Maritime Labour Convention - Updated FAQs


The International Group Clubs have updated the Maritime Labour Convention Financial Security requirement FAQs.

UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) signs International Group Large Casualty MOU


The UK is the latest state to sign-up to the International Group large casualty Memorandum of Understanding

STOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) and TOPIA 2006 (as amended 2017) – 2017 amendments


The International Group has recently issued amended versions of the Small Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (STOPIA) and the Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (TOPIA).

EU Guidelines on Places of Refuge


Following consultation and engagement with the International Group and other industry partners, the European Union has built on the existing IMO Guidelines on places of refuge, establishing a framework of duties and obligations on all the parties involved when ships are in need of assistance.

Revised Joint industry publication sets out Guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite


The International Group and CINS have issued revised joint industry guidance on the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite by sea (first publication in May 2016)

International Group reinsurance 2017/18 placement – termination of “fall-back” cover


Placement of the International Group General Excess of Loss (GXL) reinsurance and Collective Overspill contracts and the Hydra reinsurance programme for 2017 have been completed.