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News items in 2014

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28 Apr 2014

Event: INTERTANKO and the Standard Club Asia Ltd: Ballast Water Lecture and Reception 15 May, Singapore

INTERTANKO and the Standard Club Asia Ltd. will be providing a State of Affairs lecture on Ballast Water Management on Thursday 15 May

25 Apr 2014

Web alert: ICC IMB 2014 first-quarter report shows reduction in piracy incidents

The number of piracy incidents in the first-quarter of 2014 as reported by the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is the lowest since 2007

23 Apr 2014

Web alert: Winding up of the 1971 Fund – Future of Liabilities under the Fund conventions

The International Group is supporting legal action started by Gard against the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds

17 Apr 2014

Web alert: Lloyd's Standard Salvage and Arbitration (LSSA) Clauses amended

This amendment will allow non-United Kingdom underwriters to provide security by way of a Lloyd’s standard guarantee

16 Apr 2014

Web alert: Athens Protocol 2002

The 2002 Athens Protocol will come into effect on 23 April 2014.

15 Apr 2014

Web alert: Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks to come into force on 14 April 2015

The Convention will come into force 12 months after Denmark’s ratification

14 Apr 2014

RHL Maritime Law & Marine Insurance Claims Course 2014

RHL Maritime Law & Marine Insurance Claims Course 2014

4 Apr 2014

Web alert: Corruption warnings for Port of Lagos

BIMCO has warned shipping organisations to be on there guard when conducting operations at the port of Lagos Nigeria.

4 Apr 2014

Standard Bulletin, April 2014

The latest edition of the Standard Bulletin

3 Apr 2014

Web alert: US Coast Guard issues updated port security advisory for Libya

Please read the attached port security advisory relating to Libya published by the US Coast Guard and also available on their website

2 Apr 2014

Web alert: Considerations for the carriage of 'Direct Reduced Iron' cargoes

Direct Reduced Iron’s (B) propensity to self-heat (and associated hazards) requires ship’s fixed to carry this cargo to ensure that their cargo holds are properly inerted for the duration of its voyage

2 Apr 2014

Web alert: Security considerations for ships transiting the suez canal

The USCG recently issued ‘Marine Safety Information Bulletin 04-14’ (MSI 04-14)

1 Apr 2014

Press article: Standard Club supports limitation case in the Court of Appeal

The Standard Club has supported a case to the UK Court of Appeal

1 Apr 2014

Press article: Is trading to Iran likely to become any easier?

A look at the recent limited easing of sanctions against Iran from the point of view of the shipping community

12 Mar 2014

Press article: Ship masters 'should check conditions in Singapore Straits'

Recent collisions in the Singapore Strait have raised concern among the city-state's shipping community

11 Mar 2014

Web alert: Targeted EU sanctions against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine

On 5 March, the Council of the European Union adopted a Decision and Regulation to freeze the assets of former President Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych

7 Mar 2014

Web alert: Ukraine-related Executive Order Issued by the US

On 6 March, the United States issued an executive order that provides the legal basis for imposing sanctions on individuals and entities who have undermined Ukraine’s territorial integrity.

6 Mar 2014

Web alert: Court of Appeal holds a Club LOU sufficient security under the Limitation Convention

The Standard Club has won their appeal in the UK Court of Appeal in the case of Kairos Shipping Ltd and The Standard Club Europe Ltd v Enka & Co LLC.

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