Archive for the ‘Claims’ Category

Seaman Guard Ohio crew win bail

Seaman Guard Ohio crew win bail
Seaman Guard Ohio. Photo: AdvanFort. Thirty-three of the 35 crew and guards who served aboard AdvanFort’s Seaman Guard Ohio were released on bail by the Chennai High Court on 26 March. They have been imprisoned in India since 12 October, when the armed-guard accommodation vessel was accused of...
March 28th, 2014 | Bunkering, Claims, Legal, Military, Politics and Government | Read More

Ships’ gear and equipment – asset or liability?

Ships’ gear and equipment – asset or liability?
All cargo ships, without exception, have some form of gear and equipment on board. Incidents have highlighted the need for greater clarity over the inspection and maintenance regime internationally. Here, we explore the background and proposals. Ships’ gear generally consists of two types, being ...
February 4th, 2014 | Claims, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

The 2010 Claims Scheme: 100, 000 claims later

The 2010 Claims Scheme: 100, 000 claims later
David Lang 17 January 2014 –  The Lloyd’s market has received the 100, 000th claim in scope of its new streamlined claims agreement process (the 2010 Claims Scheme). David Lang, Head of Claims at Lloyd’s, believes this milestone is an opportunity to reflect both on how much the Claims Transformation...
January 17th, 2014 | Claims, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More