Wreck removal in Bangladesh

IntroductionThe multi-purpose M/V SOUTHERN QUEEN, insured by Assuranceforeningen Gard for P&I, was the subject ... Gard P&I Rule 40, which provides as follows:"Rule 40 - Liability for obstruction and wreck removalThe Association s...

Introducing the Insurance Department, P&I

Introducing the Insurance Department, P&I Following the series of articles featuring Gard's staff, this issue of Gard News presents the staff of the Insurance Department, P&I.The Insurance Department, P&I is in charge of u...

Port state control - The future of sub-standard ships

, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Vanuatu and Vietnam. Of these countries Fiji, Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands

Clausing bills of lading correctly - Standard of reasonable care affirmed

of Lading for cargo as presented, in conformity with Mate's or Tally Clerk's receipts."In April 1995, a Singapore-based company ... from contamination, prilled form, treated against caking, free from harmful substances".A few days later, ...

The enforcement of arbitration awards

be domiciled in a non-ratifying state, then the winning party will have to look to other methods of enforcement – e.g. bilateral ... documents, corresponding with your P&I Club and the ever present lawyers. You are now patiently ...

"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...