Request from the Turkish Authorities for Confirmatory Letters of P&I Cover for Ships Entering International Straits and Turkish Waters, Ports and Terminals
Members will be aware that the Government of Turkey issued a notice dated 16.11.2022 which requires oil tankers transiting or entering Turkish waters from 01 December 2022 (extended to 02 December 2022), to provide letters of confirmation from the owner’s P&I Club attesting that cover will remain in place under any circumstances throughout the duration of the transit or the time the ship is in Turkish waters or the time it is in a Turkish port or terminal.
The UK P&I Club, one of the leading providers of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has announced that Amy Lovseth will assume the role of Syndicate Manager in its Hong Kong office following Sean Geraghty's move to the Greece office earlier this autumn.
In our 4-part series highlighting Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director for the UK P&I Club, has been interviewing some men across the maritime industry in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing
As part of Hong Kong Maritime Week, Margaret Zhou spoke to Hong Kong Maritime Hub about how P&I cover interacts with War Risk insurance
In the final part of our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, interviews Johnny Dowling in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
In this article, we look at why depression and anxiety in men so often go undetected and unrecognised, especially in male-dominated environments such as seafaring, and what can be done to address this issue.
The Latest Developments in Limitation of Liability under Greek Law: Losing the Right to Limit Liability
The international legal framework relating to the entitlement of shipowners to limit their liability for maritime claims has been established by the entry into force of the 1976 Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
This circular informs Members of the approval by the International Group of P&I Clubs (the Group) of the Secro system
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest circular from our listed correspondent Huatai relating to the Damage to Fishery Farms along Shandong Coast.
In our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, interviews Timothy Semenoro in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
Club statement on proposed changes in requirements for laden oil tankers to evidence P&I cover while in Turkish waters.
The International Group is aware of an announcement by the maritime authorities in Turkey concerning proposed changes in requirements for laden oil tankers to evidence P&I cover while in Turkish waters.
Crew Health Advice: Prostate Cancer
To highlight Men's Health Awareness Month this year, the Club's Crew Health Team have compiled this critical advice on prostate cancer in collaboration with Red Square Medical
In our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, interviews Andrew Cowderoy in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
Circular 15/22: General Meeting Reports
At the Annual General Meeting held in Dubai on Monday 7th November, the proposed resolutions in the agenda were put to the Members and were adopted by the meeting.
Recently, and in particular during the summer period, the Club has noticed a spike in stowaway cases, hence the below article serves as a refresher on what is already known as well as an update on the practical problems and implications for Owners that may arise in connection with the disembarkation and repatriation of stowaways.
In our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, is interviewing men across the maritime industry in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
At their November meetings in Dubai and Rotterdam, the Boards reviewed the financial position of the Club, including the performance of the open and closed policy years, and have set a general increase of 10 per cent on all mutual premium rates for the 2023 renewal. The decisions have been agreed by the Club and its subsidiaries, including UKNV which underwrites all EEA risks.
Oasis Circular 2210: MSA issued notices on route adjustment between Yantai and Weihai and alert of fishery farms to the south of the new route
Correspondent, Oasis P&I Services has issued the following circular relating to the route adjustment between Yantai port and Weihai port and the alert of fishery farms to the south of new route
Circular 13/22: EU Sanctions - updated FAQs published by the EU on the carriage of certain Russian cargoes including coal and fertilisers
On 19 September 2022, the EU amended its FAQs clarifying that the carriage of certain cargoes from Russia including coal and certain types of fertiliser (and related insurance) is not prohibited (under Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014) when the goods are being transported to non-EU countries
Illegal Anchoring in Indonesia & Malaysia - up to 4 weeks delay for any and all detained vessels
Following the Club's previous notifications, Members should be aware of continued detentions within Malaysian and Indonesian waters due to illegal anchoring i.e., anchoring with the prior approval from the authorities.