Archive for the ‘P and I Clubs’ Category

American Club circular no.13/19 – Management News – Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd

American Club circular no.13/19 – Management News – Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 13/19 – MANAGEMENT NEWS – SHIPOWNERS CLAIMS BUREAU (UK) LTD APRIL 15, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 13/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   MANAGEMENT NEWS...
April 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

American Club member alert (April, 12, 2019) Re – First Quarter 2019 Maritime Piracy Update

American Club member alert (April, 12, 2019) Re – First Quarter 2019 Maritime Piracy Update
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT (April 12, 2019) RE – FIRST QUARTER 2019 MARITIME PIRACY UPDATE  APRIL 12, 2019   FIRST QUARTER 2019 MARITIME PIRACY UPDATE The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has released its most recent report, Piracy and Armed Robbery...
April 12th, 2019 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

American Club circular no. 12/19 – US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for non-US persons concerning transactions with PDVSA

American Club circular no. 12/19 – US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for non-US persons concerning transactions with PDVSA
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 12/19 – US SANCTIONS ON VENEZUELA: RISKS FOR NON-US PERSONS CONCERNING TRANSACTIONS WITH PDVSA APRIL 12, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 12/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear...
April 12th, 2019 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar

Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar
North P&I’s Gordon Robertson, Director (Greece) and Tony Allen, Director (Greece) Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar 10 April 2019 – North P&I Club put bunker quality issues and safety management centre-stage at...
April 10th, 2019 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More

North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award

North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award
Amitabh Kumar, Director General of Shipping, Govt of India, presenting award to Captain Savraj Mehta, Chief Underwriting Officer, North P&I Club North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award 8 April 2019 – India’s National Maritime Day Celebrations...
April 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular No. 10/19 – Recent US Government advisories concerning Iran, North Korea and Syria

American Club circular No. 10/19 – Recent US Government advisories  concerning Iran, North Korea and Syria
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club MARCH 27, 2019, CIRCULAR NO. 10/19 TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION Dear Member: RECENT US GOVERNMENT ADVISORIES CONCERNING IRAN, NORTH KOREA AND SYRIA The US government has recently issued the attached advisories in...
March 27th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

American Club managers enhance global services team with new senior appointments

American Club managers enhance global services team with new senior appointments
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club Attorney Margaret Lee appointed as Lead Counsel, based in New York Joanna Koukouli appointed as Deputy Global Claims Director and Joint Managing Director of the Piraeus office Marivi Banou appointed as P&I...
March 26th, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Subsea cables: Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels

Subsea cables: Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels
Over the past two years, the Club has seen eight damage to property claims allegedly caused by the snagging of fishing gear on subsea cables. Although the number of claims is reasonably low, due to the nature of the property suffering damage, the quantum of such claims is invariably high, sometimes reaching...
March 22nd, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club – circular no. 09/19 – Management News

American Club – circular no. 09/19 – Management News
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club  MARCH 21, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 09/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION Dear Member:   MANAGEMENT NEWS Your Managers are pleased to announce several recent appointments which have been made to enhance...
March 21st, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club From the American P & I Club:  MARCH 15, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 08/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGE TO THE EXAMINATION FORM...
March 15th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Medical, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I  6 March 2019 – North P&I Club has launched a self-assessment tool to help its Members assess and improve their safety performance. Developed in conjunction with leading safety consultancy Green-Jakobsen, the Safety Culture Organisational...
March 6th, 2019 | Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

West of England reports positive renewals result

West of England reports positive renewals result
Tom Bowsher,West of England CEO The West of England, a leading mutual marine insurer, has announced a positive renewal period with continued support being seen from new and existing Members and a modest increase in renewing premium. Owned mutual tonnage has grown over the year to 90m GT including the...
February 28th, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club reports strong tonnage and premium gains over 2019 P&I renewal period

American Club reports strong tonnage  and premium gains over 2019  P&I renewal period
·  Joe Hughes       Year-on-year P&I tonnage rises by 10%, premium by 4%, FD&D tonnage and premium grow by 8% and 2% respectively. ·       Club’s retained claims exposures continue to develop favorably into 2019. ·       Investment earnings rebound substantially in January...
February 25th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

London P&I Club reports further growth in owned entry

London P&I Club reports further growth in owned entry
Reto Toggwiler THE London P&I Club saw further growth in its mutual owned entry following the conclusion of the recent P&I renewal season. The club’s director of underwriting, Reto Toggwiler, says, “Our mutual membership saw year-on-year growth of approximately of 3.5m gt or 7%. This result...
February 22nd, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club Delivers Landmark 200 Million GT at 2019 Renewal

North P&I Club Delivers Landmark 200 Million GT at 2019 Renewal
Paul Jennings, Chief Executive Officer, North P&I Club 20 February 2019 – North P&I Club has successfully concluded its 2019 renewal and, for the first time in the Club’s 159-year history, is projecting total entered tonnage to exceed 200 million gross tonnes. This landmark achievement...
February 20th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club produces Latin America Jurisdiction Guide

The Shipowners’ Club produces Latin America Jurisdiction Guide
The Shipowners’ Club, the leading mutual P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has released a new Latin America (LATAM) Jurisdiction Guide which provides an overview of common issues arising from the laws and regulations which govern shipping operations in this region. The...
February 19th, 2019 | Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Jurisdictional speciality

Jurisdictional speciality
The Club’s global claims team is organised into regional departments which are dedicated to specific jurisdictions or vessel types. This ensures the claims team has specialist knowledge of jurisdictions which enables us to better advise Members of the strategy to adopt when facing claims in that particular...
February 15th, 2019 | Claims, P and I Clubs | Read More

LCC: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC

LCC: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC
James Turner, QC of Quandrat Chambers Members will be aware of the significant Court of Appeal judgment in “The Renos” last year. The claim dealt with the question of whether SCOPIC costs could count towards a CTL calculation in a Hull and Machinery claim. Because of the way in which SCOPIC operates,...
February 6th, 2019 | Claims, Defense, Disputes, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Britannia granted licence to underwrite business in Singapore

Britannia granted licence to underwrite business in Singapore
John O’Flaherty, Chief Executive, Tindall Riley (Britannia) Singapore (TR(B)S) Britannia Granted Licence to Underwrite Business in Singaporeand Launches Two Chinese Language Websites Britannia Singapore On 25 January Britannia P&I Club was granted a licence to underwrite business from its...
February 5th, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club launches Can Test training pack

North P&I Club launches Can Test training pack
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I February 5, 2019 – North P&I Club has launched its comprehensive new series of bite-sized training packs to help seafarers avoid the contributing factors to workplace casualties, as well as unplanned events that did not result...
February 5th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

ITIC e-learning video highlights dangers of switch bills of lading

ITIC e-learning video highlights dangers of switch bills of lading
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has produced an e-learning video for ship agents on the use of ‘switch bills of lading’, a second sets of bills used as a substitute for the original bills of lading issued at time of shipment. ITIC legal advisor Mark Brattman says, “There are...
January 30th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club enhances Asia Pacific Loss Prevention team

North P&I Club enhances Asia Pacific Loss Prevention team
January 24, 2018 – North P&I Club has further strengthened its Loss Prevention team in the Asia Pacific region with the a Andrew Glen, North P&I ddition of Andrew Glen, who has relocated to Singapore from North’s UK based head office. Andrew, a Master Mariner, joined North in 2006...
January 24th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

North is the first UK P&I Club to confirm post-Brexit trading arrangements

North is the first UK P&I Club to confirm post-Brexit trading arrangements
Paul Jennings, Chief Executive Officer, North P&I Club January 18, 2018 – North P&I, one of the world’s leading providers of marine insurance, today confirmed that its subsidiary in Ireland, North of England P&I DAC, has received authorisation as a non-life insurance business from...
January 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

ITIC reimburses broker accused by owner of breach of authority

ITIC reimburses broker accused by owner of breach of authority
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) recently represented a shipbroker accused by an owner of breach of warranty of authority in a dispute arising under a non-performing contract of affreightment (CoA). The shipbrokers had negotiated the terms of a CoA between the charterers and the ship...
January 14th, 2019 | Chartering, P and I Clubs | Read More

Prohibition of Open-Loop Scrubber systems in all ports and Emission Control Areas (ECAs) of PRC

Prohibition of Open-Loop Scrubber systems in all ports and Emission Control Areas (ECAs) of PRC
PROHIBITION OF OPEN-LOOP SCRUBBER SYSTEMS IN ALL PORTS AND EMISSION CONTROL AREAS (ECAs) OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC)   As of January 1, 2019, the use of open-loop scrubbers in the ECAs of the PRC has been banned. These ECAs cover most of the PRC’s coastline and inland waterways.   The...
January 8th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More