Weapons to be used by PSC – P&I policy exclusions


American Club 2011-2012 Rule Book, Class I, Rule 3,
Section 1 provides:
“There shall be no right of recovery from the Association
in respect of any liabilities, costs or expenses … when the
incident giving rise to the liability, cost or expense was
caused by the following: Mines, torpedoes, bombs,
rockets, shells, explosives or similar weapons . . .”
– Request the security company to specify precisely
what weapons will be brought on board the vessel
– Failure to address this issue prior to contract
execution might prejudice a vessel owner’s P&I