DGS Marine, a leading global P&I (protection and indemnity) management provider, and exclusive manager for the British
Specialist freight transport insurance provider, TT Club is reinforcing its presence in Dubai. The move, which aims to support
The Association has previously advised on Turkey's developing environmental protection laws and
Danish ships with a gross tonnage of or above 300 must carry a certificate confirming that
The Ukraine is a key shipping export nation, producing significant quantities of raw materials such as
Leading ratings agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has reaffirmed North P&I club’s ‘A’ credit rating and stable outlook for
U.S. EPA has served subpoenas in connection with the investigation into potential violations of MARPOL Annex and the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships
A new iron ore fines (IOF) Schedule to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes
The Association is grateful to Femi Awogbade of Africa P & I, Lagos, Nigeria/ETIC sas for contributing to this advisory. Sourced by Mats Segolson, Piraeus.
The latest customs threat in Argentina concerns the misdeclaration of shipboard stores, which can lead to fines. In an alert to
A recent Club review of crew injury and death claims highlights the dangers of falling from height when working in cargo holds. In the 2010-2012 underwriting years
Members may be aware of recent media reports in respect of Libyan Government warnings over loading at ports held by armed groups not under the authority of
In an important decision for the P&I industry, on 6 March 2014 the Court of Appeal has ruled
Steamship Mutual has reported upon the 2014 year renewal. The overall objective, against a background of rising claims costs, was to
According to the latest information from local correspondents Dias Marine Consulting, the situation in Ukraine is
ITIC provides an insurance related contract review service to all of its members. As the leading professional indemnity insurer for the offshore and hydrographic
In today's trading market, owners are frequently requested to accept a letter of indemnity (LOI) in exchange for complying with charterers' or shipper's request to take on risks which can fall outside the contractual demands normally placed on a carrier. These can also fall outside the scope of standard insurance coverage, and hence deserve careful attention.
While attention, not unreasonably, has centred on the number of containers that fell overboard from 'Svendborg Maersk' during extremely heavy weather, it should be
Laytime questions are some of the most common, yet also technically complex, that Members have to consider as part of their operations. In this Bulletin, the Association will discuss the important recent decision in the "Ladytramp" 2012.
Once laytime commences, it may only be suspended
In a fully paperless operation, the apps enable ships’ crews and their managers to view