Posts Tagged ‘The American Club’

IMO guidance on implementation plan for compliance with 0.50% Sulphur limit under Annex VI

IMO guidance on implementation plan for compliance with 0.50% Sulphur limit under Annex VI
APRIL 16, 2019   IMO GUIDANCE ON IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR COMPLIANCE WITH 0.50% SULFUR LIMIT UNDER MARPOL ANNEX VI Your Managers would like to draw your attention to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidance as set forth in the annex to the attached document MEPC.1/Circ.878, Guidance...
April 16th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

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

American Club Circular No. 39/18 – Continuing Warranty of Seaworthiness OF SEAWORTHINESS

American Club Circular No. 39/18 – Continuing Warranty of Seaworthiness OF SEAWORTHINESS
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club OCTOBER 11, 2018 CIRCULAR NO. 39/18 TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION Dear Member: CONTINUING WARRANTY OF SEAWORTHINESS It has come to your Managers’ attention that, from time to time, Members are offered...
October 11th, 2018 | P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Considerations for vessels transiting and calling ports in areas affected by hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones

Considerations for vessels transiting and calling ports in areas affected by hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones
Following from the American Club’s Managers the Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc.: As Members are no doubt aware, the peak season for hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones in the northern hemisphere occurs between July and October. Vessels trading in regions affected by these extreme weather events are...
September 14th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, P and I Clubs, Weather | Read More

The United States formally reimposes secondary sanctions against Iran

The United States formally reimposes secondary sanctions against Iran
Joe Hughes From the American Club to its members: AUGUST 07, 2018   CIRCULAR NO. 28/18   TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   THE UNITED STATES FORMALLY REIMPOSES SECONDARY SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN   Introduction On May 8, 2018, President Trump withdrew the United States from participation...
August 7th, 2018 | News, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Management News from the American Club

Management News from the American Club
Dorothea Ioannou. MANAGEMENT NEWS from the American Club  Your Managers are pleased to announce the following recent promotions to new roles within the senior management team. Dorothea Ioannou has assumed the position of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) with responsibility for the implementation of overall...
July 11th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

The American Club concludes 2017 centennial year with growth…

The American Club concludes 2017 centennial year with growth…
Joe Hughes THE AMERICAN CLUB CONCLUDES 2017 CENTENNIAL YEAR WITH GROWTH IN TONNAGE AND SURPLUS DESPITE A CHALLENGING BUSINESS CLIMATE  Positive trends of recent years continue into 2018 P & I and FD & D entries grow by 8% and 6% respectively during 2017. Headline premium declines by 5% to $98.7...
June 25th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

BDI@1,042: Ultra caution amid Geopolitical chaos; and what a splash that was from the American Club!

BDI@1,042: Ultra caution amid Geopolitical chaos; and what a splash that was from the American Club!
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The fall in the Dry markets continues. The Geopolitcs continue to be perplexed and uncertain and the American Club’s splash makes the headlines…. John Faraclas’ brief markets and geopolitics  report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 15 points, a bit of...
May 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception  being held on National Maritime Day
Joe Hughes April 24, 2018 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs...
April 24th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | 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

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

Ocyanic, Maritime Cyber Security Conference

Ocyanic, Maritime Cyber Security Conference
SAVE THE DATE 28 March 2017 at 09.30 a.m. at the Athens War Museum Ocyanic is a free one-day event, addressing technology and security decision-makers of the industry, aiming to inform and alert about both the latest threats and defences available. Come and join speakers from Aspida, BIMCO, DNV GL,...
March 13th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

The American Club celebrates its Centenary

The American Club celebrates its Centenary
International P&I insurer publishes book to mark this milestone and its place in the global maritime industry  NEW YORK, JANUARY 3, 2017: – The American P&I Club was founded in New York nearly a century ago. To celebrate its first 100 years, a book entitled The American Club: A Centennial...
January 12th, 2017 | Anniversaries, P and I Clubs | Read More

The American Club – beach Cleaning event

The American Club – beach Cleaning event
From the Clean-up: members of the American Club, HELMEPA and friends THE AMERICAN P&I CLUB IN COOPERATION WITH HELMEPA SUCCESSFULLY ORGANIZES THE FIRST “P&I” BEACH CLEAN-UP IN GREECE The American Club’s Manager’s Piraeus team, with the support of HELMEPA, brought Members and high ranking...
October 5th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, P and I Clubs, Public and Legal Notices | Read More

New director elected at American Club

New director elected at American Club
At the Annual Meeting of the Members which took place in New York on June 23, Panagiotis Christodoulatos of Athens-based Ikaros Shipping and Brokerage Co., Ltd., was elected as a Director of the American Club for the forthcoming year. At the Director’s meeting that followed, Arnold Witte of Donjon...
June 27th, 2016 | Associations, Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

The American Club reports solid progress in 2015…

The American Club reports solid progress in 2015…
Joe Hughes THE AMERICAN CLUB REPORTS SOLID PROGRESS IN 2015 DESPITE A DIFFICULT BUSINESS CLIMATE International P&I insurer maintains positive trends into 2016 membership risk profile continues to develop favorably retained claims for 2015 at multi-year low moderate Pool exposures Eagle Ocean Marine...
June 24th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

NYMAR Publishes White Paper on Marine Insurance

NYMAR Publishes White Paper on Marine Insurance
Joe Hughes New York:  A Center of Excellence for Marine Insurance  April 19, 2016- NEW YORK  New York Maritime Inc. (NYMAR) Chairman Clay Maitland announced the publication of the latest white paper promoting the benefits of doing maritime business in New York.  Entitled “New York:  A center of...
April 19th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Insight, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club announces modest general increase for 2016 policy year

American Club announces modest general increase for 2016 policy year
Joe Hughes, Chairman and CEO of the American Club’s managers, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. AMERICAN CLUB ANNOUNCES MODEST GENERAL INCREASE FOR 2016 POLICY YEAR: P&I PREMIUM TO RISE BY 2.5%, BUT NO INCREASE FOR FD&D RELEASE CALL MARGINS FOR 2013 AND 2014 POLICY YEARS REDUCED: CURRENT YEAR...
November 23rd, 2015 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club announces investment in new Cyprus-based hull insurance company American Hellenic

American Club announces investment in new Cyprus-based hull insurance company American Hellenic
Arnold Witte New company’s experienced executives, having worked more than twenty years in the hull & machinery insurance market, will now serve customers through an expanded global presence from offices in New York, London, Piraeus, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Dalian. NEW YORK,  OCTOBER...
October 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine continues to grow market share

Eagle Ocean Marine continues to grow market share
Joe Hughes Robust development of recent years supported by strong operating results: Mutual club pedigree enhances Insurer’s stature in fixed premium sector NEW YORK, JULY 20, 2015: Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM) – the specialist fixed premium P&I and FD&D (Freight, Demurrage and Defense) facility...
July 20th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

The American Club reports solid progress in 2014 despite challenging business climate

The American Club reports solid progress in 2014 despite challenging business climate
Joe Hughes International P&I insurer continues positive trend into 2015 NEW YORK, JUNE 18, 2015: The American Club reported solid progress during 2014 at the annual meeting of its members held in New York today. Despite a challenging economic climate, the Club’s business had developed favorably,...
June 18th, 2015 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Welcome to the USA!

Welcome to the USA!
WELCOME TO THE USA! A Shipowner’s Guide to Regulatory Compliance Produced last November, this publication was well received by members and has now been updated to include the latest developments in certain key areas of regulatory compliance – essential information for shipowners trading to and...
March 25th, 2015 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine raises the bar

Eagle Ocean Marine raises the bar
Joe Hughes EAGLE OCEAN MARINE RAISES THE BAR $500 MILLION OF FIXED-PREMIUM P&I COVER NOW AVAILABLE STRONG PROGESS AS FACILITY MOVES INTO ITS FOURTH YEAR OF OPERATION New York, February 16, 2015: Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM), the smaller-ship, fixed-premium P&I facility backed by the American Club...
February 16th, 2015 | Associations, P and I Clubs | Read More