AMSA Focused Inspection Campaign (FIC) in Australia on Hours of Work and Rest, May & June 2022
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the update below from the Club's Correspondents in Australia.
UK P&I Club participated in SeaJapan 2022
On 20-22 April 2022 Sea Japan made a welcome return and we were delighted to participate for the very first time and show our support to one of the biggest maritime tradeshows in Japan.
Herculito Maritime Limited & others v Gunvor International BV & others (The "Polar") - Court of Appeal  EWCA Civ 1828
The Court of Appeal has held that in the absence of clear words to the contrary, the holders of bills of lading will not be excluded from their liability to contribute to general average, where the peril suffered is already insured by the shipowner.
Japan office closures for Golden Week
Please note that our Japan offices will be closing for four days to celebrate a collection of National holidays known as 'Golden Week'
In their latest alert to their clients, ECM Maritime Services, LLC reports on clarification received from the EPA relating to the requisite frequency of sampling and analysis of treated ballast water discharges from USCG type approved Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) and Alternate Management systems (AMS)* onboard vessels subject to VGP requirements
Wash Damage and Speed Regulation Update - River Plate and Parana De Las Palmas, Argentina
The UK Club have received the following update from local correspondents, Pandi Liquidadores, regarding new speed limitations and wash damage guidance within the Parana River area.
Join us as we discuss specialist cover for wind farm installations and support vessels, and the risks involved in carrying out these operations, Wednesday, May 11th 8:30am California (PDT) | 11:30am New Jersey (EDT) | 16:30 London (BST)
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Circular 02/22: Special War Risks P&I Excess Cover, and Biocchem Cover, and US Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, as Amended by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019
At their meeting on 7th February 2022, the Directors reviewed the basis on which special war risks P&I cover could be made available to Members in accordance with the proviso to Rule 5E.
Since 2010, considerable sanctions' activity has been directed at shipping and its supporting industries reflecting the fact that 90% of world trade involves the carriage of goods by sea.
UK Club Circular 12/21: Special General Meeting of the United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association Limited - Proposed Amendments to Rules
A Special General Meeting of The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association Limited will be held on 18th January 2022 in London.
Members are advised from 20 February 2022 the procedure for paying claims related suppliers for claims on European Economic Area (“EEA”) risks is changing. The change applies only to risks written by UKNV.