Lookout: Issue 1
We would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our readers to this first edition of Lookout, a new publication looking at some of the main industry issues the Club has been tackling, and to introduce some of the talented people within the Club who advise and help find innovative and creative solutions to some of the most challenging problems that our Members face on a daily basis.
This first publication of Lookout is available in hard copy and as a pdf in both Japanese and English above. We hope you find this publication informative and helpful. As we continue to seek to improve on the range and quality of services to our Members, we invite your comments and feedback.
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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.
We are constantly monitoring the current situation and with the help of the Club’s local correspondents we are providing updates on the current operational status of ports.
China - Supreme Court’s Memorandum of National Courts’ Symposium on Commercial and Maritime Cases
The Club would like to draw Members’ attention to an article by Haitong & Partners law firm dated 27.01.2022 in which Haitong provides their comments on the maritime section of the Supreme Court’s Memorandum of National Courts’ Symposium on Commercial and Maritime Cases.