Insurance is offered for any liabilities arising out specialist operations for which cover is excluded or restricted either under standard P&I cover, such as dredging, pile-driving, cable-laying, non-poolable towage, diving, salvage and heavy lifting.
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The UK P&I Club recently held a webinar on the subject of Salvage and wreck removal.
Hold Cleaning: the legal issues
The preparation of cargo holds for the next intended carriage is a critical operation which requires careful planning and execution; this article considers a number of legal issues which may arise, including terms commonly used in charterparties to describe the cleanliness of cargo holds, the consequences of failing to comply with such terms, potentially resulting in off-hire claims and damages, and the role of the independent surveyor.
The UK P&I Club, in conjunction with Thomas Miller Specialty Offshore (TMSO), has launched a range of insurance covers for its Members operating in the Offshore arena