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Göteborg: 1 November 2016

Monthly Web News October 2016

In October 2016 we reported the following:


Hull & Machinery Insurance 2017
20 October - The terms for 2017's Hull & Machinery Insurance are outlined in this circular. The Association will continue to make available comprehensive insurance cover to suit the needs of individual members at the rating and deductible levels reflecting exposure. 

Member Alerts

Warning of wet nickel ore cargo in bulk from Surigao Philippines
31 October - Members are advised to take caution when loading nickel ore in the Philippine area due to bad weather in the area of Surigao, Mindanao.

Does your emergency response plan really work?
21  October - The Swedish Club offers a half day or one-day training to help you become better at emergencies before they happen.
This training is offered free of charge to Club members, working together for better safety at sea.

USCG Safety Alert - Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone
19 October - The Coast Guard strongly recommends immediately powering down and ending all use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered banning the recalled devices from airplanes starting on October 15, 2016.

Monthly Safety Scenario October: Black-out causing grounding
4 October - In the October Scenario, a black-out causing grounding with extensive damage to the vessel’s shell plating.

Club News

The shipping press and the industry: an unlikely partnership?
4 October - "What does the shipping industry need to do better in its day-to-day engagement with the press?"

Out and about

31 October - Sharing knowledge and reflections at the Club lunch seminars in Oslo and Bergen
The annual autumn seminars in Oslo and Bergen focused on; what makes The Swedish Club different from other clubs, fuel management & engine damage, the latest news on Charterers’ insurance and ended with salvage and wreck removal offshore.

3 October - The expertise behind marine ship pollution response
Team Gothenburg had the honour of hosting the Autumn Club Evening 29 September at the auditorium of the Swedish Sea Rescue Society.Richard H. Johnson, Technical Director ITOPF, gave an in-depth presentation of the complex working areas of ITOPF; with the focus on the expertise behind marine ship pollution response.

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