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Offshore extension


This extension, for those members covered under the normal club P&I rules (not the SOR) who operate a variety of ships in the offshore sector, including AHTSs, PSVs, DSVs and barges, cable pipe laying ships etc., reinstates cover for a number of risks that are excluded from poolable P&I cover. It is a flexible cover that allows members to choose the risks they wish to reinstate, and different limits of cover can be purchased:

  • Specialist Operations cover responds to P&I liabilities arising during the course of performing specialist operations, eg dredging, cable/pipe laying, construction/installation/maintenance work, which arise from the specialist nature of the operations. The cover excludes liabilities for failure to perform, fitness for purpose, quality of the work or loss/damage to the contract work.
  • Underwater Vehicles cover responds to P&I liabilities arising out of the operation of underwater vehicles, including remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), submarines, mini-submarines, sea ploughs, scarabs and diving bells (but excluding loss/damage to the vehicles).
  • Divers’ cover responds to P&I liabilities arising out of the activities of professional or commercial divers where the member is responsible for such activities (excluding contractual liability for death, illness or injury of the divers).
  • Property on Board cover the extension responds to P&I liabilities assumed under contract in respect of loss/damage to property (other than cargo, stores or fuel) on board the entered ship or being used from the ship.