Co-operation in loss prevention
The UK Club works in co-operation with a number of industry associations and organisations to develop and distribute advice and information on various liability and claims related topics.
Our loss prevention section features a selection of resources from the Nautical Institute that inform and assist Members on avoiding maritime incidents and adopting best practices from the industry. These include the Alert! and MARS reports and the serialised chapters from their publication "
Bulk Carrier Practice
MARS is the Mariners' Alerting and Reporting Scheme. A confidential reporting system run by the Nautical Institute to allow full reporting of accidents (and near misses) without fear of litigation. MARS reports are available to download from the loss prevention section of this website or through the Nautical Institute website.
Alert! is the international maritime human element bulletin - A Nautical Institute project sponsored by Lloyd's Register. The bulletins are designed to promote awareness and interest in the management of the human issues in all areas of the maritime industry.
The UK Club is a sponsor of the forthcoming Nautical Institute Command Seminar on 4th/5th November in Bristol, UK titled "The Ship/Port interface - Can it be made more efficient". This title link will call up the brochure and seminar programme which includes a presentation on the insurance aspects of port services by one of our Thomas Miller colleagues.
The UK Club has worked with the Nautical Institute on a number of other publications which can be found in the loss prevention area including - "Commercial management for ship masters", "Watchkeeping safety & cargo management in port" and "Managing risk in shipping".
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Circular 03/22: General Trade Licence dated 17 March 2022 – Reporting of vessel calls to Russia and transiting Russian territorial waters
On 17 March 2022 the UK Government published a General Trade Licence in part to clarify earlier amendments to the UK Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations (the “Regulation”). Specifically, the licence addresses the issue as to whether it is lawful under the Regulation for insurers and reinsurers domiciled or operating from the United Kingdom to provide insurance for vessels calling at Russian ports or transiting Russian territorial waters.
UK P&I Club announces aviation standard human element safety training initiative with CAE
The UK Club has announced today at London International Shipping Week (LISW) that it had worked with CAE, the global leader in civil aviation training, on a human element safety training initiative based on aviation standards. The initiative will make available CAE’s comprehensive Maritime Crew Resource Management (MCRM) learning materials and Train the Trainer support to all UK P&I Club Members.
The UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has announced it has joined the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN).
In the latest series of “Ask An Expert”, Capt Anuj Velankar talks with Capt Vincent Fernandes, Author of “ECIDS Blues” on the subject of passage planning on ECDIS - the grounding of CMA CGM Libra took place more than 10 years back on paper charts.