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Rule 65 Cases pertaining to the operation of the Ship

The Association shall cover legal and other costs necessarily incurred in establishing or resisting claims concerning the following:

a) contracts of affreightment, charterparties, bills of lading or other contracts of carriage;
b) loading, lightering, stowing, trimming or discharge of cargo;
c) passengers and passenger monies;
d) loss of or damage to the Ship or general average;
e) delay of the Ship;
f) property damage, personal injury or loss of life;
repairs or deliveries to the Ship;
h) salvage or towage unless the Ship is respectively a salvage vessel or tug;
i) agents or brokers;
j) insurance contracts pertaining to the Ship;
k) customs, harbour or other public or quasi-public authorities, but not legal and other costs incurred in connection with or relating to:

i) taxes or dues payable in countries where the Ship is registered, or where the Member is resident, or where the Member has a permanent place of business;
ii) actual or alleged infringement(s) of legislation or regulation relating to safety, navigation or prevention of pollution.