News items in 2017
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.
1 Mar 2017
Web Alert: Ship Arrest in Canada
A ship arrest can be done within a few hours at relatively low cost, depending on its location, making Canada one of the most favourable jurisdictions for ship arrests.
1 Mar 2017
Post-board Bulletin, March 2017
The club board, and the boards of its principal subsidiaries, met in Amsterdam on 31 January 2017. The club’s class general meetings were held on the same day. On the previous day, meetings of the board’s three committees – Audit and Risk, Strategy, and Nomination and Governance – took place. We report on the subjects discussed at these meetings and other topics in this special edition.
21 Feb 2017
Web Alert: USCG ballast water violation & penalties
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has published a news release confirming that after an investigation of ballast water discharge violations, they have initiated civil penalty proceedings against a vessel’s operator.