News items in 2015
23 Jul 2015
Web alert: important Supreme Court mesothelioma decision for insurers and members
The Supreme Court ruled that under an employers’ liability policy, an insurer paying a mesothelioma claim where the insurer was on risk only for part of the exposure period would be able to recover from any other insurer – or from the insured, if no cover existed or could be traced – a contribution to the settlement paid to the former employee.
8 Jul 2015
Standard Bulletin, July 2015
In this edition, we cover: Rights of direct action against P&I clubs, Singapore War Risks Mutual, The Insurance Act 2015, Brillante Virtuoso ruled a constructive total loss, Reefer container claims, The Standard Syndicate 1884: ship’s spares cover, Enforcement: giving judgments and awards teeth overseas and our staff spotlight
25 Jun 2015
Web alert: Ecological extortion in Ukraine
Members are advised that there is an on-going issue in Ukrainian ports of so called ‘ecological racketeering’, in which bogus ecological inspection officials use spurious regulations to attempt to obtain bribes from unsuspecting ships' masters.
17 Jun 2015
Web alert: Panama Canal Authority Provides Toll Calculation Tools
In an effort to facilitate the transition to the recently approved tolls structure, scheduled to go into effect 1 April 2016, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has made guidelines and tools for the calculation of the new tolls available on their website.