Ship Management

Newbuilding supervision contracts

What the manager's insurer looks for Charlotte Kirk of International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) looks at the clauses which ITIC, as the liability insurer for ship managers, believes should be incorporated in a newbuilding supervision contract. IN the past two decades, the role of the shipmanager has greatly expanded. The cornerstone of the legal relationship between...

Looking East

Keith Azopardi, of Gibraltar-based Attias & Levy, outlines the efforts being made by the Gibraltar government to capture new business from the Asian markets and establish Gibraltar as a leading shipmanagement centre THE port of Gibraltar is strategically located at the entrance to the Mediterranean and has for years been not only a significant bunkering port but a location...

Managers to maintain recruitment records for seven years

Managers to maintain recruitment records for seven years SHIP managers are being urged to maintain recruitment, training and review records for at least seven years, particularly for LNG crew. The advice from International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) comes amidst industry concerns that due to a worldwide shortage of certified and experienced LNG crew, managers are...