Wednesday, 15th October 2008

Group presentation to IOPC Fund delegates

A presentation entitled “IG/ITOPF Perspective on the Handling of Claims under CLC/Fund” was made to delegates attending the IOPC Fund meetings on 15 October at the IMO headquarters followed by a reception. The presentation, which was well attended by delegates, was given by Colin Williams (Chairman-IG Pollution sub-committee), Jonathan Hare (Chairman-IG Compulsory Insurance sub-committee) and Richard Johnson (Technical Team Manager-ITOPF). A copy of the presentation can be accessed via the link below.

Download 2008 IMO-ITOPF Presentation (to pdf).pdf
18 Jun 2020

Updated Industry Guidelines on the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

The carriage of Seed Cake cargoes continues to cause confusion and the potential for mis-declaration remains high - with the consequent risk of fire on board container ships. Seed Cake is the term used for pulp, cake, pellets, expellers or other cargo where oil has been removed from oil-bearing seeds, cereals or commodities with similar properties, including all such types of seed meal. It is principally used as an ingredient in animal feeds.
22 May 2020

International Group clubs respond to the US Government sanctions guidance for maritime and related industries.

On 14 May 2020 the US issued a Global Maritime Advisory (“Guidance”) aimed at a range of industry sectors including marine insurers such as P&I clubs, shipowners and charterers.