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Date: 02/09/2010
Q1: What is hybrid capital? A: Hybrid capital is capital that is structured as debt, but has equity-like features. The equity-like features are designed to absorb losses. It is also subordinated on a...
Date: 01/09/2010
本状は情報を提供することのみを目的とし、いかなる取引を勧誘、推薦あるいは締結を促すものではなく、投資に対する助言を提供するものとして取り扱われるべきものではありません。いかなる投資の条件もリスクに関する情報を含む詳細を記した本件目論見書及びその他関連文書の規定に基づくものといたします。 尚、2008年8月に本債券の募集期間は終了しました。
Date: 01/09/2010
2005年度は人身事故や客船クレームの件数が多い年度でしたが、単年度勘定としては2004年、2006年より搊失は少ないものとなりました。本年5月に開催された理事会において、2005保険年度勘定は搊失ではありましたが予定外保険料の請求なしで閉鎖することを決定しました。
Date: 01/09/2010
バンカー条約の発効 − 証書要件とブルーカード及び批准国が発行するBC証書について  バンカー条約* は批准国数及び必要保有船腹量がすでに発効要件を満たしたため、2008年11月21日に批准国において発効される予定です * バンカー条約:
Date: 01/09/2010
Circular 06/08 バンカー条約の発効(1) - 証書要件とブルーカード及び批准国が発行するBC証書についてをご参照ください。
Date: 01/09/2010
本改正法により、2008年 4月 1日より有害液体物質(HNS:灯油、ナフサ、ジェット・オイル、軽油、および有害物質等)をバラ積みして特定海域(東京湾、伊勢湾、大阪湾を含む瀬戸内海)を航行する150総トン以上の HNSタンカーは、HNS 流出の際の防除装置に必要な資機材と要員を確保しておくことが義務付けられることになりました。海上災害防止センター(MDPC)はこれらを提供することが可能で、実際に本改正法の要件を満たすためには、事前に船主が同センターと契約することが必要となります。
Date: 01/09/2010
国際グループの再保険契約は2007年度と同様の条件と仕組みで更改しました。グループのキャプティブ再保険会社であるハイドラの負担する部分を含め、グループの再保険契約にかかわる総コストは、約10%上昇しています。昨年同様、グループの各クラブ管理者は、過去の再保険クレーム・レコードを特に慎重に考慮し、各船種別の再保険レートを調整することで、総コストに対する船種毎の負担割合を算定いたしました。船種毎に規定した再保険料率はグループのすべてのクラブで同じレートを適用いたします。
Date: 31/08/2010
「持続性油《を合衆国向けあるいは合衆国から運搬するタンカーの合衆国航海にかかる追加保険料システムは2008保険年度も継続されました。
Date: 31/08/2010
2008年1月31日の理事会において、保険約款第5条E項ただし書に従いメンバーに提供しているP&I戦争危険特別担保の枠組みにつき検討した結果、2008年1月31日付理事会決議文の条件に従い、2008保険年度もメンバーに同担保を提供することを決議しました。P&I戦争危険特別担保の条件は、5億米ドルの担保限度額を含め2007年と基本的に変更ありません。2007保険年度同様、担保の対象となるのは保険約款第5条D項に規定した加入船舶の適正価額、あるいは船舶戦争保険者から回収可能な金額のいずれか高い金額を超えるクレームのみとしています。
Date: 31/08/2010
2008年1月14日にバミューダで開催された特別総会において、クラブ・ルール改訂案は承認されました。
Date: 26/08/2010
This circular applies to owners of tank vessels carrying oil calling at US ports The US Coast Guard Final Rule requires oil tanker owners/operators to submit their vessel response plans (VRPs) relating to salvage and firefighting by 22nd February 2011 It also requires they ensure pre-contracted salvors & firefighters comply with 15 capability criteria. See Annex 1 of this circular. Guidance on use of Lloyds Open Form, contracts and funding agreements are provided in Annexes 2 & 3 of this circular. Annex 4 to this circular contains a comparison of rates and technical contract terms of four salvorsAll four annexes are reproduced on the Club website with this circular and are also available from the Manager's London agents but have not been reproduced in hard copy for reasons of economy.
Date: 31/07/2010
Certain P&I liabilities have been excluded from normal Club cover by the Paperless Trading Endorsement since 1999. The International Group has maintained a market insurance (limited to $50 million) for Members participating in Bolero for excluded P&I liabilities. The market insurance has been extended and is now available for Members who participate in the Electronic Shipping Solutions paperless system.
Date: 22/07/2010
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Rule 5(J)(ii) introduced at February 2010 gives the Directors power to terminate a Member’s insurance if his activities expose the Club to sanction Club circular (Ref no. 10/10) advised Members of the enactment on 1st July 2010 of CISADA a new US law revising US economic sanctions against Iran Under the terms of CISADA, the export of refined petroleum products (RPP) to Iran (amongst other activities) is subject to the imposition of sanctions by the US The Club Board considers that the risk to the Association of a sanction under CISADA is material within the terms of Rule 5(J)(ii)
Date: 17/06/2010
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Amendments to the Filipino Migrant Workers Act of 1995 (Republic Act No. 8042) (MWA) have now become law in the Philippines Final implementation by relevant government agencies is anticipated by 30th June 2010. Accidental death, natural death or disablement claims will be subject to the principle of absolute liability for employers. Insurance cover must now be obtained by manning or recruitment agencies for the benefit of seafarers in addition to any benefits already provided under the POEA and/or CBA s P&I clubs are unable to provide direct cover to seafarers as required under this Act. Manning agents/recruitment agents are not co-assureds on Club certificates of cover.
Date: 06/05/2010
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2007 policy year closed with no further supplementary premium No further supplementary premiums estimated for the 2008 policy year Free reserves and capital (including hybrid capital) increased to US$409 million
Date: 29/04/2010
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REGULATIONS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF MARINE POLLUTION FROM SHIPSA further postponement of the requirement to contract with an MSA approved oil pollution response company is likely. China’s MSA is expected to issue additional rules on spill response arrangements in the next two to three months. Members should not contract with response companies for regulatory purposes until after these rules are issued. This circular refers to previous circulars 12/09, 15/09 & 5/10
Date: 20/02/2010
Gas carrier ships are not required to carry Blue Cards in compliance with the 1992 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC).  International Group clubs have discontinued issuing Blue Cards for gas carriers, both LNG & LPG, with immediate effect.  Exceptionally, some older LPG vessels which were constructed or adapted to carry persistent oil in bulk as cargo remain entitled to obtain Blue Cards.
Date: 19/02/2010
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The Resolution to amend Rule 5J was passed at the SGM on 18th February 2010 (ref Circular 1/10).
Date: 12/02/2010
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Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from ShipsNo further guidance on new requirements for pre-contracting with spill responders has been received from the Chinese authorities since the Club's last circular. The implementation or enforcement of the pre-contracting requirements is expected to be postponed until details of approved contractors and response capabilities have been made public and an opportunity given to operators to comply. The Managers and CMS will continue to monitor the situation. Members will be kept advised of any material developments.
Date: 05/02/2010
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Collective overspill reinsurance protection on behalf of each club in the Group purchased once again for the 2010 policy year. Club retention increased to US$8 million for 2010. Pooling arrangements unchanged for 2010. Oil pollution claims remain subject to a special limit under Rule 5B(ii) of US$1,000 million for owned ships. War risks P&I and US voyage surcharge premiums reported separately in Club circulars 2/10 and 3/10.
Date: 05/02/2010
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Limit on Special War Risks P&I cover for 2010 policy year remains US$500 million. “Bio-Chem” exclusion remains and a supplementary cover for "Bio-Chem" risks in respect of crew & legal costs limited at US$30 million continues to be available. A portion of these covers is provided in accordance with the requirements of the US Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (Act), as amended by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIRA) of 2007.
Date: 05/02/2010
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The additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2010 policy year. Rates have been reduced by 16 per cent.
Date: 05/02/2010
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Notice of a Special General Meeting in Bermuda on 18th February 2010 to amend the Rules for the 2010 policy year. The proposed Rule change addresses potential risks to the Club from government sanctions or prohibitions which materially affect the Club. The amendment is recommended by the Board to protect the Club in the context of recent Bermudian legislation.
Date: 19/01/2010
クラブ回覧14/09に添付の総会通知に記載された決議案は、採決されました。
Date: 08/01/2010
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No further guidance on requirements for pre-contracting with OSROs has been received from the MSA since the Club's previous circular 12/09 Further guidance will be issued as soon as more information is available China Marine Services, a Thomas Miller joint venture service company in China, may be able to assist Members with practical matters of immediate concern
Date: 08/01/2010
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This is an update to the Association's circular numbered 12/09, issued in November 2009, regarding new Regulations on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships (“the Regulations”) promulgated by the People's Republic of China State Council on 9th September 2009 and due to take effect from 1st March 2010.
Date: 08/01/2010
前回のクラブ回覧(12/09)以降、中国海事局(MSA)は、油濁清掃の認可請負業者(OSRO)との事前契約について、追加情報を発表しておりません。追加情報が発表され次第、ガイダンスをお知らせします。トーマス・ミラーの中国における合弁会社、China Marine Servicesが、実務的サポートを行えることとなりました。
Date: 18/12/2009
2010年1月19日火曜午前10時より、トーマス・ミラー(バミューダ)リミテッドの事務所、バミューダ、チャーチ・ストリート、シェブロン・ハウスにおいて下記に示した決議案を審議、検討するため、クラブ・メンバーによる特別総会を開催する事をお知らせします。
Date: 11/12/2009
EU加盟各国では、本指令に沿った国内法および関係諸規則を2012年1月1日までに施行することが求められています。いくつかの加盟国は、2011年2月終了の2010年保険年度までには本指令を導入すると、国際グループでは理解しています。このような可能性を考慮に入れ、国際グループの各クラブは、EU加盟国で本指令の発効日に確実に準拠するよう、できるだけ早い段階で必要な加入証明書の内容変更を行います。
Date: 06/12/2009
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中国初の海上汚染にかかわる包括的な法律が2010年3月に施行されます。中国海事局(MSA:Maritime Safety Administration)が船舶海上汚染の防止及び管理を監督・統括する執行当局となります。危険貨物を運送する船舶及びその他1万トン以上のすべての船舶は、中国寄港前に油濁清掃の認可請負業者と契約を結ばなければなりません。中国海商法(Chinese Maritime Code)、1992年CLC及び2001年バンカー条約の要件を満たす強制保険が求められます。 
Date: 06/11/2009
中国初の海上汚染にかかわる包括的な法律が2010年3月に施行されます。中国海事局(MSA:Maritime Safety Administration)が船舶海上汚染の防止及び管理を監督・統括する執行当局となります。危険貨物を運送する船舶及びその他1万トン以上のすべての船舶は、中国寄港前に油濁清掃の認可請負業者と契約を結ばなければなりません。中国海商法(Chinese Maritime Code)、1992年CLC及び2001年バンカー条約の要件を満たす強制保険が求められます。 
Date: 30/10/2009
2008保険年度の予定外保険料については、2008年10月に年間保険料の20%を見積もっていただくようお知らせいたしました。理事会は2010保険年度について、全メンバー(ミューチュアルおよび固定保険料契約)に対するGeneral Increaseを5%と決定しました。
Date: 30/10/2009
2009年10月26日にバミューダで開催された年次総会において、2009年2月20日終了の財務報告書は採択されました。
Date: 30/07/2009
EUの第3次海上安全政策パッケージ(通称「エリカ第IIIパッケージ」)を構成する一連の法案が2009年5月28日付官報で公布され、20日後の6月17日に施行されました。しかし指令(Directive)として合意された法案は、EU各加盟国で国内法として導入されるまで、また規則(Regulation)の形で合意された法案は、各加盟国内でその適用日が成立するまでは効力は生じません。
Date: 30/07/2009
環境損害の防止及び修復に関する環境責任についてのELD指令は2004年4月30日に発効しました。同ELD指令はEU加盟国が2007年4月30日までに同指令に準拠した国内法を整備するよう求めています。しかし、最近になって多くの加盟国がようやく同指令の国内法化に至りましたが、未だに準拠に必要な法案が成立していない加盟国もあります。2009年7月1日現在、以下の加盟国が同指令の国内法令化の完了を欧州委員会に通知しています。
Date: 06/02/2009
Overall cost of reinsurance to increase for 2009.  Collective overspill reinsurance protection on behalf of each club in the Group purchased once again for the 2009 policy year.  Club retention remains at US$7 million for 2009.  Pooling structure to change for 2009.  Oil pollution claims remain subject to a special limit under Rule 5B(ii) of US$1,000 million for owned ships.  War risks P&I and US voyage surcharge premiums reported separately in Club circulars 2/09 and 3/09.
Date: 06/02/2009
The additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2009 policy year.  Rates have been reduced by 10 per cent.
Date: 23/01/2009
The Resolutions for consideration at the SGM on 19th January 2009 (ref Circular 17/08) were passed.
Date: 03/12/2008
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勘定未閉鎖保険年度及び2009年度保険料について2008年10月27日に開催された理事会におきまして、金融市場における未曾有の混乱と2006、2007保険年度クレームによる大幅な損失を背景に、理事会は上記両年度についての予定外保険料、2008保険年度の予定外保険料の見積り、また2009年度保険料引き上げ率を決議しました。
Date: 03/12/2008
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予定外保険料に関するQ&AQ1. なぜ予定外保険料か?A.
Date: 19/11/2008
2008年12月19日以降、漁船以外のすべての船舶(全長24メートル(79フィート)以上で、米国領海3マイル以内あるいは内海に入るすべての商船)は、通常の運航に付随して生じるバラスト排出をはじめとする汚染物質の排出に関し、環境保護庁(EPA:Environmental Protection Agency)が制定するVessel General Permit(VGP)の要件の適用対象となり、排出許可の対象船舶として承認を受けることが必要となりました。
Date: 17/10/2008
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2009年1月19日月曜午前10時より、バミューダ、チャーチ・ストリート、シェブロン・ハウス、トーマス・ミラー(バミューダ)リミテッド事務所において下記に示した決議案を審議、検討するため、クラブ・メンバーによる特別総会を開催する事をお知らせします。
Date: 12/10/2008
2008年10月27日年次総会通知 年次総会は2008年2月20日終了年度の理事報告書及び決算書において通知されました。
Date: 01/10/2008
同クラブ回覧では、バンカー条約の締約国として英国、リベリアおよびキプロスが、2008年11月21日の条約発効日以降に自国へ寄港するか水域内のオフショア施設を使用するか否かにかかわらず、本条約を批准していない国に船籍を持つ船舶に対し、条約証書を発給することに同意しているとお伝えしました。しかし、キプロスは、申請日までの1年間にパリMOUの年次報告書のブラックリストに載った旗国の船舶に対しては条約証書を発給しないことを表明しています。
Date: 01/10/2008
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2008年10月27日に香港で開催された年次総会において、2008年2月20日終了の財務報告書は採択されました。
Date: 11/08/2008
前回発行しましたクラブ回覧06/08および09/08では、バンカー条約がその批准国において2008年11月21日に発効となり、各批准国がバンカー条約の下で条約証書を発給するために必要な「ブルーカード」を発行することにつき、国際グループの各P&Iクラブ間で合意しているということをお知らせいたしました。
Date: 01/12/2007
A Special General Meeting will be held on the 14th January 2008 in Bermuda.  The purpose of the SGM is to consider amending the Club's Rules.  The papers for this meeting are enclosed. ACTIONMembers should ensure their completed proxy form is faxed or sent to the Secretary to arrive no later than 12 hours before the meeting.
Date: 01/12/2007
Club certificates of entry should be carried on board the entered ships to evidence Members’ insurance.  Club website "Ship Finder" service at www.ukpandi.com shows the list of entered ships. It is updated daily.  Access to Members' certificates of entry and the Club website should be sufficient to satisfy enquiries on ships' insurance cover.
Date: 30/09/2007
Report of the AGM proceedings and resolutions adopted.
Date: 30/09/2007
Supplementary premium estimates remain nil for all open years.  Overall increase of 17.5 per cent in mutual premium required for 2008.  10 per cent general increase in mutual premium, plus any increase in cost of International Group reinsurance.  Additional Pool surcharge of 12 per cent on 2007 premium net of fixed reinsurance costs.  General increase for fixed premium rates is five per cent.  Release call policy adjusted.
Date: 31/08/2007
This circular provides details of the AGM of the Club in Bermuda on 22nd October 2007 and the arrangements for voting by proxy.
Date: 18/07/2007
On July 3, 2007, the Korean Parliament passed the amendments to the Maritime Chapter of Korean Commercial Code (“KCC”).
Date: 30/04/2007
Policy year review and financial highlights at 20th February 2007.  Financial year surplus of $46 million.  Investment returns above target at 9 per cent.  Free reserves up 20 per cent to $263 million.  Additional publication detailing the Club's financial highlights is now available in hard copy and on the Club website.
Date: 20/02/2007
Club cover for passengers and seamen is limited to $3,000 million, with a sub-limit on passenger claims of $2,000 million.  Decision to buy collective overspill reinsurance protection on behalf of each club in the Group for all categories of claim up to $1,000 million in excess of the limit of the Group's reinsurance programme of $2,050 million.  Club retention raised to $7 million.  No separate overspill protection purchased by the Club for 2007.  Oil pollution claims remain subject to a special limit under Rule 5B(ii) of $1,000 million for owned ships and a combined single limit of $350 million for chartered entries.  War Risks P&I and US voyage surcharge premiums reported separately in Club Circulars 3/07 & 4/07
Date: 29/01/2007
OUTLINEClub cover for claims in respect of liability to passengers and seamen is limited to $3,000 million, with a sub-limit on passenger claims of $2,000 million.Decision by the International Group to buy overspill reinsurance protection on behalf of each club for all categories of claim up to $1,000 million in excess of the limit of the Group's reinsurance programme ($2,050 million).Group reinsurance rates to include the cost of the new overspill reinsurance protection.Combination of the new limit and purchase of the collective overspill protection reduces exposure to an overspill claim
Date: 24/01/2007
OUTLINEThe additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2007 policy year.Rates have been reduced by 4.5 per cent.
Date: 23/01/2007
OUTLINELimit on Special War Risks P&I cover for 2007 policy year remains US$500 million.Members are recommended to review ship values for insurance purposes as the excess point for cover remains "proper value" of ship.“Bio-Chem" exclusion remains and a supplementary cover for "Bio-Chem" risks in respect of crew & legal costs limited at US$30 million continues to be provided.A portion of these covers is provided in accordance with the requirements of the US Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, as amended by the Extension Act of 2005.
Date: 20/01/2007
OUTLINEThe four Resolutions for consideration at the SGM on 9th January 2007 (ref Circular 15/06) were passed.
Date: 14/12/2006
OUTLINE circular ref. 11/06 advised that changes to Rules and Bye-Laws, which have traditionally been considered at the October Annual General Meeting, would be considered this year and in future at a Special General...
Date: 07/12/2006
OUTLINEThe Club’s new mutual subsidiary UK (Europe) commences underwriting with effect from 20th February 2007UK (Europe) will enable certain Members to meet their local European regulatory...
Date: 25/10/2006
OUTLINE Financial objectives - significant progress has been madeReduced reliance on investment income remains important Supplementary premium estimates maintained at nil for all open policy...
Date: 24/10/2006
Outline Report of the AGM proceedings and resolutions adoptedTO THE MEMBERS Dear Sirs ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING At the Annual General Meeting held on 23rd October 2006 the Report and...
Date: 23/10/2006
 OUTLINEThis circular provides details of the AGM of the Club in Vancouver on 23rd October 2006 and the arrangements for voting by proxy.TO THE MEMBERS Dear...
Date: 18/05/2006
OUTLINEPolicy year review and financial highlights at 20th February 2006Financial year surplus of $11mInvestment returns above target at 6 per cent.Free reserves up five per cent to $217mEncouraging 2005 policy year claims experience compared to the 2004 policy year
Date: 01/03/2006
OUTLINE Since April 2005 the US Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has required electronic filing of passenger and crew information. From 1st February 2006 the CBP will enforce the requirement for an international carrier bond (ICB) for all international carriers transporting passengers and/or crew members. ACTION Members should establish the identity of carrier for the purposes of this regulation and ensure an appropriate ICB is in place.
Date: 01/03/2006
OUTLINEThe additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2006 policy year.Rates have been reduced by 5 per cent.
Date: 25/02/2006
OUTLINELimit on Special War Risks P&I cover for 2006 policy year remains US$500 million. Members are recommended to review ship values for insurance purposes as the excess point for cover remains "proper value" of ship. "Bio-Chem" exclusion remains and a supplementary cover for "Bio-Chem" risks in respect of crew & legal costs limited at US$30 million continues to be available. A portion of these covers is provided in accordance with the requirements of the US Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, as amended by the Extension Act of 2005.
Date: 23/02/2006
OUTLINEThe Club's overspill reinsurance arrangements protect its share of the Pooled claims exposure in excess of the US$2.05 billion upper limit of the Group excess loss reinsuranceFor 2006, the Club has bought additional reinsurance to cover its share of a US$1 billion overspill claim
Date: 15/02/2006
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OUTLINE Two resolutions amending the Rules in respect of pollution risks and nuclear risks were passed at the SGM
Date: 14/02/2006
OUTLINEA special general meeting will be held on 14th February 2006 in Bermuda.The SGM is to consider amending Rule 2, Section 12 and Rule 5, Section F.The papers for this meeting are enclosed.ACTIONMembers should ensure their completed proxy form is faxed or sent to the Secretary 12 hours before the meeting.
Date: 14/02/2006
OUTLINEThe Clubs in the International Group have adopted a common scope, and common triggers, for P&I condition surveys, consistent with the UK Club's existing condition survey programme.However, one additional factor that Clubs have agreed to take into account in deciding which ships to target for a condition survey, is carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) as cargo in ships that are 10 years old or more.Members will be asked to declare, early in the 2006 policy year, which of their ships of this age have carried HFO as cargo during the 2005 policy year, subject to certain exceptions.ACTIONAscertain which of your ships aged 10 years or more have carried HFO as cargo during the 2005 policy year, so that the information may be passed to your usual Club contact in the new policy year.
Date: 14/02/2006
OUTLINE SGM to proceed on 14th February 2006, as announced in Circular 1/06
Date: 08/02/2006
OUTLINE 5/06 and 6/06 Confirmation that the Group reinsurance contract will be renewed at an overall increase of approximately 7 per cent on a per ton basis The Club intends to continue its protection of the first US$1,000 million of its overspill claim exposure. Oil pollution claims remain subject to special limit under Rule 5B(iii) - US$1,000 million for owned entries and US$350 million for chartered entries. Special war risks P&I and US oil pollution are reported separately in Club circulars
Date: 18/10/2005
OUTLINE12.5 per cent general increase ordered for 2006 policy yearVolatility in investment return in recent yearsSupplementary premium estimates maintained at nil for all...
Date: 17/10/2005
OUTLINEReport of the AGM proceedings and resolutions adoptedTO THE MEMBERS Dear Sirs ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING At the Annual General Meeting held on 17th October 2005, the Report and...
Date: 15/09/2005
OutlineThis circular provides details of the AGM of the Club in Bermuda on 17th October, 2005 and the arrangements for voting by proxy.TO THE MEMBERS Annual General...
Date: 30/06/2005
OutlineCompulsory pollution insurance and guarantee requirements will take effect on 1st July, 2005 without grace period.Official confirmation by EPA of acceptability of Club Certificates of...
Date: 15/06/2005
OutlineThis circular is a clarification on the Club's cover and support of its Members in the event of a breach of MARPOL Regulations.Members are reminded that cover for non-accidental discharges in...
Date: 02/06/2005
OutlineCanadian environmental laws amended to criminalise offences and increase level of fines substantially.New offences including "depositing" a substance harmful to birds on or in the...
Date: 01/06/2005
 OutlineNew insurance or guarantee requirements in respect of marine pollution in Taiwan’s economic exclusion zone (EEZ) come into force on 1st July, 2005, but a “grace period” may be granted.These...
Date: 25/05/2005
TO THE MEMBERS FROM THE CHAIRMAN Dear Member INVESTMENT IN MILLERS My predecessor as Chairman wrote to you in June, 2000 advising you of the agreement reached by the Board to make an investment in the...
Date: 16/05/2005
Outline 2004 policy year claims experience one of the highest in recent years. Adverse development on 2004 policy year largely offset by favourable development on prior policy years. Investment...
Date: 15/04/2005
Outline Any nontank vessel operator or owner visiting US waters must prepare a vessel response plan for approval by the US Coast Guard (USCG). The deadline for submissions of the plans is 8th...
Date: 05/03/2005
Outline The Club’s overspill reinsurance arrangements protect its share of the Pooled claims exposure in excess of the US$2.05 billion upper limit of the Group excess loss reinsurance. The Club’s...
Date: 17/02/2005
OutlineThis circular is of urgent importance to Members operating non-tank vessels of 100 gross tons or more calling at Japanese ports. Members unable to carry on board an original Certificate of...
Date: 16/02/2005
  Outline <dir> Under STOPIA, the limits of liability under CLC 92 for tankers up to 29,548 gross tons will be increased voluntarily to SDR 20 million for spills affecting States ratifying the...
Date: 11/02/2005
Outline 1/05 & 3/05.Circular Ref:1/05.Circular Ref: 3/05.The Club's liabilities to the upper US$20 million layer of pooled claims and the Group's 25 per cent co-insurance on the excess loss reinsurance are...
Date: 11/02/2005
Outline Limit on Special War Risks P&I cover for 2005 policy year is increased to US$500 million. Members are recommended to review ship values for insurance purposes as the excess point for...
Date: 28/01/2005
OutlineThe additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2005 policy year.Rates have been reduced by approximately 7.5 per...
Date: 17/11/2004
 Outline This is a preliminary advice on new insurance requirements for non-tanker vessels trading to Japan.These requirements will be effective from 1st March, 2005. The requirements...
Date: 12/11/2004
OutlineThis circular applies to all ships with the capacity to carry more than 400 metric tonnes of oil either as cargo or fuel. The PCSOPEP requirements will take effect on 1st January 2005....
Date: 26/10/2004
  Outline      Increasing volatility evident in both investment income and claims performance in recent years.Changes in the regulatory...
Date: 25/10/2004
OutlineReport of the AGM proceedings and resolutions adopted.TO THE MEMBERS Dear Sirs ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING At the Annual General Meeting held on 25th October, 2004, the Report and...
Date: 21/10/2004
OutlineThe European Union Directive on Insurance Mediation applies to all EEA-domiciled intermediaries.UK legislation will implement this Directive to regulate all firms carrying out Insurance...
Date: 02/10/2004
 Outline.A proposed Rule change included in the papers for the annual general meeting of the Association includes a reference to the Small Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (STOPIA). This...
Date: 01/10/2004
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TO THE MEMBERSDear Sirs, ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1. Notice of Annual General Meeting on 25th October, 2004 The notice of the Annual General Meeting is given in the Directors’ Report and...
Date: 22/09/2004
Outline and selecting 'Register Now' and click 'Register Now'. It gives access to Members' constantly updated claims data as well as underwriting data (Members' Loss Records, Terms and Fleet Statements). ClaimsTrac and Online...
Date: 30/06/2004
 OutlineCircular Ref. 8/03 dated June 2003) the ISPS Code comes into effect on 1st July, 2004, in relation to all passenger ships, to cargo ships (including high speed craft) of 500 gt or more, to mobile offshore drilling...
Date: 21/05/2004
OutlineNo supplementary premiums anticipated on open policy yearsFree reserves increased to US$219 million, notwithstanding conservative claims reserving.TO THE MEMBERS Dear...
Date: 26/03/2004
OutlineRef 6/04 published in February 2004. A similar circular is being sent by the other members of the International Group of P&I Associations.<a...

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