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.
The container vessel “Ever Given” grounded in the Suez Canal at about 0540 UTC on 23 March 2021 as it was transiting northbound through the canal en-route to Rotterdam, Netherlands. Press release from the P&I insurers of the “Ever Given” suggest that all crew are safe and accounted for and there have been no reports of pollution or cargo damage.
Notices to Members
Notices to Members 29 Mar, 2021No.1 2021/2022 - Electronic (Paperless) Trading - Approval of TradeLens
This Notice informs Members of the approval by the International Group of P&I Clubs (the Group) of the TradeLens eBL system.Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
Notices to Members 09 Feb, 2021No. 19 2020/2021 - United States Sanctions on Venezuela - INEA
This Notice provides information on the recent designation by the Government of the United States of Venezuela’s Maritime Authority (Instituto Nacional de los Espacios Acuaticos – “INEA”).Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
Notices to Members 15 Jan, 2021No. 18 2020/2021 - Class 1 Rule changes for 2021 and Adoptions of Amendments to the CGC
An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Class 1 and Class 2 Members of the Association was held on Tuesday, 12 January 2021 via video conference and the following SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS were passed...Thierry BrevetGeneral Manager