News items in 2014
13 Nov 2014
Web alert: OW Bunker Bankruptcy
The recent financial troubles affecting OWB are having an unforeseen and very immediate impact on the wider ship owning community.
5 Nov 2014
Standard Bulletin: Offshore Special Edition, November 2014
In this edition we cover: recent legal developments in Malaysia, FLNG, pollution in Brazil, knock-for-knock developments in Norway, the effect of Deepwater Horizon on US law, a new insurance bill under English law, contracting issues in the heavylift market, using LNG as fuel, common incidents in dynamic positioning and staff news.
30 Oct 2014
Web alert: Paperless trading (electronic bills of lading)
We have received a number of enquiries from members regarding the use of electronic bills of lading and the implication with regard to club cover, following our circular issued in February of last year on the subject.
27 Oct 2014
Web alert: 1971 IOPC Fund votes to wind itself up
In the IOPC Fund meetings held last week, the Administrative Council of the 1971 IOPC Fund has voted in favour of winding up the 1971 Fund by a majority of 29 to 14, with three states abstaining.
24 Oct 2014
Standard Safety Bulletin, October 2014
In this edition we cover MARPOL Annex 1 - Get it right first time, every time, Breaking the error chain, part 1, Cargo wet damage - back-flow through the bilge system, Release and retrieval systems - a recap