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A number of Members have sought clarification from the Managers about the impact of the recent designation of COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. ("COSCO Dalian").
News 03 Dec, 2019Argentina: New Regulation in Respect of Asian Gypsy Moth
The Club has been advised that the Argentinian National Service for Health and Agrifood Quality (SENASA) is finalising approval and issuance of a resolution to establish control measures in respect of Asian Gypsy Moth.Mark DunbarSurveys Manager
News 28 Nov, 2019David Cross
It is with much sadness that we must report the death of David Cross. David joined the West of England in February 1959 and retired in March 2002 having served the company for 43 years.
News 26 Nov, 2019“Too little but too late!" – the Club supports its Member in successful case on charter withdrawal
Under the BIMCO non-payment of hire clause, an owner is not entitled to withdraw his ship from charter in respect of a deduction made from a previous hire instalment. West of England’s charterer Member successfully defends owners’ appeal in the English High Court .Nicola CoxHead of Defence
Sanctions News 21 Nov, 2019Impact of the designation of COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co.
A number of Members have sought clarification from the Managers about the impact of the recent designation of COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. ("COSCO Dalian").Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
Sanctions News 25 Oct, 2019Wind-down period announced for transactions with COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. Ltd
OFAC have now issued General Licence K which entitles U.S. persons to wind-down their activities with COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. Ltd. and any subsidiary in which they own 50% or more.
Sanctions News 24 Oct, 2019U.S. Sanctions Against Turkey Withdrawn
The recently imposed U.S. sanctions against Turkey have been withdrawn in light of the ceasefire agreed in northern Syria.Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
Notices to Members
Notices to Members 25 Nov, 2019No. 11 2019/2020 - Class 1 (P&I) and Class 2 (FD&D) Renewals 2020/2021
The Board have considered the level at which premium rates should be set for Policy Year 2020.