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.
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.
The UK P&I Club has launched a new app ‘Correspondent Connect’, available on Google Play store and Apple App store*, allowing users to easily access correspondent information from their mobile device.
In order to keep our Members posted with the development of the changes in those areas, the UK Club’s correspondents Huatai have kindly issued a circular to introduce the current situation of fishery farm claims and update the latest geographical extent of the major fishery farms in China.
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 Thomas Miller Group, including all owned and managed businesses will comply with GDPR with effect from the 25th May 2018.
QCR Summer 2021: Sanchez v. Smart Fabricators of Texas, L.L.C. (5th Cir. May 11, 2021) (en banc)
The Court took the opportunity to formally overturn a previous case, Naquin v. Elevating Boats L.L.C., 744 F.3d 927 (5th Cir. 2014) and its progeny, for its misinterpretation of the seaman status test, citing the UK Club’s Taylor Coley’s published academic work criticizing same.
This document is the second Solvency and Financial Condition Report (“SFCR”) of UK P&I Club N.V.
Press Release: UK P&I Club creates new regional roles to strengthen global claims handling
The UK P&I Club, one of the leading providers of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has created a new role of Regional Claims Director in each of its main service hubs, enhancing global claim capability for Members.
The International Group has approved an updated version of essDOCS’s electronic trading system.
We have recently seen an increase in Port State Control fines on vessels at Ghanaian ports.
The Club’s financial position remains strong with free reserves of $507 million as at 20 February 2021.
The Directors approved the Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 20th February 2021.
In order to implement the amendment to The Prevention and Control of Solid Waste Law, the Chinese government announced the complete ban of imports of solid waste from January 1, 2021.
The UK P&I Club have received the following update from Oasis P&I Services, on the implementation of a ban on the transportation of highly toxic chemicals in the Yangtze River basin in China.