned alert 01-19, Avoid delays and keep your ship schedule! Does your BilgMon 488 Bilge Alarm/Oil Content...
August 14th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

West of England strengthens its New York team

West of England strengthens its New York team
Emily McCullock West of England strengthens its New York team The West of England, a leading mutual marine insurer, has appointed a new Senior Claims Manager to work in its Americas team. Emily McCulloch joined the London office on the 7th August but will transfer to the New York City office before...
August 14th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report

Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report
. Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report Seafarers working on board cruise ships and ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published this week by The Mission to Seafarers, has revealed that seafarers working on board cruise ships...
August 7th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019

OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019
. OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019 The Shipowners’ Club is excited to be taking part in the 2019 OSCAR Dragon Boat Race on Friday 13 September in Canary Wharf to raise money for the OSCAR campaign. The OSCAR campaign (The Ocean and Shipping Community Advancing Children’s Health and Research) is...
August 5th, 2019 | Charity, P and I Clubs, Sports | Read More

Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows

Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows
Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows Seafarer happiness levels across tanker, bulk carriers and container ship sectors close to global average this quarter LONDON, 5 August 2019 – The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published today by...
August 5th, 2019 | Charity, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Markets, P and I Clubs, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

The London P&I Club – Standard & Poor’s Rating

The London P&I Club – Standard & Poor’s Rating
Ian Gooch The London P&I Club – Standard & Poor’s Rating In December 2018, The London P&I Club was rated by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) as BBB with a stable outlook. This was re-affirmed on 4 June 2019 following a review of our 2018/19 operating results. Subsequently, S&P...
August 2nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine enjoys another successful year as it continues to enhance its reputation for service excellence

Eagle Ocean Marine enjoys another successful year as it continues to enhance its reputation for service excellence
Joe Hughes Eagle Ocean Marine enjoys another successful year as it continues to enhance its reputation for service excellence Recent promotions and the acquisition of new talent strengthen and expand service capabilities Growing premium and market share, coupled with continuing profitability, augur well...
August 1st, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension
. Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension Steamship Mutual Club Circular L.330 Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover  – Cyber Extortion Extension       30 July 2019 Steamship Mutual has for a number of years offered its Members cover for marine Kidnap & Ransom risks. This...
July 30th, 2019 | Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Guy Harris from Britannia swims the Channel

Guy Harris from Britannia swims the Channel
Hapag Lloyd vessel on the horizon as Guy ensures he gives commercial vessels a wide berth Guy Harris from Britannia swims the Channel On 10 July 2019, Guy Harris, an Associate Claims Director and Correspondent Manager at Tindall Riley (Britannia) Limited fulfilled a childhood dream and successfully completed...
July 29th, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Sports | Read More

The discount rate: Has the Government gone far enough?

The discount rate: Has the Government gone far enough?
The discount rate: Has the Government gone far enough? Last week it was announced that as of 5 August 2019, the discount rate (a figure used to help calculate lump sum compensation payments for high value personal injury claims) will increase from -0.75% to -0.25% following a review under the Civil...
July 26th, 2019 | Claims, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular no. 27/19 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: changes in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation

American Club circular no. 27/19 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: changes in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club JULY 25, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 27/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGES IN KALININGRAD, RUSSIAN FEDERATION Members are asked to...
July 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Medical, P and I Clubs | Read More

West of England P&I Club strengthens its Fixed team

West of England P&I Club strengthens its Fixed team
Tom Bowsher, WOE’s Global CEO West of England P&I Club strengthens its Fixed team The West of England, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, is pleased to announce the further strengthening of its Fixed P&I underwriting team. Tom Davies has joined the Club to enhance the existing team...
July 25th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

WISTA UK – Autonomous Shipping — Small Steps not a Giant Leap

WISTA UK – Autonomous Shipping — Small Steps not a Giant Leap
A group photo just before the presentation WISTA UK – Autonomous Shipping — Small Steps not a Giant Leap The paraphrasing of Neil Armstrong’s words some fifty years ago sums up one visionary’s thoughts on the impact of autonomy on the future of global shipping. A presentation by Filip...
July 25th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Technical, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

LCC: Contaminated bunkers — Is there an answer to the problem?

LCC: Contaminated bunkers — Is there an answer to the problem?
LCC: Contaminated bunkers — Is there an answer to the problem? Problems with bunkers supplied in the U.S Gulf region, South America, Caribbean and Far East have been widely reported as causing damage and failure of vessel engines resulting in serious safety concerns. Our latest LCC article, discusses...
July 25th, 2019 | Bunkering, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club Circular no. 26/19 – Loss Prevention Questionnaire

American Club Circular no. 26/19 – Loss Prevention Questionnaire
American Club Circular no. 26/19 – Loss Prevention Questionnaire July 24, 2019 – CIRCULAR NO. 26/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   LOSS PREVENTION QUESTIONNAIRE The American Club prides itself on the range and diversity of its loss prevention materials and related...
July 24th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club member Alert 23 July 2019

American Club member Alert 23 July 2019
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT (July 23, 2019) RE – ENHANCED VIGILANCE RECOMMENDED FOR VESSELS TRANSITING ARABIAN GULF (AG), STRAITS OF HORMUZ (SOH) AND GULF OF OMAN (GOO)  Following incidents of conflict, and the continuing risk of acts of piracy affecting merchant vessels operating in the Red Sea,...
July 23rd, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions | Read More

West of England P&I Club makes key appointment in the offshore market

West of England P&I Club makes key appointment in the offshore market
West of England P&I Club makes key appointment in the offshore market The West of England, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, is today announcing the appointment of a key strategic hire to support its strategy of expansion in the offshore market. Will Tobin will join the Club in July to head...
July 23rd, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

American Club member Alert(July 22, 2019) Re-merging of American Club E-Learning systems

American Club member Alert(July 22, 2019) Re-merging of American Club E-Learning systems
American Club member Alert(July 22, 2019) Re-merging of American Club E-Learning systems The following Member Alert is also available on our website at: https://www.american-club.com/files/files/MA_072219_Merging_of_American_Club_E_learning_Systems.pdf JULY 22, 2019 Please note the changes...
July 22nd, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Technical, Technology | Read More

Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity

Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity
The Tindall Riley team at the start of the ride Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity A group of 14 intrepid cyclists from Britannia’s managers, Tindall Riley, circumnavigated the Isle of Wight on Friday 19 July to raise money for The Brain Tumour Charity. Covering a total distance...
July 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet

The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet
The front cover of the Gangway Guidance Booklet The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet The Club regularly deals with claims involving access to vessels. Given their size, the majority of vessels entered with the Club utilise gangways rather than accommodation ladders which tend to be constructed...
July 19th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs

American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs JULY 16, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 25/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   NEW VIDEO ON THE INTERNATIONAL...
July 16th, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

TT Talk – Focus on freight crime

TT Talk – Focus on freight crime
TT Talk – Focus on freight crime 9 JULY 2019 Focus on freight crime Aspirationally containerisation would reduce the likelihood of cargo being stolen in transit. Of course, the reality is that crime has merely become more sophisticated and for organised crime the rewards are too substantial to be...
July 9th, 2019 | Communication, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club member alert: New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78

American Club member alert: New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78
  American Club member alert New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78 JULY 8,2019   NEW US COAST GUARD PROCEDURE FOR NOTIFICATION OF NON-AVAILABILITY OF COMPLIANT FUEL OIL AS PER...
July 8th, 2019 | Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More