We provide protection and indemnity cover with other insurances for shipowners, charterers and offshore energy operators. We are S&P ‘A’ rated and one of the premier mutual P&I insurers by tonnage and membership.
Teams of marine and technical personnel provide advice and best
practices that underpin our ability to manage risks, deliver value and sustain financial security
Through offices in major hubs and a network of correspondents we cover
the globe, responding to incidents with immediate, practical advice and ongoing support to resolve matters as positively as possible.
Standard Club is a specialist marine and energy insurer known for its diverse membership, pioneering loss prevention expertise and attractive pricing.
In this section you can download and view Standard Club's Rules. The rules set out the risks covered by the club as well as terms upon which cover is given.
The format of the rules has changed for 2020/21. See more information here.
P&I Rules 2020/21
Defence Class Rules 2020/21
Inland and Coastal (London Class) P&I Rules 2020/21
Fixed Premium Rules 2020/21
Offshore P&I Rules 2020/21
Strike and Delay Class Rules 2020/21
Singapore War Risks Mutual Class Rules 2020/21
War Risks Class Rules 2020/21
Club cover and rules - ship arrest and security
A discretionary claim or claim for consideration is a claim that the managers have no power to agree to pay and that only the board may approve. The below guidelines look at the mechanism for the handling of discretionary claims by the club and three types of discretionary claims that arise under specific rules: fines, sue and labour and omnibus.
Discretionary claims - an overview
Discretionary Claims - Discretionary fines, sue and labour and omnibus
Standard Bulletin: Post Board Special Edition, February 2015
Standard Bulletin: Special Edition, Devember 2013
Marpol fines in the US, September 2013
Standard Bulletin, december 2007
Web alert: Australia - MARPOL Annex-V violations and the possible consequences, 24 February 2015
Web alert: new sentencing guidelines to be introduced in the UK for Health and Safety offences, 16 February 2015
Web alert: The Erin Schulte - A nasty reminder of the risks an owner is taking when complying with a request to deliver cargo without presentation of the original bills of lading, 13 November 2014
Sulphur reduction – MARPOL Annex VI: the club’s perspective