Monday, 30th April 2018

IOPC Funds meetings - International Group attendance

The International Group, as represented by David Baker, attended and took a lead industry role in the discussions at the meetings of the IOPC Funds that were held in London on 30 April – 2 May, in particular on the discussions on the concerns arising from the Spanish Court judgements in the Prestige case and on the criteria for the admissibility of claims for compensation—claims by employees who have suffered a reduction in wages, been placed on part-time work or been made redundant as a consequence of an incident.

The meetings agreed the criteria for the admissibility of such claims, with input in advance and at the meeting from the International Group.

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.