Monday, 8th May 2006

Group presentation to EESC Study Group on the Third Maritime Safety Package

Along with other industry participants including ICS, Chamber of Shipping, OCIMF, Intertanko and ECSA, the Group was invited to address the European Economic and Social Committee Study Group which is currently preparing an opinion on the Third Maritime Safety Package drafted by the European Commission. Andrew Bardot reaffirmed Group support for the positive objectives of the Package (principally encouragement of early entry into force of LLMC in all Member States and early ratification of IMO conventions) and reiterated concerns including the proposed introduction of direct action COFRs for all types of claim, compulsory insurance at double LLMC limits, changing the limitation test for vessels flagged in non-LLMC States, the possible future amendment of CLC limits by EU Directive and dealing with abandonment of seafarers by means of liability insurance. Other industry sectors supported the position taken by the Group on these proposals. The Study Group welcomed the input from insurers and industry and confirmed that it will continue it's work on it's report which will be finalised in the Autumn

Download EESC_Maritime_Safety_Package.pdf
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.
16 Jan 2020

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.