On 23 December 2022, the US Coast Guard issued a Final Rule in the Federal Register to adjust the limits of liability for vessels, deep-water ports and onshore facilities under its Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), as amended, to reflect the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) since they were last adjusted in 2019.
The International Group of P&I Clubs and The Education Committee are pleased to announce the expansion of its annual scholarship programme to take part in the highly successful P&I Qualification programme.
The Maritime Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore has issued Port Marine Circular No.22 which relates to the restrictions of flying unmanned aircraft over Singapore port waters as an increased number of these have been noticed.
Dry January is the annual movement through which millions of people give up alcohol for the month of January. In this article, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director for the UK P&I Club, shares her experience and journey participating in Dry January.
The Club's correspondent, Vitsan Istanbul, has issued a Circular to alert Members to a Notice issued by Turkiye's Directorate General of Maritime on 31 December 2022 regarding the South Anchorage Areas of the Istanbul Strait.
Due to the impact of losses from the Russian/Ukrainian situation affecting the availability of global insurance and reinsurance capacity, the Club's reinsurers are no longer able to secure reinsurance for war risk exposure to Russian, Ukrainian or Belarus territorial risks.