By: George | April 24, 2020
The International Group has launched a new online digital tool (dashboard) to assist shipowners, charterers, operators and other parties in the maritime sector to track country and port specific advice.
GEOMAR Co.Ltd. as a local P&I correspondent for Georgian ports participating in information exchange and data submission for the shipping industry.
Category: New Port Regulations
By: George | December 14, 2019
As a local P&I correspondent GEOMAR Co.ltd. successfully assisted to West of England P&I Club member to execute a maritime lien on cargo due to unpaid freight.
In accordance with Maritime Code of Georgia shipowner has rights to execute a Maritime Lien on cargo and detain cargo for 72 hours which gives further time to obtain arrest of cargo via Courts and secure own interest during arbitrage process.
Considering above, cargo has been discharged and afterwards detained which gave to members ability not to keep vessel idle at port, but to fix vessel for next voyage. Within short period of time, members received full compensation which already included unpaid freights, correspondnets & legal costs and related dememmurages.
Category: Loss Prevention
Tags: Poti, Correspondents, P I Club
By: George | December 10, 2019
Seminar covered following topics:
The role of the International Group of P&I Clubs, Current people risks issues in Asia, Mental Wellness at Sea, Load Port Surveying in Asia, Carriage of foodstuffs in Asia, Rules & Practical considerations for world-wide exporters of goods and services to China, Claims arising from Pollution of Fish Farms, Investigating Fixed Object Damage, Main challenges associated with salvage and towage in remote locations, Salvage challenges and the effectiveness of outreach with authorities in the correspondents' respective jurisdictions, P&IQ & Guidelines for Correspondents.
Seminar speakers were from industry leading associations and clubs:
By: George | November 22, 2019
GEOMAR Co.Ltd. acting as P&I Correspondents took active part in investigation of the detention of liner vessel by Coast Guard due to violation of port regulations. Particularly, for the violation procedure of obtaining permissions for Rescue Boat drills purpose as per SOLAS requirements.
In a result of active actions taken during investigation and timely represented evidences, vessel has been promptly released from detention and shipowner avoided administrative fine in amount of 50 000 GEL (17 000USD).
For more detailed information about the risks, legal aspects and recommendations to avoid risks, please see link to our latest related Loss Prevention Publication.
Category: Loss Prevention
By: George | November 01, 2019
On October 25, GEOMAR Co.Ltd. participated seminar "Container carriages. Challenges" orginized by Interlegal, jointly with the German logistic holding company HHLA and Maersk Line.
For more details see link : Interlegal News
Tags: Business Forum, Seminar