British Marine News

17 Feb 2017
British Marine has made a change to the expiring 2016 Charterers P&I terms and conditions, which is now reflected in the 2017 edition.1) Section...
18 Jan 2017
British Marine has made changes to the expiring 2016 P&I terms and conditions, which are now reflected in the 2017 edition.1) 7. Casualty indemnity...
20 Oct 2016
The Insurance Act 2015 (the “Act”) came into force in the United Kingdom on 12 August 2016. The Act changes English insurance contract law...
05 Feb 2016
British Marine has made some changes to the expiring British Marine terms and conditions, which are reflected in the 2016 editions and in the Policy...
15 Dec 2014
British Marine has made 2 changes to the expiring 2014 P&I terms and conditions, which is nowreflected in the 2015 edition.36. Legal Costs not covered...
11 Mar 2014
One legacy of British Marine’s mutual roots is that we have a substantial volume of P&I business renewing on 20th February. This date is also...
11 Dec 2013
British Marine has made one change to the expiring 2013 P&I terms and conditions, which is nowreflected in the 2014 edition.2013 clause82. Sanctions...
07 Nov 2013
As we start to prepare for the peak renewal season we have a few changes of personnel to report which will take place over the coming months.David Bamberger,...
17 Apr 2013
The 2013 policy year is well underway and we can report various developments at British Marine.20th February P&I renewals:The P&I renewals of...
20 Feb 2013
British Marine has made one change to the expiring 2012 terms and conditions which arenow reflected in the 2013 edition. The additions to the existing...
18 Feb 2013
We are pleased to announce that David Rees will be joining British Marine as an underwriter from 11th March 2013. David has a broad maritime and insurance...
03 Jan 2013
2012 has been a challenging year, both within British Marine and across the shipping sector. Following a successful renewal at 20th February, we have...
07 Dec 2012
We are delighted to confirm that British Marine has been re-approved by the Government of India as a designated insurer in India for a period of five...
28 Jun 2012
We are pleased to report that Paul Flowers will be joining the claims team from 20th August. Paul brings in excess of 40 years claims experience to...
01 May 2012
British Marine has recently introduced a Twitter feed to share important news.What is Twitter?Twitter is a form of new media known as micro-blogging....
30 Mar 2012
Following a year which has seen a substantial change in our P&I underwriting and claims personnel, we are pleased to report that the P&I renewals...
31 Jan 2012
Following his announcement during 2011, Robert Johnston retired from his position as Chairman at the end of the year. Robert had been at the helm of...
21 Dec 2011
New anti-bribery legislation came into force in the UK on 1 July 2011. The Bribery Act2010 (“the Act”) consolidates existing anti-bribery...
23 Sep 2011
Further to our note in June advising that a number of the British Marine P&I underwriting and claims staff had resigned, I would like to advise...
23 May 2011
As you may be aware British Marine have been running PEME schemes in Ukraine and Philippines for a number of years (see our website under Loss Prevention...
24 Feb 2011
The 2010/2011 P&I renewal was, not surprisingly, a season of prolonged negotiation as owners resisted the payment of any increase in a continuing...
12 Jan 2011
British Marine has made two changes to the expiring 2010 terms and conditions which are now reflected in the 2011 edition. The first (clause 69) seeks...
07 Jan 2011
It should be noted that with immediate effect all telegraphic transfers must be made to the following bank (these details appear on all debit notes):Account...
30 Nov 2010
One of the hallmarks of the British Marine approach to P&I underwriting is our commitment never to charge our assureds with a general increase,...
20 Jul 2010
As part of the integration of British Marine within QBE Marine & Energy we also undertook, as you would expect, a review of the integrated management...
09 Jul 2010
We are happy to report that our move went smoothly and that we are now settled on the first floor of Plantation Place. When you visit our underwriting...
19 Mar 2010
Further to our advices between October and December 2008, regulatory issues having finally been concluded, we are pleased to confirm that, as from 1...
20 Feb 2010
The 2010/2011 P&I renewal was, not surprisingly, a season of prolonged negotiation as owners resisted the payment of any increase in a continuing...
03 Dec 2009
As customary, British Marine will not be asking for a standard increase in rating at the forthcoming 2010 renewal, rather we will continue to ask our...
09 Sep 2009
We are very pleased to announce that last night British Marine was chosen as the winner in the category, Marine Insurance/Protection & Indemnity....
28 Oct 2008
I am writing to advise you that from 1 January 2009, subject to regulatory approval, British Marineinsurance policies will no longer be underwritten...
20 Oct 2008
October has been a month of extraordinary uncertainty within all market places. The dislocation and volatility has been such that all forms of security...
02 Jun 2008
The International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution 2001 (the Bunkers Convention) will enterinto force on 21st November 2008.As...
31 Mar 2008
Following on from the introduction of the BML approved medical scheme for Ukrainian crewintroduced last year (See our website under Loss Prevention...
21 Jan 2008
In our experience, shipowners seek fairness from their underwriters. They wish to be assured that the premium they pay reflects their own performance....
07 Nov 2006
A number of recent P&I claims involing Ukrainian crew has highlighted how Important that a comprehensive and reliable pre emplooyement medical examination...