the charterers P&I club
We are an international team of reputable, dedicated and knowledgeable marine insurance professionals, proud of delivering high quality insurance products and advisory services to companies that charter vessels to carry cargo by sea.
With the creation of the Charterers P&I Club in London in 1986, we set up the first vehicle dedicated exclusively to charterers and rapidly established ourselves as a respected market leader. Since then we have consolidated this position and our international team of maritime professionals can offer clients unrivalled levels of expertise and experience in this specialised and technical field. This formidable resource is backed up by an insurance policy underwritten by one of the world’s largest insurance companies, with a market-leading financial rating.
Staff in MECO’s London office supporting Save The Children on Christmas Jumper Day Best wishes of the Season to all of our friends and colleagues across the globe.Read More »
Our correspondents in Brazil, Brazil P&I, have recently issued the attached Circular reporting on the passing of certain normative that will make it compulsory for local consignees to present an original bill of lading to take delivery of their cargo from a bonded warehouse. This is good news to carriers who in the past lacked control in the delivery process…Read More »
A recent decision handed down by the Singapore High Court has confirmed that a vessel arrest in this country for the sole purpose of obtaining security in aid of foreign litigation proceedings will not be entertained. In the case EUROHOPE (2017) SGHC 218 the Charterers sought to arrest the vessel “Eurohope” as security for a charter party claim against…Read More »
“Ed Turner (Senior Claims Manager) travelled from London over to the Shanghai office on 22 November and will be travelling back to London via Hong Kong and the MECO Group’s Dubai office. On his last visit the Shanghai Team had requested a talk on legal issues arising out of tanker charters. The talk was given over a lunchtime session on…Read More »