Coronavirus (COVID-19) Legal, Liability and Insurance Issues arising from Vaccination of Seafarers
This article contains two documents from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) offering guidance on legal, liability and insurance issues that could potentially arise for shipowners from or in connection with vaccinations of crew for coronavirus (COVID-19) and a practical guide for Seafarers and Shipping Companies on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccinations.
The most frequently asked questions are answered from the UK Club's recent webinar on the technical and legal aspects of fuel quality claims.
Legal Briefing: IMO Ballast Water Management - The lay of the land as September 2019 approaches
This Legal Briefing will look at some questions Members may have relating to these two regulations as 8 September 2019 approaches, and end with brief guidance on P&I Club cover for claims arising out of breaches of these BWM regulations.
Risk Focus: Temperature controlled cargo
This Risk Focus is intended to be a practitioner’s good practice guide covering all stakeholders throughout the supply chain whether operating, packing, unpacking or handling temperature controlled, ‘refrigerated’ or ‘reefer’ cargo transport units (CTUs).
Legal Briefing: Electronic Bills of Lading
We have recently seen many of our Members switching to electronic bills of lading ("eBLs") on some of their trades. The move towards a paperless trade is therefore gaining momentum. The Club is, however, still receiving many questions about eBLs and about the three eBL systems approved by the International Group of P&I Clubs, namely Bolero, essDOCS and e-titleTM. This Legal Briefing provides brief explanations on these three systems and how each of them works.
In order to help our Members manage the risk of fishing vessel collisions and to learn from these often tragic events, we have worked with experts in fisheries and aquaculture to produce a guide for Masters and their Bridge teams on how to reduce the risk of collisions with fishing vessels.