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MLC 2006 Singapore legislation

The Association has had reference to the MPA Circular no. 9 of 2014 of 31 March 2014, to which a link is

AM Best re-affirms ‘Excellent’ rating for UK War Risks

The UK War Risks Club is pleased to announce the affirmation of its A- ‘Excellent’ financial strength rating with a ‘Stable’ outlook from

New procedure for War Insurance Breach of Warranty calls to Iran and Syria

Following new requirements from the Club’s war risk re-insurers members are kindly advised about a new procedure

North P&I Club stresses the importance of a working language on ships

The 180 million GT North P&I club has reminded shipowners of the importance of making sure that an appropriate

Entry into force of the 2002 Protocol to the Athens Convention

Members are referred to the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 as amended

Guidance: SOLAS prohibition of the blending of liquid bulk cargoes and production processes during sea voyages

As of 1 January 2014 an amendment to SOLAS Chapter VI on the “Carriage of Cargoes and

DGS Marine opens new office in Manila

DGS Marine, a leading global P&I (protection and indemnity) management provider, and exclusive

Cargo Shortage Claims - West Africa

The UK Club has faced increasing instances of cargo shortage claims in relation to rice cargo in bags during

Food and the MLC 2006

The Maritime Labour Convention came into force on 20 August 2013, aiming to be the 4th pillar of maritime regulatory compliance along with SOLAS, MARPOL and STCW. There have

EHIC Requirements for NHS Charges in UK

The Marine Advisory Medical Service , has provided us with the following information.


We write to you to make you aware of developments in respect of the

TT Club Signs Partnership in The Philippine

Specialist transport insurance provider, TT Club has appointed a network partner in The Philippines.  Del Rosario Pandiphil Inc. becomes the seventh

General Average under the York Antwerp Rules 1994 and 2004

In order to avoid risks of disputes as well as missing time bars, Owners should seek to have charterparty and bill of lading clauses expressly choose one set of general average rules to the express exclusion of the other.

Background: General average

General Average (GA) is an ancient concept of maritime

Fitter crews and fewer claims: PEME’s 18-year achievement

The UK P&I Club’s Pre-Employment Medical Examination Programme, the world’s leading scheme for assessing the fitness of

South Africa: Oil Spill in Richards Bay

Urgent - Advisory to Members

The Association is grateful to Michael Heads of P&I Associates for the following update. Sourced by Kristoffer Kohmann, Vice President

IUMI Statistics show total hull loss fall

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has released its Spring Statistics which found the percentage of total hull losses have fallen to a record low. The figures which are the most comprehensive study into hull, cargo and energy insured losses available reported the frequency of total losses for ships above 500 GT increased marginally in 2012 compared to preceding

Turkey - Environmental Pollution Fines - Updated for 2014

The Club continues to encounter instances of vessels being fined in Turkish waters for pollution

USA: Updates on environmental rules, regulations and practice

The Association is grateful to Messrs. ECM Maritime Services, with whose kind permission we are republishing

Considerations for the carriage of 'Direct Reduced Iron' cargoes

Direct Reduced Iron’s (B) propensity to self-heat (and associated hazards) requires ship’s fixed to carry this cargo to ensure

New Skuld CEO from 1 February 2015

Skuld yesterday announced that from 1 February 2015 the role of Chief Executive Officer of Skuld will be taken over by Ståle Hansen. Hansen has been with the company

TT Talk - Safety first - the need for good induction procedures

The ‘safety first’ message seems to be getting through. At industry conferences, TT Club has often felt alone speaking about
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