Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jul-2018 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SILT BARRICADES OFF TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore CANAL CLEARED FOR CONVOYS TO RESUME Suez Canal, Egypt NEW 96 HOUR ONLINE VISA REQUIREMENT Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Installation and maintenance of silt barricades off Tuas Western Coast Tuesday, July 17,...
July 17th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jul-2018 DRILLING AND BLASTING WORKS IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore DREDGING IN SHING MUN RIVER CHANNEL, SHA TIN Hong Kong BULK VESSEL GROUNDED Suez Canal, Egypt Drilling and blasting works in Temasek Fairway Monday, July 16, 2018, Singapore From today (16 July 2018) to 15 January 2019, drilling and...
July 16th, 2018 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMRF celebrates successful Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop

IMRF celebrates successful   Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop
IMRF workshop underway. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has held a two day Inter Regional Mass Rescue Workshop for the Asia Pacific Region.  The event which was widely appreciated by the participants,...
July 16th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/07/11

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/07/11
Paris MOU Illustrates Risk and Opportunity Two weeks ago, I had the honor of meeting Richard Schiferil who is the Secretary-General of the Paris MOU.  A Master Mariner, Richard has been working for the improvement of our industry for the past 29 years at the Paris MOU, an agency which is committed to...
July 13th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,632 points, 42 higher than yesterday “thanks” to the volatile as ever Capes. Geopolitics remain more than perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI surpassed once …again the 3,000 point threshold – actually...
July 12th, 2018 | Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 July 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 July 2018
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP The HFW Insurance Bulletin weekending 12 July 2018 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION UK: EIOPA launches InsurTech insight survey UK: InsurTech – four legal and regulatory challenges that all new products face UK:...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

News from The Nautical Institute July 2018

News from The Nautical Institute July 2018
News from The Nautical Institute includes: The New issue of The Navigator (No.18) Meeting the new president Members Webminar on MASS and a few more than interesting reports and news; log on and tell us your views: NEW! Issue 18 of The Navigator Vessel...
July 12th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Maersk Supply Service completes tow of semi-submersible

Maersk Supply Service completes tow of semi-submersible
The “Maersk Master”, which carried out the tow Maersk Supply Service has successfully completed the tow of a semi-submersible from Las Palmas to North-Western Australia. The tow was carried out by new-build Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel Maersk Master of the Starfish series, whose energy...
July 12th, 2018 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Management News from the American Club

Management News from the American Club
Dorothea Ioannou. MANAGEMENT NEWS from the American Club  Your Managers are pleased to announce the following recent promotions to new roles within the senior management team. Dorothea Ioannou has assumed the position of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) with responsibility for the implementation of overall...
July 11th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Multraship continues to build on diverse fleet in ultra-competitive market

Multraship continues to build on diverse fleet in ultra-competitive market
… Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship is continuing to build up its marine service provider capacity and rapid response capability with a number of new additions to its varied fleet of vessels. On 7 July, the 453-gt Fire-Fighting tug Multratug 31 was christened at Terneuzen in the...
July 11th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GAC Dubai goes live with specialist storage solution to ensure food quality

GAC Dubai goes live with specialist storage solution to ensure food quality
GAC Dubai Contract Logistics is using HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) technology to respond to its customers’ needs for specialist storage to prevent tainting between foodstuffs. Its new 1,700 pallet specialist facility in Jebel Ali is dedicated to goods that emit a strong scent...
July 11th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs
The “Cargo Guidelines for FPSOs” front cover. 10 July 2018 – (London) A new book offering guidelines for safe cargo handling and associated operations on board F(P)SOs has been released by OCIMF. It supplements existing guidance in the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals...
July 10th, 2018 | Books, Energy, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Jul-2018 IMPORTANCE OF SAFE NAVIGATION IN SINGAPORE STRAIT & WATERS Singapore FISHING BOATS DESTROYED IN HUGE FIRE Benoa, Indonesia Importance of safe navigation in Singapore Strait & waters Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Singapore The Singapore Strait and the Port of Singapore are busy waterways...
July 10th, 2018 | Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

A Twenty-five Year Partnership in Safeguarding Russian Freight

A Twenty-five Year Partnership in Safeguarding Russian Freight
TT-Club-50th-Anniversary-Dinner-in-Moscow TT Club and its partner in Russia, the CIS countries and Baltics, Panditrans celebrate both TT Club’s 50thanniversary and their twenty-five year partnership in providing a unique insurance and risk management service to the freight industry.  TT Club insureds,...
July 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

North P&I Club And 24Vision Sign Partnership Agreement

North P&I Club And 24Vision Sign Partnership Agreement
Paul Jennings 10 July, 2018 – North P&I Club and 24Vision announced today that they have entered into a partnership agreement, with effect from 1 July 2018, to provide P&I insurance to charterers and small ship operators.   As part of 24Vision’s wider service proposition to their marine...
July 10th, 2018 | Mergers and Acquisitions, P and I Clubs | Read More

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives
The largest number of fatalities occur in construction British Safety Council pledges to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces, as fatalities rise There were 144 work-related fatalities in Britain during 2017-18, an increase from 135 fatalities in the previous year, reported the Health...
July 10th, 2018 | Associations, Construction, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

IMCA staging September contracts and insurance seminar

IMCA staging September contracts and insurance seminar
Nathalie Louys, Chair of the IMCA Contracts & Insurance Committee ‘Seminar theme ‘Back to the Negotiating Table – Working Together Three pillars of discussion – ethics and compliance; maintaining a FAIR risk allocation; and panel discussion on current issues With its theme ‘Back to the...
July 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

ASA-ADCI Partner in New Panama Event

ASA-ADCI Partner in New Panama Event
History in the Making: ASA and ADCI to Host a Joint Event for the First Time in Panama On October 17th, 2017, the American Salvage Association (ASA) entered into an MOU with the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) to strengthen the communications and working relationship between the...
July 9th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Rescue diver from China who saved three from sunken cargo ship to be recognized with IMO bravery accolade

Rescue diver from China who saved three from sunken cargo ship to be recognized with IMO bravery accolade
IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea A rescue diver from China who made a series of underwater dives to rescue three people from a sunken cargo ship will receive the 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery At Sea.  http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/14-C120Bravery.aspx   A...
July 9th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy in Cooperative Agreement with DNV GL

Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy in Cooperative Agreement with DNV GL
Norsafe Hellas Academy Norsafe Academy Hellas is pleased to announce that it has entered into a cooperative agreement with DNV GL the leading Classification Society, regarding the training of its surveyors. “Safety Training for Experienced Surveyors” is a specialized practical course, which has been...
July 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched a third Good Mental Health Guide for Seafarers entitled Managing Stress and Sleeping Well at Sea.  Seafarers face unique challenges shared by few other professions – long periods away from home, living and...
July 9th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards
. Anyone with knowledge of an individual or team that has been made an exceptional contribution to maritime search and rescue is being urged to submit an entry for theInternational Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards now.  Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF says: “Entries are coming in from around...
July 6th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Tsavliris’ 2018 Q2 latest activities

Tsavliris’ 2018 Q2 latest activities
The “Panamax Alexander” Viewers can read herebelow 2018 Tsavliris’ Q2 latest activities with relevant photos  Bulk Carrier “PANAMAX ALEXANDER” On 1 March 2018, Tsavliris Salvage were engaged to provide salvage assistance to the Bulk Carrier “PANAMAX ALEXANDER” (GT 38,928 –...
July 5th, 2018 | Academia, Company Profiles, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Claims teams talent needs to be unleashed to reap the benefits of digitalisation: PwC’s Claims Workforce of the future: 2030

Claims teams talent needs to be unleashed to reap the benefits of digitalisation: PwC’s Claims Workforce of the future: 2030
Jim Bichard, UK insurance leader at PwC Insurance claims teams must adapt if they are to not just survive the inevitable impact of technology but also harness the benefits, according to a new report from PwC. The report, launched today to coincide with the Lloyd’s Market Association’s (LMA)...
July 4th, 2018 | Claims, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…
The then IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen receiving the award from Emma Howell IACS AWARDED SEATRADE’S ANNIVERSARY AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS’ DEDICATED SERVICE TO SAFETY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SUPPORT OF THE IMO IACS was honoured and delighted to receive the Industry Anniversary Award at the...
July 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More