Wednesday, 30th March 2016

Comite International Radio-Maritime (CIRM)

Tony Baker, head of loss prevention at the North of England and chairman of the Group Ships Technical Committee, and Group Executive Officer Andrew Bardot were invited to attend and present at the 2016 CIRM Annual Conference and AGM meetings held in Italy in April 2016. CIRM, which is headquartered in London, is the principal International Association for the marine electronics industry, and one of its key functions is to promote the application of electronic technology in the fields of marine navigation, communications and information systems to the safety of life and efficient conduct of vessels at sea.

The meetings were well attended by CIRM member representatives from around the world, and by a number of shipowner representatives, International Shipping Industry associations including ICS and Intertanko, the IMO and the Italian government. Tony Baker presented to the meeting on the role of ECDIS in marine accidents, and Andrew Bardot delivered a presentation on large casualty causation and the human element.

20 Jan 2020

New industry Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

New Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers have been published jointly by the International Group of P&I Clubs and the CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System). The document is available to download.
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2019 International Group Regional Seminar for P&I Correspondents

The International Group has held five international conferences for P&I Correspondents. Reflecting the growing importance of the Asia Pacific region to shipping and the global economy, the International Group decided to hold its first Regional Seminar for P&I Correspondents at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore on 4 December 2019.