The IMO has adopted amendments to the Anti-Fouling Systems Convention (AFS convention) vide Resolution MEPC 331 (76), which restricts the use of Cybutryne and also includes an operative passage with respect to the issuance of the new AFS certificate.
The Club would like to draw to the attention of Members trading to Brazil a well written and comprehensive update on the cabotage trade in Brazil
QCR Autumn 2020: The Chairman, Board of Trustees, Cochin Port Trust v M/S Arebee Star Maritime Agencies Pvt. Ltd. & Ors.
Indian Supreme Court: Ports should bill storage and demurrage charges to consignees & their agents, not shipowners and their agents for uncollected/abandoned cargo.
On 5 August, 2020, the Supreme Court of India handed down its judgement in the case of The Chairman, Board of Trustees, Cochin Port Trust v M/S Arebee Star Maritime Agencies Pvt. Ltd. & Ors.
Following a number of collisions with fishing vessels, a routeing system was established for southwest Indian waters.
Our correspondent GAC has provided the attached update regarding the latest Visa/Travel restrictions issued by Bureau of Immigration in India.
Legal Article: India - Admiralty (Jurisdiction & Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017
The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017 (The Admiralty Act) came into force in India on the 1st April 2018
This Legal Briefing provides a quick overview of the cabotage regimes in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Peru and the United States, highlighting the restrictions, the exceptions, and penalties for violating these regulations.
UK P&I Club is supporting the work of Sailors Society, in particular their local Port Chaplaincy project, by providing a grant for a seafarers' bus in the Port of Jakarta.
Legal Article: India - The Admiralty (Jurisdiction & Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017
The Ministry of Shipping in India has issued the attached notification to announce that the above Act will come into force on 1st April 2018.
Paramount Diagnostic Centre, located in New Delhi, India, has recently moved and expanded PEME medical operations for the convenience of UK P&I Club Crew Health Programme Members.
L4 Syndicate Manager Sumit Madhu recently presented at the international conference organised by The GLOBALMET Association on 3rd and 4th November 2017 in Mumbai.
Oman Shipping Conference
L4 Syndicate Manager Sumit Madhu recently attended the senior officers conference in Mumbai on 26th October for Oman Shipping.
A number of notifications have been received by Members operating LNG tankers, from The Superintendent of Customs in Surat, concerning alleged shortages for recent shipments of LNG to Hazira LNG.
Legal Briefing: Cargo Claims in India
The UK P&I Club has collaborated with Advocate, Mr V. Subramanian, to issue this Legal Briefing on 'Cargo Claims in India'.
Mental health seminars India
Senior Loss Prevention Advisor Captain Anuj Velankar recently represented the UK P&I Club at seminars held on the 8th and 10th of February in Mumbai and Chennai.
UK P&I Club Crew Health team are pleased to congratulate our approved PEME physician Dr. Vijay Belani of Dr. Belani's Blue Shield Medical Clinics in Mumbai and Goa, India on his feature article in Maritime Matrix magazine - November 2016.