909 - 09/13 - Local Claims Review - Russia/Ukraine


CIS PandI Services, one of the UK Club's Russian and Ukrainian Correspondents has released their annual P&I review, covering a number of issues raised and of concern.

There are three reviews, each covering a different area of CIS coverage - Russian Black Sea Coast, Russian Far East and Ukraine.

The reviews contain articles and reports from CIS cases on the following areas:

Russian Black Sea Coast:

1. Bunkering of vessels transiting Russian ports.

2. Handling of claims occurred in inland waterways of Russian Federation and at peripheral ports of a Russian Black Sea coast.

3. Hydraulic Impact claims.

4. Aspects of safety of carriage of finished steel from China via port of Novorossiysk (import cargo).

Russian Far East:

1. Personal cancer related disability compensation.

2. Charter disputes

3. "Educating" inexperienced parties.

4. Container storage and demurrage disputes

  1. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006) entered into legal force: new International requirements and Ukrainian national regulations
  2. Customs fine for mis-declaration of bunker onboard of the ships calling at Ukrainian ports.
  3. Personal injury warning: local developments and crew claims settlement.
  4. Cargo operations on the anchorage at Ukrainian ports

The articles cover a wide range of topics which Members may find of us if their vessels are trading in these areas.

The full reviews are available for: (Russian Black Sea), (Russian Far East) and (Ukraine)

Source of information:

CIS PandI Services Ltd




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