News items in 2015
22 Dec 2015
Standard Bulletin, December 2015
Each of the next seven editions of the Standard Bulletin will centre on one key P&I risk. This first edition will highlight cargo issues.
8 Dec 2015
Latin American Bulletin, December 2015
In this third Latin American special edition of The Standard Bulletin, we wanted to focus on a common theme that we believe is affecting many countries in the region: shipping legal updates and reforms.
30 Nov 2015
Web Alet: implications of the disposal of waste in Bohai Bay, China
It has come to the attention of The Standard Club that there has been an increase in the number of vessels subjected to fines by local 'Maritime Safety Administration' (MSA) authorities. These fines are ostensibly levied for the alleged discharge of sewage/garbage in Bohai Bay, China.
26 Nov 2015
Web alert: New BIMCO Anti-Corruption Clause for Charterparties
BIMCO has recently launched a new clause which aims to provide owners with a degree of protection in the event that the master of a vessel is put under such pressure to provide an unwarranted gift or payment that he has no realistic alternative to complying, notwithstanding that such gift or payment may contravene applicable laws such as the UK Bribery Act.