News items in 2017
16 Oct 2017
Offshore Bulletin, October 2017
This guide is intended to be used as a single point of reference to aid members to fully understand the terms and issues raised in our contract reviews.
13 Oct 2017
Web Alert: Guidelines for the carriage of charcoal and carbon in containers
There have been a number of reported fires in recent years involving the carriage of these cargoes in containers. For this reason, the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) and the International Group of P&I Clubs have jointly published guidelines on the carriage of charcoal and carbon in containers.
12 Oct 2017
Standard Bulletin, October 2017
This bulletin reviews how the club has been delivering on its strategic objectives during the first half of the 2017/18 policy year and how it plans to continue doing so.
10 Oct 2017
Web Alert: USA revokes sanctions against Sudan
As a result of the revocation of these provisions, US persons will no longer be prohibited from engaging in transactions that were previously prohibited under the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R part 538 (SSR).
29 Sep 2017
Web Alert: Analysis of Black Sea GPS spoofing incidents reveals patterns
Spoofing is a process whereby a GPS is made to display false information deliberately without the knowledge of the user. Subtle changes in GPS position over time may catch an unwary navigator off guard, particularly if the navigator is relying too heavily on GPS for navigation.
28 Sep 2017
Web Alert: IMO issues new guidance for bauxite cargoes
IMO’s Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers, at its fourth session (11 to 15 September 2017), considered new GBWG recommendations and finalised three draft amendments for submission to the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC)