The UK P&I Club has been dedicated to the Americas for decades, with our first permanent office opening in the United States in 1995. Today we serve Members based or trading in Canada, the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean from our offices in New Jersey and San Francisco, covering all regional time zones.
Our Americas team consists of around 20 experienced lawyers, claim professionals and technical experts. Together they have over 125 years of experience from a variety of jurisdictions, including New York, New Jersey, California, Venezuela and the UK, and a variety of backgrounds, including maritime academies, classification societies, engineering, offshore energy and shipping companies.
The team provides Members with the Club's full range of services and support, including claims management, loss prevention and contract reviews. There is also a dedicated regional bodily injury team and Latin American team.
Contract Review Service
Shipowners and operators enter into many commercial contracts each year, but sometimes these can expose them to liabilities that are beyond or prejudicial to their P&I cover.
Fairlead Group offers an integrated online system enabling users to assign and obtain investigative services, all with the aim of generating consistently credible, reliable and useful reports
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As part of our series of live webinars covering various Loss Prevention issues, the UK Club provided anoverview of P&I Clubs and claims for Members, brokers and industry contacts in the Americas region
The Mississippi remains difficult to navigate, prone to high water, and thus perpetually awash with high value claims.
BIMCO publishes COVID-19 crew change clause
BIMCO has produced a COVID-19 Crew Change Clause for Time Charter Parties in response to local lockdowns.