UK Club Circular 08/21: Sierra Leone – Carriage of Iron Ore Fines Cargoes – Liquefaction Risk
Iron Ore Fines Cargoes exported from Sierra Leone have been identified as an area of increasing concern due to a lack of regulatory oversight at loading ports and the potential for excessive wetting and thereby liquefaction and instability.
There has been a change in ownership of the E-TITLE electronic trading system and its underlying legal framework to software technology firm, R3; There has been a change in trading name of the E-TITLE electronic trading system to Corda eBL; Members are invited to take note of how the Corda eBL software will operate.
This circular provides details of the AGM of the Association which will take place in Zurich at 9.00 am on 18th October 2021 and the arrangements for voting by proxy.
The International Group has approved an updated version of essDOCS’s electronic trading system.
The Directors approved the Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 20th February 2021.
This circular informs Members of the approval by the International Group of P&I Clubs (the Group) of the TradeLens eBL system.
This Circular provides information on the recent designation by the Government of the United States on Venezuela’s Maritime Authority (Instituto Nacional de los Espacios Acuaticos – “INEA”).
Circular 18/20: Notice of a Special General Meeting of the United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Europe) Limited
Notice is hereby given that a Special General Meeting of the Members of ‘UK(E)’ - The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Europe) Limited - will be held at 3 pm on Tuesday 19th January 2021 at the offices of Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Limited.
Circular 17/20: US Oil Pollution California - Increased criminal penalties for oil spill related offences
Circular 17/20: US Oil Pollution California - Increased criminal penalties for oil spill related offences.
Circular 13/20: US Oil Pollution California - Increased criminal penalties for oil spill related offences
A new law was signed in California on 24th September 2020 for Members trading in California waters, which will bring the following increases in criminal penalties for oil spill related offences from 1st January 2021.
Supreme Court of China published Judicial Interpretation on Crew Issues Arising During Trials
To encourage consistency in court rulings on crew related issues, the Supreme Court of China published on 27 Sep 2020, its “Judicial Interpretation Regarding the Trial of Crew Members Related Cases” which comprises of 21 articles.
This Circular concerns efforts by the United States to enhance the sanction provisions targeting the construction of the NS2 and TurkStream pipeline projects and those who provide vessels and services in connection with either project.