Results in 'News'
25 Jun 2018
Web Alert: PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaigns for 2018
The Black Sea MoU and the Indian Ocean MoU have confirmed running a similar CIC from 1 September to 30 November 2018 to check ships’ compliance with air pollution prevention requirements and to boost awareness of the 2020 sulphur cap.
15 May 2018
Web Alert: Paris MoU to focus on air pollution from ships
The Paris MoU has announced that it will focus attention on marine air pollution in the near future. This development anticipates the new maximum limits for sulphur in ships fuel oil, which is due to enter into force on 1 January 2020.
10 Apr 2018
Press Article: Singapore War Risk Mutual seeks rapid growth in expanding market
The Singapore War Risks Mutual has seen a boom in business during the past year. The Standard Club-managed mutual, established with the support of the Singapore Shipping Association, has nearly doubled the number of ships on its books to 619 from 350 in just 12 months, according to data from Standard Asia.
17 Jun 2015
Press article: Plan of action
Recent oil spills have once again focused attention on the efficacy and reliability of national response measures. Duncan Howard, Claims Operations Director, was consulted for this article in Bunkerspot on the high-profile issue of pollution prevention.
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.
4 Aug 2014
Press article: Misdeclared beware!
The shipment of an undisclosed cargo can be a ship owner’s worst nightmare which, in some scenarios, can lead to a major casualty putting the safety of the ship’s crew, hull and cargo and the environment at risk
17 Jun 2014
Press article: Look out and around
Rahul Sapra, Marine Surveyor, comments on the recent upsurge in the number of navigation related incidents seen by the Standard Club and advises on safe navigation
3 Feb 2014
Press article: Piracy: Safer seas
With a more stable Somalia and improved maritime security, will the downward trend in piracy attacks continue, or will incidents in East African and South-East Asian waters ensure rough seas in future?
13 May 2013
Web Alert: US counters attempts to evade sanctions
The US authorities have tightened Iran sanctions in an effort to counter Iran’s attempts to use front companies and deceptive business practices to sell their oil on the international market.