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

11 May 2022

The International Group’s collaborative approach to dealing with large maritime claims and salvage & wreck removals

Ben Harris, Chair of the International Group’s Salvage Committee and Sam Kendall-Marsden, Chair of the International Group’s Large Casualty Committee discuss the Group’s collective approach to dealing with large marine casualties. Specifically, how the Group plays an important part in achieving positive, sustainable solutions with regard to the marine environment, local communities and other stakeholders.
02 Feb 2022

Sanctions – Recent Deceptive Practices

The International Group Clubs have recently issued a common circular highlighting several deceptive practices that some parties deploy when they engage in sanctions breaking activities.