Circular 09/22: EU Sanctions - clarification published on the carriage of certain Russian cargoes including coal and fertilisers
On 10 August 2022, the European Union (EU) published updated FAQs clarifying the application of provisions relating to the carriage of certain cargoes from Russia, including coal and other solid fossil fuels as well as certain types of fertilizer.
Bunker fuel analysis indicates more cases of contaminated bunker fuel in the Rotterdam and Amsterdam areas (ARA), suggesting that the problem persists
World Health Organisation identifies Monkeypox as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern - Effect on Charterers' and fixed premium insurances
On 23rd July 2022, the Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a statement that the global monkeypox outbreak represents a public health emergency of international concern
The UK Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest International Group circular from MARIN on the update on the roll risk estimator excel sheet.
The UK Club is a founding member of Together in Safety, which has a core objective to protect seafarers’ lives while delivering improved business efficiency and commercial effectiveness.
Marpol Annex VI requires ships to reduce SOx emissions either by burning low sulphur fuel or by cleaning the exhaust gas. Exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), also known as "scrubbers", have been fitted onboard many ships as an acceptable equivalent method of compliance under Marpol Annex VI.
Chinese Military Drills - Taiwan
In light of the military exercises China are currently conducting around the surrounding waters of Taiwan, the Association’s correspondent, Taiwan Transport Insurance Services Ltd. (TTIS) has sent us the attached notices issued by the Maritime and Port Bureau and the MOTC.
IG launch Review into the Delay in Contracting and Engagement of Salvage Services in Marine Casualties
It is widely recognised that the prompt engagement of emergency responders to a marine casualty is paramount in minimising risk to life, the environment and property
Biofuels can play an important part in helping to lower carbon intensity for shipping
Circular 07/22: Sanctions - The European Union’s 6th Sanctions Package - EU Regulation 833/2014– (the “Regulation”)
[AMENDED 22 JULY] On 21 July 2022 the European Union published a Maintenance and Alignment Package
UK Sanctions - New Trade Restrictions
On 21 June 2022, the UK government imposed further trade restrictions against Russia under The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No
Crew Health Advice: Monkeypox
The latest virus circulating is the rather attractively named Monkeypox
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) approved on 30 June 2022 a draft convention (the Draft Convention) on the effect of judicial sales
Comprehensive Cover for Offshore Operations
Anna Macdonald and James Petrie talk on the UK Club's Offshore & Energy cover, and meeting the liabilities and losses incurred by owners, operators and charterers working in the global offshore and energy sectors
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest circular from our Club correspondent in China, Oasis P&I Services Limited
The Supreme Court has refused the disponent owners permission to appeal, and affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal
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
Transport Canada has issued Ship Safety Bulletin (SSB) No
The Club's guest authors, Jeremy M Joseph and Matthew Van Huizen of JOSEPH & PARTNERS, discuss the different limitation of liability regimes applicable to Peninsular Malaysia and to East Malaysia.