Monday, 26th March 2018

International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) spring technical committee meetings - Hamburg 18-20 March 2018

Group Executive Officer Andrew Bardot attended the spring technical meetings of IUMI which were held in Hamburg on 18-20 March 2018. The Group is an IUMI affiliate member, and since 2007 has participated on the IUMI Legal and Liability committee. The Committee comprises of representatives from 10 national Marine insurance associations around the world, and is tasked with reviewing legal decisions and developments and statutory and regulatory measures impacting on Marine insurers in general. The committee also coordinates the Legal and Liability workshop at the IUMI conference which is held annually in September. Further details regarding the organization and activities of IUMI and its various committees can be obtained via their website www.iumi.com

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.