Deadlines for Blue Cards & other compliance documentation
Email notifications are now being sent providing the latest Certificate of Entry, corresponding debit notes, blue cards, renewal confirmations and COFR documentation to individual renewing Members of both UK P&I and UK Defence. The attached PDF files are valid as original documents when printed on a colour printer. If have not received these essential documents, please call your usual underwriting contact without delay.
Documents for the current policy year expire in two weeks time leaving limited time for flag states to issue their documents after receipt of blue cards. In many Asian countries deadlines are shorter as the Chinese New Year holidays ( 9th – 12th February ) fall a week before the policy year end date of 20th February.
The renewal email also includes a direct link to the Underwriting Online section of our website where these documents can be downloaded.
If you have not yet registered for the Club’s online services, simply click on the Members Area button at the top of this web page to start the registration process.
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Port authorities may require evidence of insurance prior to the expiry of current documents. Ships without 2017 policy year documentation prior to 20th February may face trading delays.
Timely documentation keeps you trading
Port authorities may require evidence of insurance prior to the expiry of current documents. Ships without 2016 policy year documentation prior to 20th February may face trading delays. Some jurisdictions may ask to see a 2016/17 Certificate of Entry, which can only be issued by the Club once renewal has been agreed. Members and brokers may wish to check with local port agents about documentary requirements.