The IG attended the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony held on 1 November 2011 in DOI's Washington DC headquarters.
The Group was represented at the International Marine Claims Conference held in Dublin on 28-29 September and participated on a panel session and gave a presentation on the framework of international maritime liability and compensation regimes.
The latest version of the International Group's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are now available
The Group attended and took an active role in the Intersessional Maritime Security and Piracy Working Group of the Maritime Safety Committee, which met at IMO Headquarters in London from 13 to 15 September 2011.
The IG attended and took a full and active role in the 37th meeting of the IMO FAL Committee that was held at the IMO Headquarters in London from 5 September – 9 September.
The IG attended and took a full and active role in the meetings of the 1992 IOPC Fund governing bodies and the 6th Intersessional working group that was held in London from 5 July – 7 July.
A revised edition of the International Group Guidelines has been published by the Group in order to take more detailed account of the entry into force of the UK Bribery Act 2010, which has been covered in the Guidelines in the section that relates to Governance.
The Group was invited to attend and present at a two-day workshop for representatives of member state administrations on liability and compensation for maritime claims organised by EMSA in Lisbon on the 18th and 19th of May.
The annual International Marine Risk Forum organised by TradeWinds was held in London on 4-5 May.
The European Commission confirmed on 17 May 2011 that it was carrying out unannounced inspections at the premises of a number of container liner shipping companies in several Member States.
The meeting organised by AMICE (Association of Mutual Insurers and Insurance Cooperatives in Europe) was held on 12-13 May in Budapest.
Dear Mr Bray Your article misreported my speech at the TradeWinds Marine Risk Forum on 5 May 2011.
A revised edition of the International Group Guidelines has now been published by the Group.
The Spring meetings of the IMO Legal Committee and 1992 IOPC Fund Executive Committee were held in London at the end of March and beginning of April 2009.
Industry awareness campaign website launched – as part of the concerted industry effort to raise public and political awareness of the escalating piracy problem, and in particular the plight of seafarers and impact on global trade, a number of industry organisations have launched a new website www.
As part of the concerted industry effort to raise public and political awareness of the escalating piracy problem, and in particular the plight of seafarers and impact on global trade, a number of industry organisations have launched a new website www.
Piracy – Industry Best Management Practices Version 3 is the updated and current version of the industry developed Best Management Practices developed for shipowners transiting off the coast of Somalia and the Arabian Sea areas.
The Port of Rotterdam/industry arranged visit for members of the European Parliament The Port of Rotterdam, in conjunction with interested industry parties including the International Group, arranged a visit for several Members of the European Parliament, together with several MEP assistants, representatives of the EU Transport Commissioner's Cabinet and various ports and shipping associations.
The arrangements for the renewal of the International Group General Excess of Loss reinsurance contract and Hydra reinsurance programme for 2011/12 have now been finalized.