On 10th November, 2020, the UK Defence Club conducted its first webinar in place of the annual UK Defence Club Seminar. “You’re taking the Barnacle!” was moderated by Caroline Avgerinou (Syndicate Manager, Thomas Miller (Hellas) Ltd.) in light of hull fouling being one of the challenges faced by our Members. Panellists Mark Beare, Ansuman Ghosh and Dr. Daria Hinz walked us through some of the current issues arising from the practical, legal and technical perspectives.
Hull fouling has gained increased relevance this year in the context of delays arising during the Covid-19 pandemic. Join the UK Defence Club as it considers some of the issues arising in an informative webinar discussion. Read more...
Thomas Miller triggered its Crisis Management Team (CMT) in response the Coronavirus outbreak in China on 23rd January. Since then the virus has spread to all continents and the situation monitored and managed through daily calls of the CMT. The health and security of our employees and clients is of vital importance to Thomas Miller. We are doing everything we can to ensure we minimise the potential impact on our employees and business operations worldwide, in accordance with Government advice and guidance. Read more >
Geopolitical risks are affecting shipping more than ever, with issues such as sanctions, piracy and political unrest having a direct impact on world trade. UKDC regularly receives enquiries on these subjects from its Members, and seminars were held at the Athens Hilton Hotel and the Columbia Plaza Venue Centre, Limassol, to focus on these topics.
The UK Defence Club in conjunction with the TT Club and UK P&I Club has launched a new online services platform to enhance online services and data access for members and their brokers.
The bespoke online portal...