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News Alerts

We issue News and other Alerts to keep members posted about developments at the Club and other industry news. Please see our latest Alerts below.

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26 March 2024

Members and Assureds involved in the shipment of vehicles should note that the Vehicle Carrier Safety Forum (“VCSF”) has published its first industry good practice guidelines

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18 March 2024

Members and Assureds should note the compliance requirements for this and the previous year

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8 March 2024

Large fines as well as potential prison sentences are being imposed on vessels calling in Lome, Togo for alleged smuggling.

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22 February 2024

Statement from Reto Toggwiler, Chief Underwriting Officer. The London Club is starting the new P&I year following a positive renewal.

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17 January 2024

The level of pollution fines in Turkey has been amended with effect from 1 January 2024 with a 58% increase in the levels of fines from previous levels.

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23 October 2023

Members and Assureds whose vessels are bound for ports of Rizhao/Lanshan and Dalian in China should note recent changes in the distribution of major fish farms affecting the approach to these areas.

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21 October 2023

Members and Assureds involved in oil and gas trade may already be aware that US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued a press release on 18 October 2023

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6 October 2023

Members and Assureds who have vessels bound for Chinese ports or transiting through coastal waters of China should note the China MSA’s new Guidelines

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4 October 2023

An update on the London P&I Club’s performance at the half year point in the current financial year

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14 September 2023

Further to our previous news alert of 28 June 2021 (available here) Members and Assureds whose vessels call at ports in Brazil are reminded that as of 1 May 2023 the Brazilian immigration authorities will only accept the Seafarer Identity Document (SID) issued in accordance with ILO Convention C185 as a valid travel document for seafarers transiting/entering in Brazilian waters.

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