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News 02 Apr, 2020Important U.S. Supreme Court decision on safe berth clauses
Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court reached a landmark decision on safe berth clauses in a case dating back to 2004.Emily McCullochHead of Claims (Americas)
News 27 Mar, 2020Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ's
The Club has produced a set of FAQs to help guide Members on the most common questions currently being asked about the impacts of Covid-19 and the operation of Club cover.Suzanne ByrneGroup Head of Claims
News 25 Mar, 2020Extension of Precautionary Measures to Minimise Risk of Community Spread of the Coronavirus Disease
(Updated as of 23rd March) Since 24th January 2020, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has implemented temperature screening at all sea checkpoints, including ferry and cruise terminals, PSA terminals and Jurong Port, for inbound travellers.Malcolm PedleyCEO (Singapore)
Sanctions News 21 Nov, 2019Impact of the designation of COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co.
A number of Members have sought clarification from the Managers about the impact of the recent designation of COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. ("COSCO Dalian").Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
News 19 Feb, 2020Venezuelan Sanctions - designation of Rosneft Trading S.A.
On 18 February 2020, OFAC designated Rosneft Trading S.A. (“Rosneft Trading”) to the SDN List pursuant to Executive Order 13850 for operating in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy.Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
Sanctions News 03 Feb, 2020Iran Sanctions - COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. removed from SDN list
COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. has been removed from the U.S. SDN list as of 31 January 2020Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
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