Head of Marine, Marsh Specialty Pacific
Our annual P&I club renewal updates provide information on P&I club renewal policies, supplementary call history, general increase history, International Group reinsurance rates, and P&I release calls.
|Date of committee meeting||General increase||Percentage general increase P&I||Percentage general increase FD&D*||Capital return to members||Deductible changes||Comments||Link to P&I club announcement|
|Britannia||Oct 24||NO||0%||0%||YES||No mandatory increase but deductibles will be reviewed depending on risk and record.||
There is no declared P&I general increase and members will continue to be underwritten individualy. Britannia's Board has targeted an improvement in premium equal to a 7.5% increase on the expiring Britannia P&I Estimated Total Call.
For FD&D again there is no declared P&I general increase and members will continue to be underwritten individualy. Britannia's Board has targeted an improvement in premium equal to a 15% increase on the expiring Britannia FD&D Estimated Total Call.
Britannia has agreed to a Capital Distribution of US$10 million linked to members on risk at midnight (BST) October 24 2023. The distrubiton will be made from December 13 and is not conditional on renewing P&I cover in 2024.
|Calls - Class 3 P and I and Class 6 FDD (britanniapandi.com)|
|Gard||w/c Oct 30||YES||5%||5%||YES||No mandatory increase but deductibles will be reviewed depending on risk and record.||Gard will make individual member assessments on required renewal increases, based on price levels and loss records. The Owners General Discount (OGD) has been increased to 10% for the 2024 policy year.||Gard Member Circular|
|London||Oct 17-18||NO||0%||0%||NO||No mandatory increase but deductibles will be reviewed depending on risk and record.||London Club has not set a general increase and is targeting a 7.5% increase in average rates for both P&I and FD&D. Renewal terms will be based on individual member's loss records and risk profile.||London Club Renewal Circular|
|NorthStandard||w/c Nov 13|
|Shipowners’||Oct 31||YES||5%||5%||NO||No mandatory increase but deductibles will be reviewed depending on risk and record.||The 5% general increase applies to all vessel types except yachts which will be "As Expiry".||Renewal 2024/2025 | Shipowners (shipownersclub.com)|
|Steamship||Oct 23-24||YES||5%||5%||YES||No mandatory increase but deductibles will be reviewed depending on risk and record.||Subject to regulatory approval, there will be a distribution equivalent to 7.5% of the 2023/24 mutual P&I premium.||Steamship Mutual Circular|
|UK||Nov 6||YES||7.5%||N/A||NO||An increase of 10% to apply to all deductibles up to US$50,000 with a minimum increase of US$1,000 to apply.||The club may propose higher deductibles as part of the renewal terms for members with adverse records.||UK Club Renewal Circular|
|UK Defence Club||Nov 16||N/A|
|West||Nov 6-7||YES||7.5%||5%||NO||An increase of 10% will be applied to all deductibles below $50,000.||For members with adverse records, additional action will be taken where necessary with rates and terms adjusted as appropriate to reflect record and/or risk exposure.||West of England Renewal Circular|
This report has been produced by Marsh Specialty in the UK. Marsh Specialty is a trading name of Marsh Ltd.
To discuss further details of a club’s policy, or other P&I club issues, please contact your Marsh advisor.
Head of Marine, Marsh Specialty Pacific
Principal, Marine - Pacific
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