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London P&I Club records encouraging growth

London P&I Club records encouraging growth
Reto Toggwiler Following the recent completion of the 2018 renewal, the London P&I Club saw an encouraging 2.5m gt, or 5.8% year-on-year increase in its mutual business, to 45.4m gt. The club’s underwriting director, Reto Toggwiler, says, “While the renewal period generally saw rates come under...
February 20th, 2018 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Britannia appoints new exclusive correspondent in Taiwan

Britannia appoints new exclusive correspondent in Taiwan
In a move to maintain the highest possible service levels to its Members in Asia, Britannia P&I has recently made two important changes. In April last year, Britannia’s Managers, Tindall Riley, acquired the club’s Exclusive Correspondent in Japan, Cornes P&I. Renamed Tindall Riley (Britannia)...
February 20th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Mergers and Acquisitions, P and I Clubs | Read More

Full details of innovative supply chain safety measures published

Full details of innovative supply chain safety measures published
ICHCA International has today published a digest of entries to the 2nd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, comprising no fewer than twenty-two effective improvements to supply chain practices 15.02.2018 – Presented at ICHCA’s 65th anniversary conference last year, the 2nd TT Club Innovation...
February 15th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

TT Talk – Dangerous Goods

TT Talk – Dangerous Goods
Following from TT Club: 13 FEB TT Talk – Dangerous Goods                     Welcome to the latest issue of TT Talk, your monthly bulletin on loss prevention from TT Club. This may seem a regular theme, but developments in international regulation and in opportunities to improve safety...
February 13th, 2018 | Communication, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 As Amended (MLC) – Liability for Uninsured MLC Liabilities

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 As Amended (MLC) – Liability for Uninsured MLC Liabilities
… Following from Steamship Mutual: As Members will be aware from the Club’s Circulars L.280 of June 2016 and L.284 of October 2016 concerning the implementation of financial certification requirements in accordance with the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (“MLC”), the...
February 12th, 2018 | Associations, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited: Management Succession Plan

Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited: Management Succession Plan
Following from Steamship Mutual: Management Succession Plan The Managers have announced their succession plan for the immediate future. Gary Rynsard will step down from the role of Executive Chairman in February 2019 and will be replaced in that position by Stephen Martin. Gary will remain with the...
February 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

No Fault Regime Confirmed when Apportioning Liability under the Inter-Club Agreement

No Fault Regime Confirmed when Apportioning Liability under the Inter-Club Agreement
Eurof Lloyd-Lewis and Emma Skakle No Fault Regime Confirmed when Apportioning Liability under the Inter-Club Agreement – by Eurof Lloyd-Lewis Partner, Clyde & Co LLP Transgrain Shipping (Singapore) Ptd Limited v Yangtze Navigation (Hong Kong) Co Ltd (“MV YANGTZE XING HUA”) [2017]...
February 6th, 2018 | Claims, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design
Automation presents a set of unique challenges to designers, insurers and operators of ships. In this article, Keir Gravil, a naval architect at Frazer-Nash Consultancy in Bristol, UK discusses some of the key issues that could face automated ships of the future from a design perspective. It is a truth...
February 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vote of Confidence for the Swedish Club as S&P revises outlook to positive

Vote of Confidence for the Swedish Club as S&P revises outlook to positive
Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of The Swedish Club On Jan. 25, 2018, S&P Global Ratings (S&P) revised its outlook on The Swedish Club to positive from stable. It also affirmed its ‘BBB+’ long-term insurer financial strength and issuer credit ratings for the Club. S&P stated: “The...
January 26th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

The BDI@1,217…

The BDI@1,217…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) couldn’t continue its yesterday’s rise and today’s gains were almost halved. The Geopolitics remain messy and only Ares (Mars) can sort all this mess in his usual way; so should we say: let it be? John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI gained 17 points –...
January 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

American P&I Club Centennial Celebration in Athens

American P&I Club Centennial Celebration in Athens
The Senior Management of the American Club with the staff of SCB Hellas and AHHIC Shipowners Claim Bureau Hellas, the Greece branch of the manager of the American P&I Club, organized an exemplary anniversary formal dinner party at the Grand Bretagne Hotel as a final celebration in 2017 of 100 years...
January 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, P and I Clubs | Read More

Thomas Miller acquires specialist marine and energy consultancy Brookes Bell Group

Thomas Miller acquires specialist marine and energy consultancy Brookes Bell Group
Hugo Wynn-Williams Thomas Miller, the international provider of market leading insurance services, announces the acquisition of international marine consultancy, Brookes Bell, for an undisclosed consideration. Brookes Bell is a leading marine technical and surveying consultancy with offices in Liverpool,...
January 19th, 2018 | Marine Insurance, Mergers and Acquisitions, P and I Clubs | Read More

Dan Hook: Five key steps for the operation of autonomous vessels

Dan Hook: Five key steps for the operation of autonomous vessels
The C-Worker 7 at sea (Source: ASV Global) Dan Hook CEng, MRINA is a qualified Naval Architect and Chartered Engineer with over 15 years’ experience in the unmanned marine industry. Dan currently holds the position of Senior Director – Business Development at ASV Global. Dan has built a vibrant team...
January 16th, 2018 | P and I Clubs, Technical, Technology | Read More

Majority of Auxiliary Engine Damage occurs due to Human Error warns The Swedish Club

Majority of Auxiliary Engine Damage occurs due to Human Error warns The Swedish Club
Peter Stålberg, Senior Technical AdviserThe Swedish Club An investigation by The Swedish Club into auxiliary engine damage has revealed that the majority of all damage takes place immediately after maintenance work. A key finding is that 55% of casualties occur within only 10% of the time between overhaul...
January 8th, 2018 | Claims, HR, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

The Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project

The Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project
The Mayflower Autonomous Ship project (MAS) is an innovative new venture to design, build and sail the world’s first fully autonomous vessel across the Atlantic Ocean. The project’s name commemorates the anniversary of the Pilgrim Father’s voyage from Plymouth, UK to Plymouth in the New World (USA)...
January 6th, 2018 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I

Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I
Dorothea Ioannou. Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I By James Brewer Trending on social media is one thing; trending in the marine insurance arena is another. In the latter, it means keeping up – on a global scale – with what shipowners require from their insurers. This is...
December 23rd, 2017 | Interviews, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

ITIC warns about re-emergence of people-smuggling scam

ITIC warns about re-emergence of people-smuggling scam
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC)* has warned ship agents about the re-emergence of a scam whereby they are being used by people-smugglers to cover the movement of illegal migrants. The basic pattern of the scam is for owners or managers to ask an agent to attend a vessel’s call,...
December 20th, 2017 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club highlights the steps to GDPR compliance

North P&I Club highlights the steps to GDPR compliance
Andrian Durkin December 19, 2017 – Leading marine insurer North P&I Club has highlighted the steps to be taken by the shipping industry to meet its obligations under the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which enters into force in May 2018. Against a backdrop of increasing...
December 19th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

P&I cover for autonomous vessels

P&I cover for autonomous vessels
Our series of Autonomous Vessels articles have highlighted the changes afoot in the maritime industry and legal environment. Developments continue apace and leading industry players expect to start seeing remotely operated vessels in commercial operation by 2020, if not before. One of the first types...
December 16th, 2017 | P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary
Andreas A. Tsavliris Tsavliris Salvage Group held their 30th Christmas Cocktail Reception at the Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC) in London, earlier on tonight. With about 350 key players from all sectors of the shipping industry attending, the annual event has become a highlight of the Christmas calendar...
December 12th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

High and Lows of Port Risk: TT Club provides guidance

High and Lows of Port Risk: TT Club provides guidance
Dorota Jilli The foremost port and cargo handler insurer, TT Club has spoken of the risk factors most commonly facing port authorities and terminal operators, offering focused advice on how these entities can most easily minimise risk of damage to both cargo and equipment, bodily injuries and reputational...
December 11th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals | Read More

North P&I Club celebrates 10 years making waves in Singapore

North P&I Club celebrates 10 years making waves in Singapore
Paul Jennings, Emma Liddell, Thya Kathiravel and James Moran (all members of staff at North P&I) December 7, 2017 – Leading marine insurer North P&I Club celebrated the tenth anniversary of its office in Singapore with a reception in Duxton Hill, attended by shipowners and representatives...
December 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs | Read More

Superyacht refit overspend dispute illustrates danger of acting outside contract

Superyacht refit overspend dispute illustrates danger of acting outside contract
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned against the dangers of marine service providers informally offering advice which falls outside the scope of their contracts. ITIC cites the case of a yacht manager contracted to provide crew management and ISM consultancy for a superyacht....
December 7th, 2017 | Disputes, Legal, P and I Clubs, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old

That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old
Vince Solarino That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old By James Brewer Managers of the American P&I Club were on song as the protection and indemnity mutual entered the latest stage of its centenary celebrations with its grandest annual London reception. They hired one of the...
December 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers
.. 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 Tuesday, December 5, North donated 59 Christmas shoeboxes which will be distributed to seafarers by AoS port chaplains and ship visitors...
December 6th, 2017 | Charity, Holidays, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Religion | Read More