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Britannia Club warns careless sampling costs money

It is the ship’s responsibility to draw the required sample. A single cargo tank claim could be very costly, but a claim for multiple tanks or the entire cargo could run into many millions of dollars. The Britannia P&I Club highlights that it is important samples to be collected, sealed, labelled and recorded in line with company procedures.

How to face dangerous situations onboard

The Britannia P&I Club has issued a useful guide focusing on how to stay safe onboard and face dangerous situations. There are many situations on board a ship where accidents can happen, from slipping over on deck to not realising the dangers of entering enclosed spaces.

Britannia and UK P&I Clubs in merger discussions

The boards of The Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited and of The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Europe) Limited and of The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Limited are in merger discussions.

US Sanctions Update

The Britannia P&I Club has issued an article regarding the current 26 US sanctions programmes administered by OFAC

Loss prevention tips for the safe carriage of rice cargo

The Britannia P&I Club has issued an article providing advice for the safe carriage and care of the rice cargo. The carriage of bagged rice cargo is a potentially hazardous undertaking, with claims running to millions of dollars when problems arise – particularly in the trade between South East Asia and West Africa.

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