Before joining the Club, Alex was a senior lawyer at an international shipping law firm. In addition, Alex spent two years, on secondment, at a leading Lloyd’s of London and Lloyd’s Asia syndicate – primarily dealing with people, hull and machinery and cargo claims. Alex has been in Singapore since 2016.
AMSA Focused Inspection Campaign (FIC) in Australia on Hours of Work and Rest, May & June 2022
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the update below from the Club's Correspondents in Australia.
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.
Costas joined Thomas Miller (Hellas) Ltd. in 2015 after having completed his BA in Business Administration. Costas has completed a Certificate in Shipping at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and is a holder of the International Group of P&I Clubs’ Certificate. He primarily handles people related claims.
Herculito Maritime Limited & others v Gunvor International BV & others (The "Polar") - Court of Appeal  EWCA Civ 1828
The Court of Appeal has held that in the absence of clear words to the contrary, the holders of bills of lading will not be excluded from their liability to contribute to general average, where the peril suffered is already insured by the shipowner.
Japan office closures for Golden Week
Please note that our Japan offices will be closing for four days to celebrate a collection of National holidays known as 'Golden Week'
Wash Damage and Speed Regulation Update - River Plate and Parana De Las Palmas, Argentina
The UK Club have received the following update from local correspondents, Pandi Liquidadores, regarding new speed limitations and wash damage guidance within the Parana River area.
In their latest alert to their clients, ECM Maritime Services, LLC reports on clarification received from the EPA relating to the requisite frequency of sampling and analysis of treated ballast water discharges from USCG type approved Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) and Alternate Management systems (AMS)* onboard vessels subject to VGP requirements
On 8 April 2022 the EU adopted a fifth package of sanctions on Russia, comprising of several Regulations and Decisions
On Thursday 7th April the Club hosted a webinar with CAE, the global leader in civil aviation training, for the discussion 'Can you train for a Black Swan Event?'
The UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has appointed Colin Legget as a risk assessor in its London office
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