CIRCULARS

CIRCULARS

  • SKULD has published a new circular for difficulties faced in West African ports regarding the bagged cargoes, especially cargo shortage claims. The recommendations and loss preventive approach of the Club can be read in the following circular;

http://www.skuld.com/topics/voyage–port-risks/port-news/africa/west-africa-bagged-cargo-claims—recommendations-to-mitigate-loss-through-a-joint-tally-procedure/

 

  • The UK P&I Club has a new circular for Polar Code: The relevant circular detailing the new regulation for Polar Shipping can be accessed by below link;

http://www.ukpandi.com/knowledge/article/polar-code-legal-briefing-133743/

 

  • Steamship Mutual releases the news about the new ruling in respect of Criminal Liability for Oil Spills with the following circular;

http://www.steamshipmutual.com/publications/Articles/newrulingcriminalliabilityoilspills.htm

 

  • To the attention of Clients, UK P&I Club has just released the news of a general increase for the 2016 renewal of 2.5%, and a Mutual Premium Discount of 2.5% on the total mutual premium for the 2014 policy year. The relevant link is given below for further details;

http://www.ukpandi.com/fileadmin/uploads/uk-pi/Latest_Publications/Circulars/2015/Circular_13-15_review_of_open_policy_years_and_2016_policy_year_general_increase.pdf?dm_i=33T,3Q60E,221WUJ,DEUOQ,1

 

  • Shipowners P&I Club has published a new bulletin regarding Steel Pre-shipment Surveys, please click on the below link to read;

http://www.shipownersclub.com/steel-pre-shipment-surveys/

 

  • Entry into Force of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks by Shipowners P&I Club;

http://www.shipownersclub.com/nwrc-update-on-issuance-of-blue-cards/

 

  • SKULD has recently released the circular published by IMO regarding the Bauxite Cargo Liquefication, please click on the below link to access;

http://www.skuld.com/Documents/Topics/Cargo/Solid_bulk/Liquefaction/IMO-Carriage_Of_Bauxite_That_May_Liquefy.pdf?epslanguage=en

 

  • SKULD has published a new circular on Customs Fines Q&A in ARGENTINA Ports, the relevant circular can be acessed by the below link;

http://www.skuld.com/topics/voyage–port-risks/fines/america/argentina-customs-fines—qa/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Argentina%3A%20Customs%20Fines%20-%20Q%26A

 

  • UK Club has recently drawn attention to risk awareness by their circular named Cargo Claims, which can be read on;

http://www.ukpandi.com/loss-prevention/article/cargo-claims-tankers-lng-133942/?dm_i=33T,3TCP7,6Z1PV,DQTZJ,1

  • Please read from below link Skuld’s latest update on the claims arising out of damage caused to conveyor belts by stray metal pieces;

http://www.skuld.com/topics/cargo/solid-bulk/general-advice/conveyor-belt-damage-caused-by-stray-metal-pieces/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Conveyor%20belt%20damage%20caused%20by%20stray%20metal%20pieces

 

  • Skuld has released a recent update to the members on stowaway cases in Spanish Ports. You may find the relevant circular from below given link;

http://www.skuld.com/topics/people/stowaways/europe/spain-stowaways-in-spanish-ports/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Spain%3A%20Stowaways%20in%20Spanish%20ports