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  • Underwriters fail to recover $22m for scuttled bulker

    Underwriters fail to recover $22m for scuttled bulker

    2017-08-04

    Hull underwriters have failed in an attempt to recover a $22m payout for the loss of a bulker, even though the claim was fraudulent.

  • Ocean Towing Advice

    Ocean Towing Advice

    2017-07-15

    Customary and non-customary towage, the fitness to tow survey, manning requirements and procedures and systems that should be in place prior to departure. Ocean towage is any towing operation where the duration of the voyage, or the duration between designated ports of refuge or safe anchorage points, is in excess of 24 hours (taking weather conditions into account).

  • Qatar Diplomatic Crisis/ Trade Embargo

    Qatar Diplomatic Crisis/ Trade Embargo

    2017-06-09

    A number of countries in the Gulf region have cut diplomatic and trading ties with the State of Qatar, and this development is expected to have a direct effect in sea traffic in the region. More particularly, with effect as…

  • Piracy and Kidnapping in Sulu & Celebes Sea

    Piracy and Kidnapping in Sulu & Celebes Sea

    2017-05-11

    by Despina Kalfa. According to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre Special Report on Abducting of Crew from Ships in the Sulu-Celebes Sea and Waters off Eastern Sabah (Part III) – Issued 31/3/2017, from March 2016 until March 2017 a total of…

  • Is Somali Piracy threat re-emerging?

    Is Somali Piracy threat re-emerging?

    2017-04-07

    by Despina Kalfa. After four (4) piracy attacks* in just three weeks and after approximately a five-year hiatus, observers now warn that East Africa piracy is making a comeback. More particularly, it has been reported that at least eight (8)…

  • The International Group of P&I Clubs - Annual Review 2015/16

    The International Group of P&I Clubs - Annual Review 2015/16

    2016-07-20

    Please follow the link below to read the Annual Review 2015/16 of the International Group of P&I Clubs. [ Annual Review 2015/16 ]