"Come back Ronnie Biggs, all is forgiven"

substances (i.e., hazardous waste). It empowers both the Federal Environment Authority and the local authority in each individual ... " - to encourage the others. A few years ago, the Masters of the M/V EVOIKOS and M/V ORAPIN GLOBAL were i...

Review of the York-Antwerp Rules - An update

An article in Gard News issue No. 161 reported that an International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) working party had drawn up proposals concerning the possible revision of the rules governing general average which were due to be discussed at the C...

Introducing the Technical Services and Loss Prevention Department and SAFIR

the quality of fleets entering the Marine and P&I portfolios by performing, co-ordinating and assessing vessel condition surveys ... are the overall co-ordination of technical services in support of Gard Marine and Gard P&I and d...

Recourse actions against third parties in personal injury and occupational illness cases

a contribution from third parties, is a good illustration.A six month old containership was en route to Singapore. Late one evening

From a master's desk - Memories of a maiden voyage

remarks were made by the inspector during it.After leaving the port of Ulsan the vessel was bound for Singapore for bunkering ... the vessel left Singapore bound for Port Suez to load a cargo of naphtha, destined for Daesan, Kore...

Ship repair prices and capacity

, this yard is being built mainly to serve the high number of LNG/LPG carriers being built at the moment.Far EastSingaporeConstruction of rigs and FPSO conversions has tied up most of the capacity of Singapore yards for the next th...

Maritime chemical spills clean-up - OPRC-HNS Protocol

to the OPRC-HNS were: Australia, Ecuador, Egypt, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Sweden, Uruguay, Vanuatu (source: IMO). Gard News 184, November 2006/January 2007Any comments to this article...

Nine endless days - The TAMPA ordeal

to Singapore on 26th August 2001, when she received a distress alert from the Australian Coast Guard, reporting that a 35-metre ... is very bad at home. We do not want to go to Singapore or Indonesia. Remember we have nothing to ...

Bunker spills

programmes whenever a spill occurs. If they find that something is not in accordance with rules and regulations, e.g., MARPOL 73 ... the very expensive oil being lost overboard. [5litres = USD 3,000; i.e., 1 ton = about USD 750,0...

Effects of off-spec bunkers

of eventsFollowing the vessel's arrival in Singapore, a bunker barge delivered bunkers to the vessel. The bunker delivery ... Singapore for Thailand on that same day. That evening, the vessel experienced a total blackout, includi...

Some technical aspects of marine fuels testing

to be in a position to stipulate sampling at the point of custody transfer, i.e., at the ship's fuel manifold.Proper sampling during ... will not, for obvious reasons, bear the same weight. It is good news that Singapore, being b...

Introducing the Insurance Department, Marine

Following the series of articles featuring Gard's staff, this issue of Gard News presents the staff of the Insurance Department, Marine.The Insurance Department, Marine is responsible for underwriting marine insurance on behalf of If P ... ...

Loss prevention update

Singapore decision, reported in detail in the article "Straight bills of lading - Not so straightforward" in Gard News issue ... on the Gard Services website.Any comments to this article can be e-mailed to the Gard News Editorial...

English law - Competing title for goods - Interpleader actions

: Glencore International A.G. and Others v. Metro Trading International Inc. [2001] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 284, and subsequent related ... of the bills of lading the vessel sailed for Singapore, shortly after which the Odessa cargo claima...

No common benefit - IUMI proposals for review of the York-Antwerp Rules

in Singapore in February 2001. By the time this issue of Gard News is published no doubt some decisions may already have been ... and P&I insurers if they are accepted. Apparently the main parties pushing for the changes are carg...