Leanne is Regional Director for the UK P&I Club and the UK Defence Club at Thomas Miller, with responsibility for claims and servicing operations in North and South America.
China: Revised Ship Routeing and Reporting Systems of Qiongzhou Strait - From 1 April 2022
The UK Club’s Correspondents, Huatai Marine, report that on 28.02.2022, China MSA announced a modification to the Routeing System and Ship Reporting System of Qiongzhou Strait which have been operating for over 15 years. Huatai Marine explain the main modifications to the systems which will come into force on 01.04.2022.
Alex McCue joins the UK P&I Club in the EMEA2 Claims team as a Senior Claims Executive
The UK Club's local correspondents in Colombia, A&A Multiprime, have issued their latest updated report on drug smuggling in Colombian ports.
Australia's Biosecurity Amendment (Biofouling Management) Regulations 2021, which come into force on 15 June 2022, will require international ships arriving in Australia to report the following information in the ship's pre-arrival report.
China: Announcement on Effectively Implementing Remote Prevention and Control Measures of COVID-19
The UK Club’s local correspondents, Huatai Insurance Agency & Consultant Service Ltd, have issued a circular on the announcement of the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the General Customs on Effectively Implementing Remote Prevention and Control Measures of the COVID-19 for Vessels Engaged in International Voyages.
EU impose further sanctions on Russia
On 15 March 2022 the EU adopted a fourth package of sanctions in response to Russia's military aggression against Ukraine.
Enclosed Space Entry Regulation Changes
Many lives have been lost unnecessarily when seafarers or shore-based personnel enter enclosed spaces on board ships.
The UK P&I Club recently hosted a live webinar. Patrick Ryan, the Club's Sustainability Director, asked the panel how the shipping industry's decarbonisation strategy is shaping up?
Rob Goodall is a Claims Executive for the UK P&I Club working from the london office
We have collated a range of industry best practice guidelines and relevant pages of organisations including the World Health Organization, International Labor Organization, and the International Maritime Organization.
This page collates updates, publications and other material relevant to the current crisis in Ukraine
The European Union announced a significant expansion of sanctions against Russia in light the deteriorating situation in Ukraine on 25 February 2022
The Club has received a number of enquiries from Members regarding repatriation of Ukrainian seafarers in view of the current situation in Ukraine
Russian banks banned from SWIFT
The EU, in consultation with the UK, US and Canada have requested SWIFT, the financial messaging system, to disconnect certain Russian banks from using its system, in response to Russia's unprovoked military aggression against Ukraine.