Signum - a unique marine investigation service
Signum Services Ltd is the investigative arm of Thomas Miller & Co. Ltd and conducts investigations on behalf of the Members of the UK P&I Club.
Signum Services has two investigators who travel the world making inquiries into any criminal activity affecting Club Members. The investigators are ex-senior detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department at New Scotland Yard.
Collectively, they have over 75 years experience in solving crime and have served on squads specialised in detecting suspicious deaths, organised crime,armed robbery, hijacking, kidnapping, fraud and transport crime.
Their qualifications enable them to enquire into any incident which a Member may suspect harbours a criminal aspect. They have been called upon to investigate murder, arson, many types of fraud, rape, stowaway related problems, criminal damage, container and general cargo crime, port organised crime and every conceivable type of theft.
Legal, navigational and environmental resources, news and updates on the development of polar shipping. Read more
US VRP Compliance
With effect from 30th January 2014 non-tank as well as tankships calling at US ports will be required to submit VRPs. For Club and other resources to assist in compliance click here
International Environmental compliance
Environmental Compliance resource page collates material in respect of International environmental compliance issues affecting our Members. Information from the Club, Loss Prevention and external resources has been collated in one place for ease of reference.
The Maritime Labour Convention enters into force in August 2013 - resources, news & advice on implementation can be found in this dedicated section. READ MORE
Essential precautions and preparation against piracy, as well as additional information and resources, loss prevention advisories and useful external web links