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Important change to the distribution of Rule Books for 2019/20

In a change to the distribution process, from this year, we will only be sending out printed copies to members who order them online.


Rule Books

The rules set out the risks covered by the club as well as terms upon which cover is given.
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Latest Publications

The Standard Club produces a variety of publications for the benefit of shipowners and their brokers. To receive copies by email inform your usual club contact.
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Latest news

Web Alert: Athens Convention Time Bar Extended by Supreme Court of Scotland

The Court found that the time bar was validly suspended by the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 where the claimant was a relative of the deceased and a minor.

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Web Alert: Split bills of lading and ship’s delivery orders

The two main ways in which one consignment can be discharged to different receivers - even though originally only one bill of lading was issued - is either for the original bill of lading to be split into several bills of lading or, alternatively, for discharge to take place against a ship’s delivery order.

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Web Alert: Straits affected by territorial dispute between Singapore and Malaysia

The Malaysian Attorney General’s Chambers and Marine Department recently altered the port limits for Johor Bahru Port. In response, the Maritime Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore has stated that the purported extension of the Johor Bahru port limits encroaches on Singapore’s territorial waters and the approaches to the Port of Singapore off Tuas (Western Approaches Singapore).

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The club offers tailored insurance products addressing the needs of members operating in the oil and gas industry as well as those in other specialist trades.
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London Class

The club’s London Class specialises in insuring European inland waterways, harbour and coastal operators for their P&I and related liabilities
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Maritime Labour Convention

Information regarding the arrangements made by the club to assist members in complying with the MLC financial security requirements.
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Our Circulars

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We are pleased to welcome The Strike Club as part of The Standard Club. The Strike class Mutual Delay Insurance offers cover for the cost of delay to ships arising from an extensive range of 30 different risks. This includes strikes, infrastructure failure, port closure, collisions, breakdowns and other unexpected delays. Owners, operators, charterers and traders can protect their balance sheets with this cover. For more information about this valuable cover do visit the website or speak to your usual Standard Club contact.