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.
21 January 2009
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
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
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
The annual autumn meeting of the IMO Legal Committee was held in London from 20-24 October.
15 October 2008
A presentation entitled “IG/ITOPF Perspective on the Handling of Claims under CLC/Fund” was made to delegates attending the IOPC Fund meetings on 15 October at the IMO headquarters followed by a reception.