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16 October 2009

IMO Legal Committee and IOPC Funds meetings - IG attendance

The autumn meetings of the IMO Legal Committee and the 1992 IOPC Fund Executive Committee and 1992 IOPC Fund Assembly were held in London at the beginning of October 2009.

01 October 2009

International Marine Claims Conference Dublin

The Group was represented at the International Marine Claims Conference held in Dublin in October and participated on a panel session and presentation on practical and insurance issues arising out of vessel layup.

27 September 2009

2009 International Group Conference for P&I Correspondents

The 2009 International Group Conference for P Correspondents was held in Amsterdam on 27-29 September.

24 August 2009

Piracy – BMP’s Version 2

Following further consultation with industry including the International Group and based on experience gained since publication earlier this year of the industry supported Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Coast of Somalia, an updated Version 2 has now been published (click link to view).

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.

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