The International Group of P&I Clubs and the shipping line members of the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) released a new set of guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in containers on May 2016. The original guidelines have since been revised in light of new information concerning the carriage of calcium hypochlorite in a range of different circumstances.
The handling of steel cargoes has been a perennial focus of P&I loss prevention activity. The American P&I Club’s latest publication: Transport Guidance for Steel Cargoes provides a comprehensive overview of how to avoid claims arising from the carriage of these cargoes.
The American P&I Club has issued new case studies and other relevant information taking into account best practices in the prevention of shipboard machinery failures. In spite of major improvements in design and quality control over the years, significant failures still occur.
The American Club issued an alert in order to provide general guidance on precautions that should be taken in the loading and carriage of coal cargoes.
The American Club issued a guide entitled: Welcome to Greater China! A Shipowner’s Guide to Regulatory Compliance
The American P&I Club warns on the dangers of falling overboard
The American P&I Club has issued circular No 8/14 regarding condition survey requirement for tankers carrying Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) as cargo.
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