Looking out for our Members
The Thomas Miller Japan P&I team has authored a selection of P&I focused articles covering a range of current issues which are impacting the Japanese regions.
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Each year, the Port State Control (PSC) regimes establish a specific focus area during regular inspections, and this year, the Paris and Tokyo MoUs decided to run a CIC on the topic of fire safety.
Before departure, a ship’s officer has an obligation to establish a voyage plan and confirm that the plan ensures a safe voyage and arrival at the destination with no problems
The operation of ships is constantly becoming more advanced because of the use of the latest software and hardware
On 26 June 2023, Bangladesh & Liberia ratified IMO's Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships ("HKC")
The Thorco Lineage
The Thorco Lineage: Limitation under Article IV rule 5(a) Hague Visby Rules for both physical damage claims and pure economic loss claims
The Electronic Trade Documents Bill
We are living in a digital age where information can be transmitted instantaneously and yet progress towards a fully digitalised international trade remains slow
Crew Health Advice: Limiting hearing loss
Hearing defects have consistently featured as a cause of PEME failures, and currently account for 11% of the Club's PEME unfitness statistics
The region comprising Latin America and the Caribbean is a busy one for the UK P&I Club. Some prominent Members have a large number of tons entered with the Club and have this region as their principal place of business. Moreover, many of the Club’s entered ships frequently call at Latin American and Caribbean ports regardless of where the Member is based, which can undoubtedly be anywhere in the world.