Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

InterDam Partners with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans

InterDam Partners with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans
TengizChevroil, Future Growth Wellhead Pressure Management Project InterDam, an international market leader in fire and blast resistant architectural products for the oil and gas and offshore renewables sectors, has partnered with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans and continue the...
January 5th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Graphical Ship Tracker – a cyber security game changer

Graphical Ship Tracker – a cyber security game changer
Shodan’s Graphical Ship Tracker is a Cyber Security Game Changer says Pen Test Partners Following their recent blog which highlighted vessel satcom box vulnerabilities using Shodan, a search engine which finds devices connected to the internet, Pen Test Partners has again warned ship owners and operators...
January 4th, 2018 | Safety and Security | Read More

Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I

Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I
Dorothea Ioannou. Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I By James Brewer Trending on social media is one thing; trending in the marine insurance arena is another. In the latter, it means keeping up – on a global scale – with what shipowners require from their insurers. This is...
December 23rd, 2017 | Interviews, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Cyber penetration tests underscore maritime security scenario

Cyber penetration tests underscore maritime security scenario
Asaf Shefi Naval Dome has demonstrated the maritime industry’s nightmare security scenario with a series of cyber penetration tests on systems in common use aboard tankers, containerships, super yachts and cruiseships. Test results revealed with startling simplicity the ease with which hackers can...
December 21st, 2017 | Safety and Security | Read More

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.
… International maritime charity Sailors’ Society has three crisis response networks which help those affected by traumas at sea. The tragedy comes the day after the thirtieth anniversary of another Filipino ferry disaster. MV Doña Paz collided with an oil tanker on 20 December 1987, with the...
December 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IUA media comment on post-Brexit regulation of insurers

IUA media comment on post-Brexit regulation of insurers
Dave Matcham Please see below an IUA comment on today’s PRA, FCA and HM Treasury announcements relating to authorisations and permissions for insurers post-Brexit. Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association welcomed news of the UK regulator’s intention to accommodate...
December 20th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

ITIC warns about re-emergence of people-smuggling scam

ITIC warns about re-emergence of people-smuggling scam
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC)* has warned ship agents about the re-emergence of a scam whereby they are being used by people-smugglers to cover the movement of illegal migrants. The basic pattern of the scam is for owners or managers to ask an agent to attend a vessel’s call,...
December 20th, 2017 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 20 Dec 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 20 Dec 2017
INSURANCE BULLETIN December 2017 Edition 3 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION Brazil: Brazilian Superior Court ruling on Petrobras arbitration dispute...
December 20th, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

North P&I Club highlights the steps to GDPR compliance

North P&I Club highlights the steps to GDPR compliance
Andrian Durkin December 19, 2017 – Leading marine insurer North P&I Club has highlighted the steps to be taken by the shipping industry to meet its obligations under the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which enters into force in May 2018. Against a backdrop of increasing...
December 19th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December)

Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December)
The wreath in the water Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December) an estimated 4,386 people perished in the worst peacetime maritime disaster Chaplains from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society marked the 30th anniversary of the worst peacetime maritime disaster with a wreath...
December 19th, 2017 | Anniversaries, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, News | Read More

Hackers could sink a Bulk Carrier says Pen Test Partners

Hackers could sink a Bulk Carrier says Pen Test Partners
Strains on a vessel if it becomes overloaded Penetration testing experts Pen Test Partners, have highlighted how hackers could sink a bulk carrier by manipulating the loading data of its hull stress monitoring systems (HSMS) to deliberately cause an imbalance of cargo on the vessel without the crew being...
December 18th, 2017 | Corruption, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, News, Safety and Security | Read More

P&I cover for autonomous vessels

P&I cover for autonomous vessels
Our series of Autonomous Vessels articles have highlighted the changes afoot in the maritime industry and legal environment. Developments continue apace and leading industry players expect to start seeing remotely operated vessels in commercial operation by 2020, if not before. One of the first types...
December 16th, 2017 | P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register launches global programme to accelerate safety innovation in industry

Lloyd’s Register launches global programme to accelerate safety innovation in industry
Prof Richard Clegg The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator will bring together technology companies and industry to test innovative digital solutions to critical safety and risk challenges.  London, 14 December 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers...
December 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Continued support for safe and sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh

Continued support for safe and sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh
.. The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a US$1.1 million funding agreement with Norway. The two-year project will build on the first phase of the Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship...
December 13th, 2017 | Health and Safety, IMO, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary
Andreas A. Tsavliris Tsavliris Salvage Group held their 30th Christmas Cocktail Reception at the Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC) in London, earlier on tonight. With about 350 key players from all sectors of the shipping industry attending, the annual event has become a highlight of the Christmas calendar...
December 12th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

High and Lows of Port Risk: TT Club provides guidance

High and Lows of Port Risk: TT Club provides guidance
Dorota Jilli The foremost port and cargo handler insurer, TT Club has spoken of the risk factors most commonly facing port authorities and terminal operators, offering focused advice on how these entities can most easily minimise risk of damage to both cargo and equipment, bodily injuries and reputational...
December 11th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation
ABB’s newest Azipod propulsion system exceeds expectations ABB, the leading propulsion solution provider, has revealed that an 8,000 kW rescue tug, the first vessel installed with its Azipod D electric propulsion system, has been successfully delivered to customer Guangzhou Salvage Bureau, a division...
December 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

North P&I Club celebrates 10 years making waves in Singapore

North P&I Club celebrates 10 years making waves in Singapore
Paul Jennings, Emma Liddell, Thya Kathiravel and James Moran (all members of staff at North P&I) December 7, 2017 – Leading marine insurer North P&I Club celebrated the tenth anniversary of its office in Singapore with a reception in Duxton Hill, attended by shipowners and representatives...
December 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs | Read More

Superyacht refit overspend dispute illustrates danger of acting outside contract

Superyacht refit overspend dispute illustrates danger of acting outside contract
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned against the dangers of marine service providers informally offering advice which falls outside the scope of their contracts. ITIC cites the case of a yacht manager contracted to provide crew management and ISM consultancy for a superyacht....
December 7th, 2017 | Disputes, Legal, P and I Clubs, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Special Rescue Award to m/v “Hispania Graeca”

Special Rescue Award to m/v “Hispania Graeca”
From the Awards ceremony; second from the left is Stephanos E. Angelakos On 02.11.2017 m/v Hispania Graeca, managed by Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. was awarded the Special Rescue Award at the Amver Awards 2017 ceremony, which was organized by the International Propeller Club. Mr. Stephanos E. Angelakos, who...
December 7th, 2017 | Awards, Safety and Security | Read More

That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old

That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old
Vince Solarino That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old By James Brewer Managers of the American P&I Club were on song as the protection and indemnity mutual entered the latest stage of its centenary celebrations with its grandest annual London reception. They hired one of the...
December 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers
.. Marine mutual liability insurer North P&I Club and seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) have teamed-up to spread some Christmas cheer to seafarers. On Tuesday, December 5, North donated 59 Christmas shoeboxes which will be distributed to seafarers by AoS port chaplains and ship visitors...
December 6th, 2017 | Charity, Holidays, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Religion | Read More

Is the BDI losing steam or…

Is the BDI losing steam or…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) just managed to gain four points since yesterday ending (?) the weekly surge, now standing at 1,666 points – one thousand above the number of the beast…The Geopolitics are getting worse, once again in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The...
December 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Immigration, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

London P&I Club warns of increased risk at congested Chittagong anchorage

London P&I Club warns of increased risk at congested Chittagong anchorage
London P&I Club warns of increased risk at congested Chittagong anchorage The London P&I Club has noted a marked increase in accidents involving ships at anchor in the Bangladeshi port of Chittagong, which it says has become an international hot-spot for anchor-dragging incidents. The club notes...
December 5th, 2017 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Somalia signs Jeddah Amendment on illicit maritime activity

Somalia signs Jeddah Amendment on illicit maritime activity
.. 04/12/2017  – Somalia has become the 14th signatory* to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries in the Western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden that has been a key factor in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships operating...
December 4th, 2017 | IMO, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More