This early issue of the Intermediary contains the following chapters: Designated Person – Insurance or not? Authorised Consignor – Ship agents’ potential liabilities The Club’s private investigators Collecting commission ITIC Electronic Communication Survey Crew Visa Fraud Super Reefer to the rescue Continuity credits returning money to you Signing off – ship managers purchase orders Money Laundering 75 years – The History of ITIC Please be aware that some data within this issue is now out of date, but for completeness it is still held on our website.

The Intermediary - March 2000

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Introduction to the March 2000 edition of The Intermediary.

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This article is primarily concerned with a Designated Person within a ship manager’s office as it is their concerns that need to be addressed. The real question is not so much one of whether the Designated Person under the ISM...

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On 1 July, 1998 modifications were made to EC procedures for Community Transit goods. These changes were made pursuant to Article 389 of Commission Regulation Number 2454/93, and will impact on the daily lives of ship agents in...

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ITIM Co. Ltd, the managers of ITIC, are a subsidiary of Thomas Miller & Co. Ltd. The Miller group manages a number of other Clubs in the international transport field, including the UK P&I Club and the TT Club as well as...

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Major changes to English Law A provision of English law which for 150 years has restricted the ability of ship brokers to collect their commission will be removed on 11th May, 2000. This change comes as a result of the...

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The recent ITIC Claims Review highlighted some of the claims that the Club has seen arising out of the use of e-mail. The Claims Review reported that to date ITIC has seen little overall increase in claims as a result of the use...

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Ship and crew managers should be vigilant against becoming unwittingly involved in a visa fraud to gain entry into the United States. A crew agency in the Ukraine, and others elsewhere, have been approached by seamen using headed...

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This article was originally published in The Intermediary in March 2000.

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ITIC’s usual involvement with reefer containers is when they are set at the wrong temperature and their contents spoiled. We are grateful to A.P. Moller for allowing us to reproduce an article from their newsletter ‘Maersk Post’...

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This article was originally published in The Intermediary in March 2000.

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The last issue of ‘The Intermediary’ looked at the need for Members to take care that they made their agency status clear when signing off correspondence. The article concentrated on the problems faced by ship agents and ship...

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A London shipbroker negotiated the sale of a small ship of the type commonly used for coastal trading. The buyers were based in the U.S.A. The sellers, although a Liberian company, were domiciled in Europe. At the closing meeting...

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The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) celebrates its 75th Anniversary this year. The Club traces its origins to the Chartered Shipbrokers Protection Association, first formed as an unincorporated...

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