In May 2017, a circular was sent to all members and brokers explaining that ITIC would need to make arrangements in order to continue to trade in Europe after Britain’s exit from the EU.
ITIC is often asked by ship managers to comment on the wording of a “ship manager undertaking” or “letter of undertaking” (LOU) which they have been asked to sign. This is a situation which has become more relevant in the current...
ITIC would like to bring all members’ attention to today’s (Wednesday 29th November 2017) announcement from Clarkson PLC that it was subject to a cyber security incident, which involved unauthorised access to the company’s computer systems. In light of this, we would like to share the following advice....
ITIC are now able to take payments online, via PayPal. This option is available for UK based members with annual premiums of £5,000 or less, with all payments being taken in GBP.
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) recently settled a claim brought against a ship manager for failure to maintain its obligations under a technical management contract, leading to liability for costs incurred when the vessel was denied permission to berth by port authorities in Australia.
Stuart Munro, CEO of ITIC, explains why ship managers need to take time to understand who insures the ships they manage...
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) recently settled a dispute between a shipowner and its Turkish agent for losses arising from the refusal of Turkish port authorities to allow a vessel to berth because of its connection to Cyprus.
The FONASBA Young Ship Agent or Broker Award 2017, co-sponsored by International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC), has been awarded to Niklas Soltow of SCA Logistics GmbH of Kiel, Germany. Katy Aldrick of Seaforth (Kenya) Ltd also received a special ‘highly commended’ award for her paper on the threats and opportunities facing small independent shipping agents in East Africa.
ITIC are exhibiting at Air Charter Expo 2017, on Tuesday 12th September 2017, at London Biggin Hill.
The following article appeared in the May/ June 2017 edition of Ship Management International. Robert Hodge explains why, in a difficult market, it is important for ship managers to carry out pre-management vessel surveys.