News items in 2016
21 Nov 2016
Post-board bulletin, November 2016
The club board and boards of its principal subsidiaries met in Tokyo on 21 October 2016. The club’s AGM was held on the same day. On the previous day, meetings of the board’s committees – strategy, nomination and governance, and audit and risk – took place. We report on the subjects discussed at these meetings and other topics in this special edition.
16 Nov 2016
Offshore Bulletin, November 2016
This special edition of the Standard Bulletin focuses on some of the recent legal and contractual reforms, and also looks at a trend of technological innovation and operational diversification as shipowners seek new ways to maximise opportunity in a difficult environment.
7 Nov 2016
Web Alert: Stowaway prevention advice for South African ports
It comes as no surprise to experienced ship owners that South Africa presents the possibility of stowaways and the disruption that this event can cause. For some time now South Africa has experienced regular stowaway activity at its major ports. P&I Associates (PTY) Ltd, based in Durban, has issued guidance on the unique challenges posed by the South African Authorities rules on Stowaways.
4 Nov 2016
Web Alert: Funding of interim payments for pollution claims in CLC states
On 18 October an Agreement between the IG clubs and the 1992 Fund Assembly concerning interim payments was approved for immediate sign off. This Agreement is a result of several years of negotiations between the Fund and the IG clubs and is now the template agreement for IG clubs and the Fund to use in future pollution claims in CLC states to agree how interim payments should be treated by both paying parties.
2 Nov 2016
Web Alert: Mosquito-borne diseases & shipboard sanitary inspections in Brazil
Following the recent attention relating to the mosquito-borne diseases in Brazil and further to the club’s previous Web Alert on the problems with ship sanitation certificates (SSCC/SSCEC) in Brazil, the club’s local correspondent (Representacoes Proinde Ltda.) has issued practical guidance to assist ships calling Brazilian ports.
31 Oct 2016
Standard Bulletin, October 2016
This special edition of the Standard Bulletin updates members on the progress of The Standard Syndicate since its launch in April 2015. It sets out the full range of insurance provided by the syndicate, which can be bought as stand-alone covers or combined with the club’s P&I cover to provide a comprehensive package of insurance to members.