The World Health Organisation has declared the coronavirus outbreak a global emergency. Several legal issues for shipowners, operators and charterers may arise as a result of the outbreak and this article illustrates some of the most likely issues Members may face.
Notices to Members
Notices to Members 05 Feb, 2020No. 15 2019/2020 - Class 1 and Class 2 Rules changes for 2020
Notices to Members 10 Jan, 2020No. 14 2019/2020 - Class 1 and Class 2 Rules Changes for 2020
NOTICE is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Class 1 and Class 2 Members of the Association will be held at 14.30 hours on Tuesday, 4 February 2020 in the Hotel Le Royal, 12 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg for the purpose of considering and, if thought fit, passing the following SPECIAL Resolution...
Notices to Members 30 Dec, 2019No. 13 2019/2020 - Electronic Bills of Lading
From 20 February 2010 liabilities arising in respect of the carriage of cargo under such paperless trading systems were covered, provided that the system had first been approved by the Group transferable paper documentation.
The Club's principal source of information about sanctions and provides links to documents and contact details at the Managers' offices for guidance in respect of Club cover and sanctions. More here
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.