In February, a shipwreck off Calabria, Italy, claimed at least 72 lives, adding to the tragic toll of people who perished in the sea whilst taking dangerous journeys to Europe
On 25 February 2023, the EU adopted its 10th package of sanctions against Russia
Shipping in EU ETS from 2024
The EU ETS, established in 2005, is the world’s first emissions trading system and remains the largest greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions trading system across multiple countries and multiple sectors.
Circular 17/22: The Price Cap on Russian Oil
The EU, G7 and Australia (the “Price Cap Coalition”) has recently introduced legislation and guidance effective 5 December 2022 intended to maintain the supply of Russian oil to world markets whilst at the same time reducing Russia’s earnings from its oil exports (the “Price Cap Scheme”).
Recently, and in particular during the summer period, the Club has noticed a spike in stowaway cases, hence the below article serves as a refresher on what is already known as well as an update on the practical problems and implications for Owners that may arise in connection with the disembarkation and repatriation of stowaways.
Circular 11/22: 8th EU Sanctions Package
The EU adopted an eighth package of sanctions on 6 October 2022 in response to Russia’s continued military aggression against Ukraine.
Circular 07/22: Sanctions - The European Union’s 6th Sanctions Package - EU Regulation 833/2014– (the “Regulation”)
[AMENDED 22 JULY] On 21 July 2022 the European Union published a Maintenance and Alignment Package
Persian Gulf Security Update
Following the recent incidents where two Greek-Flagged ships were seized by Iranian forces, the Combined Maritime Force (CMF) and the EU’s Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) have issued an Industry Releasable Threat Bulletin (IRTB) on the incident.
On 8 April 2022 the EU adopted a fifth package of sanctions on Russia, comprising of several Regulations and Decisions
Contact our UK P&I London Office for more information on our Shipowners Liability Insurance or to lodge a claim
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.
The European Union announced a significant expansion of sanctions against Russia in light the deteriorating situation in Ukraine on 25 February 2022
Members are advised from 20 February 2022 the procedure for paying claims related suppliers for claims on European Economic Area (“EEA”) risks is changing. The change applies only to risks written by UKNV.
On 14 July 2021 the European Commission adopted the EU's "Fit for 55" package which consists of a set of inter-connected proposals that will together deliver the EU's ambition of reducing its greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels, and for the EU to become a climate neutral continent by 2050.
Members may be interested in the Danish Maritime Authority' press release dated 14 September 2020 discussing the new shipping routes recently established in Skagerrak and Kattegat
Hellas Hilights: Issue 39
This edition of HiLights features articles from loss prevention and safe anchoring, pollution laws in China and SPRO contracts and updates on the various activities we have been involved in over the last few months
Green4Sea conference 2019
The annual Green4Sea conference was held at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, Athens, on 13 March 2019.
Letter of Indemnity seminar- Geneva
The UK P&I Club, in conjunction with the Propeller Club of Geneva, hosted a talk on LOIs at La Mère Royaume, Geneva, on 25th October.
On Wednesday 19th September, the UK P&I Club hosted a seminar for Members, brokers and club correspondents at the Altes Madchen micro-brewery in Hamburg.