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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.

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Qwest brings together the insurance expertise of the West of England and the innovative legal and consultancy skills of C Solutions to offer the maritime industry a suite of tailored products to support their operations. 

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Delay following an incident usually means lost revenue for ship operators that is not recoverable under other insurance policies or only after a lengthy deductible period. Fixed Premium Primary Delay Insurance provided by West’s strategic partner Nordic Marine delivers a tailor-made solution to this problem.

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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.

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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. 
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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.

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Offshore product rebranded to recognise the renewable energy market

We are pleased to announce the rebranding of our Offshore product to “Offshore & Renewable Energy” to encompass the industry’s shift towards the renewable energy sector. Whilst we have always provided cover for members operating in the sector, it is important to recognise the growth and importance of this market.

Will Tobin
Will Tobin
Senior Underwriter

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The Club's core range of insurance products provide comprehensive cover for shipowners and charterers engaged in every sector of the shipping industry.

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The Club helps meet its Members’ operational requirements by offering a wide range of additional covers, which are designed to complement normal cover and can be tailored to meet an individual Member’s needs.

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