This early issue of the Intermediary contains the following chapters. Ship Managers' Liability for P&I calls Intermediary News - Bogus Crews for Phantom Ships & Forged Bank Telexes Debt collection Marine surveyors Liabilities Switch Bills of Lading Security collection under General Average - Guidelines for port agents Legal Update - FALCA Rules ITIC Director profiles Please be aware that some data within this issue is now out of date, but for completeness it is still held on our website.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 - October 1996

30/09/1996
We would like to draw attention to some problems reported by Members. Bogus crews for phantom ships In 1988 the Club issued a circular notifying Member in the European Community of several instances where...

30/09/1996
Recovery of monies and legal expenses under Rule 6 The 50% of the clubs Members who avail themselves of the clubs debt collection service by purchasing the optional cover under Rule 6 (recovery of monies and legal...

30/09/1996
As a marine surveyor it may seem you are there to be shot at by just about everyone! Not only may those who have instructed you try and hold you liable if things go wrong but you may find that third parties claim to have...

30/09/1996
The practice of issuing switch bills of lading is increasing. What are they, why are they issued, and what are the risks?A "Switch bill of Lading" is issued by, or on behalf of, the carrier in substitution for the bill...

30/09/1996
Guidelines for port agents From time to time ship agents become involved in cases where a casualty has resulted in a General Average act. The agent may be called upon to collect security and a well organized...

30/09/1996
A large number of ITIC's Members have first hand experience of the arbitration process. This may be as a witness in relation to a dispute involving their principals but frequently this method of dispute resolution applies to...

30/09/1996
Steven See Chee Beng Steven See started his career in 1966 with Wallem Shipping (Singapore), later training as a shipbroker. In 1974 he co-founded Singapore Shipbrokers, probably the first independent dedicated...

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