Results in 'News'
22 Jul 2019
Press Article: Working for a safer industry
Caitlin Kelly of Seaways, the international journal of The Nautical Institute, talks to Capt. Yves Vandenborn AFNI, Director of Loss Prevention at The Standard Club about his experience at sea and career ashore.
11 Jul 2019
Article: If General Average is declared...
In practice, the principles of GA are the same whether the ship is a bulk carrier with one consignment of cargo or a container vessel carrying 20,000 TEU of containerised goods. The practical issues do, however, increase in scope depending on the scale and complexity of the casualty and number of interests involved.
30 Apr 2019
Press Article: ECDIS - elephant on the bridge?
Captain Yves Vandenborn, of The Standard Club, explains why shipowners and their bridge teams need to do more to ensure clear understanding of ECDIS and other safety-critical systems.
4 Apr 2019
Press Article: Singapore War Risks Mutual
The Singapore War Risks Mutual (SWRM) was established, with strong support from the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), as an insurance class of The Standard Club Asia (Standard Asia) in 2015.
21 Nov 2018
Press Article: Changing Man
The evolution of the maritime sector means The Standard Club is always ready to grow and adapt, as CEO Jeremy Grose explains to Luke Holloway in the October/November edition of The Journal
23 Oct 2018
Press Article: The Human Element and Seafarer Resilience
During his presentation at the last SAFETY4SEA Conference in Athens, Capt. Yves Vandenborn, Director of Loss Prevention, talked about one specific aspect of the human element in maritime casualties: seafarers’ resilience. The publication summarises his talk in a recent article.
22 Oct 2018
Web Alert: IACS publish new recommendations on cyber safety
Following a huge increase in the use of onboard cyber-systems, IACS has developed a series of Recommendations with a view to reflecting the cyber resilience that will be required of vessels with increasing interdependencies.
12 Sep 2018
Press Article: 20 years of the ISM code
Yves Vandenborn, Director of Loss Prevention, reflects on how the ISM code is doing and what still needs to be done in an article for Safety4Sea Log published in September.
11 Sep 2018
Press Article: New technology, new opportunity
Ursula O'Donnell, Divisional Claims Director, takes a look at floating offshore wind energy and sees new opportunities for marine contractors in September's issue of Maritime Risk International
19 Jul 2018
Press Article: Women in Salvage
Ursula O’Donnell, Divisional Claims Director, is featured in an article about women who are protecting our seas, one grounding at a time.
25 Jun 2018
Web Alert: PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaigns for 2018
The Black Sea MoU and the Indian Ocean MoU have confirmed running a similar CIC from 1 September to 30 November 2018 to check ships’ compliance with air pollution prevention requirements and to boost awareness of the 2020 sulphur cap.
15 May 2018
Web Alert: Paris MoU to focus on air pollution from ships
The Paris MoU has announced that it will focus attention on marine air pollution in the near future. This development anticipates the new maximum limits for sulphur in ships fuel oil, which is due to enter into force on 1 January 2020.
10 Apr 2018
Press Article: Singapore War Risk Mutual seeks rapid growth in expanding market
The Singapore War Risks Mutual has seen a boom in business during the past year. The Standard Club-managed mutual, established with the support of the Singapore Shipping Association, has nearly doubled the number of ships on its books to 619 from 350 in just 12 months, according to data from Standard Asia.
17 Jun 2015
Press article: Plan of action
Recent oil spills have once again focused attention on the efficacy and reliability of national response measures. Duncan Howard, Claims Operations Director, was consulted for this article in Bunkerspot on the high-profile issue of pollution prevention.
18 Mar 2015
Web alert: Jordan - bulk cargo shortage claims
There has been a considerable increase in substantial bulk cargo shortage claims in Jordan during the last year. As a result of this it is understood that, following the IG clubs’ intervention, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to set up a special committee to which the P&I appointed surveyor would be able to contribute.
4 Aug 2014
Press article: Misdeclared beware!
The shipment of an undisclosed cargo can be a ship owner’s worst nightmare which, in some scenarios, can lead to a major casualty putting the safety of the ship’s crew, hull and cargo and the environment at risk
17 Jun 2014
Press article: Look out and around
Rahul Sapra, Marine Surveyor, comments on the recent upsurge in the number of navigation related incidents seen by the Standard Club and advises on safe navigation
3 Feb 2014
Press article: Piracy: Safer seas
With a more stable Somalia and improved maritime security, will the downward trend in piracy attacks continue, or will incidents in East African and South-East Asian waters ensure rough seas in future?