News items in 2017
12 Apr 2017
Web Alert: Quantitative risk assessment in wreck removal tendering
This web alert is based on comments made by Sam Kendall-Marsden, Head of Division, UK & Americas, during a panel discussion on ‘The Changing Process in Wreck Removal’ at the International Salvage Union Associate Members’ Day in London on 22 March 2017.
11 Apr 2017
Web Alert: Claim handling tips for crewmember tuberculosis cases in the United States
Over the past few years, the club has seen an increase in the number of Tuberculosis (TB) cases in crewmembers around the world, especially in crewmembers travelling to the United States. These cases can be particularly difficult to handle and can be very costly for shipowners if the crewmember is diagnosed while in a US hospital.
24 Mar 2017
Web Alert: Update on US immigration orders
President Trump issued an Executive Order (E.O) 13769 which banned any immigrant or non-immigrant entry into the US of citizens from Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, Iran and Libya for the next 90 days.A new E.O 13780 entitled 'Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States' has come into effect on 6 March which introduces new restrictions on travel to the U.S. from the above listed countries with the sole exception of Iraq.
23 Mar 2017
Web Alert: Report a near-miss, save a life
The Standard Club has been working on a number of initiatives to promote the importance of near-miss reporting. The latest of these has been the creation of an educational video and workbook with Videotel, the maritime e-learning experts.
22 Mar 2017
Web Alert: Expansion of The Standard Club PEME Scheme
The Standard Club is happy to report that its Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME) scheme has now entered its second year. The scheme has been expanded with the addition of four more clinics based in the Philippines.
16 Mar 2017
Standard Bulletin, March 2017
As we mark the conclusion of the renewal for the 2017/18 policy year, this bulletin reflects upon the scope of and some key concepts underpinning club cover.