North Signals – Spring 2021

20 May 2021 – The Spring 2021 issue of North Signals is now available for download or to view online at the following link: North Signals – Issue 123

Articles in this edition include:

  • The Ever Smart and Alexandra I Collision
  • Engine failure highlights dangers of delegating maintenance
  • Call for clarity on the enforcement of the sulphur cap
  • Biofuels enter the sustainable fuel mix
  • Voyage charter variation: mind the gap!


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About North P&I Club:

North P&I Club is a leading global marine insurer providing P&I, FD&D, war risks, hull and ancillary insurance to over 248 million GT of owned and chartered tonnage. Through its Sunderland Marine brand, North also provides cover for fishing vessels, small craft, aquaculture risks and owners’ fixed premium P&I. The S&P Global ‘A’ rated Club is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK with regional offices and subsidiaries in Australasia, China (Hong Kong and Shanghai), Greece, Ireland, Japan, Singapore and USA. North is a leading member of the International Group of P&I Clubs (IG), with over 12% of the IG’s owned tonnage. The 13 IG clubs provide liability cover for approximately 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage and, as a member of the IG, North protects and promotes the interests of the international shipping industry. For further information, visit:


For more information:

Kim Rogerson
Senior Executive (Communications)
North P&I Club
+44 191 232 5221

Debbi Bonner
Managing Director
JLA Media
+31 652 630122