American Club announces nil General Increase for 2019

The American P&I Club has announced that no General Increase will apply to both P&I and FDD classes at the upcoming renewal, citing the need to be sympathetic towards shipowners who continue to be faced by a challenging shipping market, coupled with a favourable development with respect to the club’s claims in the current year. There will be no deductible ...

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Gard announces nil General increase for 2019

Gard has announced there will be no General Increase for both P&I and FD&D entries at 20th February 2019. There will be no change in deductibles for either class. The management has pointed to a continued, stable claims environment and an improvement in Gard’s back year claims as the reasons behind its decision, notwithstanding its free reserves have also risen ...

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London P&I Club announces nil General Increase for 2019

The London Club has announced a nil General Increase for the 2019/20 policy year with any change in the Group reinsurance costs being passed onto the membership. There will be no change in the standard deductibles on a club wide basis however individual member’s deductibles will be scrutinized. This absence of a General Increase also applies to the Club’s Defence ...

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West of England P&I announces 5% general increase for 2019

West announces 5% general increase, citing increased “higher cost claims” and investment volatility. The West of England’s free reserves are forecast to fall for the first time in a number of years to a little under USD 300 million, following an increased frequency of higher cost claims which, compounded by continued volatility in the financial markets, have shown current premium ...

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Britannia P&I Club announces nil General Increase for 2019/20

The Britannia P&I Club, managed by Tindall Riley & Co, has announced it will be seeking a nil General Increase for 2019/20 year, with any changes of the International Group Reinsurance costs being passed on to Members in the usual way. The Club will also be seeking to increase minimum deductibles as follows: 2018 2019 Cargo USD12,500 USD14,000 Crew USD3,000 ...

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Cyber Risks – Shipping needs a new Policy wording

We were invited to present to the 5th Asia Marine Insurance Conference in Hong Kong during Hong Kong Maritime Week on Cyber Risks in Shipping. Cyber Risks Presentation to Asia Marine Insurance Conference, November 2017 We took the opportunity to invite the audience of insurers to create a marine cyber product, focused on the shipping market.  We believe operators need a ...

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