The American P&I Club issued a marine circular to inform all shipowners and operators about the changes in pre-employment medical examination (PEME) in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation.
October, being recognized as Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), calls for more attention on cyber issues and digitalization. Although we have discussed the numerous dangers and risks arising from a cyber-attack, a new point of view is here, the one of how a P&I Club responds to an attack.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and the crew change matter, the American Club issed a circular, noting that extented the validity of PEME certificates to November 30, 2020.
The American Club joined forces with ABS launching Managing Cyber Risks and the Role of the P&I Club: An Overview report, focusing on a range of exposures associated with cybersecurity.
American Club issued a circular informing about the increase of criminal penalties concerning oil spill-related offenses under California’s Lempert-Keene-Seastrand Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act.
In light of heightened cyclonic activity in recent weeks across the world, the American P&I Club issued an alert for vessels operating in the vicinity of extreme weather events. The peak season for hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones in the northern hemisphere occurs between July and October.
The Managers of the American Club announced that Dorothea Ioannou takes on the role of Deputy Chief Operating Officer (DCOO) with immediate effect, and Mary (Molly) McCafferty becomes Senior Vice President and Director of Claims for the Americas as from the beginning of September.
ABSG Consulting Inc. (ABS Consulting), a subsidiary of ABS joined forces with the American Club to provide education, training and insurance guidance that address maritime cyber security.
The American P&I Club announced extension of the validity of its PEME certificates to 31st August 2020, as the significant restrictions on shipowners’ ability to perform regular crew changes continue to be a challenge for the maritime community.
For the first time in its history, Members attending the American Club’s Annual Meeting in New York yesterday did so remotely, in a virtual format made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the unusual circumstances, Members heard that the Club had made solid progress across all business lines over the previous twelve months, with 2020 having also started on a positive note.
Steering with artificial intelligence to combat maritime piracy21/10/2020
Day 02 of 2020 SAFETY4SEA Virtual Forum focuses on safety and security challenges amid the pandemic crisis21/10/2020
Lessons learned: Fingers must remain out of the line of fire during wire transfer operations21/10/2020
Transport Malta investigation: Serious injury of crew member while testing rescue boat crane21/10/2020
- Maritime Health
Update on crew COVID-19 cases in Western Australia21/10/2020
Lessons learned: Pilot transfers need careful judgment when moving outside the safety zone21/10/2020
Seafarers in Australia forced to stay up to 18 months onboard, ITF says21/10/2020
Near-fatal in New Zealand leads to 1st enforceable undertaking for maritime21/10/2020
- Cyber Security
US charges Russian military intelligence officers for ‘NotPetya’ cyber attack21/10/2020
Port of Antwerp and partners to develop 5G private network21/10/2020