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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

The Swedish Club Starts a Loss Prevention Revolution

The Swedish Club Starts a Loss Prevention Revolution
Lars A. Malm,Director Strategic Business Development & Client Relations The Swedish Club Starts a Loss Prevention Revolution The next generation of Loss Prevention has arrived. A pilot project from The Swedish Club means that shipowners can now be offered real time personalised loss prevention, tailored...
July 3rd, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Member focus: Autonomous vessels

Member focus: Autonomous vessels
. Member focus: Autonomous vessels   Last year, the Club proudly launched a dedicated autonomous vessel P&I policy, the first of its kind in the world. The Club consulted owners, operators and manufacturers of autonomous vessels to ensure that we fully understood the needs of this specialist...
July 2nd, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence
Mitsuhiko Ida heads up Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo has just celebrated 30 years since the granting of its licence by the Japanese Ministry of Finance (now the Financial Services...
July 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs, People and Places | Read More

Britannia Hosts Members’ Seminar in Piraeus

Britannia Hosts Members’ Seminar in Piraeus
Captain Neale Rodrigues, Divisional Director, Loss Prevention Britannia Hosts Members’ Seminar in Piraeus Britannia P&I Club is hosting a one-day Members’ seminar in Piraeus on Thursday 27 June. The seminar is aimed at senior managers, superintendents, DPAs and serving officers of Britannia’s...
June 24th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club: Board news

American Club: Board news
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club JUNE 21, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 21/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   BOARD NEWS   At the one hundred and second Annual Meeting of the Members which took place in New York yesterday, all...
June 21st, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

American Club reports solid progress during 2018

American Club reports solid progress during 2018
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB REPORTS SOLID PROGRESS DURING 2018 NEW YORK, JUNE 21, 2019 Positive trends of recent years continue in 2019 P&I and FD&D entries grow by 8% and 6% respectively during 2018 Renewing tonnage...
June 21st, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image

West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image
Tom Bowsher, WOE’s Global CEO West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image The West of England P&I, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, is launching a new brand identity which looks ahead to an exciting future while continuing to adhere to the values and ethos...
June 20th, 2019 | Communication, Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club Hosts Inaugural Americas Reception In New York

North P&I Club Hosts Inaugural Americas Reception In New York
(Left to right): Ian Duthie, North P&I Director (Americas); Thya Kathiravel, North P&I Chief Underwriting Officer; Philip Shapiro, North P&I Member Board Director and President & CEO of Liberty Maritime Corporation; Peter Winkley, North P&I Member Board Director and Chief Financial...
June 20th, 2019 | Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

London P&I Club’s capital position remains strong despite heavy cost of claims

London P&I Club’s capital position remains strong despite heavy cost of claims
Ian Gooch London P&I Club’s capital position remains strong despite heavy cost of claims THE London P&I Club has issued an advance summary of its result for the 2018/2019 financial year, ahead of the publication of its annual report. With free reserves of $168.8m, the club’s capital position...
June 13th, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Supreme Court clarifies types of expense to be taken into account in calculating a constructive total loss

Supreme Court clarifies types of expense to be taken into account in calculating a constructive total loss
Supreme Court clarifies types of expense to be taken into account in calculating a constructive total loss Sveriges Angfartygs Assurans Forening (The Swedish Club) and others (Appellants) v Connect Shipping Inc and another (Respondents) (the MV RENOS) [12.06.19] The Supreme Court has today held that...
June 12th, 2019 | Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Leading P&I professional recruited to Shipowners Claim Bureau (UK) Ltd., to augment service capabilities of Eagle Ocean Marine

Leading P&I professional recruited to Shipowners Claim Bureau (UK) Ltd., to augment service capabilities of Eagle Ocean Marine
Richard Linacre Leading P&I professional recruited to Shipowners Claim Bureau (UK) Ltd., to augment service capabilities of Eagle Ocean Marine Richard Linacre, a well-known figure in the fixed premium P&I and related sectors, joins London team to undertake important market liaison role NEW YORK,...
June 10th, 2019 | Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

North P&I Club Named ‘Legal Department Of The Year’ At Northern Law Awards

North P&I Club Named ‘Legal Department Of The Year’ At Northern Law Awards
Paul Jennings, Chief Executive Officer, North P&I Club North P&I Club Named ‘Legal Department Of The Year’ At Northern Law Awards 10 June – North P&I Club’s in-house Corporate & Legal Team has been named ‘Legal Department of the Year’ at the recent Northern Law Awards....
June 10th, 2019 | Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular no. 17/19 – Management News

American Club circular no. 17/19 – Management News
Dan Tadros AMERICAN P&I CLUB MANAGERS APPOINT PROMINENT MARITIME LAWYER FROM PRIVATE PRACTICE AS NEW CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER IN NEW YORK. Dan Tadros, admiralty partner and practice area coordinator at Chaffe McCall, LLP of New Orleans, to join Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. on July 1, 2019. NEW YORK,...
June 6th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Failure to incorporate terms and conditions could find shipping out of its depth

Failure to incorporate terms and conditions could find shipping out of its depth
Failure to incorporate terms and conditions could find shipping out of its depth International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned its members of the need to incorporate terms and conditions into their business dealings in order to limit their potential exposure to liability. ITIC cites the...
June 4th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings

American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings
Joe Hughes American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings  JUNE 3, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 16/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM:...
June 3rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Diversification and service excellence pays off for North P&I Club in 2018-19 annual results

Diversification and service excellence pays off for North P&I Club in 2018-19 annual results
Pratap Shirke Diversification and service excellence pays off for North P&I Club in 2018-19 annual results 30 May 2019 – North P&I Club has confirmed a 3% increase in free reserves to US$463m, a 99% Member retention rate for the third year in a row, and a 2.45% investment return that has...
May 30th, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

West of England P&I Club’s overall financial position and capital strength remain robust

West of England P&I Club’s overall financial position and capital strength remain robust
Tom Bowsher, West of England CEO West of England P&I Club’s overall financial position and capital strength remain robust West of England P&I Club today announced its results for the year ending 20 February 2019. The Club’s capital has strengthened and remains considerably in excess of the...
May 29th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

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