Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton

New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton
UK Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP with Stella Maris trustees, head office staff, Southampton port chaplains, ship visitors and volunteers. New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) has launched a new welfare facility for seafarers...
September 21st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Sep-2019 BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG SEASONAL MEASURES Australia TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION WORKS Dardanelles, Turkey Brown marmorated stink bug seasonal measures Friday, September 20, 2019, Australia In response to the rapid expansion of the brown marmorated...
September 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipowners’ Club: OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019

Shipowners’ Club: OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019
The Shipowners’ team From the Shipowners’ Club following last Friday’s OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019 which we attended:  On Friday 13 September the Shipowners’ Club were delighted to take part in the OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019. Out of the 27 teams that took part, we came a very respectable...
September 20th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Further global appointments in P&I claims team for North

Further global appointments in P&I claims team for North
l to r: Andrew Taylor, Mike Salthouse, Matthew Moore, Iain Gilchrist, Gagan Dhillon Further Global Appointments in P&I Claims Team for North 20 September 2019 – Following the recent expansion of the senior leadership team, North P&I Club has made a further series of senior appointments...
September 20th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards

Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards
Peter Broadhurst, Senior VP Safety and Security, receiving the award from broadcaster Colin Murray (left) and Guy Platten, Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping. Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards Leading industry award for Inmarsat’s cyber...
September 19th, 2019 | Awards, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

West of England appoints a new claims handler in Greece

West of England appoints a new claims handler in Greece
Lucie Ryan, new Claims Handler at West of England’s Greek office West of England appoints a new claims handler in Greece The West of England P&I Club, a leading mutual marine insurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Claims Handler, Lucie Ryan. She will be based in the Club’s...
September 19th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Sentinel Marine recruits seven new cadets to join the North Sea’s youngest fleet of ERRVs

Sentinel Marine recruits seven new cadets to join the North Sea’s youngest fleet of ERRVs
Ian McLeod, who is a third engineer currently onboard the Fastnet Sentinel. Sentinel Marine recruits seven new cadets to join the North Sea’s youngest fleet of ERRVs Seven cadets have been recruited by emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) specialist Sentinel Marine as part of the firm’s drive...
September 18th, 2019 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IUMI calls for more action to improve cargo theft prevention measures

IUMI calls for more action to improve cargo theft prevention measures
Helle Hammer, IUMI Policy Forum Chair IUMI calls for more action to improve cargo theft prevention measures Today – 17 September – IUMI (the International Union of Marine Insurance) has published a revision of its position paper containing recommendations aimed at improving the prevention of cargo...
September 17th, 2019 | Associations, Marine Insurance | Read More

Global Maritime Security Conference (7-9 October)

Global Maritime Security Conference (7-9 October)
Global Maritime Security Conference (7-9 October) “GLOBAL MARITIME SECURITY CONFERENCE” – ADVANCING INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION FOR A SAFE, SECURE AND SUSTAINABLE OCEAN ECONOMY (ABUJA NIGERIA, 7-9 OCTOBER 2019) International Collaboration to Tackle the Security Threats Affecting the Blue Economy 17...
September 17th, 2019 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters…

Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters…
Sean Dalton, IUMI Cargo Committee Chair Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters take action to address continuing unprofitability, says IUMI Speaking at today’s IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) annual conference in Toronto, Canada, Sean...
September 16th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2
Maritime evidence guide goes on sale Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2 By James Brewer Can you believe your own eyes, or your ‘electronic eyes’? Can you trust a video recording to yield the truth about a dangerous incident at sea? Penetrating questions...
September 11th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour
John Faraclas Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour The Capes continued with a triple digit rise and now the BCI reads 5,043 points; what a performance! All other indices either dropping or on a minimal plus change. The Geopolitical situation points...
September 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

  Hot Port News from GAC 04-Sep-2019 UNIFICATION OF RULES FOR REBATES FOR TRANSITING VESSELS Suez Canal, Egypt DORIAN FORECAST TO MOVE ‘DANGEROUSLY CLOSE’ TO FLORIDA & GEORGIA United States PORTS CLOSE AHEAD OF HURRICANE DORIAN United States Unification of rules for rebates for transiting...
September 4th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More

American Club Circular no. 33/19 – Guidance on the US sanctions compliance programs published by the US office of Foreign Assets Control

American Club Circular no. 33/19 – Guidance on the US sanctions compliance programs published by the US office of Foreign Assets Control
American Club Circular no. 33/19 – Guidance on the US sanctions compliance programs published by the US office of Foreign Assets Control SEPTEMBER 3, 2019     CIRCULAR NO. 33/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   GUIDANCE ON THE UNITED STATES SANCTIONS COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS...
September 3rd, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series

Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series
. Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series Health and safety expert Bureau Veritas is encouraging visitors to this year’s Contamination Expo Series to come and witness its intuitive field hazard-testing and air quality technology to see how it is...
September 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, News, Pollution | Read More

Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit

Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit
. Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit The star of the “A Day in the life of a Survitec Survival Suit”, a short film Survitec will premiere at the Offshore Europe trade show, in Aberdeen, Scotland, is undoubtedly the 1000 Series Passenger suit.    Although Ross Johnston,...
September 3rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia

Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia
Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia INTERCARGO’s thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the 25 seafarers, crew of the Indonesian Flagged 52,400 dwt bulk carrier “NUR ALLYA” (built 2002) reported missing...
August 29th, 2019 | Associations, Intercargo, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 29-Aug-2019 PILOTS ISSUE NEW SAFE NAVIGATION RECOMMENDATIONS New Orleans, United States PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Miami, United States VICTORY DAY SWIMMING RACES Turkish Straits, Turkey DORIAN FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN INTO MAJOR HURRICANE Bahamas HURRICANE CONDITION WHISKEY SET...
August 29th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Suppliers are not providing equipment with the level of Cyber security needed to protect critical systems

Suppliers are not providing equipment with the level of Cyber security needed to protect critical systems
“Most companies are operating critical systems that are protected, at best, by only the most basic security solution,” Naval Dome’s Itai Sela told delegates attending a conference organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Suppliers are not providing equipment with the level...
August 29th, 2019 | IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 28-Aug-2019 REMOVAL OF JETTY AND INSTALLATION OF MONO PILES Singapore VICTORY DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey DORIAN NEARING VIRGIN ISLANDS & PUERTO RICO Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico FIGHTING NEAR AIRPORT Aden, Yemen PORT READINESS CONDITION ZULU SET Puerto Rico & Virgin...
August 28th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 27-Aug-2019 ESTABLISHMENT OF ACOUSTIC MONITORS FOR DOLPHIN SURVEY BETWEEN SHEK KWU CHAU & SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong TROPICAL STORM DORIAN MOVES INTO EASTERN CARIBBEAN Eastern Caribbean Establishment of acoustic monitors for dolphin survey between Shek Kwu Chau & Soko Islands Tuesday,...
August 27th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Training aid ship project set for launch

Training aid ship project set for launch
BMA chairman Kevin Slade Training aid ship project set for launch Ambitious plans are being launched for a £150m training and disaster relief ship with cutting-edge British technology. Britannia Maritime Aid (BMA), a registered charity, aims to build the futuristic vessel in Britain. It is officially...
August 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers
Deacon Paul Rosenblum Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers A Stella Maris port chaplain has spoken of meeting the crew of the cargo ship that was attacked near the port of Douala with eight crew kidnapped. According to media reports on August 15, west African pirates, attacked the MarMalaita...
August 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Aug-2019 ABOVE-NORMAL HURRICANE SEASON FORECAST Atlantic Ocean/Eastern Seaboard, United States Above-normal hurricane season forecast Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Atlantic Ocean/Eastern Seaboard, United States NOAA forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions...
August 20th, 2019 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days
Rescued fishermen and ISL Star Master Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days ISL Star, a bulk carrier managed by Wallem Group, together with the U.S. Coast Guard successfully retrieved a crew of eight Indonesian fishermen adrift for over a week after their boat...
August 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More