Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

North P&I Club strengthens Underwriting Department with appointment of Andrew Hearne

North P&I Club strengthens Underwriting Department with appointment of Andrew Hearne
Andrew Hearne June 27, 2017 – North P&I Club has appointed Andrew Hearne as Deputy Director (Underwriting), based at the club’s head office in Newcastle upon Tyne. The appointment is part of the club’s commitment to strengthening service delivery for members and expanding its underwriting...
June 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

The American Club reports solid progress in 2016 despite challenging business climate

The American Club reports solid progress in 2016 despite challenging business climate
Arnold Witte, Chairman of the American Club, Donjon Marine Co., Inc. Positive trends continue into 2017 centennial year P & I and FD & D entries grow by 16% and 19% respectively during 2016. 2016 policy year premium flat, but financial year revenue grows by 17%.   Tonnage and premium increase...
June 23rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

UK P&I Club continues to invest in seafarer welfare

UK P&I Club continues to invest in seafarer welfare
To date more than 1,000 seafarers have benefited from Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea coaching programme, equipping them to better cope with the stresses of life at sea Leading P&I insurance provider renews its support of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea programme for a further year The...
June 20th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

The Swedish Club appoints three ew Board Members in its 145th Year

The Swedish Club appoints three ew Board Members in its 145th Year
Lars Rhodin, Managing Director, The Swedish Club Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of The Swedish Club, announced three new appointments to the board during the Club’s 2017 AGM held in Gothenburg on Thursday 15 June – the 145th since The Swedish Club was established in 1872. Representing a cross...
June 19th, 2017 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

North P&I Club joins industry coalition to combat cyber crime

North P&I Club joins industry coalition to combat cyber crime
Colin Gillespie June 13, 2017 – North P&I Club has joined a collaboration between shipping industry leaders, including BIMCO, DNV GL and the Marshall Islands Registry, to combat cyber criminals by committing to the CSO Alliance’s global information and reporting platform for digital attacks. Cybercrime...
June 13th, 2017 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipowners’ Club: Yacht manning levels – FAQs

Shipowners’ Club: Yacht manning levels – FAQs
The Club is often approached by yacht owners and operators for advice on manning levels. This article answers some of the most frequently asked questions to assist Members with their specific operations. How are minimum safe manning levels established? Assessment criteria will vary between Flag States...
June 6th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Yachting | Read More

Hughes bullish on Club’s future, and that of the International Group

Hughes bullish on Club’s future, and that of the International Group
Joe Hughes NEW YORK MARITIME INC. HOSTS ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS. AMERICAN CLUB’S JOE HUGHES DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS CELEBRATING CLUB’S CENTURY OF SERVICE TO THE GLOBAL SHIPPING COMMUNITY, EXEMPLIFYING NEW YORK’S OUTREACH TO THE WORLD. HUGHES BULLISH ON CLUB’S FUTURE, AND THAT OF THE INTERNATIONAL...
June 1st, 2017 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

ITIC reimburses surveyor accused of negligence leading to ferry damage

ITIC reimburses surveyor accused of negligence leading to ferry damage
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has reimbursed a marine surveyor accused of negligence by the owner of a ferry which sustained significant machinery damage while being towed to a shipyard. The ferry, which operated in North American waters, was due to be towed to a shipyard to undergo...
May 31st, 2017 | Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Leading fishing insurer Sunderland Marine puts safety first at Skipper Expo

Leading fishing insurer Sunderland Marine puts safety first at Skipper Expo
Tom Rutter Chief executive officer of Sunderland Marine Sunderland Marine, the world’s leading international insurer of fishing vessels and aquaculture risks, is putting safety at the top of its agenda during the Skipper Expo International show at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on 26-27...
May 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Fisheries, P and I Clubs | Read More

ITIC and ASG launch new surveyors’ indemnity wording

ITIC and ASG launch new surveyors’ indemnity wording
Mark Brattman, ITIC’s legal director International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) and the Admiralty Solicitors Group (ASG) have launched a new surveyors’ indemnity wording designed to address the imbalance between owners’ and surveyors’ responsibilities typically encountered under existing...
May 22nd, 2017 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea and AMVER Awards Event in Washington DC

NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea and AMVER Awards Event in Washington DC
Joe Hughes NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day Event highlights challenges for mariners and companies May 11, 2017 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA),...
May 11th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

North speaks at Greece’s Merchant Marine Academy on ‘Game Changing’ maritime casualties

North speaks at Greece’s Merchant Marine Academy on ‘Game Changing’ maritime casualties
Tony Allen (North P&I Director – Greece), left, and Vassilis Stavropoulos, Academy Director, Hydra Merchant Marine Academy with a commemorative shield presented in recognition of North’s support. May 10, 2017 – North P&I Club has delivered a presentation to the Merchant Marine Academy...
May 10th, 2017 | Claims, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

North P&I Club updates guidance on letters of indemnity

North P&I Club updates guidance on letters of indemnity
Cover of ‘Letters of Indemnity: A Guide to Good Practice’ Second Edition North P&I Club has published a new edition of its popular guide book on letters of indemnity, which continue to be widely used in the shipping industry for a range of purposes. Written by leading maritime mediator Stephen...
May 10th, 2017 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Steamship Mutual Financial Update and 2017 Renewal

Steamship Mutual Financial Update and 2017 Renewal
FINANCIAL UPDATE AND 2017 RENEWAL The Reports and Accounts of Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association Limited, The Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association (Bermuda) Limited and The Steamship Mutual Trust were approved by their respective Directors at Board Meetings held in Hamburg, Germany, on...
May 10th, 2017 | Associations, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

North P&I Club says good on-board interest is vital to getting the right crew

North P&I Club says good on-board interest is vital to getting the right crew
Tony Baker, Loss Prevention Director, North P&I Club North P&I Club is encouraging its shipowner members to consider the importance of internet access on their ships to ensure they continue to attract, recruit and retain high quality crews. The issue of internet access, part of a campaign by...
May 9th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club and Seagull Maritime team up to tackle global crew skills shortage

North P&I Club and Seagull Maritime team up to tackle global crew skills shortage
James Moran, Director (Singapore), North P&I Club 02 May 2017 – North P&I Club has entered into an exclusive partnership with Seagull Maritime AS to incentivise its shipowner members to consider Seagull’s crew evaluation and benchmarking service. The initiative is part of a pioneering campaign...
May 4th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

London P&I Club reports increased free reserves for 2016/2017

London P&I Club reports increased free reserves for 2016/2017
Ian Gooch, Chief Executive of A Bilbrough, London Club managers THE London P&I Club has issued an advance summary of its result for the 2016/2017 financial year, ahead of the publication of its annual report. The Club recorded an overall surplus of $27.3m, increasing the free reserve to $188m. The...
May 3rd, 2017 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club reports a strong year

The Shipowners’ Club reports a strong year
The Shipowners’ Club, the leading mutual P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has reported resilient results for the year ending 31 December 2016. The Club has reported a combined ratio of 98.6%, an increase in gross tonnage of 0.8m to 25.4m and an overall surplus of US$ 14.7m,...
May 2nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club encourages members to use Seagull’s crew evaluation system

North P&I Club encourages members to use Seagull’s crew evaluation system
Collin Gillespie of North (left) and Mike McCabe of Seagull (right). North P&I Club is encouraging its shipowner members to consider the crew evaluation and benchmarking service offered by Seagull Maritime AS through an exclusive partnership between the two organisations. The initiative is part of...
April 19th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

London P&I Club guidance on reducing risk of bulk cargo liquefaction

London P&I Club guidance on reducing risk of bulk cargo liquefaction
Carl Durow The London P&I Club, working in co-operation with leading classification society Bureau Veritas and its casualty and salvage subsidiary TMC Marine, has produced an operational guide designed to reduce the risk of liquefaction in potentially volatile bulk cargoes such as ore fines and concentrates. Reducing...
April 4th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

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