16 October 2009
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
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
The 2009 International Group Conference for P Correspondents was held in Amsterdam on 27-29 September.
24 August 2009
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
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
The Interspill 2009 conference and exhibition was held in Marseille from 12 - 14 May 2009.
27 April 2009
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
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
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.