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ITIC circular: UK orders its ports to block all Russian-linked ships
The UK Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, has written to UK ports requesting that they deny entry to vessels that they have reason to believe are connected with Russia or any individuals who have been sanctioned.
ITIC circular: Sanctions against Russia
The US, UK, EU and other countries have updated and announced new sanctions on Russian individuals and entities (including banks) and trade with specific regions in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The situation is evolving quickly and further sanctions can be expected to follow.
Press release: Don’t confirm freight arrangements without permission from your principal, says ITIC
A recent claim covered by ITIC (International Transport Intermediaries Club) highlights the importance of an intermediary confirming freight arrangements prior to advising their principal.
Webinar recording: Arresting developments part III - a waterways special
This is the third webinar in our hugely popular ship arrest series. Join ITIC’s Fiona Reynolds, Ashraf El Swefy of El Swefy Law Firm, Luis Raven of Morgan & Morgan and Nick Spillane of DeMarco Spillane s.e.n.c. as the panel discuss ship arrest in the Suez Canal, Panama Canal and Canadian waterways.
Webinar: Arresting developments II
The second webinar in our hugely popular ship arrest series is taking place on Wednesday 9th June 2021 at 10am (BST). This webinar will focus on arrest in Greece, Singapore and South Africa.
Press release: Don’t trust important information to individual emails, says ITIC
The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) warns of the dangers of allowing important information to be sent to individual email addresses with no back-up.
Press release: People traffickers target ship agents, warns ITIC
ITIC - International Transport Intermediaries Club – is warning its ship and port agent members to be aware of approaches from people traffickers attempting to smuggle illegal immigrants through their ports.
ITIC circular: Crew scam warning 2020
ITIC has just helped a Northern European member to avoid falling victim to a scam by people smugglers trying to cover the movement of illegal migrants.
ITIC circular: Indian ship agents no longer liable for any deficit or short-fall in the sale proceeds of un-cleared or abandoned cargo
Indian ship agents are no longer liable for any deficit or short-fall in the sale proceeds of un-cleared or abandoned cargo. ITIC has been insuring many ship agents in India since 1985.
Press release: Port agents should keep principals informed of increased costs to avoid payment delays, says ITIC
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) warns port agents to inform their regular principals of port fee and tariff increases, even if the details are in the public domain. This will avoid disputes as well as delayed reimbursement payments.