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

IOPC Funds meetings - International Group attendance

The International Group attended and took a lead industry role in the discussions at the April 2016 meetings of the IOPC Funds, in particular on the discussions on the funding of interim payments and the concerns arising from the recent Spanish Supreme Court judgement in the Prestige case.

HNS Convention workshop – International Group attendance

The International Group attended and took an active role in the 2010 HNS Convention workshop hosted by the Canadian Government in Montreal on 17-18 March, 2016.

EU Guidelines on Places of Refuge

Following consultation and engagement with the International Group and other industry partners, the European Union has built on the existing IMO Guidelines on places of refuge, establishing a framework of duties and obligations on all the parties involved when ships are in need of assistance.