The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest advice from Club correspondents Huatai Marine relating to the Chinese government's new policy on improving epidemic prevention and control measures, a new version of Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Ports and Their Frontline Personnel (the 12th edition)
The EU, G7 and Australia (the “Price Cap Coalition”) has recently introduced legislation and guidance effective 5 December 2022 intended to maintain the supply of Russian oil to world markets whilst at the same time reducing Russia’s earnings from its oil exports (the “Price Cap Scheme”).
Members will be aware that the Government of Turkey issued a notice dated 16.11.2022 which requires oil tankers transiting or entering Turkish waters from 01 December 2022 (extended to 02 December 2022), to provide letters of confirmation from the owner’s P&I Club attesting that cover will remain in place under any circumstances throughout the duration of the transit or the time the ship is in Turkish waters or the time it is in a Turkish port or terminal.
The UK P&I Club, one of the leading providers of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has announced that Amy Lovseth will assume the role of Syndicate Manager in its Hong Kong office following Sean Geraghty's move to the Greece office earlier this autumn.
In our 4-part series highlighting Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director for the UK P&I Club, has been interviewing some men across the maritime industry in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing
In the final part of our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, interviews Johnny Dowling in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
In this article, we look at why depression and anxiety in men so often go undetected and unrecognised, especially in male-dominated environments such as seafaring, and what can be done to address this issue.
The international legal framework relating to the entitlement of shipowners to limit their liability for maritime claims has been established by the entry into force of the 1976 Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
The International Group is aware of an announcement by the maritime authorities in Turkey concerning proposed changes in requirements for laden oil tankers to evidence P&I cover while in Turkish waters.