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21.09.09

Publication

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01.08.19

Loss prevention material

Open manholes and displaced gratings pose considerable hazards to crew on offshore installations as evidenced by two recent incidents reported by the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.

26.11.21

Article

Image needed Matthias Stoltenberg (1799-1871)Torshov gård, Vang, jeger med hund, 1856Olje på plate, 32 x 52 cm English

26.01.16

Loss prevention material

Tankers transiting the Panama Canal and carrying cargoes with flashpoints of less than 18°C must cool their main decks with water to prevent the automatic activation of the pressure relief valves.

20.11.14

Loss prevention material

A recent fatality as a result of a fall inside a ship’s cargo tank illustrates the need for better risk assessment before work begins and more safeguards to prevent a fall occurring.

20.05.21

Loss prevention material

Bunker quality disputes are not uncommon. The parties often agree to jointly test a sample to determine if the fuel supplied was on-specification or not, and the result is binding on the parties. Even in the absence of an agreement, bunker samples will be relevant evidence that may help to resolve a dispute one way or another. The question then arises: which

02.05.12

Insight

Gard News 206, May/July 2012


06.10.09

Insight

New directive regarding Customs fines at Lomé, TogoA directive concerning settlement of Customs fines has been introduced in Lomé, Togo.The Head of Port Customs in the city of Lomé in the West African country of Togo has issued a new directive concerning Customs fines that came into force on 17th December 2003.The directive regulates settlement of fines for

06.10.09

Insight

GENERAL PRINCIPLENormally a carrier will not be authorised to stow goods on deck unless there is a custom of the trade or port of loading to stow the specific goods on deck for the voyage in question,1 or unless there is an express agreement with the shipper of the goods to stow them on deck. Otherwise deck stowage will be "unauthorised" and the carrier will

06.10.09

Insight

Most readers will probably find that the clear and unambiguous printed bill of lading clause quoted below leaves little room for argument insofar as liability for loss of deck cargo is concerned. The clause reads as follows:"…Goods stowed on deck shall be at all times and in every respect at the risk of the Shipper/Consignee. The Carrier shall in no circumst

21.09.09

Publication

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21.09.09

Publication

Gard Guidance on Bills of Lading function PrintThisPage() { var sOption="toolbar=yes,location=no,directories=yes,menubar=yes,"; sOption="scrollbars=yes,width=750,height=600,left=100,top=25"; var winprint=window.open("../print.asp","Print",sOption); winprint.focus(); } 4.2. CARGO INTENDED TO BE SHIPPED ON DECK If it

15.02.21

Insight

For the past two years, Oliver Bailey has done a deep-dive into nautical science, navigation, firefighting, and many of the other subjects required to become a competent mariner. Not to mention: he’s been stuck at sea.

09.11.20

Loss prevention material

Every seafarer has to go through a pre-joining medical examination where a doctor verifies their fitness for the upcoming contractual period. Some seafarers may be declared fit for the tour of duty under conditions that may require regular medication. In Gard, we see a significant number of cases where the seafarer who was declared fit for the contractual du

24.05.22

Publication

for the year to 20 February 2022 The Association’s branch office in Tokyo The Association has a branch office in Tokyo

24.05.22

Article

for the year to 20 February 2022 The Association’s branch office in Tokyo The Association has a branch office in Tokyo

17.08.15

Insight

At the beginning of July 2015, BP announced a global settlement bringing to an end the outstanding major claim elements of the case. This Insight looks at six important lessons emerging from the 2010 incident and ensuing litigation during the last five years.  

16.07.14

Form

International Group of P&I Clubs - Ship Technical Committee Condition Survey Report - Version 8.0 - Date 21.05.2014 Part A Condition Survey Report Form This is a: Preliminary report Final report Follow-up report Date survey completed: Survey Port: Surveyor: Surveying company: S

20.04.12

Loss prevention material

An announcement in Argentine media this February reported that the local stevedoring union SOMU, part of the Argentine Transport Workers' Federation (CATT), would implement measures to delay vessels flying the British flag. This was apparently in an attempt to force the United Kingdom to negotiate with Argentina over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands/I