Wednesday, 31st October 2018

International Group signs large casualty Memorandum of Understanding with Venezuela

INEA (Instituto Nacional de los Espacios Acuaticos de la Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela) has joined the list of signatory states to the Group Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the response to major Maritime casualties and incidents.

The MoU is part of the Outreach programme developed by the Group following its detailed review in 2012/13 of major Maritime casualties involving removal of wreck, and it is focused on improving and streamlining the joint co-operation and casualty response of national Maritime administrations/authorities and the clubs. A key focus of the MoU is joint preparedness training and involves experienced club personnel participating in training workshops and exercises with national administrations and authorities.

The MoU was signed in London at the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on Monday 29 October by Vice Admiral Jorge Sierraalta, Vice President of the Instituto Nacional de Espacios Acuáticos of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (INEA), and Group CEO Andrew Bardot.

INEA-MOU

15 Jan 2019

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Enforcement of UN, U.S. and EU Sanctions

The International Group has issued guidance to shipowners highlighting the risk of entering into activities with DPRK interests in breach of international sanctions.
11 Jan 2019

Joint Industry Guidelines for carriage of DVB in containers

Joint industry Guidelines for the carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers have been published by CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System), the International Group of P&I Clubs and the TT Club.