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.
This new arrangement means members’ crew located in Russia and the former Soviet Union will now be able to access quality medical facilities within their own region. These clinics also include local screening facilities for crew, which will help remove the need for crew (and members) to bear additional expenses of travel and accommodation, which are often added to the recruitment and medical screening process.
Crew will be able to contact AP Companies Global Solutions directly for medical appointments and screenings. All examination data, reporting and results will be overseen by AP Companies. Once medical results are available and fitness decisions made, AP Companies Global Solutions will advise the UK P&I Club PEME team.
Sophia Bullard, PEME Programme Director at UK P&I Club said: “AP Companies Global Solutions provides a professional “one call” service solution for members’ crew medicals to ensure effective control on costs and excellent communication and reporting services.
“We are very excited to work with them as healthcare provider for our PEME services in Russia and encourage members to contact us for further information on how to enroll in the UK P&I Club PEME scheme.”
Radmila Sarkisyan, International Project Manager at AP Companies Global Solutions added: “It’s a big honour and pleasure for us to service such a reputable and leading company as UK P&I Club.
“With a network of more than 37,000 direct medical providers, we are one of the world’s leading medical assistance companies. We have been providing access to crew and members of their families around the world for almost a decade, so our partnership with UK P&I Club is in line with our strategy to expand our network in the marine industry. We are looking forward to extending our professional medical care to UK P&I Club members’ and their crew.”
For further details, please contact:
Gareth David / Carolyn Monchouguy / Ed Hooper
+44 20 3697 4200
Notes to editors
The UK P&I Club is a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community. Established in 1865 the UK P&I Club insures over 225 million tonnes of owned and chartered shipping through its international offices and claims network. ‘A (Stable)’ rated by Standard & Poor’s with free reserves and hybrid capital of $559m the UK P&I Club is renowned for its specialist skills and expertise which ensure ‘best in class’ underwriting, claims handling and loss prevention services.
The UK P&I Club is managed by Thomas Miller, an independent and international insurance, professional and investment services provider.
Thomas Miller is an independent and international provider of insurance, professional and investment services.
Founded in 1885, Thomas Miller’s origins are in the provision of management services to mutual organisations, particularly in the international transport and professional indemnity sectors; where today they manage a large percentage of the foremost insurance mutuals. Thomas Miller also manages insurance facilities for all the self-employed barristers in England & Wales, as well as trustees of pension schemes, patent agents and housing associations.
Principal activities include:
• Management services for transport and professional indemnity insurance mutuals
• Investment and wealth management for institutions and private clients
• Professional services
• Building defects insurance