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Fuel change likely to generate insurance claims, say clubs

“There is anxiety about how easy it will be to comply, and what action the authorities will take if vessels can’t comply. Those are things we won’t know until we get there,” says Tiejha Smyth of North P&I. David Osler, of Lloyd’s List, reports

The ballast water balancing act

Jacqueline Tan, of the UK P&I Club, reports on the lay of the land when it comes to the current ballast water regulations

Seafarer well-being in spotlight

Yves Vandenborn, of The Standard Club, provides some practical suggestions to help improve seafarer well-being, both physical and mental

Discipline in court

Dominic Carman reports on a David and Goliath story involving disciplinary process

Stopping the cargo criminals

This year has seen a major push for improvements in cargo safety. Here, we report on two initiatives from the International Union of Marine Insurance to reduce the risk of fires and also of theft