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10/02/2017
Join FONASBA, BIMCO and ITIC on Monday 20 February 2017 at 14:00 CET and 08:00 (US East Coast) to hear about the newly published Agency Appointment Agreement.

13/01/2017
FONASBA and BIMCO announce the launch of a new Agency Appointment Agreement document. The Agency Appointment Agreement provides an effective means of setting out the details of an agency appointment.

18/11/2016
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says the misreading of tariffs in shipping documentation is a common cause of costly claims.

19/10/2016
Professional Indemnity Insurance for Ship Agents 

03/07/2016
The amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), which requires that all containers loaded onto a ship for export have a verified gross mass (VGM), came into force on 1st July.

06/06/2016
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has launched a cyber liability extension to ITIC policies to protect its existing professional indemnity members against the growing threat posed by hackers.

10/05/2016
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says it continues to deal on a regular basis with claims resulting from errors by agents involving transhipment cargoes. In one case, an agent in Argentina failed to declare a cargo as transhipment cargo within fifteen days of the vessel’s arrival at Buenos Aires...

11/11/2015
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has highlighted how a careless mistake by a liner agent resulted in the imposition of a fine of almost $300,000 by the US Customs and Border Protection.

01/10/2015
The need for proper training, sound risk management, and contractual expertise were among the issues identified as essential to commercial success in a panel debate following the annual board meeting of the International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) in Athens on 24 September. The panel, moderated by ITIC’s underwriter for Greece, Robert Hodge, and comprising Tim Jones of Barry Rogliano Salles (BRS), Bob Bishop of V Ships, Bjorn Tonsberg of Wilhelmsen Ships Service and Paul Herring of Ince & Co, was asked to debate The Realities of Risk, and what kept them awake at night.

15/09/2015
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has reported a case in which the owner of a chemical tanker made an unsuccessful claim against a port agent for costs incurred in taking on additional low-sulphur fuel at a European port.

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