01 January 2020
The Guidelines for the Carriage of Divinylbenzene in Containers published in January 2019 were a joint publication of CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System), the International Group and the TT Club to promote the safe carriage of Divinylbenzene in containers and the voluntary application of the amended IMDG Code requirements. Since the amendments are now mandatory, the Guidelines have been removed from this website.
20 December 2019
Following the structural changes made in 2019/20 year (which also saw co-brokers being appointed), the Group’s Reinsurance subcommittee decided not to make significant changes this year. This was to allow time for the new programme to bed in and produce results.
02 December 2019
The revised version of the "Piracy Frequently Asked Questions" has been issued and can be accessed by clicking on the link below.
25 November 2019
The International Group is pleased to announce that new safety guidance for the stowage of dangerous goods on board containerships has been published.
13 November 2019
Please note that following a meeting on 12 November 2019 the International Group has published new guidelines on the interpretation of the International Group Agreement together with a revised agreement.
08 November 2019
The International Group brought together senior representatives from the Brazilian Navy, relevant Brazilian government departments and agencies representing maritime activities, ports and the environment, as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
01 November 2019
The International Group attended and took the lead industry role in the discussions at the meetings of the IOPC Funds that were held in London at the IMO HQ on 28 October – 31 October 2019.
29 October 2019
First launched in 2010, the International Group’s P&I Qualification (P&IQ) programme has been hugely successful, with over 2,000 examinations taken and over 50 candidates gaining the full Qualification.
14 October 2019
The International Group played an active and full role in the planning and delivery of the 4th Table Top Exercise on Places of Refuge.
11 October 2019
The International Group attended and participated in a Marine Environment Seminar held in Mexico City on 3rd – 4th October