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The International Group’s Education Committee thank the MPA for supporting the Group’s P&I Qualification with funding for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents

The International Group (IG)’s Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Qualification course was approved in Sep 2022 for funding under the Maritime Cluster Fund (MCF) for Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents. Under the MCF training grant administered by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, 70% of the qualifying participants’ course fees will be covered by the MCF.

New International Group Chair

At the Annual General Meeting of the International Group of P&I Clubs held in Newcastle on 8 November 2022 the appointment of Andrew Cutler as the new Group Chair was approved.

Discover the International Group’s expansive approach to the provision of cover for new vessels

Magne Nilsen, Chair of the International Group’s Productions Operations & Specialist Craft Committee and Camilla Slater highlight some of the work of the Committee.

International Group FAQs - Chinese Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL)

PIPL is China’s comprehensive law that sets detailed rules with respect to data privacy and the protection and applies to the processing of personal information and sensitive personal information within the People’s Republic of China (PRC). PIPL came into effect on 1 November 2021.

The International Group of P&I Clubs is awarding a Fellowship at IMLI for the 2022-2023 for academic year

The International Group’s Education Committee is delighted to offer another deserving candidate a fellowship for the academic year 2022-2023. The fellowships are offered to students pursuing Master of Laws (LL.M.) studies in International Maritime Law at the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) based in Malta.

International Group signs a new Memorandum of Understanding with Canadian Oil Spill Fund

International Group signs a new Memorandum of Understanding with Canadian Oil Spill Fund The International Group and the Canadian Ship Source Oil Pollution Fund (SOPF) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Ottawa on 4th October to strengthen the ties between the two organisations and to ensure that the International Group Clubs and the Fund work in a collective and co-operative manner to handle claims in the event of a future significant ship sourced oil spill in Canadian waters.

22 August 2022

International Group Guidelines for Correspondents 2022

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

23 June 2022

New International Group Chair

At the meeting of the International Group Managers on 21 June 2022 it was unanimously agreed to support a recommendation to nominate Andrew Cutler, the CEO of The Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Holdings Ltd, to be elected at the Annual General Meeting to be held in November 2022 as the new Group Chair from November 2022 - November 2025 in succession to Paul Jennings.

01 June 2022

P&IQ Scholarship winners – congratulations!

The International Group of P&I Clubs and our Education Committee are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 P&IQ Scholarship Programme. Darius Aga, a former Chief Engineer from Mumbai and Joomi Park, a P&I Claims Handler from Singapore were both selected to receive a scholarship package worth £3,300 from the International Group’s Education Committee. Both candidates are the first ever applicants to receive this scholarship, which was first opened for applications in late 2021

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.

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