After the fishing bans to the types of Truss-trawl for shrimp, cage and pot, gill net, light-seining(lift) net were firstly lifted on 1 August 2020, the fishing bans of the other primary fishing types in the Chinese waters 26° 30′ North, including the Taiwan Strait, Qiongzhou Strait, South China Sea, etc., will be lifted at 1200 hrs on 16 Aug 2020.
Hugo Wynn-Williams – Chairman of Thomas Miller Holdings Ltd., Chairman of Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Ltd (the Managers of the UK P&I Club).
Circular 10/20: New revised People's Republic of China (PRC) law on the prevention and control of environmental pollution by solid wastes – Effective 1st September 2020
A new revision to the PRC Law on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Wastes (new Revision) becomes effective on 1st September 2020
The Philippines: Supreme Court decides that a seafarer's heirs are entitled to death benefits
Philippine Supreme Court decides that a seafarer’s heirs are entitled to death benefits for work related illness even if death occurs after the term of his employment contract.
The Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on global trade has led to many shipowners selling off their ships for dismantling earlier than they might otherwise have done. According to the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, 166 ships were broken up in the first quarter of 2020, and 98 ships in the second quarter.
A webinar organised by the Thomas Miller managed insurance mutuals, container freight specialist TT Club and protection & indemnity insurer, UK P&I Club, revealed the diverse range of factors important to safe container ship operations and the security of the container stacks they carry.
This document is the first Solvency and Financial Condition Report (“SFCR”) of UK P&I Club N.V. (UKNV). It explains the company performance over the extended book year of 28 November 2018 until 20 February 2020. This document covers UKNV’s business and performance, its system of governance, risk profile, valuation for solvency purposes and capital management.
This webinar explores the complex range of ‘moving parts’ in container ship operations