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“Legal fallout from Covid-19” the Steamship Mutual Cyprus perspective

On 16th November, Cyprus Marine Club held its last event of  2021, having the honour to host Steamship Mutual Cyprus –  Marina Taouxi, Claims Manager and  Francis Vrettos, Director and who delighted Members with a presentation entitled: “Legal Fallout from Covid: A P&I Club’s Perspective”.

The Steamship Mutual Group is an S&P Global A rated insurer and leading Protection & Indemnity Club for shipowners and charterers with offices in London, Piraeus, Rio De Janeiro, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and now Limassol. The Group covers nearly 10,000 ocean and river trading merchant vessels across the globe and writes over $300m of premium. It is one of the financially strongest insurers in the P&I market. Steamship Mutual Europe insures the Group’s European Members, who make up nearly one-third of the Group’s overall business. Steamship Mutual  strives to offer their members the best advice and support wherever they are around the world.

Cyprus Marine Club has welcomed Steamship Mutual as its Platinum  Sponsor in October 2021.

In yesterday’s presentation,  Mr. Vrettos and Mrs. Taouxi shared their perspective on the legal fallout arising from Covid-19 and set out the Club’s experience of the rising level of crew related claims faced by the industry and how the Club assists their members.

Capt. Koch, in his speech, thanked and welcomed  Members and Guests, shared membership numbers, and announced the  4th Cyprus Marine Club Gala planned for 14th January 2022 at Amara Hotel, Limassol.