Monday, 13th June 2016

IMO Legal Committee - International Group attendance

The International Group attended and took a full and active role in the 103rd session of the IMO Legal Committee that was held in London from 8th – 10th June.

The Legal Committee's main agenda items included monitoring the implementation of the HNS Protocol, 2010, the judicial sale of ships, liability and compensation issues connected with trans-boundary pollution damage from offshore oil exploration and exploitation activities, piracy and the fair treatment of seafarers in the event of a maritime accident amongst other agenda items.

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.
20 May 2020

Vessel monitoring and P&I insurance – ship’s Automated Information System (AIS)

The ability to track vessels using their AIS (“Automatic Identification Signals”) has become an increasingly important part of Clubs’ sanctions compliance programmes. All International Group Clubs have now agreed a common minimum standard of tracking.