01 May 2008
There has been recent speculation in the press about the status of the International Group Agreement ("IGA") after 2009.
17 March 2008
The Group attended the annual Spring meeting of the 1992 IOPC Fund Executive Committee that was held in Monaco from 11 - 14 March.
24 January 2008
Third Maritime Safety Package - Civil Liability Directive - Group presentation to EU Member State transport attachés in Brussels 24 January 2008
To coincide with the current EU Council working group meetings on the CLD and as a joint iniative with the Slovenian presidency a meeting and presentation was arranged for member state transport attaches/representatives in Brussels on 24 January.
23 January 2008
The arrangements for the renewal of the International Group general excess loss contract and Hydra programme for 2008/09 have now been finalised.
05 December 2007
EU Intergroup on Sustainable Development – EU Maritime Policy – Lunch Briefing with Commissioner Borg
The Group participated in the “Intergroup on Sustainable Development” lunchtime briefing with Commissioner Borg on the EU Maritime Policy Blue Paper.
20 November 2007
The Group participated in the “Intergroup on Sustainable Development” visit to the oil tanker “Young Lady” in dry dock in the port of Antwerp on 20 November.
01 November 2007
Shanghai International Maritime Forum & Global Focus on Oil Transportation and Marine Environment Protection
The Group was invited to participate in the Shanghai International Maritime Forum held in Shanghai on 7 and 8 November.
16 October 2007
A joint workshop was organised in Washington with participation by representatives from the Group Pollution Subcommittee, ITOPF and NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration) at which the issues of moving more quickly to natural resource damage restoration and the use of modelling in the natural resource damage assessment process were addressed.
01 October 2007
The annual autumn meeting of the IMO Legal Committee was held in Panama from 22-26 October.
01 September 2007
The Group was invited to make a presentation to EMSA and EU states representatives in Lisbon on insurance issues arising in relation to places of refuge.