News

02 June 2009

Maritime Security – Piracy related issues

To provide general clarification and guidance on a number of issues which have been raised concerning insurance cover issues arising out of piracy incidents and the engagement of on board unarmed/armed security personnel, the Group has produced a FAQs document (click link to access).

14 May 2009

Interspill Conference Marseille May 2009 - Group attendance

The Interspill 2009 conference and exhibition was held in Marseille from 12 - 14 May 2009.

27 April 2009

“Hebei Spirit” Master and Chief Officer - Supreme Court Judgement

The International Group has continued to closely monitor developments in relation to the prosecutions in Korea of the Master and Chief Officer of the VLCC “Hebei Spirit” arising out of the oil pollution resulting from the collision of the crane barge Samsung No.

01 April 2009

IMO Legal Committee and IOPC Funds meetings - IG attendance

The IG attended and took a full and active role in both the 98th session of the IMO Legal Committee that was held in London from 4-8 April and the meetings of the 1992 IOPC Fund governing bodies and 6th Intersessional working group that was held in Marrakech from 29 March – 1 April.

20 March 2009

International Group appoints new Reinsurance Subcommittee Chairman

Hugo Wynn-Williams, CEO of Thomas Miller P and a long serving member of the IG Reinsurance Subcommittee, has been appointed with immediate effect as successor to Just Arne Storvik.

21 January 2009

International Group General Excess Loss Reinsurance Contract Renewal 2009/2010

The arrangements for the renewal of the International Group general excess loss contract and Hydra programme for 2009/10 have now been finalized.

16 January 2009

“Hebei Spirit” Master and Chief Officer convictions and bail applications

The Group has been closely monitoring developments in relation to the prosecutions in Korea of the Master and Chief Officer of the VLCC “Hebei Spirit” arising out of the oil pollution resulting from the collision of the crane barge Samsung No.

15 December 2008

Hebei Spirit - International Group Press Release

The International Group of P Clubs has issued a Press Release expressing concern and disappointment at the decision of the Daejeon Appeal Court, Korea on 10 December and the guilty verdicts and jail sentences handed down to the Master and Chief Officer of the Hebei Spirit who have been detained in Korea since December 2007 and who were exonerated from all blame for the incident by a Korean court on 24th June this year.

31 October 2008

IMO Legal Committee - 94th session - IG attendance

The annual autumn meeting of the IMO Legal Committee was held in London from 20-24 October.

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