Friday, 21st January 2022

Shipping Industry Guidance – Pilot Transfer Arrangements

The International Group of P&I Clubs is delighted to be a supporting association of the updated Shipping Industry Guidance on Pilot Transfer Arrangements published recently by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA).

The guidance is intended to remind seafarers and companies of the vital importance of adhering to the rules and established procedures concerning the provision of safe boarding arrangements for pilots.  This updated guidance contains a new section outlining the International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidance on combination embarkation platform arrangements.

A copy of the Guidance can be downloaded here:

Shipping Industry Guidance

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.