The MARPOL permitted limit for sulphur content in ships' bunker will be reduced from 3.5% m/m to 0.50% m/m for ships operating outside designated emission control areas
UK Club Risk Assessors visit London office
The Club's Risk Assessors visited the London office at the end of May for a bi-annual meeting with the Loss Prevention team. Since 1990, the Club's full-time and highly experienced Risk Assessors have been visiting Member vessels to focus on threats that we know from past experience have caused claims. To date, over 12,900 ships have been inspected by the Club's dedicated team of experienced Master Mariners and Chief Engineers.
The International Group has agreed to cover liabilities arising in respect of the carriage of cargo under three electronic trading systems - Bolero ESS and the e-title system
The Club is pleased to announce that Capt. Anuj Velankar, Senior Loss Prevention Advisor, has received a special commendation from the Mission to Seafarers for making a significant contribution to seafarers welfare.
Following a rise in the number of enquiries relating to the transport of metal scrap in containers, the Association would like to bring Members' attention to the CINS Metal Scrap Carriage Guidelines, which were published in January 2018.
Risk Awareness - Cargo Claims: LNG Tankers
The UK Club has insured gas ships since 1964. With 55 years' experience in the gas market the UK Club has built up a formidable bank of experience.
Loss Prevention seminar Singapore
The Club's Loss Prevention department hosted its 3rd annual LP seminar at the Conrad Hotel, Singapore, on Friday 3 May.
2019 Review of the Year
One of the Club's most important objectives has been to maintain underwriting discipline in order to deliver a predictable and consistent financial result for our Members.
The Club has recently been notified of an increase in Port State Control (PSC) detentions experienced by Singapore ships, due to sewage treatment plant defects.
Circular 6/19: The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap
The International Group Clubs recognise that the 2020 Global Sulphur Cap presents important challenges to the shipping industry and are closely monitoring discussions at the IMO.
INTERTANKO have recently received reports from Members in relation to uncharted terminals in China ports. Hydrographic inaccuracies and the non-marking of existing terminals on charts pose serious navigational risks and prevent ship Masters from carrying out proper passage planning and risk assessment.