We provide protection and indemnity cover with other insurances for shipowners, charterers and offshore energy operators. We are S&P ‘A’ rated and one of the premier mutual P&I insurers by tonnage and membership.
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the globe, responding to incidents with immediate, practical advice and ongoing support to resolve matters as positively as possible.
Standard Club is a specialist marine and energy insurer known for its diverse membership, pioneering loss prevention expertise and attractive pricing.
MARPOL Annex 1 – Get it right first time, every timeFines as a result of MARPOL Annex 1 violations are increasing, so this article looks at the problems facing shipowners and seafarers regarding the MARPOL Annex 1 requirements and how zero violations can be achieved. Read more
Breaking the error chain, part 1This article looks at collisions which occurred while entering or leaving a traffic separation scheme (TSS) and considers the human element as part of the error chain. Read more
Cargo wet damage – back-flow through the bilge systemIt is essential that ships’ officers are fully aware of how the bilge system functions to avoid issues of damaged cargo. Read more
Release and retrieval systems – a recapA number of accidents have reduced confidence in release and retrieval systems. New requirements were published by the IMO on 1 January 2013 and this article looks at the fall prevention devices which are vital for safety in the interim. Read more