Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

Q1 2017 Tsavliris activities

Q1 2017 Tsavliris activities
The Ecofaith On 27 February 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the salvage tug “MICHELE FOSS” (7,270 BHP – 110 TBP) from Seattle, USA, to the assistance of Bulk Carrier “ECOFAITH G.O.” (GT 44,647 – DWT 81,883). The vessel was immobilised due to intermediate shaft breakage, resulting in the shifting...
March 27th, 2017 | Charity, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Finning donates marine expertise to help medical charity

Finning donates marine expertise to help medical charity
The MV Forth Hope Finning UK and Ireland (Finning) has donated parts and engineering expertise to oversee and commission the installation of Cat® engines and marine gensets on the MV Forth Hope; a brand new charity ship that will enable more than two million people in the developing World to receive...
March 27th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

London tastes terror

London tastes terror
London has now had a direct taste of the type of terror attack that has struck many cities around the world in the last 12 months. The Westminster shock came exactly one year after a double atrocity which struck Zaventem airport and a metro station in Brussels. Nice, Berlin, Athens, Turkey and Middle...
March 22nd, 2017 | Breaking News, Comment, Events, Headlines, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

Swedish waterway cleared: capsized vessel refloated

Swedish waterway cleared: capsized vessel refloated
Ardent salvage crews successfully used a parbuckling method to right and refloat the cargo vessel, M/V Sternö. The vessel was resting with a 54- degree list with water ingress. “There were a lot of elements that we had to battle. The icy weather, the traffic on an active shipchannel, and making sure...
March 22nd, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Mar-2017 MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong UPCOMING LOCKS LANE OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama TROPICAL LOW 22U UPDATE 2 Dampier & Port Walcott, Australia Marine works for construction of three-runway...
March 21st, 2017 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is…

Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is…
Robert Tomlinson (left) with Keith Martin, chairman, Association of Average Adjusters Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is highlighted at Association of Average Adjusters event in London Marine average adjusters are at the centre of a conflict over whether...
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Mar-2017 SANDSTORMS DISRUPTING OPERATIONS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia STRONG WINDS AND SEASONAL RAINS Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT MONITORING TROPICAL LOW Dampier, Australia REPAIR WORKS FOR LIGHT BEACON AT TANG CHAU Hong Kong Sandstorms disrupting operations Monday, March 20, 2017,...
March 20th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster
the “BBC SHANGHAI” [EAST LONDON, South Africa, 20 March 2017]  Collaboration between the Ports of East London and Ngqura, together with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), helped avert another potential maritime disaster in the Eastern Cape during the past week. Transnet...
March 20th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

London P&I Club supports appointment of warranty surveyors for deck cargo loads

London P&I Club supports appointment of warranty surveyors for deck cargo loads
Paul Walton THE London P&I Club has highlighted a recent increase in the incidence of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather, and supported a recommendation to appoint a warranty surveyor to supervise high-risk marine construction and transportation project operations where appropriate. In an article...
March 20th, 2017 | Claims, Consulting, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

VIKING gaining ground in continued difficult market

VIKING gaining ground in continued difficult market
Henrik Uhd Christensen VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S is experiencing a moderate slowdown following several years of continuous growth. In a market affected by continued decline in two important segments, cargo vessels and offshore, revenue for 2016 totaled DKK 1.858 billion, compared to DKK 1.891...
March 20th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Are you prepared?

Are you prepared?
.. ARE YOU PREPARED? NEW IMCA SAFETY VIDEOS AND POCKET CARDS LAUNCHED Effective promotion of safe working practices is high on the workplace agenda, and keeping safety material fresh and accessible remains vital to putting over the message. This has led to the International Marine Contractors Association...
March 20th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Tanker Aris 13 Incident Update

Tanker Aris 13 Incident Update
The Aris 13 Following our last yesterday, we advise our viewers that EU Naval Force (Somalia) has confirmed that fuel tanker Aris 13 and her crew are now en route to a safe port on the north coast of Somalia after armed pirates, who had been holding the crew since Monday 13 March 2017, departed the ship....
March 17th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions
Marine Pilot Rainer Rauntenberg (right) who managed to the steer in an automotive vessel in rough weather conditions receives a gift from the Port of Durban Harbour Master Alex Miya. [Durban, South Africa, 17 March 2017]  The cyclonic weather conditions which battered the Durban beach front earlier...
March 17th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, People and Places, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

GRAY PAGE launches the DFENCE perimeter protection system

GRAY PAGE launches the DFENCE perimeter protection system
Following two years of research and development Gray Page is pleased to unveil its new vessel perimeter protection system, DFENCE. Devised by the maritime security specialists and internationally-recognised piracy experts at Gray Page, the DFENCE system is designed to prevent unlawful over-the-side access...
March 16th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

The ‘cyber enabled ship’

The ‘cyber enabled ship’
Bernard Twomey Bernard Twomey, BEng, CEng, FIET, MIMechE, FIMarEST, Bernard Twomey Consulting Ltd  The ‘cyber enabled ship’ – what are the risks and what are the mitigations? Synopsis The introduction of technologies that provide ‘off ship’ support is moving forward at...
March 16th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO Secretary-General urges vigilance after tanker hijack

IMO Secretary-General urges vigilance after tanker hijack
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has urged the shipping industry to apply diligently IMO guidance and best management practices to avert possible piracy attacks, in the wake of the hijack of the Aris 13, off Puntland, Somalia. “While we have seen a very welcome...
March 15th, 2017 | Breaking News, IMO, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

A Capers “market” with consequences; geopolitics a concern…

A Capers “market” with consequences; geopolitics a concern…
John Faraclas The BDI was up 13 points at 1,112 with the “support” from the Capers. The wets in the …dry…  Geopolitics are a major concern. John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 continue to rise; this time at 1,929 – up 86 points, in a very asymmetrical sequence. Time will...
March 14th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

New IUMI Eye – March 2017 Edition

New IUMI Eye – March 2017 Edition
Please see below the link to International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI – www.iumi.com) latest edition of the informative IUMI Eye, published today: https://iumi.com/news/iumi-eye-newsletter-march-2017 A few of the key stories include:          Message from the President         ...
March 14th, 2017 | Marine Insurance, Press and Media | Read More

Ocyanic, Maritime Cyber Security Conference

Ocyanic, Maritime Cyber Security Conference
SAVE THE DATE 28 March 2017 at 09.30 a.m. at the Athens War Museum Ocyanic is a free one-day event, addressing technology and security decision-makers of the industry, aiming to inform and alert about both the latest threats and defences available. Come and join speakers from Aspida, BIMCO, DNV GL,...
March 13th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

US insurance experts attend Bermuda Healthcare Forum

US insurance experts attend Bermuda Healthcare Forum
Bermuda Healthcare Forum organising committee members* Hamilton, Bermuda, March 13, 2017 – More than 160 healthcare industry specialists will converge on Bermuda this week to hear world-class speakers and experts discuss risk-management trends and challenges facing healthcare providers in the...
March 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

LR announces its Cyber Secure programme…

LR announces its Cyber Secure programme…
Nick Brown LR announces its Cyber Secure programme – a unique, world-class approach to providing cyber security services to the marine and offshore industry Enabling a cyber-smart maritime industry 13 March 2017 – Recognising the need to go further than ensuring the safe integration of cyber...
March 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Challenge against Stern fails in Greek shipyard case

Challenge against Stern fails in Greek shipyard case
Costas Frangeskides, Partner,Holman Fenwick Willan LLP Challenge against Stern fails in Greek shipyard case UPDATED. Lebanese brothers bringing an ICSID claim against Greece have failed to unseat the state’s appointee to the tribunal, prolific French arbitrator Brigitte Stern, on the basis that her...
March 10th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Claims, Disputes, Legal, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

IUMI launches new information portal

IUMI launches new information portal
Dieter Berg The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has successfully launched a new interactive information portal – www.iumi.com – which is not only a fitting shop window for IUMI but also a serious tool for those with an interest in marine insurance. The new portal contains IUMI’s...
March 10th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Insurance | Read More

VIKING unleashes wave of innovations at Seatrade Cruise Global

VIKING unleashes wave of innovations at Seatrade Cruise Global
VEC Plus VIKING has chosen Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale to showcase a host of innovative safety solutions and servicing concepts, proving once again that the company is closely aligned with cruise line operator needs and priorities. Gamechanger round the corner Marine and offshore safety...
March 10th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Endeavour Maritime March 2017 Update

Endeavour Maritime March 2017 Update
      Good Afternoon, Welcome to our regular bulletin that showcases the expanding capabilities of Endeavour Maritime. Monaco Wealth Forum Endeavour Maritime is pleased to announce that our managing director, Alistair Galloway, will speak at the annual Monaco...
March 10th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Company Profiles, Consulting, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More