Ship Management International column - Cyber risk on managed ships - IMO 2021 – be prepared!
The following article appears in the November/December 2020 edition of Ship International.
Press release: The phone remains a useful weapon against fraud, advises ITIC
Cyber-crime connected with fraudulent demands for payments continue to plague the maritime sector as a large claim handled by the International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) demonstrates.
Ship Management International column July/August 2020 - Are you enough of a manager?
The following article appears in the July/August 2020 edition of Ship Management International.
Ship Management International column - May the force majeure be with you
Due to COVID-19, ITIC is often asked what a ship manager's liability is in situations such as crew being unable to clear through port immigration as a result of the various port restrictions we now see, and in particular, if such circumstances form a force majeure event. In this article, Robert Hodge discusses delivering on your crew against the backdrop of COVID-19.
Press Release: Acting as a principal or an agent – the difference is important, says ITIC
When intermediaries are involved in complex projects, it is important that they fully understand how the legal relationship with suppliers is created. This will avoid someone who means to contract as an agent from unwittingly being liable as a principal.
Press Release: ITIC warns members of fraudulent invoices relating to coronavirus testing
ITIC, the International Transport Intermediaries Club, has been receiving an increasing number of reports of fraudulent invoices being submitted to vessel owners and managers for medical testing services following the outbreak of the coronavirus.
ITIC circular: Coronavirus fraud
ITIC has received reports of fraudulent invoices being submitted to owners for the provision of medical testing services in relation to the coronavirus.
Ship Management International column - Can you deliver on your crew?
The following article appears in the January/February 2020 edition of Ship Management International.
Press Release: Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has urged ship brokers and managers to check the terms of their charterparty agreements closely before signing, in order to avoid costly mistakes further down the line.