Swedish Club

Updated guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in containers

The International Group of P&I Clubs and the shipping line members of the Cargo Incident Notification System have issued a revised version of the Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers. The Guidelines were first issued in May 2016, with version 2.0 of the Guidelines issued in January 2017.

Swedish Club launches guide on cargo fires

When a fire breaks out on board a vessel there is no fire service ready to assist in extinguishing it – it is up to the crew themselves. The Swedish P&I Club issued a new guide for quick reference to the causes and prevention of cargo fires and explosion onboard.

Swedish Club advises on STS operations at Chittagong

The Swedish P&I Club issued a bulletin, informing that there had been considerable increase in the number of vessels calling the port of Chittagong, resulting in congestion at the Chittagong Outer Anchorage, which has contributed to a large number of accidents.

Swedish Club proposes 10 steps to crisis media management

In co-operation with Dustin Eno, COO & Crisis Response Manager at Navigate Response, the Swedish P&I Club Emergency Response Training programme proposes 10 steps to crisis media management. Away from family and friends for extended periods, seafarers are active on several social platforms.

Yemen: Operators at Aden port often face claims

The Swedish P&I Club has reported that operators at Aden port often face claims submitted by consignees. Yemen is a significant importer of goods and is faced with the prevailing difficult times due to conflicts and unstable situation, absence of stable judiciary system and financial constraints.

The Swedish Club puts root cause of incidents into focus

The Swedish Club has launched its latest publication, Claims at a Glance, which provides an insight into the full range of claims the Club has handled over the last five years, and is intended as a tool to reduce the frequency of incidents for both P&I and H&M claims.

DNV GL, Gard and The Swedish Club work together to help reduce anchor losses

The root cause of many groundings and collisions, lost anchors are among the top five reasons for claims costs. A rising number of anchor losses reported over the last several years prompted DNV GL, Gard and The Swedish Club to investigate this issue. Based on an analysis of damage cases involving anchor and anchor chain losses, the project partners have issued a presentation identifying the most frequent technical and operational causes, and some steps crews and operators can take to address them.

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