Rule 12 Security for claims and certificates
In no circumstances shall the Association be obliged to provide security to obtain the release of or to prevent the arrest or attachment of the entered ship or of any property or assets of the Member.
The Member shall upon demand reimburse to the Association such sum or sums as the Association has paid on behalf of the Member under any bail, guarantee, certificate or security whatsoever provided by the Association to the extent that such payment in the opinion of the Association is in respect of liabilities, costs and expenses not recoverable from the Association.
Notwithstanding the exclusions in Rule 11 Sections 5 and 7, the Association will discharge on behalf of the Member liabilities, costs, expenses arising under a demand made pursuant to the issue by the Association on behalf of the Member of
(a) a guarantee or other undertaking given by the Association to the Federal Maritime commission under Section 2 of US Public Law 89-777, or
(b) a certificate issued by the Association in compliance with Article VII of the International Conventions on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage 1969 or 1992 or any amendments thereof, or
(c) an undertaking given by the Association to the International Oil Compensation Fund 1992 in connection with the Small Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (STOPIA), or Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (TOPIA), or
(d) a certificate issued by the Association in compliance with Article 7 of the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001, or
(e) a certificate issued by the Association pursuant to Article 12 of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007, or
(f) a certificate in compliance with Regulation 2.5.2, Standard A2.5.2 and Regulation 4.2, Standard A4.2.1(b) of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006, as amended (MLC 2006) or domestic legislation by a state party implementing MLC 2006.
Provided always that
(i) The Member shall indemnify the Association to the extent that any payment under any such guarantee, undertaking or certificate in discharge of the said liabilities, costs and expenses is or would have been recoverable in whole or in part under a standard P&I war risk policy had the Member complied with the terms and conditions thereof, and
(ii) the Member agrees that
(a) any payment by the Association under any such guarantee, undertaking or certificate in discharge of the said liabilities, costs and expenses shall, to the extent of any amount recovered under any policy of insurance or extension to the cover provided by the Association, be by way of loan; and
(b) there shall be assigned to the Association to the extent and on the terms that it determines in its discretion to be practicable all the rights of the Member under any other insurance and against any third party.