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The guidance and advice from the club helps members operate as safely as possible, stay ahead of changing regulations and mitigate operating risks. Our team of experienced lawyers and technical experts specialise in particular ship types or geographical regions so they can provide tailored and relevant advice and guidance. These teams contribute to the wealth of best practice knowledge, news and opinion available to members

Latest items in 2020

Date Title

23 Sep 2020

News: Singapore MPA announces further enhancements to crew change procedures. ITF, IMEC contribute to the SG-STAR Fund

Singapore MPA has released a new circular (PMC 38) announcing further enhancements to crew change procedures in the port of Singapore.

23 Sep 2020

Press Article: Renewables driving offshore market

Sian Dinnadge, Underwriting Director of Standard Club's Offshore division, reviews offshore wind energy and P&I cover for offshore contractors, in Maritime Risk International.

22 Sep 2020

News: Revised draft reporting requirements in Philadelphia

Members should note the new reporting requirements effective immediately.

22 Sep 2020

News: California Air Resources Board updates 'At Berth' regulation

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a new regulation to control emissions whilst ships are at berth in some California ports. The rule expands the scope of the existing 'At-Berth' regulation adopted in 2007 which covered container ships, reefers and cruise ships.