Scholarship & Insight (Editorial:19th May)
Deadlines are approaching for applicants for two excellent educational opportunities in London in 2011.
"An Insight into Transport Law and Insurance" is a practical, extensive three day course for the non-insurance specialist.
The Robin Travis scholarship provides a three month paid internship for a motivated individual who is working in Germany and is currently employed in the shipping, transport or marine insurance sector.
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The UK P&I Club ("The UK Club"), one of the leading shipping protection and indemnity mutual insurers, is pleased to announce that Jan Döhle has been selected as this year's Robin Travis Scholar.
In collaboration with I.M.E.Q., Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Director at UK P&I Club, discusses the issue of grief and its impact on crew, exploring the stages, signs and symptoms of grief, as well as coping mechanisms.
Hold Cleaning: the legal issues
The preparation of cargo holds for the next intended carriage is a critical operation which requires careful planning and execution; this article considers a number of legal issues which may arise, including terms commonly used in charterparties to describe the cleanliness of cargo holds, the consequences of failing to comply with such terms, potentially resulting in off-hire claims and damages, and the role of the independent surveyor.