Annual Review

Copies of our Annual Review found here

The role of the Group

One of the main roles of the Group is co-ordinating the operation and regulation of the clubs’ claim-sharing agreement

IMO Legal Committee - International Group attendance

The International Group attended and took a full and active role in the 103rd session of the IMO Legal Committee that was held in London from 8th – 10th June

Group participates in Maritime New Zealand Training and Preparedness Exercise-May 2016

Pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding signed in April 2015 between the Group and Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) regarding the response to major casualties and incidents involving salvage and wreck removal, Michael Kelleher of the West of England and the chairman of the Group’s Large Casualty Working Group attended “Exercise Whakautu II: 2016”, a training exercise to test MNZ’s preparedness for a major salvage, pollution and wreck removal event.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION'S REVIEW OF THE INSURANCE BLOCK EXEMPTION (“IBER”)

The European Commission (the "Commission") is currently reviewing the insurance block exemption regulation (the "IBER"), which expires on 31 March 2017.