Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

American Club member Alert(July 22, 2019) Re-merging of American Club E-Learning systems

American Club member Alert(July 22, 2019) Re-merging of American Club E-Learning systems
American Club member Alert(July 22, 2019) Re-merging of American Club E-Learning systems The following Member Alert is also available on our website at: https://www.american-club.com/files/files/MA_072219_Merging_of_American_Club_E_learning_Systems.pdf JULY 22, 2019 Please note the changes...
July 22nd, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Technical, Technology | Read More

ECSA pleads for seafarers’ welfare on UK vessel held in the Strait of Hormuz

ECSA pleads for seafarers’ welfare on UK vessel held in the Strait of Hormuz
Martin Dorsman ECSA pleads for seafarers’ welfare on UK vessel held in the Strait of Hormuz At around 16h00 GMT, on 19 July, UK-registered vessel Stena Impero was accosted by unidentified crafts and a helicopter in a transit in international waters through the Strait of Hormuz. Soon after, both...
July 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Survitec inks deal fo global distribution rights to pioneering evacuator system

Survitec inks deal fo global distribution rights to pioneering evacuator system
Eugene Verstegen, co-owner of Evacuator Worldwide and inventor of the Evacuator system Survitec inks deal for global distribution rights to pioneering evacuator system Survitec has signed a partnership agreement with Netherlands-based manufacturer Evacuator Worldwide for the global distribution rights...
July 22nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity

Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity
The Tindall Riley team at the start of the ride Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity A group of 14 intrepid cyclists from Britannia’s managers, Tindall Riley, circumnavigated the Isle of Wight on Friday 19 July to raise money for The Brain Tumour Charity. Covering a total distance...
July 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, P and I Clubs | Read More

Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda

Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda
Cary Cooper Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda British Safety Council 11th Annual Conference – Health, safety and wellbeing in the modern workplace, 16 October 2019 One of the major events in the calendar of health, safety and wellbeing professionals is fast...
July 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

NI issues guidance on lifeboat and rescue boat operations

NI issues guidance on lifeboat and rescue boat operations
. NI issues guidance on lifeboat and rescue boat operations 22.07.19 – “There is no easy way to abandon ship,” writes Dag Pike. The author is one of the most experienced navigators in the world and speaks from experience, having been shipwrecked twice in the Atlantic. Taking to the boats, getting...
July 22nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Jul-2019 MARINE WORKS OFF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Marine works off Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Friday, July 19, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 2 months, marine works involving reinstatement of breakwater and backfilling operations [are being] carried out...
July 19th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet

The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet
The front cover of the Gangway Guidance Booklet The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet The Club regularly deals with claims involving access to vessels. Given their size, the majority of vessels entered with the Club utilise gangways rather than accommodation ladders which tend to be constructed...
July 19th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens

A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens
A view of the west part of the plain of Athens A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens An strong earthquake shook the plain of Athens having its epicentre 22km (14m) north west of Athens at 12:20 BST (14:20 local time), possible in the same place with the very strong earthquake in 1999 at 6.1 of...
July 19th, 2019 | Breaking News, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations
John Faraclas The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations The BDI gained 53 points earlier on today and it’s only 173 points apart from that of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 (2,247 – 2,064= 173) Geopolitics? Well only the 12 Greek Gods know what’s next… Best one...
July 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs

American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs JULY 16, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 25/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   NEW VIDEO ON THE INTERNATIONAL...
July 16th, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

India Driving National Human Rights at Sea Agenda

India Driving National Human Rights at Sea Agenda
.. India Driving National Human Rights at Sea Agenda London, UK. The Indian Government and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) are driving forward with the newly created ‘human rights at sea’ agenda in quick time following the first national seminar on the topic held in Mumbai on 28 February...
July 16th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 15-Jul-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION & PILING WORKS AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong 40′ DRAFT RESTRICTION PENDING SURVEYS New Orleans, United States POST-HURRICANE BARRY UPDATE Gulf ports, United States Marine site investigation & piling works at Discovery...
July 15th, 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 13-Jul-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 JULY 2019 Worldwide PORT CONDITION ZULU SET New Orleans, United States TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPPING MOVEMENTS Port Kembla, Australia World Holidays: 14-27 July 2019 Saturday, July 13, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the...
July 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…
John Faraclas Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) got to yet another high: 1,865 points – up 49! It was also 125 points higher since last Friday the 5th of July when it stood at 1,740…Geopolitics too messy! John Faraclas’ brief daily and...
July 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Insight, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Jul-2019 MARINE WORKS IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong PORT STATUS X-RAY SET AHEAD OF GALE FORCE WINDS Mobile, Gulfport, Pascagoula & Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, United States PORT STATUS YANKEE IN PREPARATION FOR PREDICTED SEVERE WEATHER New Orleans, United States NEW SECURITY...
July 12th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals

Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager Secretary General Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals Frequently sounding bridge warnings, especially false ones, can create ‘alarm fatigue’ and hinder watch keepers in carrying out their vital role, a new survey supported by InterManager...
July 12th, 2019 | Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record

The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record
John Faraclas The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record The BDI Baltic Dry Index gained half of what achieved yesterday – the 34 points plus and now with the 18 points clinched today stands at 1,777… Geopolitics… err the world is on fire; John Faraclas early recap news: The Capes gained only 18...
July 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1  In this issue: In this issue: Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments 1. Court cases and arbitration England & Wales: Woodward v Phoenix: all’s fair in love and war? The Court of Appeal...
July 10th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Jul-2019 SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL DISTURBANCE Gulf of Mexico, United States Significant Tropical Disturbance Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Gulf of Mexico, United States Weak low pressure over central Georgia this afternoon will settle southwest into the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during...
July 9th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

TT Talk – Focus on freight crime

TT Talk – Focus on freight crime
TT Talk – Focus on freight crime 9 JULY 2019 Focus on freight crime Aspirationally containerisation would reduce the likelihood of cargo being stolen in transit. Of course, the reality is that crime has merely become more sophisticated and for organised crime the rewards are too substantial to be...
July 9th, 2019 | Communication, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club member alert: New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78

American Club member alert: New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78
  American Club member alert New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78 JULY 8,2019   NEW US COAST GUARD PROCEDURE FOR NOTIFICATION OF NON-AVAILABILITY OF COMPLIANT FUEL OIL AS PER...
July 8th, 2019 | Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 08-Jul-2019 TSUNAMI WARNING LIFTED Sulawesi, Indonesia WEST AFRICA WORST FOR PIRATE ATTACKS, IMB REPORTS Worldwide PROPOSAL TO MODIFY TOLLS STRUCTURE Panama Canal, Panama Tsunami warning lifted Monday, July 8, 2019, Sulawesi, Indonesia The tsunami warning issued after a 6.9 magnitude...
July 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  Hot Port News from GAC 05-Jul-2019 WEATHER AND WIND WARNINGS Brazil REVISED TOWAGE RATES Brisbane, Melbourne, Botany & Newcastle, Australia Weather and wind warnings Friday, July 5, 2019, Brazil The Brazilian Navy issued warnings of bad weather and strong winds in the following areas: ALPHA AREA NOTICE...
July 5th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium…

The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium…
John Faraclas The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 151 points earlier on today. Geopolitics on all five continents are messy and surely Shipping will one way or another be affected. John Faraclas brief daily recap: Having reached the 1,700 points threshold...
July 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More