Members News


IMO Amendments Coming into Force on 1 January

Dec 23, 2015

A number of important amendments to IMO treaties enter into force on 1 January 2016, including new requirements for verification of compliance, making audits mandatory under the IMO Member State Audit Scheme. Other amendments entering…

Indonesia Tops in Piracy and Armed Robbery

Nov 09, 2015

The IMB cautions against complacency in its latest report on piracy and armed robbery which covers the period from 1 January 2015 to 30 September 2015, says The Standard Club. 190 incidents have been reported to the IMB in 2015, with the…

North P&I Club Sets 2.5% Premium Increase

Nov 06, 2015

Directors of the 175 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I Club have set a general premium increase of 2.5 percent for both protection and indemnity (P&I) cover and freight demurrage and defence (FD&D) cover in the 2016/17 policy year. According to the club…

SSA Names Manpower Issues a Top Priority

Aug 19, 2015

Playing an active role and making meaningful contributions to the workings and development of the Tripartite Maritime Manpower Taskforce initiatives for both seafaring and shore-based jobs will be one of the major priorities for the new Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) Council…

Bibby Ship Management Appoints SHEQ Director

Jul 07, 2015

Bibby Ship Management announced the appointment of Donald Macfarlane as Director responsible for managing and developing Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) related initiatives across the group.With over 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry…

Indian Navy, Coast Guard Save 14 From Sinking Vessel

Jun 25, 2015

In a swift response to an SOS from a distressed offshore coastal vessel, the Indian Navy and Indian coast guard rescued 14 people from the crew of the Indian flag cement carrier ship, MV Coastal Pride, that sunk 75 nautical miles off the coast of Daman…

Statoil BoD Selections Announced

Jun 10, 2015

In a meeting in the Corporate Assembly of Statoil ASA on 9 June 2015  Øystein Løseth was elected as new chair and Roy Franklin as a new member and deputy chair of Statoil's board of directors.Chair of the board Svein Rennemo and board member…

AEU, DuPont Partner for Safety Training

May 19, 2015

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) and DuPont have partnered to provide AEU members with access to training relevant to the maritime industry via CoastalFlix streaming video.   AEU said it recognizes DuPont Sustainable Solutions…

Zambia is Newest IMO Member State

Apr 08, 2015

High Commissioner visit marks Zambia’s membership of IMO His Excellency Paul William Lumbi, High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia to the United Kingdom, on Wednesday, April 8 paid a courtesy visit to the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)…


Mar 19, 2015

DA-Desk has announced that they have joined BIMCO  as Associate Member. As a member of BIMCO, DA-Desk is now part of a community of more than 2,300 global members from the maritime shipping industry, which includes ship owners, operators, managers…

USCG Foundation Announces Scholarships

Feb 27, 2015

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has kicked off its scholarship season. Accepting applications until March 15th…

WOC Partners With The Economist for 2014 Summits

Feb 18, 2015

The World Ocean Council is partnering again with The Economist to help engage the ocean business community in upcoming events:For the third Arctic Summit, the WOC is working with The Economist to help ensure Arctic business community participation…

UK P&I Club Helps Members ID, Manage Risk

Nov 27, 2014

The UK P&I Club is trialling a new self-assessment scheme for its entered ships. The scheme is designed to help the Club’s shipowner Members take a more hands-on role in identifying and controlling the risk of accidents on their vessels…

AADE Lafayette Chapter Announced Board Members

Nov 18, 2014

The Lafayette Chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) has announced its 2014-2015 board members. Members from oil and gas companies volunteer to serve as officers and committee members in an effort to promote industry education and other community efforts…

North P&I Club Announce 4.75% Increase

Nov 17, 2014

Directors of the 180 million GT North P&I club have decided on an overall premium increase of 4.75% for mutual protection and indemnity (P&I) cover next year, with a minimum increase per member of 2.5%. According to North’s chairman Pratap Shirke…

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