Wednesday, 10th April 2019

IUMI 2019 Spring meeting - Hamburg

The International Group was well represented at the IUMI 2019 Spring Technical Committee Meeting in Hamburg this week. Outgoing CEO Andrew Bardot and successor Nick Shaw attended and Nick was formally appointed to replace Andrew on the IUMI Legal and Liability Committee going forward.

There was a focus on the tough marine insurance market conditions and various topical talks including the recent spate of fires on container vessels.

Andrew was widely thanked for his immense and valuable contribution in representing the Group at IUMI over the past 15 years.

The main meeting takes place in Toronto in September.

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.