Thursday, 20th February 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. These arrangements are supported by an extensive and loyal commercial market and captive reinsurance programme to ensure stability and continuity of P&I cover for shipowners. The video has been uploaded onto the Reinsurance page of the website and is additional to the video that explains the Group on the website’s About IGP&I page.

 

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.