This article considers recent case studies of fires on ro-ro vessels, along with the associated safety and risk aspects that should be highlighted during operation, especially with consideration to EVs.
Part 7 Transfer
The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association Limited Part VII Transfer
COP26 - A summary
After two weeks of intensive and tense negotiations, the outcome of COP26 can probably be best summed up by the words of its President, Mr Alok Sharma; “Today, we can say with credibility that we have kept 1,5 degrees within reach - but, its pulse is weak”; below is an overview of the wider measures and initiatives to emerge from COP26, as well as a more detailed summary of the shipping-related elements.
QCR Winter 2021: The BIG FISH - duty to make full and frank disclosure of all material facts in Singapore arrest proceedings
The decision in “BIG FISH”  SGHCR 7 sets out the principles governing the duty of full and frank disclosure for a party applying for a warrant of arrest in Singapore, and in particular, considers whether it is necessary to disclose a potential time bar defence.
As a mutual we are run for and by our Members, our Board is made up of our ship owning members who understand the issues and risks faced.
STS tranfers in Brazil have never been regulated but from 1 December 2021, the National Waterway Transport Agency (ANTAQ)’s Resolution 59 of 28 October 2021 will govern such operations.
Christiana Apostolelli previously worked for a LPG ship owner, where she worked as an Insurance and Claims Manager.
Crew Health Advice: Contact Dermatitis
The WHO International Medical Guide for Ships* reports most cases of dermatitis seen onboard ship arise from irritation of the skin by substances that have been handled or misused; this article explains what contact dermatitis is, the causes, treatment available and possible prevention methods.
Crew Changes - A Comprehensive Guide
We have been working with over 200 members of our correspondents network to produce a comprehensive document that outlines challenges and changes for crew changes in ports.
Members are advised from 20 February 2022 the procedure for paying claims related suppliers for claims on European Economic Area (“EEA”) risks is changing. The change applies only to risks written by UKNV.
The UK P&I Club recently held a webinar on the subject of new technology in shipping (recording available) which received a great response with great audience interactions and very encouraging feedback from attendees.
Browse through our video library and find a range of useful videos that may benefit you.
In the latest series of “Ask An Expert”, Capt Anuj Velankar talks with Capt Vincent Fernandes, Author of “ECIDS Blues” on the subject of passage planning on ECDIS - the grounding of CMA CGM Libra took place more than 10 years back on paper charts.
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Press Release: UK P&I Club launches Lessons Learnt video on enclosed space refrigeration maintenance incident
UK P&I Club has released its latest video in a series of award-winning reflective training videos, based on a real-life incident where two men narrowly escaped serious injury while testing an emergency fire pump.