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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

Britannia granted licence to underwrite business in Singapore

Britannia granted licence to underwrite business in Singapore
John O’Flaherty, Chief Executive, Tindall Riley (Britannia) Singapore (TR(B)S) Britannia Granted Licence to Underwrite Business in Singaporeand Launches Two Chinese Language Websites Britannia Singapore On 25 January Britannia P&I Club was granted a licence to underwrite business from its...
February 5th, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club launches Can Test training pack

North P&I Club launches Can Test training pack
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I February 5, 2019 – North P&I Club has launched its comprehensive new series of bite-sized training packs to help seafarers avoid the contributing factors to workplace casualties, as well as unplanned events that did not result...
February 5th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

ITIC e-learning video highlights dangers of switch bills of lading

ITIC e-learning video highlights dangers of switch bills of lading
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has produced an e-learning video for ship agents on the use of ‘switch bills of lading’, a second sets of bills used as a substitute for the original bills of lading issued at time of shipment. ITIC legal advisor Mark Brattman says, “There are...
January 30th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club enhances Asia Pacific Loss Prevention team

North P&I Club enhances Asia Pacific Loss Prevention team
January 24, 2018 – North P&I Club has further strengthened its Loss Prevention team in the Asia Pacific region with the a Andrew Glen, North P&I ddition of Andrew Glen, who has relocated to Singapore from North’s UK based head office. Andrew, a Master Mariner, joined North in 2006...
January 24th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

North is the first UK P&I Club to confirm post-Brexit trading arrangements

North is the first UK P&I Club to confirm post-Brexit trading arrangements
Paul Jennings, Chief Executive Officer, North P&I Club January 18, 2018 – North P&I, one of the world’s leading providers of marine insurance, today confirmed that its subsidiary in Ireland, North of England P&I DAC, has received authorisation as a non-life insurance business from...
January 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

ITIC reimburses broker accused by owner of breach of authority

ITIC reimburses broker accused by owner of breach of authority
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) recently represented a shipbroker accused by an owner of breach of warranty of authority in a dispute arising under a non-performing contract of affreightment (CoA). The shipbrokers had negotiated the terms of a CoA between the charterers and the ship...
January 14th, 2019 | Chartering, P and I Clubs | Read More

Prohibition of Open-Loop Scrubber systems in all ports and Emission Control Areas (ECAs) of PRC

Prohibition of Open-Loop Scrubber systems in all ports and Emission Control Areas (ECAs) of PRC
PROHIBITION OF OPEN-LOOP SCRUBBER SYSTEMS IN ALL PORTS AND EMISSION CONTROL AREAS (ECAs) OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC)   As of January 1, 2019, the use of open-loop scrubbers in the ECAs of the PRC has been banned. These ECAs cover most of the PRC’s coastline and inland waterways.   The...
January 8th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

North P&I Club’s Rune Dybedal appointed NSOCC chairman

North P&I Club’s Rune Dybedal appointed NSOCC chairman
Rune Dybedal, Chairman of the North Sea Operators’ Claims Conference (NOSCC) January 7, 2018 – North P&I Club’s Rune Dybedal has been appointed Chairman of the North Sea Operators’ Claims Conference (NSOCC). Dybedal will use his Chairmanship to continue to develop the NSOCC as...
January 7th, 2019 | Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

American Club sails on steadily without need of premium rises

American Club sails on steadily without need of premium rises
Joe Hughes opens the Trinity House presentation. Steady as she goes – this was the main message from Joe Hughes, chairman and chief executive for Shipowners Claims Bureau, managers for the American P&I Club when he delivered the annual progress report on the club and the fixed premium facility...
December 20th, 2018 | Events, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I and Apostleship of the Sea spread Christmas cheer to seafarers

North P&I and Apostleship of the Sea spread Christmas cheer to seafarers
Paul Atkinson with seafarers from the general cargo ship Arklow Meadow with some of the shoeboxes. For the second year running, marine mutual liability insurer North P&I Club and seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) have teamed-up to spread some Christmas cheer to seafarers. On Thursday,...
December 19th, 2018 | Charity, P and I Clubs | Read More

ITIC puts members on alert after uncovering fraudulent diversion of cash

ITIC puts members on alert after uncovering fraudulent diversion of cash
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned its members to perform proper bank account checks when transferring funds to principals and intermediaries. The warning comes following the fraudulent diversion of a significant sum of cash transmitted in good faith by ship agents to the master...
December 17th, 2018 | Corruption, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs | Read More

Prohibition of open-loop scrubber systems in Singapore

Prohibition of open-loop scrubber systems in Singapore
On November 30, 2018 Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) declared that, with immediate effect, the discharge of wash water from open-loop exhaust gas scrubbers in the port of Singapore would be prohibited. The IMO’s global sulfur cap bans ships from using fuels with a sulfur content...
December 7th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

The Swedish Club Maintains Zero Per Cent General Increase

The Swedish Club Maintains Zero Per Cent General Increase
Lars Rhodin London – 6 December 2018: For the fourth year in succession The Swedish Club has announced a zero per cent general increase for the forthcoming P&I year. The decision was made by the Club’s board in consideration of the general market view that premiums are not in proportion with...
December 7th, 2018 | News, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,296; “thanks” once again to the Capes… but: Caution should be observed!

The BDI@1,296; “thanks” once again to the Capes… but: Caution should be observed!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 59 points earlier on today as the questionable Capes’ BCI clinched another three-digit points and now stand at 1,925 which is 186 plus since yesterday… and soon might be over and above the 2,000 threshold! John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Panamaxes’...
December 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Claims, Comment, Defense, Disputes, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insight, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

North P&I Club’s Alan Lo retires after 23 years with the Club

North P&I Club’s Alan Lo retires after 23 years with the Club
Alan Lo December 3, 2018 – After over 23 years of service, Alan Lo, the Director of North’s Hong Kong office, retired on 30 November. Alan has served the Club and its members with distinction throughout this period and has been a respected ambassador and a good friend and colleague to all at...
December 3rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

LCC: Dealing with difficult charterers under the MYBA form

LCC: Dealing with difficult charterers under the MYBA form
The MYBA Charter Agreement is widely used in the luxury yacht market. The Club has recently assisted with several cases involving charterers committing multiple breaches of clause 13. The clause governs the way in which the charterer and their guests use the yacht during the charter period. In our latest...
November 28th, 2018 | Chartering, P and I Clubs, Yachting | Read More