Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

American Club Circular no.03/20 – The Intenational Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review

American Club Circular no.03/20 – The Intenational Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review
AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 03/20 – THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS: 2018/19 ANNUAL REVIEW JANUARY 14, 2020   CIRCULAR NO. 03/20   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS: 2018/19 ANNUAL REVIEW The International Group of P&I...
January 14th, 2020 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

North P&I Club Partners with SureNav to Promote Safe Navigation

North P&I Club Partners with SureNav to Promote Safe Navigation
John Southam – Loss Prevention Executive – North P&I Club North P&I Club Partners with SureNav to Promote Safe Navigation 14 January 2020 – North P&I Club has today announced details of a new benefit for its Members to promote safe navigation and improve standard across...
January 14th, 2020 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club Circular no.02/20 – additional US economic sanctions imposed against Iran

American Club Circular no.02/20 – additional US economic sanctions imposed against Iran
American Club Circular no.02/20 – additional US economic sanctions imposed against Iran JANUARY 10, 2020   CIRCULAR NO. 02/20   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member: ADDITIONAL US ECONOMIC SANCTIONS IMPOSED AGAINST IRAN   Today, the US Treasury Department announced additional US sanctions...
January 10th, 2020 | P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline

North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline
Colin Gillespie North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline 10 January 2020 – North P&I Club has announced details of a new benefit for its Members to encourage them to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to...
January 10th, 2020 | IMO, IT and Communications, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance

American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance
American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance JANUARY 08, 2020 MARITIME SECURITY COMMUNICATIONS WITH INDUSTRY (MSCI) NOTICE ON THE THREAT TO COMMERCIAL VESSELS FROM IRAN AND ITS PROXIES: GUIDANCE GENERALLY...
January 8th, 2020 | Military, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club circular no.01/20 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) Program: Changes in Vladivostock and Murmansk, Russian Federation

American Club circular no.01/20 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) Program: Changes in Vladivostock and Murmansk, Russian Federation
American Club circular no.01/20 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) Program: Changes in Vladivostock and Murmansk, Russian Federation  JANUARY 06, 2020   CIRCULAR NO. 01/20   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGES...
January 6th, 2020 | Marine Insurance, Medical, P and I Clubs | Read More

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members
ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members An additional benefit of being a Member to the Shipowners’ Club is that all vessels entered are automatically enrolled with the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF). The cost of ITOPF membership is paid...
December 31st, 2019 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

American Club circular no. 42/19 – cover for war and terrorism risks, and cover in respect of biological and bio-chemical weapons – 2020 policy year

American Club circular no. 42/19 – cover for war and terrorism risks, and cover in respect of biological and bio-chemical weapons – 2020 policy year
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club circular no. 42/19 – cover for war and terrorism risks, and cover in respect of biological and bio-chemical weapons – 2020 policy year DECEMBER 23, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 42/19   TO...
December 23rd, 2019 | Marine Insurance, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club circular no. 41/19 – International Group Reinsurance arrangements for 2020

American Club circular no. 41/19 – International Group Reinsurance arrangements for 2020
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club circular no. 41/19 – International Group Reinsurance arrangements for 2020 DECEMBER 20, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 41/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   INTERNATIONAL GROUP...
December 20th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…
John Faraclas   The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 38 points thanks once again to the volatile Capes and to a lesser extend to the rising Panamaxes… Good to see same above the 1,600 point threshold! Twists...
December 3rd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Naval architects must check provenance of third-party designs, says ITIC

Naval architects must check provenance of third-party designs, says ITIC In a recent case, an International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) member faced legal action for unwittingly infringing design copyright. The member, a naval architect, was asked by a customer to provide final designs and specifications...
December 2nd, 2019 | Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Shipowners’ Club Renewal 2020/2021

Shipowners’ Club Renewal 2020/2021
Shipowners’ Club Renewal 2020/2021 At the 2019 half year point, the Club reported a Combined Ratio of 105.9%, with an underwriting deficit of US$ 5.7m. This represented a deficit higher than budgeted, which was determined to be largely the result of the increased quantum of claims in both 2018...
November 28th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular no. 38/119 – SCB Management Consulting (China) Co., Ltd – Office move

American Club circular no. 38/119 – SCB Management Consulting (China) Co., Ltd – Office move
American Club circular no. 38/119 – SCB Management Consulting (China) Co., Ltd – Office move NOVEMBER 22, 2019 2019年11月22日   CIRCULAR NO. 38/19 通函:38/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION 致协会会员:   Dear Member: 敬爱的会员:   SCB MANAGEMENT CONSULTING (CHINA)...
November 22nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal

North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal
Pratap Shirke, North’s Chairman North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal 20 November 2019 – Directors of North P&I Club have decided to set a general increase of 7.5% on P&I and FD&D premiums for the 2020/21 Policy Year. The increase is considered...
November 20th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction
Lars A. Malm, Director Strategic Business Development & Client Relations, The Swedish Club The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction Containers tumbling into the sea, environmental damage – with reports of navigational error a seeming fact of life The Swedish Club has launched...
November 20th, 2019 | Containers, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular no.37/19 – Amendment to article II, section 2 of the American Club’s by-laws

American Club circular no.37/19 – Amendment to article II, section 2 of the American Club’s by-laws
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club circular no.37/19 – Amendment to article II, section 2 of the American Club’s by-laws NOVEMBER 18, 2019  CIRCULAR NO. 37/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   AMENDMENT...
November 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

The false economy of amending knock for knock clauses

The false economy of amending knock for knock clauses
. From the Shipowners’ Club: The false economy of amending knock for knock clauses Some charterers propose amendments to standard knock for knock clauses in offshore contracts, while such changes can appear to be a gain for the charterer, they can come at great cost in terms of delays in obtaining...
November 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Disputes, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club Member Alert (November 15, 2019)…

American Club Member Alert (November 15, 2019)…
American Club Member Alert (November 15, 2019)…  LOSS PREVENTION: GUIDANCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION SCHEME FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE 2020 MARINE FUEL OIL SULFUR CAP ISSUED BY THE MARITIME SAFETY AGENCY (MSA) OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC) NOVEMBER 15, 2019   LOSS PREVENTION: GUIDANCE...
November 15th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular no. 36/119 – Background to the 2020 American Club Renewal…

American Club circular no. 36/119 – Background to the 2020 American Club Renewal…
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club circular no. 36/119 – Background to the 2020 American Club Renewal… NOVEMBER 14, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 36/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member: BACKGROUND TO THE...
November 14th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers

Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers
Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has welcomed Steamship Mutual as the new sponsor of its mental health resources for seafarers. ISWAN’s resources include a series of three self-help guides...
November 11th, 2019 | Charity, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club member alert (Nov.4, 2019) re-loss prevention: Bunkering – a compendium translated into Mandarin

American Club member alert (Nov.4, 2019) re-loss prevention: Bunkering – a compendium translated into Mandarin
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT (November 4, 2019) RE – LOSS PREVENTION: BUNKERING – A COMPENDIUM TRANSLATED INTO MANDARIN  NOVEMBER 4, 2019 LOSS PREVENTION: BUNKERING – A COMPENDIUM TRANSLATED INTO MANDARIN Your Managers are pleased to report that the Club’s recent publication, Bunkering...
November 4th, 2019 | Bunkering, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019) re – Sulphur Cap

American  Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019)  re – Sulphur Cap
American  Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019)  re – Sulphur Cap OCTOBER 10, 2019 SULPHUR CAP 2020 UPDATE In view of the fast approaching IMO 2020 legislation, Members are reminded of some important issues to consider and ensure to have in place prior to January 1, 2020 including preparations...
October 30th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.
John Faraclas testing the MarSEVR, Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education. London. Allaboutshipping.co uk was invited on October 29, 2019 to attend a presentation of the MarSEVR (Maritime Safety Education with Virtual Reality) in London at the...
October 30th, 2019 | Events, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…
John Faraclas BDI’s positive hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions… The BDI gained six points earlier on today and now reads 1,785 thanks to the Capes bouncing back with 53 points. Geopolitics continue to be in a perplexed deteriorating mess in all fronts in all five continents and seven seas....
October 24th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More