Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

London P&I Club supports appointment of warranty surveyors for deck cargo loads

London P&I Club supports appointment of warranty surveyors for deck cargo loads
Paul Walton THE London P&I Club has highlighted a recent increase in the incidence of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather, and supported a recommendation to appoint a warranty surveyor to supervise high-risk marine construction and transportation project operations where appropriate. In an article...
March 20th, 2017 | Claims, Consulting, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Swedish Club Welcomes the World*

The Swedish Club Welcomes the World*
A group photo from the WMU visit at the Swedish Club’s HQs Members of the World Maritime University enjoyed a whistle stop tour of the marine insurance realm when they visited The Swedish Club’s headquarters in Gothenburg last week. Twenty students from countries around the world spent the day...
March 7th, 2017 | Events, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Swedish Club Improves Offering to Charterers

The Swedish Club Improves Offering to Charterers
Lars Malm The Swedish Club has launched a new addition to its portfolio, Rules for Charterers’ Insurance, which has been written to recognise the specific needs of charterers and to ensure that cover can be more easily tailor made to meet their individual requirements. Rules for Charterers’ Insurance...
February 28th, 2017 | Chartering, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More

The BDI@878 loses steam yet again; geopolitics though are on the brink for WWIII

The BDI@878 loses steam yet again; geopolitics though are on the brink for WWIII
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just three points and now reads 878 points “thanks” to the volatile Capers … Geopolitics are to spill over given some nations unprecedented demands and the fault rests with all six superpowers that look for their vested business interests rather than...
February 27th, 2017 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Disputes, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

The Swedish Club delivers on a firm foundation

The Swedish Club delivers on a firm foundation
Lars Rhodin At the closure of the renewal season The Swedish Club is pleased to report performance in line with expectations and consistent with its strategy of balanced growth on a firm foundation. Gross tonnage is anticipated to post a 4 to 5 % increase in this policy year, which is coupled with the...
February 21st, 2017 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club supports members through renewal

North P&I Club supports members through renewal
Paul Jennings and Andrew Wilson.j North P&I Club is stronger after its annual renewal on 20 February 2017, further consolidating its position as one of the leading members of the International Group of P&I Clubs. According to joint managing director, Paul Jennings, ‘As part of North’s...
February 20th, 2017 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club publishes new guidance on minimising risk from ro-ro fires

North P&I Club publishes new guidance on minimising risk from ro-ro fires
Colin Gillespie North P&I Club has published a new loss prevention briefing on how to prevent, detect and fight fires on roll-on-roll-off (ro-ro) vessels and car carriers.  Such vessels are twice as likely to catch fire as other ships and vehicle-deck fires are notoriously difficult to contain and...
February 10th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

BDI@707; reversing the tide? Geopolitics more than turbulent though!

BDI@707; reversing the tide? Geopolitics more than turbulent though!
John Faraclas Now this is …headlines: the BDI is up, yes up, plus FIVE POINTS and the 9th of the moth per the Greek saying is reversed and …valid! Let us hope things will improve, even at the last moment given the awful geopolitical tragedies we live and we are about, unfortunately, to witness. John...
February 9th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

North P&I Club’s in-house legal team shortlisted for major international award

North P&I Club’s in-house legal team shortlisted for major international award
Katherine Birchall The in-house team of freight, demurrage and defence (FD&D) lawyers at North P&I Club has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Litigation Team Award at the prestigious 2017 European Counsel Awards. The awards, organised by Lexology and the International Law Office (ILO), together...
February 8th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

Crew health: Advice for safe sex

Crew health: Advice for safe sex
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are extremely common – it is estimated that up to 75% of sexually active people will contract an STI of some kind in their life time. For seafarers, the likelihood of contracting an STI is further increased, due to their unsettled lifestyles and a lack of access...
February 6th, 2017 | Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

Clubing debates at the Piraeus Marine Club

Clubing debates at the Piraeus Marine Club
Joe Hughes at the podium The 16th International P and I Conference was on all counts one of the best ever in recent memory One of the more interesting debates concerned the relative virtues of Club financial strength and service excellence. Michael Asherson of the North of England Club proposed the motion...
February 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

S&P strengthens North Group rating on the back of ‘AAA’ capital adequacy

Leading ratings agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed North P&I Club’s ‘A’ financial strength rating and stable outlook for the thirteenth consecutive year. The rating covers North P&I Club and its subsidiary Sunderland Marine, collectively known as North Group. S&P has...
February 1st, 2017 | P and I Clubs | Read More

TT Club Presents European Logistics Award at BIFA Ceremony

TT Club Presents European Logistics Award at BIFA Ceremony
Dave Gladen (centre) of Delamonde Group receives the European Logistics Award from Mike Yarwood of sponsors TT Club, with event host Sharon Davies London, 24th January, 2017 – At the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Annual Awards Lunch in London on 19thJanuary, the global freight...
January 24th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

Cyber Security Risk to Shipping Industry highlighted in Steamship Mutual’s latest Loss Prevention DVD

Cyber Security Risk to Shipping Industry highlighted in Steamship Mutual’s latest Loss Prevention DVD
As part of Steamship Mutual’s loss prevention initiatives, the Club has released their latest DVD ‘Cyber Security: Smart, Safe Shipping’ highlighting the implications of a potential cyber security breach for a shipping company. All businesses rely heavily upon computer systems to sustain their...
January 20th, 2017 | Corruption, IT and Communications, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs | Read More

TT Club once more urges care with coiled cargoes

TT Club once more urges care with coiled cargoes
Peregrine Storrs-Fox As part of its on-going campaign to improve standards of the safe packing of unit loads, including shipping containers, specialist freight transport insurer, TT Club has issued specific guidelines on packing and securing coiled materials in containers. In general, investigations...
January 17th, 2017 | Chartering, Marine Insurance, Markets, P and I Clubs | Read More

The American Club celebrates its Centenary

The American Club celebrates its Centenary
International P&I insurer publishes book to mark this milestone and its place in the global maritime industry  NEW YORK, JANUARY 3, 2017: – The American P&I Club was founded in New York nearly a century ago. To celebrate its first 100 years, a book entitled The American Club: A Centennial...
January 12th, 2017 | Anniversaries, P and I Clubs | Read More

American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance

American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance
Lady Liberty on the cover. American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance By James Brewer Poetry and P&I is an unlikely partnership, but it was there at the foundation of the American Club. A propitious collaboration of a ruthless broker and a frustrated...
January 12th, 2017 | Books, Maritime History and Museums, News, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

The American P&I Club reports positive developments in 2016

The American P&I Club reports positive developments in 2016
  The American Club’s Piraeus team with the Managers of SCB Inc. . expanded capabilities with office in Houston positive investment performance increased net tonnage by 10% American Hellenic’s tonnage ahead of projections Eagle Ocean Marine remains profitable The American P&I Club, one...
January 5th, 2017 | Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

American Club shares in shipowner joy over premiums stability

American Club shares in shipowner joy over premiums stability
Joe Hughes American Club shares in shipowner joy over premiums stability Having in line with other shipowner mutual insurers announced a zero “general increase” in premiums for the February 2017 renewal, the American P&I Club is in good heart. This was clear from the positive atmosphere at the...
December 26th, 2016 | Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club expands loss prevention team with two executive appointments

North P&I Club expands loss prevention team with two executive appointments
John Southam (left) and Stephen Maclennan have joined North P&I Club’s loss prevention team North P&I Club has strengthened its loss prevention team this month with the appointment of loss prevention executive John Southam, a master mariner with global experience in container, offshore, shipbuilding...
December 20th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Falling Markets and Failing Geopolitics

Falling Markets and Failing Geopolitics
John Faraclas The Dry Market, “thanks” to the Capers’ fall creates shocks and Geopolitical mess brings in total failure; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points and now reads 1,162… The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 132 points – soon many will need …a triplex...
December 7th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corruption, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Steamship Mutual and Allianz Worldwide Care work together to provide crew with complete cover

Steamship Mutual and Allianz Worldwide Care work together to provide crew with complete cover
Steamship Mutual, the leading P&I Club, and Allianz Worldwide Care, one of the World’s foremost providers of healthcare insurance, have entered into a Preferred Partner agreement with the aim of ensuring a ship’s crew have complete insurance coverage. Whilst Steamship Mutual cover an owner’s...
December 7th, 2016 | Mergers and Acquisitions, P and I Clubs | Read More

Transport Operators Liability in Russia Can be Extensive Warns TT Club

Transport Operators Liability in Russia Can be Extensive Warns TT Club
TT Club, the international freight and logistics insurer with over 25 years’ experience of the Russian market warns forwarders and logistics operators offering services within the region to consider their liabilities beyond just cargo protection London & St Petersburg, 1st December, 2016 TT Club,...
December 1st, 2016 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Latitude Brokers launches PILOT for P&I

Latitude Brokers launches PILOT for P&I
The PILOT team Hong Kong, 29 November 2016 – Latitude Brokers, the Asia based marine insurance specialist, have launched PILOT – the first online P&I Club comparison tool. In time for the 2017 P&I renewal season, PILOT distils critical information for each IG Club in to an efficient,...
November 29th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Chinese shipping community welcomes North P&I Club to Shanghai

Chinese shipping community welcomes North P&I Club to Shanghai
r to l: Yang Yuntao, Paul Jennings and Gary Chen at North P&I Club’s reception in Shanghai on Friday 25 November 2016. Over 100 prominent members of the Chinese shipping community celebrated the opening of North P&I Club’s new office in Shanghai at The House of Roosevelt on the west bank...
November 28th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More