Tuesday, 10th November 2015

New International Group Chairman elected

At the Annual General Meeting of the International Group of P&I Clubs managers held in London on 10 November 2015, the managers of the 13 member Clubs unanimously endorsed and welcomed the election of Hugo Wynn-Williams, Chairman of Thomas Miller, to succeed Grantley Berkeley as Chairman of the International Group. Grantley Berkeley stood down at the meeting following completion of his three year term of office and was thanked by the Group managers for his contributions and service on behalf of the Group during his term as chairman.

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.