Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

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

American Club circular no.13/19 – Management News – Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd

American Club circular no.13/19 – Management News – Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 13/19 – MANAGEMENT NEWS – SHIPOWNERS CLAIMS BUREAU (UK) LTD APRIL 15, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 13/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   MANAGEMENT NEWS...
April 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda

Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda
Guy PlattenICS Secretary General Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to address maritime corruption by including this important issue in its work programme for the Facilitation Committee. The decision to include an anti-corruption...
April 15th, 2019 | Associations, Corruption, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations | Read More

Cleaning up the HazMat act

Cleaning up the HazMat act
Enthusiastic-Middle-East-maritime-fraternity Cleaning up the HazMat act Safety and environmental responsibility related to sustainable ship recycling, was the focus of attention for 87 members representing a cross-section of the shipping industry who attended an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science...
April 14th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, IMarEST, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club member alert (April, 12, 2019) Re – First Quarter 2019 Maritime Piracy Update

American Club member alert (April, 12, 2019) Re – First Quarter 2019 Maritime Piracy Update
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT (April 12, 2019) RE – FIRST QUARTER 2019 MARITIME PIRACY UPDATE  APRIL 12, 2019   FIRST QUARTER 2019 MARITIME PIRACY UPDATE The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has released its most recent report, Piracy and Armed Robbery...
April 12th, 2019 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

American Club circular no. 12/19 – US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for non-US persons concerning transactions with PDVSA

American Club circular no. 12/19 – US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for non-US persons concerning transactions with PDVSA
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 12/19 – US SANCTIONS ON VENEZUELA: RISKS FOR NON-US PERSONS CONCERNING TRANSACTIONS WITH PDVSA APRIL 12, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 12/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear...
April 12th, 2019 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Sea of tranquillity?

Sea of tranquillity?
Helle Hammer Oslo, Norway, 11 April 2019: Cefor releases 2018 marine hull claims trends from the Nordic Marine Insurance Statistics (NoMIS) database, elects new Chair and members of the Board. Sea of tranquillity? ‘2018 was the third consecutive year with an exceptionally low claim cost, but the start...
April 12th, 2019 | Marine Insurance | Read More

Shipping Industry on Red Alert for Cyber-Attack

Shipping Industry on Red Alert for Cyber-Attack
  Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela Shipping Industry On Red Alert For Cyber-Attack  The maritime sector is being targeted by highly motivated cyber criminals and the shipping industry should be on the highest alert for a cyber-attack, warned Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela today. Speaking at the Singapore Maritime...
April 11th, 2019 | Corruption, IT and Communications | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Apr-2019 TROPICAL CYCLONE WEAKENS Pilbara coast, Australia DECK COOLING DURING TRANSIT Panama Canal, Panama Tropical cyclone weakens Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Pilbara coast, Australia According to the latest Bureau of Meteorology forecast, Tropical Cyclone Wallace has weakened to a Category 1 system...
April 10th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18
.. Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18 There were a total of 181 ships broken in the first quarter of 2019. Of these, 142 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia where they were broken under conditions that cause irreversible damage to both human health and the environment [1]. Between...
April 10th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar

Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar
North P&I’s Gordon Robertson, Director (Greece) and Tony Allen, Director (Greece) Bunker quality, safety management & early intervention top the agenda at North P&I Greek seminar 10 April 2019 – North P&I Club put bunker quality issues and safety management centre-stage at...
April 10th, 2019 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More

First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published

First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published
First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published London.UK. The first version of the inaugural ‘Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea‘ is today published by Human Rights at Sea after the initial drafting session was held in Switzerland on 20-21 March 2019 at the Graduate Instiute of...
April 10th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Safety and Security finalists – IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards Profile

Safety and Security finalists – IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards Profile
.. Safety and Security finalists – IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards Profile Ports of Abu Dhabi, Antwerp, JadeWeser & Niedersachsen all shortlisted for their World Ports Sustainability Program projects with winner to be announced at IAPH Guangzhou 2019 Conference Regulatory laws,...
April 10th, 2019 | Awards, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019

British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019
ISA 2019 Distinction winners Celebrating exceptional commitment to workplace health, safety and wellbeing British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019 On 5 April, British Safety Council announced the winners of the 2019 International Safety Awards, which recognise...
April 9th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21

Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21
Alfonso Castillero Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21 The Liberian flag has been included in the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) QUALSHIP 21 (QS21) roster for 2019-2020. QS21 recognizes vessels and flag states which have successfully met specified safety and quality requirements and regulations...
April 9th, 2019 | Flags, Safety and Security | Read More

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