P & I cover for pollution liabilities is generally to the extent that the pollution is as a result of an escape or discharge or threatened escape or discharge of oil or any other substance.
Clubs have traditionally covered :
- Liabilities for damages or compensation;
- Costs of reasonably-taken measures for preventing, minimizing or cleaning up pollution;
- Costs or liabilities incurred as a result of compliance during government directions during a pollution incident;
- Special compensation payable to salvers; Fines for pollution.