Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

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

The BDI@869; not too much steam…

The BDI@869; not too much steam…
John Faraclas The BDI@869; not too much steam… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite gains remains a perplexed enigma given that we cannot verify- at least for the time being a sustainable future… Geopolitics becoming crucial given the presence of US Navy’s powerful force – two aircraft carriers...
April 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia

MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia
… MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia We are delighted to announce the scale up of Transaid and partners’ highly successful MAMaZ against Malaria (MAM) pilot project. This comes after securing matched funding from Grand Challenges...
April 25th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing
Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of the British Safety Council No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing British Safety Council’s campaigning and research work supports the aims of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work The World Day for Safety and Health...
April 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, ILO, Safety and Security | Read More

Concerns remain for global marine underwriting, says IUMI

Concerns remain for global marine underwriting, says IUMI
Concerns remain for global marine underwriting, says IUMI Whilst in general, major losses remain stable, the continued erosion of the global premium base means that attritional losses are becoming much more significant. The increased risk of large, more complex and costly claims has the potential to...
April 25th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance | Read More

INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting

INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting
INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting INTERCARGO’s Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2018 provides an analysis of reported bulk carrier losses during the period from 2009 to 2018, when 188 lives were lost and 48 bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt were identified as total losses. Although there has...
April 24th, 2019 | Associations, Groundings, Health and Safety, Intercargo, Maritime Accidents, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry

One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry
UK Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani at the Safety at Sea Awards 2018 One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry There is only one week to go to submit your entry for the 2019 Safety at Sea Awards before entries close on May 1st. ENTER TODAY This year’s awards will be held on Tuesday 10th...
April 24th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL: More flexibility for safety regulations

DNV GL: More flexibility for safety regulations
Mooring operations involve potential risks. IMO has therefore reviewed and amended the relevant SOLAS requirements. More flexibility for safety regulations A proactive approach for safety Safety is what the regulatory work of IMO and classification societies is all about. A set of draft guidelines up...
April 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety
ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety ABS and representatives from the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) form a joint industry project to develop best practices for carriage of dangerous goods  ABS and leaders representing the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS)...
April 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Containers, Safety and Security | Read More

HRAS: Case filed against Greece in Strasbourg Court over Criminalising Search and Rescue

HRAS: Case filed against Greece in Strasbourg Court over Criminalising Search and Rescue
HRAS: Case filed against Greece in Strasbourg Court over Criminalising Search and Rescue April 23rd  2019 London.UK. Not-for-profit organisation Team Humanity’s founder Salam Aldeen through the representation of the Global Legal Action Network, have decided to take the Greek government to the Strasbourg...
April 24th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Disputes, HR, Legal | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-Apr-2019 TIN HAU FESTIVAL AT TAI MIU WAN (JOSS HOUSE BAY) Hong Kong SEA SURVEY OFF RAFFLES RESERVED ANCHORAGE Singapore MOUNT AGUNG ERUPTS Bali, Indonesia PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY BOMB ATTACKS Sri Lanka Tin Hau Festival at Tai Miu Wan (Joss House Bay) Monday, April 22,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group

IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group
IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group /  ATHENS, AEGLI ZAPPIOU The event is free of charge; however, an invitation is required. SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, 4th of June. Location: Aegli Zappiou 10 ++ motives, not to miss it. Register now for a place. www.ifsts.net New development on STS will be presented,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Stellar Daisy – publication of the casualty investigation report by the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Stellar Daisy – publication of the casualty investigation report by the Republic of the Marshall Islands
The ill-fated “Stellar Daisy” 21 April 2019 – Korean Register’s response to the Republic of the Marshall Islands’ report on the loss of Stellar Daisy Korean Register (KR), its Chairman, management and entire staff would like to offer their sincere sympathies to the families and...
April 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club results for the 2018 financial year

The Shipowners’ Club results for the 2018 financial year
From the CEO of The Shipowners’ Club:  financial results for the 2018 financial year In updating on our financial results for the 2018 financial year, the Club has reported a combined ratio of 104.2%, with an increase in Member and vessel numbers, an uplift in gross tonnage to 27.3m but with...
April 18th, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch

North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch
Teijha Smyth, Deputy Director (FE&D), North P&I North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch 18 April 2019 – North P&I Club has updated its guidance on the 2020 Sulphur Cap for Members, helping them prepare for the big switch to compliance on 1 January 2020....
April 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

Association for Maritime Arbitration – PAMA’s new board

Association for Maritime Arbitration – PAMA’s new board
We have the pleasure to inform you that the new Board of Directors of PAMA* (The Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration) which emerged from the recent Elections – 28 March 2019, has as  follows: President Leandros Rakintzis Vice President Antonios Tsavdaridis Secretary General Jenny Pounara...
April 18th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Associations | Read More

The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”?

The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”?
John Faraclas The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a good 18 points earlier on today and slowly slowly begins to climb up from the very lows of the last two months… The Wets too are trying… Geopolitics look blur but nobody gives the pope attention until...
April 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice

Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice
Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice Commentary 15th April 2019 London. UK. The alleged rape of a 17-year-old female UK national on the Panamanian flagged cruise ship MSC Divina as the ship sailed between Mallorca and the Spanish port of Valencia, brings to the forefront the...
April 17th, 2019 | Charity, Corruption, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch

Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch
IMSO Director General, Captain Ahmed Moin and Iridium Director of Maritime Safety and Security Services, Kyle Hurst during the signing ceremony at IMSO headquarters. Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch International Mobile Satellite Organization...
April 16th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers

Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers
Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers Petition to the ILO is part of the charity’s campaign to tackle suicide and depression at sea Maritime...
April 16th, 2019 | Health and Safety, ILO, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?
John Faraclas The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 12 points and now stands at 38; a good start for the market’s resurrection… Geopolitics still might produce upheavals in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up...
April 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More