Steamship Mutual announce nil General Increase for 2017 and 10% rebate for 2014/15 policy year

Following their meeting on 25 October, the Steamship Mutual has decided to return capital to the Club’s Members. The return will be 10% of premium paid on Class 1 (P&I) owned mutual entries in respect of the 2014/15 policy year. It was also decided that no General Increase was required at the 20 February 2017 renewal – this being the ...

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Standard Club announces nil General Increase and 5% return

Following its board meeting in Tokyo on 21st October, the Standard Club has announced stable underwriting results and a healthy investment forecast for the current year. Free reserves are expected to increase at the year ending February 2017 and, as such, the board has decided that there will be no general increase for the coming 2017 renewal and the Club ...

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Britannia announces nil GI for 2017 and reduces Deferred Calls for 2014 and 2015 Policy years.

  Britannia P&I Club also announces no general increase on P&I and FD&D rates for 2017 renewal. At the same time, the Club is reducing 2014/15 and 2015/16 Deferred P&I calls as follows: 2014/15: the deferred call is reduced to 35% from 45% originally, then 40% in November 2014 and 37.5% in October 2015. 17.5% was collected in October last ...

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Nil General Increase for West of England

Further to the Club’s Board meeting earlier this week, West of England has announced that they will not apply any General Increase on Advance Calls at 2017 renewal across their Owners P&I, Charterers’ Liability and FD&D entries for the second consecutive year. The Forecast Additional Call (due on or before 20 August 2018) is set at 35% of the Advance ...

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The “Longchamp” – a judgment with consequences?

General Average is commonly seen in insurance policies and other contracts in shipping industry. English law defines a general average act as any extraordinary sacrifice or expenditure voluntarily and reasonably incurred for the common safety and for the purpose of preserving the property in peril in a common maritime adventure. The York-Antwerp Rules (YAR) lay down the items allowable in a ...

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Nil General Increase for SOP whilst Skuld confirms Return Premium and Steamship is considering

The Shipowners P&I Club has just opened the ‘General Increase announcement’ season by releasing their half-year financial results, which shows an increase in the Club’s free reserves to USD291.2 million as at 30 June 2016. Last year, the Club announced that they will change their financial year from 20th February to 31st December, and after reporting free reserves as at ...

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