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International Group of P&I Clubs
IG Annual Report 2015/16 Published
The Group Secretariat which manages the day-to-day co-ordination of internal administration on Group matters, external engagement and representation on behalf of the Group P&I clubs has just published its annual report - a pdf copy is available here.
The International Group maintains its own website where it publishes documents, bulletins and commentary on its activities.
The International Group of P&I Clubs exists to arrange collective insurance and reinsurance for P&I Clubs, to represent the views of shipowners and charterers who belong to those Clubs on matters of concern to the shipping industry and to provide a forum for the exchange of information.
"The shipowner's liability cover provided by the Group Clubs, and through the Group’s claims pooling and reinsurance arrangements, is a key factor in enabling world seaborne trade, the protection of the marine environment and of the interests of both public and private victims of maritime accidents. Furthermore, the spread of risk across Club’s mutual tonnages, and the cost efficiency of the collective reinsurance purchases, delivers significant benefits to the shipowner members of the Group Clubs." Hugo Wynn-Williams (International Group Chairman)
The work of the International Group of P&I Clubs
The International Group of P&I Clubs (IG) has a highly active role in protecting ship operators interests.
This section of our site gives some brief insights into the work of the IG. There are a number of links to the IG's own website where they publish explanations of the work they do in more detail.
Click here to view the 'News' page of the International Group website.
International Group on Piracy
Click here to view the International Group's special resources page on Piracy. This page is a collation of their material including press articles, IMO Circulars, incident data, Best Management Practices, FAQs and Links.
The UK Club's own resources on piracy can be found in the Maritime & Security section of our website.
International Group contacts
Enquiries and correspondence should be addressed to:
International Group Secretariat
Secretary and Executive Officer
The International Group addresses many issues of concern to ship operators. A list of subcommittees of the International Group and the topics that engage them can be found on the IG website.