On 30 November 2022, the Club held a webinar to discuss the causes and methods of prevention of container losses at sea.
On 31 October 2022, the IMO updated its "List of National Operational Contact Points Responsible for the Receipt, Transmission and Processing of Urgent Reports on Incidents Involving Harmful Substances, Including Oil from Ships to Coastal States".
The UK P&I Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest bulletin prepared by Interport Maritime relating to recent claim developments in Bangladesh.
Bunker fuel analysis indicates more cases of contaminated bunker fuel in the Rotterdam and Amsterdam areas (ARA), suggesting that the problem persists
The Club's guest authors, Jeremy M Joseph and Matthew Van Huizen of JOSEPH & PARTNERS, discuss the different limitation of liability regimes applicable to Peninsular Malaysia and to East Malaysia.
Until recently, it was not clear whether a party seeking to arrest a vessel in Malaysia had a duty to make full and frank disclosure in its affidavit leading to the warrant of arrest ("arrest affidavit").
It is not always smooth sailing in the shipping industry
On Thursday 05 May, the Club held their latest Loss Prevention webinar discussing the practical aspects of mitigating and clean-up of pollution and examining the critical task that P&I clubs hold with organisations such as ITOPF and salvors to mitigate and clean up various types of pollution at sea and on the coast.
Case Study: A falling incident from a ladder
This paper introduces a case of fall accidents that occurred in the past and considers measures to prevent the recurrence of such accidents.
QCR Winter 2021: The Danish Supreme Court - Judgment dated 9th September 2021 (U2021.4943 H)
The Danish Supreme Court rules that a jurisdiction clause in a waybill may under certain circumstances supersede the principal rule of jurisdiction in the Danish Merchant Shipping Act, section 310_1, if the Brussels I regulation was to be applicable to the case.
This article examines what happened when a powerful typhoon passed directly over Osaka Bay, resulting in the dragging of anchor by a Tanker which eventually collided with the connecting bridge to Kansai International Airport
QCR Winter 2021: The BIG FISH - duty to make full and frank disclosure of all material facts in Singapore arrest proceedings
"BIG FISH" (2021) SGHCR 7 sets principles for full and frank disclosure in Singapore arrest warrants, including potential time bar defences.
In the latest series of "Ask An Expert", Capt Anuj Velankar talks with Capt Vincent Fernandes, Author of "ECIDS Blues" on the subject of passage planning on ECDIS - the grounding of CMA CGM Libra took place more than 10 years back on paper charts.
As a new initiative from the UK Club Loss Prevention team and CAE, the world's largest aviation training company, we published a new book in September 2021 featuring 12 human-element aviation incidents that cross-refer to the maritime sector, this article showcases the first of these cases.
Dragging Anchor and Maritime Accidents
This report outlines an example of an accident caused by dragging anchor and an examination of possible ways to prevent a ship from dragging its anchors.
Lessons Learnt: Fall in Cargo Hold
In this lessons learnt video the crew were instructed to clean the vessel's cargo holds in preparation for the next cargo, during the procedure a seaman on top of the staging fell down suffering serious injuries.
As a part of the webinar on catastrophic fires, a recording was carried out with Richard Gunn, partner with the law firm Reed Smith on the legal issues associated with a casualty involving a large fire