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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.
News 06 May, 2021Why do tankers keep exploding? - Waypoints article
Oil/chemical tanker blasts are still happening despite the implementation of updated requirements for inert gas systems.Dean CrossleyLoss Prevention Manager
News 28 Apr, 2021Big data in the shipping industry - Waypoints article
To date, the industry has relied on outdated systems and processes to manage and mitigate risks. Today, increased connectivity and data availability are driving a revolution in how decisions are made in our day-to-day life and working environments.
News 26 Apr, 2021China: Ban on transportation of highly toxic chemicals in Yangtze River basin
The Yangtze River Protection Law, ratified by Chinese authorities, was adopted on 26 December 2020. The law came into force as of 01 March 2021. It will prohibit the transportation of acutely toxic chemicals and other dangerous chemicals along the Yangtze River Basin.James OliverLoss Prevention Officer
Sanctions News 03 Nov, 2020Iran sanctions: Designation of Strait Shipbrokers, Singapore
It was announced on 29 October 2020 that Strait Shipbrokers in Singapore as well as its executive Murtuza Mustafaunir Basrai had been added to the U.S. SDN list.Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
News 28 Jul, 2020Sanctions - UK Governments Maritime Guidance
Following publication of the United States’ Global Maritime Advisory in May (see here) providing advice to the maritime community concerning compliance with U.S. sanctions, the UK Government’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI)...Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
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