Notice is hereby given that a Special General Meeting of the Members of ‘UK(E)’ - The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Europe) Limited - will be held at 3 pm on Tuesday 19th January 2021 at the offices of Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Limited.
On 10 December 2020, the Ministry of Transportation and Communication in Turkey issued a Circular containing new Covid-19 precautionary measures which need to be complied with by Pilot Stations and the vessels at Turkish ports.
The 2018 amendments to the MLC, 2006 will bring about a change to a seafarer's employment agreement (SEA) where it shall continue to have effect and wages shall continue to be paid while a seafarer is held captive on or off the ship as a result of acts of piracy or armed robbery against ships.
The UK Club’s Correspondents in China, Huatai Insurance Agency & Consultant Service Ltd, would like to alert Members to recent cases where crewmembers onboard ships were required to perform antibody testing in addition to NAT (swab) tests prior to entering shipyards in Shanghai and Zhoushan.
Commodities such as soya bean meal, sunflower seed pellets, palm kernel expellers, and others have been shipped for many years in large volumes. These are the solid residues left behind when oil is removed from oil-bearing seeds. They can self-heat and some are spontaneously combustible.
The Japanese Maritime Law (“the law”) was first codified as part of the Japanese Commercial Code (“the Code”) in 1899, but for over a century, the law did not undergo any substantive or material amendments.