The additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2011 policy year.
The new 2011 rates (set out below), represent a decrease of 12.5 per cent on the 2010 rates.
The full text of the US Oil Pollution Clause 20/2/2011 will be set out in an Addendum to the Rules and will be incorporated, by reference, in the Certificates of Entry. As before, a lower rate per ton will apply to tankers equipped with segregated ballast tanks (SBT) in accordance with the requirements of Regulation 13 of Annex 1 to MARPOL 73/78.
|(A) Tankers of more than 1000 gt||US$ 0.068||US$ 0.0566||per ton per voyage|
|LOOP/Lightening||US$ 0.034||US$ 0.0283||per ton per voyage|
|(B) Tankers of 1000 gt or less either||US$ 68||US$ 57||per voyage|
|Or||US$ 1,360||US$ 1,140||per annum|
|(C) Parcel tankers carrying less than 5,000 metric tons of persistent oil as cargo||US$ 204||US$ 170||per voyage|
|(D) Parcel tankers carrying 5,000-9,999 metric tons of persistent oil as cargo||US$ 510||US$ 425||per voyage|
|(E) Parcel tankers carrying 10,000 metric tons or more of persistent oil as cargo||US$ 0.068||US$ 0.0566||per entered ton|
THOMAS MILLER (BERMUDA) LTD.
Members are requested to contact their usual underwriter if they need to obtain cover for voyages to the United States