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The latest News updates from the Club

Malaysia - Ball Clay Cargoes

In August 2013 the Club published a Loss Prevention Safety Alert detailing a cargo liquefaction incident involving a full cargo of Ball Clay loaded in Lumut, Malaysia for discharge in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The Club...

Brazil - Inspection of Vessels of 18 or More Years of Age

Club Correspondents, Brazil P&I, Santos, have advised that a new inspection requirement in Brazilian ports has been introduced, following a number of recent casualties involving bulk carriers. All vessels of 18 or...

Cuba Sanctions - New Policy From President Trump

In a recent speech President Trump stated that the relaxation in sanctions against Cuba introduced by President Obama would be "completely reversed", calling the Obama relaxation a "completely one-sided deal". In...

International Group of P&I Clubs Annual review 2016/17

The International Group of P&I Clubs has published its Annual Review which provides an overview of the Group, key activities and areas of engagement. A PDF version of the Annual Review can be downloaded...

Financial Highlights 2017

Following publication of Notice to Members No. 6 2017/2018 - Class 1 and Class 2 Policy Year Balances and Financial Position 20 February 2017 - you can read our Financial Highlights 2017 linked below. At 20...

Cargo clearance and delivery in Brazil

Our representatives in Santos Proinde (www.proinde.com.br/) have kindly provided a useful guide to cargo clearance and delivery in Brazil, a copy of which can be found here. As Proinde note in the Foreword: "The...

New Defence Guide - Notice of Readiness

The latest in our popular series of “In a Nutshell” Defence Guides on the subject of Notices of Readiness is now available on our website. Please click here to see this Guide and all the others in the series.

Letters of Indemnity - New Webpage

Copies of the standard letters of indemnity produced by the International Group Clubs for the delivery of cargo without presentation of the original bills of lading, or the delivery of cargo at a port other than that...

International Group of P&I Clubs Survey - Reminder

In Notice to Members No.4 2017/2108, Members were invited to complete a short questionnaire regarding the work performed by the International Group of P&I Clubs. The survey will close on Friday 28 April and any...

Philippines – Continuing Problems with Nickel Ore Cargoes

Further to the News Article dated 21 July 2015, the Club’s local correspondent Pandiman Philippines Inc have advised that nickel ore cargoes currently being presented for shipment are giving rise to concern because...

USA – Ballast Water Management Regulations

In Notice to Members No.20 2016/2017 the Club advised Members about the ballast water management (BWM) regulations in the United States and which differ from those which will prevail in other parts of the world when the...

New Loss Prevention Bulletin Published: Cargo Hold Cleaning

When cargo holds are presented for loading cargoes in bulk and they are not sufficiently clean for the intended cargo, delays, off-hire and charter party disputes can arise. Insufficient cleaning can also cause cargo...

USA - Latest Executive Order On Immigration Suspended

Further to our News Item of 8th March 2017 announcing President Trump's latest effort to restrict the citizens of certain countries entering the United States, a number of Federal court judges have again suspended...

Warning of Fraudulent Fixtures

It has been reported that fraudulent fixtures are being circulated in the market by bogus brokers, working together with bogus agents for the extortion of funds from owners and disponent owners. The fixtures tend to...

USA - New Executive Order on Immigration

Further to the Club’s news articles of 31 January and 13 February 2017, President Trump has recently signed a further Executive Order placing prohibition on the entry of citizens from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan,...

Enforcement of US Ballast Water Discharge Regulations

As advised in Notice to Members No. 20 2016/2017 the USCG has recently approved three Ballast Water Management (BWM) systems. Gallagher Marine Systems have advised that subsequent to these approvals the USCG has been...

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