The MoUs of Paris and Tokyo will carry out a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI from September to November 2018.
Members will have noted the decision by President Trump announced on May 8 to withdraw the USA from participation in the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) agreed between Iran, the EU, and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council - China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States - plus Germany), and to re-impose US nuclear-related sanctions.
We are pleased to report that Canada has at the end of last year adopted the Polar Code
The attached PDF Circular from the UK Club Correspondents details how all Ports within the three ECAs in China will be implementing the Low Sulphur Fuel Requirement from 01.01.2018.
Into force from 1st January 2018 new oil spill response requirements in Honduras and will apply to both tank and non-tank vessels
The International Group today announced that it had concluded terms for 2018 in respect of the excess of loss reinsurance.
Club Circular 11/17: Group reinsurance rates reduced for all vessel categories Individual Club retention to remain at $10 million The attachment point on the Group GXL reinsurance programme, will remain at US $100 Hydra has maintained its participation on the ﬁrst layer Oil pollution cover limit remains at $1 billion for the 2018 policy year MLC cover will be renewed for a further 12 months from 20 February 2018 with an increased limit of US $200 million
The BWM Convention aimed at stopping the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water entered into force on 8 September 2017. For more information please see the Club’s dedicated...
There is no question that Hurricane Harvey, which first struck Texas on August 25, 2017, was a storm of catastrophic proportions. An event like Harvey and the associated force majeure declarations have the potential to impact the performance of transportation contracts such as charter parties and contracts of affreightment.
In July and August of 2017 the U.S issued another Executive Order expanding on the sanctions against Venezuela.