This circular informs Members of the approval by the International Group of P&I Clubs (the Group) of the Secro system
Discover the International Group's expansive approach to the provision of cover for new vessels
The International Group has launched another video explaining the working on the Productions Operation & Specialist Craft (POSC) committee.
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 10/22: Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Update to TradeLens Terms and Conditions
This circular informs Members of the amendments to the TradeLens Rulebook and Service Description.
Correspondents Open House 2022
On 28th September, the UK P&I Club took the opportunity to host its first ever Correspondents Open House to coincide with the International Group P&I Correspondents Conference in London, as hundreds of Club correspondents travelled from across the globe to meet in London for a few days.
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, including coal and other solid fossil fuels as well as certain types of fertilizer.
The UK Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest International Group circular from MARIN on the update on the roll risk estimator excel sheet.
IG launch Review into the Delay in Contracting and Engagement of Salvage Services in Marine Casualties
It is widely recognised that the prompt engagement of emergency responders to a marine casualty is paramount in minimising risk to life, the environment and property
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
This circular informs Members of the approval by the International Group of P&I Clubs (the Group) of the IQAX eBL system.
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.
Circular 05/22: Paperless Trading Electronic Trading Systems Update to E-TITLE – cancellation of R3 ownership
The agreement between R3 and E-TITLE has been dissolved, and the ownership of the system has reverted to E-Title Authority Ptd Ltd
Circular 03/22: General Trade Licence dated 17 March 2022 – Reporting of vessel calls to Russia and transiting Russian territorial waters
On 17 March 2022 the UK Government published a General Trade Licence in part to clarify earlier amendments to the UK Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations (the “Regulation”). Specifically, the licence addresses the issue as to whether it is lawful under the Regulation for insurers and reinsurers domiciled or operating from the United Kingdom to provide insurance for vessels calling at Russian ports or transiting Russian territorial waters.
The International Group recently became a member of the Maritime Research Institute of the Netherlands (MARIN) Top Tier project.
Since 2010, considerable sanctions' activity has been directed at shipping and its supporting industries reflecting the fact that 90% of world trade involves the carriage of goods by sea.
The International Group Pooling and GXL Reinsurance contract structure for 2022 has now been finalised
The International Group Pooling and GXL Reinsurance contract structure for 2022 has now been finalised.
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.
Since it launched in 2010, the International Group’s P&I Qualification (P&IQ) programme has grown to become one of the shipping industry’s foremost professional courses. In 2020, with its international reach and network, the IG P&IQ found itself perfectly positioned to deliver its courses and exams online. This led to the greatest participation levels to date, with 657 candidates sitting P&IQ examinations in the year.
The International Group Pooling and GXL Reinsurance contract structure for 2021 have now been finalised.
The International Group and its 13 constituent P&I Clubs, have become extremely concerned about the detrimental effect upon the mental well-being of seafarers as a result of the prolongation of their contracts of employment due to the pandemic