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Container ship after a storm

The Joint War Committee (JWC) has amended the Listed Areas and we hereby give notice of cancellation with effect from 20th December, 2023 in order to revise the Areas of Perceived Enhanced Risk to come into line with the JWC ‘Listed Areas’ dated the 18th December 2023, a copy of which is enclosed.

The following changes are incorporated in the new list as attached:

Guyana, but only calls to offshore installations in the Guyanese EEZ beyond territorial waters

Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden and Southern Red Sea

The waters enclosed by the following boundaries:

a) on the northwest, by the Red Sea, south of Latitude 18°N
b) on the northeast, from the Yemen border at 16°38.5’N, 53°6.5’E to high seas point 14°55’N, 53°50’E
c) on the east, by a line from high seas point 14°55’N, 53°50’E to high seas point 10°48’N, 60°15’E, thence to high seas point 6°45’S, 48°45’E
d) and on the southwest, by the Somalia border at 1°40’S, 41°34’E, to high seas point 6°45’S, 48°45’E

excepting coastal waters of adjoining territories up to 12 nautical miles offshore unless otherwise provided.

Eritrea, but only South of 18° N

Cabo Delgado
The territorial sea of Mozambique and Tanzania enclosed by the following boundaries:
a) To the north, from Mnazi Bay at 10°19.6’S, 40°18.9’E to high seas point at 10° 10.3′ S, 40° 34.44′ E
b) To the south, from Baía do Lúrio at 13°30’S, 40°31.6’E to high seas point 13° 29.97′ S, 40° 49.7′ E.

The new ‘Listed Areas’ will be incorporated into all of the war risk policies where we are Leading Underwriter and the insurances will be automatically reinstated upon expiry of the notice as per the Hull War, Strikes, Terrorism and Related Perils Notice of Cancellation Administration Clause (JW2022/007A, Alandia revised 28 November 2022).

In line with the notice provision above, the new listed areas will take effect on all war risk policies from 3rd January 2024.