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The UK P&I Club (“The UK Club”), one of the leading shipping protection and indemnity mutual insurers, is pleased to announce that Jan Döhle has been selected as this year’s Robin Travis Scholar. 

Over the past decade, at least 100 seafarers have lost their lives due to incidents which have been attributed to bulk cargoes liquefying at sea. Senior Claims Director Alan Speed looks at the dangers of cargo liquefaction and...

Since the announcement in February 2016, the Boards of the UK P&I and Britannia Clubs have held discussions regarding a potential merger of the two Clubs.  While a number of potential synergies and benefits were...

The UK Club announces its financial results for the year ended 20th February 2016. 

The PEME Programme, part of UK P&I Club’s Loss Prevention department, announces an expansion of its existing clinic network to include Russia through the services of AP Companies Global Solutions, which has joined the PEME network as healthcare provider in this region.

The boards of the Britannia Club and the UKP&I Club, two of the oldest P&I clubs in the world, respective leaders in their field and strong supporters of mutuality, announce they are in merger discussions. The boards of...

The UK P&I Club (“The UK Club”), one of the leading shipping protection and indemnity mutual insurers, announces its renewal results for 2016 following the closure of the renewal season on 20 February 2016.

The Board of UK P&I Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Lee Wai Pong, who is joining the UK P&I Club in Singapore as a Regional Advisor. 

The Risk Assessors at UK P&I Club examine common mooring practices and highlight the relevant actions to take to reduce the risk of accidents.

The UK P&I Club will be supporting the Sailors’ Society Emotional Wellness training module within its Wellness at Sea coaching programme.

An important element of a vessel’s seaworthiness is its ability to resist the ingress of sea water into internal spaces. Yet members are continuing to experience high value cargo damage claims relating to the ingress of water in cargo holds. UK P&I Club risk assessor David Nichol examines the problem and advises on loss prevention measures.

Stowaways onboard ships can often be a cause of significant costs for shipowners. Amanda Hastings, UK P&I Club Claims Executive, reviews shipowners’ liabilities and advises on the relevant actions to take to reduce incidents of stowaways.

There are various hazards associated with the trade in coal. UK P&I Club’s Loss Prevention Team highlights the risks involved, and advises on the relevant actions to take in order to reduce accidents.

27 October 2015, London – The UK P&I Club (‘the Club’), one of the leading  providers of protection and indemnity insurance,  agreed at its Board meeting on 26th October 2015 that the General Increase for the 2016 renewal will be 2.5%.

The Polar Code is expected to take effect on 1 January 2017 via amendments to the SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) and MARPOL (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Conventions. The Polar Code also includes recommendations and guidelines relating to the mandatory portions of the Code.  

UK P&I CLUB AND TT CLUB WELCOME CONTAINER WEIGHING PRIOR TO LOADING ONTO SHIPS The amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) adopted in November 2014 states packed containers must have a...

UK P&I Club issues guidance to Members when travelling through West Africa

Accidents relating to entry into enclosed spaces have resulted in a large number of deaths of both ship and shore personnel so far this year. David Nichol, UK P&I Club risk assessor, reviews enclosed space incidents and his suggestions for safer working practices. 

Stuart Edmonston, Loss Prevention Director, UK P&I Club comments on the increased demand for using low-sulphur fuels in shipping.

The UK P&I Club (“The UK Club”), one of the leading shipping protection and indemnity mutual insurers,  has appointed Stuart Edmonston as Director of Loss Prevention, following the retirement of Karl Lumbers.

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