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News and Commentary


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

28 Oct 2020

Press Article: Marine insurance sector faces turbulence from climate change

Claims arising from bad weather conditions will rise in the coming years, warns Standard P&I club. The club notes that there has been a 46% rise in weather-related disasters since 2000.

28 Oct 2020

Press Article: Covid-19 accelerates P&I market's digital transformation

'The pandemic has just reinforced our commitment to embracing technology as a means to improve our service and the means by which we provide that service', says Nicholas Mavrias, Senior Claims Executive at Standard Club.

26 Oct 2020

News: COVID-19 - the club's offices

An update on the working arrangements for our global offices.

26 Oct 2020

Article: Stowaway threat to shipping

An incident off the UK coast on 25 October 2020 brought mainstream media attention to an issue that has long been present for international shipping.

23 Oct 2020

News: European Commission (EC) urges PSC leniency on IHM compliance

From 31 December 2020, all EU flag and non-EU flag ships calling at EU ports and anchorages are required to have a certified IHM on board.