08 May 2006
Along with other industry participants including ICS, Chamber of Shipping, OCIMF, Intertanko and ECSA, the Group was invited to address the European Economic and Social Committee Study Group which is currently preparing an opinion on the Third Maritime Safety Package drafted by the European Commission.
25 April 2006
A presentation entitled "An introduction to the International Group of P Clubs" was made to delegates attending the 91st IMO Legal Committee on 25 April at the IMO headquarters followed by a reception.
20 April 2006
On 19 April, Group Chairman Alistair Groom and IOPC Funds Director Mans Jacobsson signed a new Memorandum of Understanding between the International Group clubs and the IOPC Funds replacing the original Memorandum signed in November 1980 and extended in November 1996.
17 February 2006
STOPIA 2006 and TOPIA 2006 - agreement reached with IOPC Funds Secretariat and OCIMF on revised wordings of the voluntary agreements for 50:50 sharing of compensation for pollution damage.
16 February 2006
The rates for 2006 for SBT and Non-SBT vessels for 2006 are reduced by 5% from the 2005 rates.
21 October 2005
This document sets out the International Group's views and proposals on the issue of sharing in the costs of pollution claims, between shipowners and cargo interests.