On 23 August 2023 OFAC issued a determination that allows sanctions to be imposed on any foreign individual or entity that operates in the jet fuel sector of the Burmese economy by expanding Executive Order 14014 (the”EO”).
Circular 13/22: EU Sanctions - updated FAQs published by the EU on the carriage of certain Russian cargoes including coal and fertilisers
EU updated FAQs on 19 Sept and 7 Oct 2022 to clarify transporting certain Russian goods to non-EU countries is not prohibited under Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014.
IMPORTANT NOTE: PIPL is China’s comprehensive law that sets detailed rules with respect to data privacy and the protection and applies to the processing of personal information and sensitive personal information within the People’s Republic of China (PRC). PIPL came into effect on 1 November 2021.
Circular 09/22: EU Sanctions - clarification published on the carriage of certain Russian cargoes including coal and fertilisers
On 19 September 2022 the EU further amended its FAQS clarifying the application of provisions relating to the carriage of certain cargoes from Russia
IMPORTANT NOTE: The entry into force of the 2014 amendments to MLC on 18 January 2017 raised a number of complex and novel questions
COVID-19 claims FAQs
P&I cover responds to a Member's liability to pay damages or compensation for illness and death resulting from illness of any seaman including hospital, medical, funeral or other expenses necessarily incurred in relation to such illness or such death. Such liability will typically fall under the terms of an approved contract of employment or possibly under common law. If a serving crewmember falls ill or dies due to coronavirus, this would be treated in the same way as any other crew illness or death claim.
Our Americas Members often deal with contracts of carriage subject to the US Carriage of Goods by Sea Act ("COGSA") and the Harter Act, here we address FAQ's.
IG P&I FAQ: Vaccination of Seafarers
This publication answers some frequently asked questions (FAQ's) relating to P&I Club Cover and the vaccination of seafarers
Biofuel: Benefits and Barriers webinar - Q&A
Following a recent UK Club webinar on Biofuels there were many questions raised answered, these have been conflated for the easy use of Members and the wider Shipping Industry
A collection of frequently asked questions on various topics relating to the shipping industry, answered for ease of UK Club Members and the wider maritime community
FAQ - Hold Preparation and Cleaning
Hold preparation is probably the most vital part of bulk carrier operations; if it is not undertaken properly, it can result in substantial cargo claims, delays, additional cleaning, survey costs and expensive off-hire disputes.
Ballast Water Management - UK MCA FAQs
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency has released a set of Ballast Water Management FAQs Updated in October 2020, which we are sharing for the members and the wider shipping community
Bunker Convention Certificates - Q&As
The UK P&I Club have updated their Q&A on Bunkers Convention Certificates for 2020.
The most frequently asked questions are answered from the UK Club's recent webinar on the technical and legal aspects of fuel quality claims.
Return of Calls after Lay up - FAQs
A properly laid up ship reduces P&I risks and after lay up the Club will return a portion of Calls to reflect the reduced risk.
Covid-19 & Club Cover - FAQs
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has generated a significant number of enquiries and questions from Members in recent weeks
Following the President's May 8, 2018 decision to withdraw from the JCPOA and to begin re-imposing the U.S
Solas VI FAQs
The UK P&I and TT Clubs have compiled a number of publications in response to industry questions relating to the revised SOLAS regulation requiring 'verified gross mass of packed containers' which comes into effect on 1st July 2016.
LLMC 1996, 2012 amendment - FAQs
The Limits of liability under the original LLMC 1996 protocol have been increased by 51% prompted by a number of high profile bunker pollution incidents, notably the Pacific Adventurer incident of Queensland, Australia in 2009.