Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ
Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Peter Brady, Director General, Maritime Authority of Jamaica, addresses the seminar at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ Nuclear transportation at sea can be safely managed as long as shippers stringently...
April 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Health and Safety, Markets, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports

New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports
The RS24 high resolution radar is the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar. New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 April 2019 at 1 pm EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has launched its RS24...
April 9th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-Apr-2019 DREDGING WORKS IN WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore PORT AT CYCLONE STAGE 1 – MONITOR Dampier, Australia MARITIME PIRACY INCIDENTS DOWN, BUT GULF OF GUINEA KIDNAPPING RISK PERSISTS Worldwide Dredging works in West Jurong Channel Monday, April 8, 2019, Singapore Dredging...
April 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Is your team worthy of international recognition?

Is your team worthy of international recognition?
.. Recognising those at the forefront of safety in global shipping and logistics chain This year’s Safety at Sea Awards will be held on Tuesday 10th September, during London International Shipping Week. Every year we strive to recognise those companies that are setting higher safety standards for...
April 8th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award

North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award
Amitabh Kumar, Director General of Shipping, Govt of India, presenting award to Captain Savraj Mehta, Chief Underwriting Officer, North P&I Club North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award 8 April 2019 – India’s National Maritime Day Celebrations...
April 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report
Captain P. Mukundan Maritime piracy incidents down in Q1 2019 but kidnapping risk in Gulf of Guinea persists London and Kuala Lumpur, 08 April 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the first quarter of 2019 reveals fewer incidents of piracy...
April 8th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Insight, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Apr-2019 SILT CURTAINS IN TSIM SHA TSUI, TAI WAN SHAN & QUARRY BAY Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Silt curtains in Tsim Sha Tsui, Tai Wan Shan & Quarry Bay Friday, April 5, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 7 months, five silt curtains will be established...
April 5th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.
New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.  The booklet, entitled Arrested and Detained Vessels, and Abandoned Seafarers, has been produced by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance...
April 5th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
04-Apr-2019 STATUS REPORT UPDATE AFTER ITC DEER PARK CHEMICAL FIRE Houston, United States CORAL SURVEY AT YAM TSAI WAN, NORTH OF LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY IN KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Status report update after ITC Deer Park chemical fire Thursday, April 4, 2019, Houston,...
April 4th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

End confusion around the Prudent Uninsured Test, urges claims expert at spring 2019 seminar of the Association of Average Adjusters

End confusion around the Prudent Uninsured Test, urges claims expert at spring 2019 seminar of the Association of Average Adjusters
Nigel Rogers (left) and Keith Jones End confusion around the Prudent Uninsured Test, urges claims expert at spring 2019 seminar of the Association of Average Adjusters Shipowners dealing with repairs and other essentials after a marine casualty are often asked by their insurer to treat such expenses...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™

Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™
.. Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™ Innovative new evacuation system with electric inflatable boats passes heavy weather tests, wins DMA approval  Gilching, Germany (April 2, 2019) – Torqeedo has developed a specialized high-thrust electric propulsion system for...
April 2nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations

Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations
Image shows a recent maritime search and rescue training exercise organised by the IMRF. Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations Exceptional actions deserve international recognition in the IMRF Awards 2019 “Every day all around the world, maritime search and...
April 2nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster
Mick Cash Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster Offshore union RMT today repeated the call for a full public inquiry into helicopter safety in the North Sea as workers from across the industry mark the anniversary of the...
April 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Energy, Health and Safety, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach
ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach   World class support, anytime anywhere in the world Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the ClassNK Cyber Security Approach which outlines its basic approach to ensuring onboard cyber security for ships. It was released alongside...
March 29th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Safety and Security | Read More

The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices

The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices
The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices At a Glance… On Thursday March 21 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated the advisory document it published on February 23 regarding North Korea’s...
March 28th, 2019 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation

The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation
..  The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation 28.03.19 – Safe navigation at sea is dependent on good training, sound practice and long experience – and no organisation is better placed to draw on those qualities than the UK’s Royal Navy. The Nautical Institute is proud,...
March 28th, 2019 | Books, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

American Club circular No. 10/19 – Recent US Government advisories concerning Iran, North Korea and Syria

American Club circular No. 10/19 – Recent US Government advisories  concerning Iran, North Korea and Syria
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club MARCH 27, 2019, CIRCULAR NO. 10/19 TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION Dear Member: RECENT US GOVERNMENT ADVISORIES CONCERNING IRAN, NORTH KOREA AND SYRIA The US government has recently issued the attached advisories in...
March 27th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Addressing fraudulent registration

Addressing fraudulent registration
… Addressing fraudulent registration IMO’s Legal committee will discuss a number of proposed measures to prevent fraudulent registration of ships and other deceptive shipping practices, during its 106th session (27-29 March). This follows reports of fraudulent use of their flag by a number of...
March 27th, 2019 | Flags, Maritime Fraud, Organisations | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation EU: No-deal Brexit – Temporary Permissions...
March 27th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Company Profiles, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

American Club managers enhance global services team with new senior appointments

American Club managers enhance global services team with new senior appointments
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club Attorney Margaret Lee appointed as Lead Counsel, based in New York Joanna Koukouli appointed as Deputy Global Claims Director and Joint Managing Director of the Piraeus office Marivi Banou appointed as P&I...
March 26th, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats
Wärtsilä solutions are delivering outstanding performance for two new tugs operated by the Turkish Directorate General of Coastal Safety. Copyright Yutek. Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 March 2019 at 10 am EET – The...
March 26th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-Mar-2019 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF DAMMAM PORT DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT OF DAMPIER AND PORT HEDLAND TROPICAL CYCLONE VERONICA UPDATE Port of Dampier and Port Hedland Temporary closure of Dammam Port due to strong wind Monday, March 25, 2019, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Ship movements for docking...
March 25th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Subsea cables: Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels

Subsea cables: Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels
Over the past two years, the Club has seen eight damage to property claims allegedly caused by the snagging of fishing gear on subsea cables. Although the number of claims is reasonably low, due to the nature of the property suffering damage, the quantum of such claims is invariably high, sometimes reaching...
March 22nd, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club – circular no. 09/19 – Management News

American Club – circular no. 09/19 – Management News
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club  MARCH 21, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 09/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION Dear Member:   MANAGEMENT NEWS Your Managers are pleased to announce several recent appointments which have been made to enhance...
March 21st, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian
.. Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian Event on the Thames, in partnership with National Grid Grain LNG and Sanmar, celebrates latest addition to ten-strong London fleet  LONDON, 21 March, 2019: In London, leading global towage operator Svitzer and key partners have...
March 21st, 2019 | Events, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More