Due to COVID-19, ITIC is often asked what a ship manager's liability is in situations such as crew being unable to clear through port immigration as a result of the various port restrictions we now see, and in particular, if such circumstances form a force majeure event. In this article, Robert Hodge discusses delivering on your crew against the backdrop of COVID-19.
When intermediaries are involved in complex projects, it is important that they fully understand how the legal relationship with suppliers is created. This will avoid someone who means to contract as an agent from unwittingly being liable as a principal.
ITIC, the International Transport Intermediaries Club, has been receiving an increasing number of reports of fraudulent invoices being submitted to vessel owners and managers for medical testing services following the outbreak of the coronavirus.
ITIC has received reports of fraudulent invoices being submitted to owners for the provision of medical testing services in relation to the coronavirus.
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has urged ship brokers and managers to check the terms of their charterparty agreements closely before signing, in order to avoid costly mistakes further down the line.
Following a number of recent enquiries regarding GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) ITIC would like to remind our ship management members that BIMCO has drafted the following GDPR clauses...
The following article appeared in the January/February 2019 edition of Ship Management International.
The following article appeared in the July/August 2018 edition of Ship Management International. Stuart Munro explains why ship managers need to be prepares for the unexpected.
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has successfully defended a ship manager against allegations of negligence made by a shipowner following the loss of a lifeboat overboard.
The following article appeared in the March/April 2018 edition of Ship Management International. Charlotte Kirk explains why it may be worthwhile that ship managers review their business systems and controls as a way of minimising the risk of fraud.