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.
14 September 2023
30 June 2023
The London P&I Club continues to see cargo damage claims arising from the carriage of dry chemicals in Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBCs), more commonly known as “jumbo bags”
26 June 2023
A summary of the drivers and result for the 2022/23 financial year and other recent developments in the Club’s business
22 February 2023
10 February 2023
Members are referred to News Alert issued on 13 December 2022 and the agreement reached between the International Group of P&I Clubs and the Government of Turkey
13 December 2022
Following significant engagement between the International Group of P&I Clubs (IG) and the Government of Turkey, an agreement has been reached allowing ships carrying crude oil cargoes to continue their voyages through Turkish-controlled waters.
5 December 2022
The Government of Turkey issued a notice dated 16.11.2022 which requires all ships transiting or entering Turkish waters from 01 December 2022 (extended to 02 December 2022), to provide letters of confirmation from the owner’s P&I Club attesting that cover will remain in place under any circumstances throughout the duration of the transit or the time the ship is in Turkish waters or the time it is in a port or terminal.
9 November 2022
Members whose vessels navigate in China between Yantai and Weihai, and Chengshantou and Yantai, should note that the MSA has issued notices on a route adjustment due to the presence of fish farms.