Shipowners face a growing cyber threat to their electronic systems both ashore and afloat as well as regulatory pressure to enhance their cyber resilience. West are here to help by with a comprehensive solution provided by our strategic partner, leading cyber specialist Astaara.
The shipping industry faces a major challenge in complying with the global 0.5% sulphur cap for bunker fuel under MARPOL Annex VI as from 1 January 2020. This webpage provides resources from the Club and elsewhere to help guide Members in meeting those obligations.
The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (“MLC”) entered into force on 20 August 2013, following ratification by thirty states representing at least 33% of the world’s gross tonnage. This webpage is intended to provide Members with information on the Convention and how the Club is supporting them in complying with its requirements.
West’s Fixed Premium book has expanded to become one of the largest insurers of tugs and barges in South America, proving invaluable to shipowners dealing with the distinctive risks faced by smaller vessels.
Notices to Members
Notices to Members 05 Jul, 2021No.5 2021/2022 - HFO Condition Survey 2021
CONDITION SURVEYS: TANKERS WHICH HAVE CARRIED HEAVY FUEL OIL AS CARGOSimon ParrottUnderwriting Director
Notices to Members 15 Jun, 2021No.4 2021/2022 - Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Update to essDOCS Terms and Conditions
Members are referred back to Notice to Members No.3 2013/2014 dated March 2013.Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
Notices to Members 02 Jun, 2021No.3 2021/2022 - Annual General Meeting
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Members of The West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association (Luxembourg) will be held on 6 July 2021 at 13.00 hours (CET).Thierry BrevetGeneral Manager