Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian
.. Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian Event on the Thames, in partnership with National Grid Grain LNG and Sanmar, celebrates latest addition to ten-strong London fleet  LONDON, 21 March, 2019: In London, leading global towage operator Svitzer and key partners have...
March 21st, 2019 | Events, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem… What a week that was, eh! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 53 points earlier on today and 81 since last week’s 649! Geopolitics with the BREXIT saga enigmatically perplexed,  as well as with the unprecedented bankruptcy of...
March 15th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club From the American P & I Club:  MARCH 15, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 08/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGE TO THE EXAMINATION FORM...
March 15th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Medical, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2019 DOCK WORKERS VOTE TO STRIKE Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Fremantle, Australia REPORTING PROCEDURES FOR SHIPS TRANSITING WESTERN SINGAPORE PORT LIMITS Singapore REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS IN SHAU KEI WAN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong ...
March 15th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s MLA College, together with the University of Sunderland and Stapleton International, has developed an online Maritime Cyber Risk Awareness Course to help address an industry-wide lack of preparedness against digital threats Modern...
March 13th, 2019 | Communication, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA
The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA The regulations that are governing Safety and Environmental Protection in shipping as well as the technological developments are “running” at such a high speed that the continuous information is of an even more particular importance. Therefore, HELMEPA could...
March 12th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan
8 March 2019 “I just want him home. I want his safety and I want him back” Mumbai, India. Human Rights at Sea today publishes the first of a series of follow-up family focused case studies for those Indian seafarers still abandoned, some reportedly for over 33 months, offshore the UAE. With a headline… The...
March 11th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

“CMA CGM LIBRA” General Average Defence – Alternative link

“CMA CGM LIBRA” General Average Defence – Alternative link
Inadequate passage planning renders vessel unseaworthy  We have been alerted that some readers are having difficulty accessing the link in our original mailing. We apologise for the inconvenience and now share with you an alternative link below. In a recent case before the English Admiralty Court, Clyde...
March 8th, 2019 | Groundings, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance
Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019 Award-winning software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019. The Lincs & Notts...
March 8th, 2019 | Aviation, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657
John Faraclas The BDI@657; Capes and Panamaxes fall… Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down seven points; Geopolitics remain dodgy and perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes lost 34 points and the BCI now stands at 236 points…...
March 7th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue
Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue Women are helping to save lives at sea every day all around the world “There are women in lifeboat crews, women leading national and international search and rescue organisations and women developing innovative technologies...
March 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, News, People and Places, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I  6 March 2019 – North P&I Club has launched a self-assessment tool to help its Members assess and improve their safety performance. Developed in conjunction with leading safety consultancy Green-Jakobsen, the Safety Culture Organisational...
March 6th, 2019 | Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

EU-PolarNet White Papers released

EU-PolarNet White Papers released
Five White Papers Published by EU-PolarNet, within which the WOC is a Working Partner, as a Follow-Up to 2018 Workshop Working Towards an Integrated European Polar Research Program 6 March 2019 The EU-PolarNet White Paper Workshop convened 50 international experts in La Cristalera, Spain, in September...
March 6th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Mar-2019 SVITZER ANNOUNCES ESCALATION OF TARIFFS Australia LAYING OF SUBMARINE CABLES Singapore Svitzer announces escalation of tariffs Monday, March 4, 2019, Australia Svitzer Australia has advised that its public tariffs will escalate by an average of 2.8% Australia-wide from 1 April. This follows...
March 4th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring
The Cover of “Effective Mooring”  OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring 4 March 2019 London Mooring is one of the most complex and dangerous operations for ship and terminal crew. If something goes wrong, the consequences can be severe. That’s why the Oil Companies International...
March 4th, 2019 | Books, Claims, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

The IMRF Awards 2019 – for maritime search and rescue – are now open for nominations

The IMRF Awards 2019 – for maritime search and rescue – are now open for nominations
.. The IMRF Awards 2019 are now open for nominations​ It’s time to thank the exceptional, inspirational people who save lives at sea The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)   is calling for outstanding individuals, teams, professionals or volunteers, companies and organisations...
March 4th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Mar-2019 CARGO SHIPS COLLIDE AT ANCHORAGE Istanbul, Turkey Cargo ships collide at anchorage Friday, March 1, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey Two cargo ships collided at Istanbul Anchorage Area at about 04:00 hours local time this morning (1 March). Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus Strait has not been affected...
March 1st, 2019 | Canals, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Ship owners must look beyond 2020 compliance solutions to mitigate risk of costly failures and downtime – says Auramarine

Ship owners must look beyond 2020 compliance solutions to mitigate risk of costly failures and downtime – says Auramarine
Ship bunkering Auramarine launches ‘Get ready for 2020’ initiative to help owners and operators manage the operational impact of new compliant fuels and mitigate the risk of engine damage and downtime, ensuring vessel safety, efficient operations and profitability  Turku, Finland, 28 February...
March 1st, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

West of England reports positive renewals result

West of England reports positive renewals result
Tom Bowsher,West of England CEO The West of England, a leading mutual marine insurer, has announced a positive renewal period with continued support being seen from new and existing Members and a modest increase in renewing premium. Owned mutual tonnage has grown over the year to 90m GT including the...
February 28th, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

ABPmer’s audit confirms the Port of Milford Haven’s clear focus on marine safety standards

ABPmer’s audit confirms the Port of Milford Haven’s clear focus on marine safety standards
Port of Milford Haven The Port Marine Safety Code assurance audit is required for all UK Harbour Authorities and any organisation running port marine terminals.  The Port of Milford Haven commissioned ABPmer to provide a full and transparent check of its compliance with the requirements of the Code. ...
February 27th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

HRAS publishes Briefing Note on Criminalisation of Civil Society SAR Activities in the Mediterranean

HRAS publishes Briefing Note on Criminalisation of Civil Society SAR Activities in the Mediterranean
26th February 2019 London. UK.  Human Rights at Sea has published a new Briefing Note on the ‘Legal and Policy Matters Arising from the Increased Criminalisation of the Civil Society Search and Rescue Activities in the Mediterranean’. This is the second publication on the issue of the increasing...
February 27th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Feb-2019 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore FENDER REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS IN HEI LING CHAU TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Testing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Singapore An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be tested off St John’s Island from...
February 26th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-Feb-2019 REPLACEMENT OF SUBSEA HOSE AT SHELL SINGLE BUOY MOORING Singapore SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SAI KUNG Hong Kong EX-CYCLONE NOW WELL OFFSHORE Southern Queensland, Australia MODIFIED PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Philadelphia, New Jersey & Delaware, United States Replacement of subsea...
February 25th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

American Club reports strong tonnage and premium gains over 2019 P&I renewal period

American Club reports strong tonnage  and premium gains over 2019  P&I renewal period
·  Joe Hughes       Year-on-year P&I tonnage rises by 10%, premium by 4%, FD&D tonnage and premium grow by 8% and 2% respectively. ·       Club’s retained claims exposures continue to develop favorably into 2019. ·       Investment earnings rebound substantially in January...
February 25th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More