News

International Group reinsurance renewal update - December 2017

13/12/2017

The arrangements for the renewal of the International Group General Excess of Loss (GXL) reinsurance contract and the Hydra reinsurance programmes for 2018/19 have now been finalized.

Australian Government (AMSA) Salvage and Wreck Workshop 28-29 November 2017

01/12/2017

The Group was invited by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) to participate and present at its two-day Salvage and Wreck workshop held at the National Maritime Museum in Sydney on 28 and 29 November 2017.

Joint industry publication sets out Guidelines for the carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in Containers

11/10/2017

Guidelines for the carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in Containers

2017 International Group Conference for P&I Correspondents

10/10/2017

2017 International Group Conference for P&I Correspondents

International Group Guidelines for Correspondents 2017

25/09/2017

The IGP&I Guidelines for Correspondents have been revised and may be accessed by clicking on the pdf link below.

Maritime Labour Convention - Updated FAQs

26/07/2017

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

03/04/2017

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

20/02/2017

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

31/01/2017

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

27/01/2017

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

18/01/2017

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.