The coming into force of the Electronic Trade Documents Act last week in the UK is a potentially transformational moment in the development of electronic bills of lading.
In this article, the Club provides an overview of the emerging technology of shipboard carbon capture highlighting pros and cons where appropriate.
Crew Health Advice: Positive Self-Esteem
Self-esteem can heavily influence people's choices and decisions - it serves a motivational function by making it more or less likely that people will take care of themselves and explore their full potential.
William is an Assistant Business Analyst, with responsibility for providing reports to key organisations and individuals.
New South Korea Ballast Water Regulations
South Korea is implementing stricter regulations on ballast water due to concerns surrounding the discharge of treated water into the ocean from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.
IMO Regulatory Update 2023/2024
2023 marked the implementation of the much-anticipated Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and carbon intensity indicator (CII) regulations that are aimed at optimising ships’ energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
A Roadmap for Ship Decarbonisation
Global warming is one of the most severe and complex challenges our world faces today
UK Electronic Trade Documents Act 2023
The Electronic Trade Documents Act (“the Act”) comes into force today in the United Kingdom, giving legal recognition in English law to electronic trade documents, including electronic bills of lading.
Milena is a Trainee Claims Executive within the EMEA 1 team, assisting in handling Members' claims.
Crew Health Advice: CBD
UK P&I Members have recently brought our attention to issues surrounding cannabidiol (CBD) usage by a crew member which resulted in a failed drugs test.
The International Group (“IG”) Standard Form Letters of Indemnity (given in return for delivery of cargo without production of an original bill of lading and/or delivery of cargo at a port or place other than stated in the bill of lading) were last reviewed in 2010.
On 23 August 2023 OFAC issued a determination that allows sanctions to be imposed on any foreign individual or entity that operates in the jet fuel sector of the Burmese economy by expanding Executive Order 14014 (the”EO”).
The UK P&I Club is committed to safety. We are proud to be able to work and partner with a wide variety of industry experts through our Loss Prevention programme to provide a high level of resources to our Members.
Ammonia as a Ship's Fuel
The global shipping industry is at a crossroads, grappling with the urgent need to reduce carbon emissions by changing to greener fuel options, and ammonia has emerged as a promising candidate for fueling ships in this quest.
This notice confirms approval by the IG of an updated version of the DSUA. This version is called DSUA 2023.1 and supersedes DSUA 2021.1, which remains approved for the purposes of Club cover.