Japan office closures for Golden Week
Please note that our Japan offices will be closing for three days to celebrate a collection of National holidays known as 'Golden Week'.
On 24 March, the UK P&I Club Japan branch hosted a hybrid loss prevention seminar on the theme of 'Management Responsibility in Marine Casualties' at Tokyo Port City Takeshiba to approximately 200 attendees both online and in person.
UK P&I Club participated in SeaJapan 2022
On 20-22 April 2022 Sea Japan made a welcome return and we were delighted to participate for the very first time and show our support to one of the biggest maritime tradeshows in Japan.
Contact our UK P&I Club Japan Branch/TMKK Office for more information on our Shipowners Liability Insurance or to lodge a claim
This article examines what happened when a powerful typhoon passed directly over Osaka Bay, resulting in the dragging of anchor by a Tanker which eventually collided with the connecting bridge to Kansai International Airport
QCR Autumn 2021: "KAIJIHO KENKYU KAISHI" - Tokyo District Court Judgment: 2018 (Wa) No. 26723 and No. 28332 Maritime Law Review1 (The Japan Shipping Exchange, Inc.) 2021.5 (No.251) P71-P80
QCR Autumn 2021: Cargo owners' obligations to set the temperature of a refrigerated container and to take delivery of a damaged cargo under the bill of lading terms.
The Member Authorities of Tokyo and Paris MOU on PSC will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Stability.
There have been many collisions between cargo ships and fishing vessels near Japan due to the large number of fishing vessels that operate in the waters in this region
Daisuke Ozawa graduated in Law from Waseda University before training with an IG P&I Club in both underwriting and claims
Takehiro Endo graduated from Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology and then worked in an IG P&I Club for 11 years in claims, loss prevention and underwriting
Masaaki Hishiki joined the UK Club's Japan Branch in October 2017, prior to him transferring to TMKK in July, 2020
Toshiyuki Kawana is a Senior Underwriting Executive for the UK Club working from the Tokyo office
The New Japanese Maritime Law
The Japanese Maritime Law ("the law") was first codified as part of the Japanese Commercial Code ("the Code") in 1899, but for over a century, the law did not undergo any substantive or material amendments
On September 18, 2020, the COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for Operators of Oceangoing Passenger Ships (in Japan) were announced
Tsuyoshi Shiraki is a Senior Claims Executive and joined TMKK in September 2019, having completed 6 years in the service of the Club's correspondents, ISS P&I Japan mainly worked for Japanese Members
Nairobi - The Wreck Removal Convention
To protect parties damaged by pollution and wreck incidents the Japanese government requires P&I insurance for all ships that visit Japanese ports