Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

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

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Maritime Arbitration: Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong? Take your pick

Maritime Arbitration: Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong? Take your pick
A very lively panel; on a l to r: Dr Roman Khodykin – Berwin Leighton Paisner, Christopher Style QC – LCIA Board member, The Hon. Sir Bernard Eder (chairman), Sherina Petit – Norton Rose Fulbright and Colin Wright – St Philips Stone Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong?...
March 7th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

The Swedish Club Welcomes the World*

The Swedish Club Welcomes the World*
A group photo from the WMU visit at the Swedish Club’s HQs Members of the World Maritime University enjoyed a whistle stop tour of the marine insurance realm when they visited The Swedish Club’s headquarters in Gothenburg last week. Twenty students from countries around the world spent the day...
March 7th, 2017 | Events, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

More than 400 attend 30th anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

More than 400 attend 30th anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 30th anniversary memorial service in Dover on March 6. The Herald capsized in just 90 seconds after setting sail from Zeebrugge, Belgium, on Friday March 6, 1987. It was on course for Dover when tragedy struck and...
March 6th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Antipollution’s S.A. successful project, the Panagia Tinou

Antipollution’s S.A. successful project, the Panagia Tinou
The “Panagia Tniou” Antipollution SA, leading Greek company in the management of ship-generated solid waste, after an open competition conducted by Piraeus Port Authority is undertaking the refloating and removal of the “Panagia Tinou” wreck from the port of Piraeus. The 1972-built...
March 6th, 2017 | Environment, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV
Picture credit: Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding Norsafe has signed a new contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV to supply its IMO Polar Code compliant Life Saving Appliances (LSA) to an arctic supply and research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division. It will be supplying two JYN-85...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maritime union RMT marks Herald of Free Enterprise 30th anniversar‎y

Maritime union RMT marks Herald of Free Enterprise 30th anniversar‎y
Mick Cash As part of the official commemorative events in Dover, maritime union RMT today paid respect to the memories of the 193 crew and passengers who lost their lives in the Herald of Free Enterprise on 6th March 1987.RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said:“Today we remember those crew and passengers...
March 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, HR, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Mar-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 5-18 MARCH 2017 Worldwide CYCLONE WATCH Northern Territory, Australia World Holidays: 5-18 March 2017 Saturday, March 4, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 8 Mar (Wed) – Women’s Day 13...
March 4th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 03 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 03 March 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: The Bank of England reflects on the implementation of Solvency II 2. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: No rule preventing...
March 3rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Innovative new media simulator brings maritime exercises to life

Innovative new media simulator brings maritime exercises to life
Dustin Eno Baltic Exchange based global crisis communications company, Navigate Response, has launched a social and mainstream media simulator to improve the realism of shipping industry exercises and enhance companies’ crisis response preparations. The online platform, Triton, replicates media...
March 3rd, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, News, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW successfully upholds in Court of Appeal important first instance judgment of Males J on inducement

HFW successfully upholds in Court of Appeal important first instance judgment of Males J on inducement
Costas Frangeskides AXA Versicherung AG (successor to Albingia) v Arab Insurance Group (B.S.C.) HFW represented Arig in the appeal of a 7 July 2015 High Court judgment of Mr Justice Males, in which AXA, as successor in title to German reinsurer, Albingia, was unsuccessful in its attempts to avoid two...
March 2nd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, News | Read More