News items in 2015
31 Mar 2015
Web alert: Asian Gypsy Moths
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announces high risk period for Asian Gypsy Moths commenced 1 March 2015
26 Mar 2015
Web alert: security situation in Yemen
The club is aware that the security situation in Yemen has deteriorated, with coalition air strikes led by Saudi Arabia taking place in a number of areas.
20 Mar 2015
Standard Bulletin, March 2015
In this edition, we cover: The Standard Club’s February 2015 renewal, Sulphur reduction – MARPOL Annex VI - the club’s perspective, Synopsis of the new Wreck Removal Convention, Bauxite cargo liquefaction risk, Environmental liabilities: a question of motive, Navigating the complex maze of sanctions, French supreme court upholds jurisdiction clause, LNG as fuel, Focus on FFO matters: sub-sea cables and the Staff spotlight.
18 Mar 2015
Web alert: The New Jason Clause: a reminder of its importance
The key lesson to take away from reading this article is that shipowners should ensure that the standard, unamended, wording of the 'New Jason Clause’ is always incorporated into their bills of lading / waybills when US Law may be applicable, or if the contract concerns shipment of cargoes from or to the United States.
18 Mar 2015
Web alert: Jordan - bulk cargo shortage claims
There has been a considerable increase in substantial bulk cargo shortage claims in Jordan during the last year. As a result of this it is understood that, following the IG clubs’ intervention, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to set up a special committee to which the P&I appointed surveyor would be able to contribute.
3 Mar 2015
Web alert: trading in Polar waters and the Polar Code
The club appreciates that ship operators trading in the Polar Regions are exposed to a variety of unique risks and also that an environmental balance must be maintained; so a sea voyage in polar areas is a complicated endeavour.