News items in 2015
26 Nov 2015
Web alert: New BIMCO Anti-Corruption Clause for Charterparties
BIMCO has recently launched a new clause which aims to provide owners with a degree of protection in the event that the master of a vessel is put under such pressure to provide an unwarranted gift or payment that he has no realistic alternative to complying, notwithstanding that such gift or payment may contravene applicable laws such as the UK Bribery Act.
13 Nov 2015
Post-board Bulletin, November 2015
The club board, and the boards of its principal subsidiaries, met in Bangkok on 30 October 2015. The club’s AGM was held on the same day. On the previous day, meetings of the board’s three committees – Strategy, Nomination and Governance, and Audit and Risk – took place. We report on these and other topics in this special edition.
30 Oct 2015
Web alert: cyber security
Leading shipping organisations to publish guidelines on cyber security onboard ships in mid November.
27 Oct 2015
Standard Bulletin, October 2015
In this edition, we cover: the LPG trade and its risks, cover for FLNG, America's role as a potential energy exporter, the costs of pollution covered by particular average, widening arrest possibilities in the Netherlands, vessel sharing agreements and the staff spotlight.
15 Oct 2015
Web alert: province of Zambales further update
Further to the club’s previous web alert of 7 September 2015 and web alert of 15 September 2015, we understand that several members have been impacted by the regulations introduced by the Province of Zambales in respect of the imposition of a passage fee on passing ships off the western Philippines coast.