Avian flu - What will be its impact on the shipping industry?
The likely human impact of this virus is still a matter of debate. A useful contribution to that debate has been written by Nick Shaw and Diane Galloway of London lawyers Richards Butler. Click here to view their paper.
As more guidance and advice is identified it will be linked to this page of the Club website (see links below).
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The Sinking of the Titanic
In this short article, the Club takes a look back one of the most notorious historical incident in maritime history, the sinking of Titanic; this casualty gives us the opportunity to examine the reported facts, to reflect and understand human error and avoid those mistakes from being repeated that others have made.
UK Club Circular 08/21: Sierra Leone – Carriage of Iron Ore Fines Cargoes – Liquefaction Risk
Iron Ore Fines Cargoes exported from Sierra Leone have been identified as an area of increasing concern due to a lack of regulatory oversight at loading ports and the potential for excessive wetting and thereby liquefaction and instability.