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.
This Risk Focus is intended to be a practitioner's good practice guide covering all stakeholders throughout the supply chain whether operating, packing, unpacking or handling temperature controlled, 'refrigerated' or 'reefer' cargo transport units (CTUs).
The Club have been advised of Member vessels being detained by the Indonesian Navy whilst anchored in Indonesian territorial waters. Many of these detentions are occurring in vessels anchored in waters around the island of Bintan, in the Eastern portion of the Singapore Straits.
At their meeting on 28th January 2019, the Directors reviewed the basis on which special war risks P&I cover could be made available to Members in accordance with the proviso to Rule 5E, and determined that this cover should be made available to Members for the 2019 policy year in accordance with the terms of the attached Directors' Resolution of 28th January 2019.