News items in 2017
12 Oct 2017
Standard Bulletin, October 2017
This bulletin reviews how the club has been delivering on its strategic objectives during the first half of the 2017/18 policy year and how it plans to continue doing so.
10 Oct 2017
Web Alert: USA revokes sanctions against Sudan
As a result of the revocation of these provisions, US persons will no longer be prohibited from engaging in transactions that were previously prohibited under the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R part 538 (SSR).
29 Sep 2017
Web Alert: Analysis of Black Sea GPS spoofing incidents reveals patterns
Spoofing is a process whereby a GPS is made to display false information deliberately without the knowledge of the user. Subtle changes in GPS position over time may catch an unwary navigator off guard, particularly if the navigator is relying too heavily on GPS for navigation.
28 Sep 2017
Web Alert: IMO issues new guidance for bauxite cargoes
IMO’s Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers, at its fourth session (11 to 15 September 2017), considered new GBWG recommendations and finalised three draft amendments for submission to the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC)
24 Aug 2017
Charterers' Bulletin, August 2017
The Standard Club has a long history of providing cover to some of the largest charterers in the world as well as to smaller traders and operators, including members supplementing their owned fleet with chartered vessels. This bulletin is a collection of articles of interest to those charterers.