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 28 Feb, 2020No. 2 2020/2021 - Pollution Regulations of the People’s Republic of China
Members are informed that the PRC Maritime Safety Agency (MSA) recently published new Measures of Administration on Agreement for Ship Pollution Response Regime, which will become effective on 1st March 2020.Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
Notices to Members 20 Feb, 2020No.1 2020/2021 - Acquisition of Shares in Nordic Marine Insurance
The Managers are pleased to advise Members that the Club will acquire a significant stake in the marine insurance provider, Nordic Marine Insurance (NMI).
Notices to Members 18 Feb, 2020No. 16 2019/2020 - Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Approval of Global Share S.A. (CargoX)
This Notice informs Members of the approval by the International Group of P&I Clubs (the Group) of CargoX.
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.