The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the below update from the Club's Correspondents in Australia
The Club would like to draw to the attention of Members trading to Brazil a well written and comprehensive update on the cabotage trade in Brazil
Lisa is qualified South African lawyer as well as an English Solicitor. Lisa is the Syndicate Manager of the EMEA 2 team.
Piracy is a big problem in the Gulf of Guinea but local laws and enforcement practices make it difficult for vessels to call at ports in the region with foreign armed guards onboard, and some countries prohibit local armed guards from boarding foreign commercial vessels.
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The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the 2022 tariffs for sea pollution fines in Turkey, applicable from 1 January 2022.
World Health Organization (WHO) releases an implementation guide for the management of Covid-19 on board cargo ships and fishing vessels.
Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Director at UK P&I Club, discusses contact dermatitis, its symptoms as well as its treatment and prevention.
May we wish all our Members and friends Seasons Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year.
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea remains a big problem but local laws and enforcement practices make it difficult for vessels to call at ports in the region with foreign armed guards onboard
May we wish all our Members and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous 2022.
State Council of PRC Issued Notice Regarding Epidemic Control and Assistance to Crew Members on Ocean Going Vessels
The UK P&I Club have received the following update from local correspondents, Oasis P&I Services Company Limited, advising of a State Council of PRC issued notice regarding epidemic control and assistance to crew members on ocean going vessels.
The International Group Pooling and GXL Reinsurance contract structure for 2022 has now been finalised
The International Group Pooling and GXL Reinsurance contract structure for 2022 has now been finalised.
In a recent decision on the CMA CGM Libra, the UK Supreme Court upheld the lower court's decision that defects in passage planning, could render a vessel unseaworthy.
The Court of Appeal has unanimously overturned the High Court decision in The Eternal Bliss  EWCA Civ 1712.
MEPC 77 - A Summary
The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee met virtually and in person on 22-26 November 2021 for its 77th session (MEPC 77).
The UK P&I Club have received the following update from local correspondents, Huatai Insurance Agency and Consultant Service Ltd., regarding the latest on fishery farms in Lanshan, China
QCR Winter 2021: M/V HONEY
Commercial diver working on a recreational vessel could not take advantage of LHWCA exception where plaintiffs failed to demonstrate State Workers' Compensation Cover
Courts not required to construe disputed medical evidence in seamen's favor in maintenance and cure cases.
This article reviews the general concepts of the 905(b) claim and how past decisions helped bring into focus some key issues related to shore-side workers' claims against vessels.