Monday, 23rd April 2018

IMO Legal Committee – International Group Attendance

The International Group, as represented by David Baker, took a full and active role at the 105th session of the IMO Legal Committee that was held at the IMO’s headquarters in London on 23-25th April.

The Legal Committee's main agenda items included monitoring the implementation of the HNS Protocol 2010, the inclusion of autonomous ships as a new item on the Committee’s work programme (see submissions page for the paper submitted to the meeting on this item that was co-sponsored by the International Group), fraudulent ship registries and the provision of financial security in case of abandonment of seafarers, and shipowners' responsibilities in respect of contractual claims for personal injury to, or death of seafarers, in light of the progress of amendments to the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

21 Feb 2020

International Group Circular – Regulations of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on Spill Response

The International Group Clubs have issued a circular on the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships (the Regulations) and which will become effective on 1st March 2020.
20 Feb 2020

International Group – pooling and reinsurance video

The International Group has released a new video to explain and visualise in a user friendly format the Group’s primary function, namely its pooling and reinsurance arrangements.