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The MECO Group are pleased to announce that our corporate video is available for viewing. Get a cup of coffee and a biscuit and look at the fruits of our labour, Hollywood is unlikely to be calling any time soon but we hope it gives you a flavour of the organisation.

Carina Q&A

Tindall Riley (TR) has agreed to transfer its ownership of its Carina brand to the MECO Group (MECO). Carina is a Managing General Agent (MGA) operation established as part of TR in 2012 to provide fixed premium P&I cover to the owners of smaller ships.

Tindall Riley to sell its Carina Fixed P&I Product to The MECO Group

Following a strategic review of its operations, Tindall Riley (TR) has agreed to sell Carina, its fixed premium P&I Managing General Agent (MGA), to The MECO Group for an undisclosed sum. Set up by TR in 2012, Carina has proven to be one of the most successful and better managed of the specialised fixed premium P&I providers.

Waste Movements in Thailand

With thanks to SPICA Group our longstanding correspondent in Asia for this information.   Spica in Bangkok are reporting that import of waste into Thailand is currently suspended. Even containers in transit are affected. Background Boundary movement of hazardous...

Shanghai to Dubai Transplant

Maria Luisa Rivera relocated from our Shanghai office to our Dubai office in April. She started her career in the London office before spending the last five years in Shanghai; her relocation to Dubai makes her unique as she is the only staff member to have been...

Latest US Sanctions

On 8 May 2018 the American President announced that the US would cease its participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that the US, EU and other world powers agreed in 2015 (implemented 2016) that eased Sanctions against Iran in return for Iran...

MECO Group helps Education in Nepal

MECO Group Claims Executive Tomas Ling travelled to Nepal in November 2017 to participate in the Yak Attack Mountain bike race. While there, he was able to visit the newly rebuilt school in the village of Chandi Bhanjyang which had been destroyed in the 2015...

Legal Resourcing in the Modern World

An interest article on resourcing from our friend Julian Clark of Hill Dickinson looking at how changing expectations in young Lawyers may impact the legal profession in the future. We have a claims team that is the size of a small law firm and...

Welcome to our rebrand – The MECO Group

Michael Else and Company Limited, which traces its origins back to 1974, is pleased to announce a rebranding as The MECO Group. We have created a new corporate identity for the Group and its branded insurance and consultancy products. Our new logo reflects the...

A research group has suggested slowing ships speed by 1/5 could be the answer to their impact on the environment. The IMO will debate it this week. Do you agree? #shipping #environment

The Charterers P&I Club was set up in 1986 in response to a strong demand from the worldwide chartering community for a P&I Club exclusively for Charterers. Find out more about the cover we offer here: #marine #insurance

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