Japan accedes to the Bunker Convention and the Wreck Removal Convention, in force from 1 October 2020
These Conventions will enter into force for Japan on 1st October, 2020.
UK Club staff will return to the Tokyo office from 1st July, 2020.
We have put in place temporary flexible working arrangements for our staff to avoid the worst of the rush hour in compliance with the Japanese Government’s recommendation for preventing spread of infection of Coronavirus.
The following table lists countries which have imposed bans on vessels fitted with open-loop SOx scrubbers calling at their ports, and on the discharge of washwater from these scrubber systems within their port waters.
Lookout: Issue 1
We would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our readers to this first edition of Lookout, a new publication looking at some of the main industry issues the Club has been tackling, and to introduce some of the talented people within the Club who advise and help find innovative and creative solutions to some of the most challenging problems that our Members face on a daily basis.
UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has relaunched a Japanese version of its website. The new website will provide Japanese seafarers, ship owners and stakeholders with a valuable portal for information, advice and industry news in their native language.