Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

ECSA visits EU NAVFOR Somalia

ECSA visits EU NAVFOR Somalia
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations visits EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta Meeting reiterates: threat of piracy not eradicated off the Horn of Africa. On 23 May, ECSA’s Maritime Security Working Group met with the EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta at their operation headquarters...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah

Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah
Richard Cornah, Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah The Association of Average Adjusters, set for a memorable 150th anniversary after launching the celebrations at its annual general meeting on May 9, 2019, has chosen...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology

Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
Svitzer’s new line handler prototype Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology Remotely operated line catcher prototype could be a step-change innovation that improves safety standards for tug crews, reducing risk and increasing efficiencies for customers COPENHAGEN,...
May 23rd, 2019 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-May-2019 UPDATED MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR TRANSITING VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama FIRE FIGHTING TUG IN STS AREAS Suez Canal, Egypt Updated maximum authorized draft for transiting vessels Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama As a result of the amount of rainfall...
May 22nd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

It’s time to recognise air pollution as an occupational health hazard

It’s time to recognise air pollution as an occupational health hazard
The Time to Breathe campaign poster It’s time to recognise air pollution as an occupational health hazard British Safety Council’s report makes the case for urgent action on the impact of air pollution on outdoor workers The British Safety Council has launched a report ‘Impact of air pollution...
May 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services
Representatives of Zeaborn Ship Management – Nautilus Log – Korean Register – Verifavia Shipping on-board E.R. TIANPING in Singapore, 9 March 2019 (Picture taken by Michael Suhr) ZEABORN PLACES 100 SHIPS WITH VERIFAVIA SHIPPING & KOREAN REGISTER FOR INVENTORY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL...
May 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs

SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs
The Damen ASD 2411 ‘Manxman’ on its maiden voyage to SMS Towage on the Humber Estuary SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs UK towage company SMS Towage has purchased two tugs from Damen Shipyards. The first vessel, called Manxman, was handed over on 12 April, just seven days after contract...
May 20th, 2019 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-May-2019 DREDGING OFF KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong AMENDED PORT NAVIGATION DEPTHS Hay Point, Australia Dredging off Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter Thursday, May 16, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, dredging operations [are being] carried out within the area bounded...
May 16th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access
Guy Platten New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that not only is internet access for seafarers for personal use on board ships...
May 15th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 14-May-2019 RELOCATION OF NAVIGATION CHANNEL BUOY Hong Kong TROPICAL CYCLONE ANN UPDATE (14 MAY) Queensland, Australia Relocation of Navigation Channel Buoy Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Hong Kong The navigation channel buoy “3” at Aberdeen South Typhoon Shelter has been relocated...
May 14th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Rethinking Safety

Rethinking Safety
Rethinking Safety a brand new workshop from The Nautical Institute London: 5 – 6 June 2019 Are you ready for your assumptions to be challenged? Join leading industry expert Nippin Anand PhD FNI at this new two-day NI professional workshop and explore some of the most persistent myths surrounding maritime...
May 14th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-May-2019 TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR SAILING & SWIMMING EVENTS Bosphorus, Turkey TROPICAL CYCLONE ANN Queensland, Australia Traffic suspension for sailing & swimming events Monday, May 13, 2019, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic at Bosphorus will be suspended due to the following...
May 13th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing | Read More

American Club Circular No.15/19 – the United States expands the universe of Iran sanctions targets (SDNs) by targeting the metals sector of Iran

American Club Circular No.15/19  – the United States expands the universe of Iran sanctions targets (SDNs) by targeting the metals sector of Iran
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club Circular No.15/19  – the United States expands the universe of Iran sanctions targets (SDNs) by targeting the metals sector of Iran  MAY 10, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 15/19   TO MEMBERS...
May 10th, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC   09-May-2019 TARIFF INCREASE ANNOUNCED Port Kembla, Australia BUNKER CRAFT OPERATOR LICENCE REVOKED Singapore Tariff increase announced Thursday, May 9, 2019, Port Kembla, Australia NSW Ports have announced that there will be an 3% increase to the tariff, effective...
May 9th, 2019 | Bunkering, Corruption, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

The Oslo Stock Exchange imposes a violation charge on Element ASA

The Oslo Stock Exchange imposes a violation charge on Element ASA
The Oslo Stock Exchange imposes a violation charge on Element ASA 09/05/2019 On 9 May 2019, the Oslo Stock Exchange resolved to impose a violation charge on Element ASA of NOK 586,200 for breach of the duty to disclose inside information.   The Oslo Stock Exchange has passed the following resolution: “For...
May 9th, 2019 | Corruption, Stock Markets | Read More

Statement: Dame Caroline Spelman in reply to Government response on Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill

Statement: Dame Caroline Spelman in reply to Government response on Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill
.. Statement: Dame Caroline Spelman in reply to Government response on Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Joint Committee on the Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill  Tuesday 7 May 2019 Chair of the Committee Dame Caroline Spelman MP said: “I am pleased...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Politics and Government | Read More

ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing

ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing
l to r: George Yohannan, Bjarne Kolbo Nielsen and Kevin Momme from VIKING Life-Saving Equipment. Middle to right: Yousef Humaid Saleh, Mashood Dar, Gaurav Ravi Chaudhary and Abubacker Sitheik from ADNOC Logistics & Services ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing Abu Dhabi-based...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard

Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard
Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has urged ship brokers and managers to check the terms of their charterparty agreements closely before signing, in order to avoid costly mistakes further down the line.  By way of...
May 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Fixtures, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector
A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector ECSA releases report of fact-finding mission to India’s ship-recycling facilities The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has released a report of its fact-finding...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

American Club cicular no. 14/19 – US Treasury Department publishes “A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments”

American Club cicular no. 14/19 – US Treasury Department  publishes “A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments”
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club MAY 6, 2019, CIRCULAR NO. 14/19 TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   US TREASURY DEPARTMENT PUBLISHES A FRAMEWORK FOR OFAC COMPLIANCE COMMITMENTS   On May 2, 2019, the US Department of the Treasury’s...
May 6th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 01-May-2019 INSTALLATION OF ECO-SHORELINE FEATURES Hong Kong SECURITY UPDATE (1 MAY) Sri Lanka Installation of eco-shoreline features Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Hong Kong From 1 May 2019 and for approximately 6 weeks, marine works involving installation of eco-shoreline features...
May 1st, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety
MS Finlandia. Photo courtesy of Eckerö Line ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety ABB’s situational awareness solution, ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Vision, will allow MS Finlandia to enhance safety during maneuvering and docking ABB and Eckerö Line teams will install...
April 30th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Aon and HudsonAnalytix team on Integrated Cyber Security Strength

Aon and HudsonAnalytix team on Integrated Cyber Security Strength
Cynthia Hudson, CEO of HudsonAnalytix Aon and HudsonCyber come together to deliver integrated cybersecurity capabilities to the global marine industry LONDON (April 29, 2019) – Aon plc (NYSE:AON), a leading global professional services firm providing industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, is joining...
April 29th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode

A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode
John Faraclas Without Prejudice A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 20 points at 889 amid turbulent Geopolitics in this second pre-Easter week. John Faraclas daily, weekly and fortnight recaps: The BDI was also 99 points better...
April 26th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club member Alert Re – Loss Prevention update: Spanish translations of good housekeeping-A Pocket Guide

American Club member Alert Re – Loss Prevention update: Spanish translations of good housekeeping-A Pocket Guide
APRIL 26, 2019 – LOSS PREVENTION UPDATE: SPANISH TRANSLATIONS OF GOOD HOUSEKEEPING-A POCKET GUIDE Your Managers are pleased to announce that the American Club’s Good Housekeeping- A Pocket Guide has been translated into Spanish. Copies of Good Housekeeping-A Pocket Guide in English,...
April 26th, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More