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20 January 2020

New industry Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

New Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers have been published jointly by the International Group of P&I Clubs and the CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System). The document is available to download.

16 January 2020

2019 International Group Regional Seminar for P&I Correspondents

The International Group has held five international conferences for P&I Correspondents. Reflecting the growing importance of the Asia Pacific region to shipping and the global economy, the International Group decided to hold its first Regional Seminar for P&I Correspondents at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore on 4 December 2019.

01 January 2020

Carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers

The Guidelines for the Carriage of Divinylbenzene in Containers published in January 2019 were a joint publication of CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System), the International Group and the TT Club to promote the safe carriage of Divinylbenzene in containers and the voluntary application of the amended IMDG Code requirements. Since the amendments are now mandatory, the Guidelines have been removed from this website.

20 December 2019

International Group of P& I Clubs – Reinsurance programme 2020/21

Following the structural changes made in 2019/20 year (which also saw co-brokers being appointed), the Group’s Reinsurance subcommittee decided not to make significant changes this year.  This was to allow time for the new programme to bed in and produce results.

25 November 2019

New Industry Safety Guidelines published for the stowage of Dangerous Goods – Container ships

The International Group is pleased to announce that new safety guidance for the stowage of dangerous goods on board containerships has been published.

13 November 2019

International Group publishes a revised International Group Agreement

Please note that following a meeting on 12 November 2019 the International Group has published new guidelines on the interpretation of the International Group Agreement together with a revised agreement.

08 November 2019

International Group hosts cost recovery workshop in Brazil

The International Group brought together senior representatives from the Brazilian Navy, relevant Brazilian government departments and agencies representing maritime activities, ports and the environment, as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

01 November 2019

IOPC Funds’ meetings at the IMO - International Group attendance

The International Group attended and took the lead industry role in the discussions at the meetings of the IOPC Funds that were held in London at the IMO HQ on 28 October – 31 October 2019.

29 October 2019

International Group now releases the highly successful P&IQ Qualification to all

First launched in 2010, the International Group’s P&I Qualification (P&IQ) programme has been hugely successful, with over 2,000 examinations taken and over 50 candidates gaining the full Qualification.

14 October 2019

EMSA Places of Refuge workshop. International Group participation

The International Group played an active and full role in the planning and delivery of the 4th Table Top Exercise on Places of Refuge.

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