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Skuld: International Group reinsurance programme

We are pleased to announce that the International Group Reinsurance for Policy Year 2014/15 for Members is agreed and is

West of England: Class 1 Rule Changes for 2014

NOTICE is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Class 1 Members of the Association will be held at 1000 hours on Wednesday, 5 February

Skuld reinforces casualty management

Skuld has appointed Sandro Vuylsteke in the new role of global casualty co-ordinator. Reinforcing Skuld’s commitment to first-class service, Vuylsteke will lead Skuld’s

Ukraine: Advance Custom Declaration for Ukrainian Ports

Advisory to Members

The Association is grateful to Igor Cherezov of Correspondents DIAS in the Ukraine for contributing to this

UK P&I Club: Revised Terms of Entry 2014

    The ‘US Oil Pollution Clause’ is deleted reflecting the reduction of US voyage additional premiums to nil;
    A ‘Nickel Ore Clause’ will incorporate

North P&I Club reiterates importance of controlling medical costs

The 171 million GT North P&I Club has launched a new campaign for 2014 to remind its Members of the importance of providing high

Libya: Tankers calling at Libyan ports

Members will be aware of recent media reports in respect of a tanker vessel calling at Libya being confronted by forces of the Libyan Navy. Apparently this incident took

Update to Canadian Carrier Codes requirement – New deadline 30th January 2014

In June 2013, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that carriers calling at

Steamship Mutual: International Group Reinsurances – Policy Year 2014/15

The arrangements for the renewal of the International Group General Excess of Loss reinsurance contract and Hydra

MARPOL / SOLAS update: Prohibition on blending of bulk liquid cargoes

Members are advised that as of 1 January 2014, the further SOLAS regulations VI/5-2 will have come into force. It can be found under Chapter VI "Carriage of Cargoes", Part A General Provisions, and is added after the previous regulation 5-1.

This new regulatory provision provides that:

    "The physical blending of bulk liquid cargoes during a sea

New IMSBC Protocol For Carriage of Iron Ore Fines

A new iron ore fines Schedule to the IMSBC Code was agreed at the IMO DSC 18 meeting in September 2013 governing the carriage

Tokio Marine Europe launch unique Freight Liability insurance product

The product is also supported with regional underwriting throughout the UK. The product provides worldwide liability cover*

Indonesia - Ban on the Export of Unprocessed Minerals

In May 2012 the Managers advised Members in a website news article of the introduction of a ban by the Indonesian Government

Indonesia: Dry Bulk Export Ban - effective 12 January 2014

The Association is grateful to Dugahll Aitken and Capt. Mohammed of Spica and Spica Indonesia for their contribution to

Steamship Mutual: US Vessel Response Plans – Contingency Plans

We refer to our circular no. B.613. As stated in that circular, every tank vessel and every other vessel over 300 GT is required under State law to file a contingency plan prior to entry into the waters of Washington State but that instead of filing his own plan an owner can subscribe to an umbrella oil spill contingency plan. Since publishing the abovementioned

Costa Concordia insurance claim bill to rise to £1.2bn

Claims from the Costa Concordia disaster are set to break through the $2bn (£1.2bn) barrier next year because of difficulties experts

Shanghai Institute of Marine Insurance launches

China’s first professional marine insurance association, Shanghai Institute of Marine Insurance (SIMI) has been officially launched this

SOLAS - Prohibition of Blending and Production Processes During Sea Voyages

In August 2009, IMO published MSC-MEPC.2/Circ.8 which agreed that the physical blending of bulk liquid MARPOL cargoes during the sea voyage for the purpose of creating new product blends should be prohibited. This was an interim measure pending the adoption of mandatory regulations following concerns that such a practice presented clear hazards to the safety of

Cargo liquefaction in heavy weather: Swedish P&I Club scenario

It was August and the vessel was loading iron ore in Indonesia, to be discharged in Vancouver. It had been raining heavily for

Marine insurers need to adapt to thrive

Given the events of 2012, the choice of ‘Marine Insurance – building resilience and defining a sustainable future’ as the common theme for the IUMI annual
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