Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

NORTH P&I Club chairman pledges full support to shipowners members and industry

NORTH P&I Club chairman pledges full support to shipowners members and industry
NEPIA Chairman Pratap Shirke North P&I Club will provide full support to its shipowner members and the shipping industry to help deal with the challenges and opportunities faced during the coming years, says chairman Pratap Shirke. His comments are published today (16 August 2016) in the Club’s...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Braemar Adjusting agrees strategic partnership in Iran

Braemar Adjusting agrees strategic partnership in Iran
Braemar Adjusting is pleased to announce that it has agreed a strategic partnership with Calm Sea Culture Marine Services Limited (CSC) to act as its local resource partner in Iran.  Braemar Adjusting provides Loss Adjusting, Risk Assessment, Legal/Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution services to the...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Construction, Energy, Marine Insurance | Read More

At 681 the BDI rallies for its safety

At 681 the BDI rallies for its safety
John Faraclas With ten points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reached 681 points; Geopolitics though bring bad news world-wide. John Faraclas’ daily market report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 continued to rise by 29 points reaching 920! The Panamaxe’s BPI gained ten points and now reads 713. The Supras’...
August 15th, 2016 | Energy, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Former First Sea Lord backs new security drive

Former First Sea Lord backs new security drive
Sir Nigel Essenhigh A former British First Sea Lord has backed The Maritime Group International’s (TMG) new security drive to meet rapidly changing threats worldwide. Admiral Sir Nigel R Essenhigh has hailed the company’s new partnerships with UK-based firms State 21 Ltd and Bowline Defence Ltd. The...
August 15th, 2016 | Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 15 Aug 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 15 Aug 2016
Ian Brodie Daily Wealth letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NUMBER 275  MONDAY,  AUGUST 15, 2016 London most exposed to Brexit woes London could bear the brunt of...
August 15th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Markets, Reports | Read More

Crew Health: Food safety on board

Crew Health: Food safety on board
When it comes to ensuring a fit and healthy crew, all vessels should apply food safety principles.  Even if not required by international regulations, good practice in regards to food safety should be in place as part of any operation. This helps to ensure that crew members remain in good health and...
August 10th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

BDI@638: volatility knocks!

BDI@638: volatility knocks!
John N. Faraclas The Markets due to the heatwave have “surged” and the  BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained seven points! “Manna” from Havens? Geopolitcs in jeopardy! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: Well, well, well, “good” news for the hoi polloi now that the markets …gained a few points...
August 10th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

TT Talk – keeping your containers ship-shape

TT Talk – keeping your containers ship-shape
9 AUG 2016 TT Talk – keeping your containers ship-shapeWelcome to the latest issue of TT Talk, your monthly bulletin on loss prevention from TT Club.While the world gets used to VGM, it is important to recall the other side of unit load safety, namely the container itself. Are you fully...
August 10th, 2016 | Communication, P and I Clubs | Read More

Security and Safety vital in seas off Malaysia

Security and Safety vital in seas off Malaysia
  A view of ISAR delegates. London, Wednesday, August 10. Security and safety in the Straits of Malacca and the South China Sea is vital to the economic welfare of the country and well managed response and co-ordination is vital during mass rescue operations. These were the key messages  from  the...
August 10th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Steamship Mutual partners with Sailors’ Society to improve seafarers’ health and fitness

Steamship Mutual partners with Sailors’ Society to improve seafarers’ health and fitness
Steamship Mutual, one of the largest and most diverse P&I Clubs in the world, has sponsored the physical wellness module of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea coaching programme to help improve seafarers’ health and fitness. Steamship Mutual, one of the largest and most diverse P&I...
August 9th, 2016 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

Braemar Adjusting agrees strategic partnership in South America

Braemar Adjusting agrees strategic partnership in South America
Braemar Adjusting is pleased to announce that it has agreed a strategic partnership with BeckettLiquidadores de Seguros S.A of Chile, to act as its local resource partner in a number of countries in South America. Braemar Adjusting provides Loss Adjusting, Risk Assessment, Legal/Expert Witness and Dispute...
August 9th, 2016 | Marine Insurance, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Danelec Marine leads iSea R&D initiative

Danelec Marine leads iSea R&D initiative
Danelec Marine Leads iSea R&D Initiative Consortium to Develop Expert Decision Support System for Ship Efficiency and Navigation (Birkeroed, Denmark – Aug. 8, 2016) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine is the project leader for a consortium of companies in iSea, a two-year R&D project...
August 8th, 2016 | Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

GEV Group invests in new health and safety initiative

GEV Group invests in new health and safety initiative
GEV Group has launched its bespoke 1st4Safety initiative; the latest development for the business following the opening of its US office and multiple tender wins. This builds on an already exemplary Health and Safety record, established over almost a decade of working in the harshest of environments...
August 8th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

15 new safety promotion videos to be launched by IMCA

15 new safety promotion videos to be launched by IMCA
The blue animated character that will feature in all the new IMCA videos The promotion of safe working practices is of paramount importance to the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and its members around the globe. Over a two year period, IMCA will be launching 15 short mini-videos,...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Film Industry, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft

OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft
Insight / Sanctions update   OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft OFAC has issued General License J, “Authorising the Re-exportation of Certain Civil Aircraft to Iran on Temporary Sojourn and Related Transactions.” Specifically, General...
August 5th, 2016 | Aviation, Legal, Sanctions | Read More

HFW Briefing: Supreme Court defines the ambit of the fraudulent claims rule

HFW Briefing: Supreme Court defines the ambit of the fraudulent claims rule
Supreme Court defines the ambit of the fraudulent claims rule The fraudulent claims rule is well established in English law. It operates to bar a policyholder’s claim in its entirety when that claim is fabricated or fraudulently exaggerated. The leading case is generally regarded...
August 5th, 2016 | Claims, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud | Read More

Security in the Mediterranean…

Security in the Mediterranean…
The “Zarzis” A710 Security in the Mediterranean: Vittoria Shipyard delivers the new diving training ship to Tunisia The official ceremony took place at Albarella (province of Rovigo). Built in just seven months as part of the agreement between Italy and Tunisia, the Zarzis A710 will be...
August 4th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

IUA membership hits highest level for a decade

IUA membership hits highest level for a decade
Dave Matcham Two new companies have joined the International Underwriting Association (IUA), increasing the organisation’s membership level to its highest in more than a decade. Membership applications from both the Norwegian Hull Club and General Insurance Corporation of India were formally approved...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Battleship sunk on secret Russian mission surveyed

Saab Seaeye – Battleship sunk on secret Russian mission surveyed
  A battleship marks the point where HMS Hampshire sank 100 years ago* A secret mission to persuade Tsar Nicholas II of Russia to stay in the First World War failed when Britain’s Secretary of State for War Lord Kitchener and over 700 sailors died in the sinking of the warship HMS Hampshire after...
August 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Maritime Accidents, Maritime History and Museums, Military | Read More

Bringing stress to work can be fatal

Bringing stress to work can be fatal
British Safety Council launches a film showing how stress endangers lives   A powerful new film launched by the British Safety Council shows how stress can lead to injury and fatalities at work. In any activity where concentration is vital for safety, such as working in construction, driving, or...
August 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-Aug-2016 TYPHOON NIDA Hong Kong TEMPORARY UNLOADING FACILITY AT TUEN MUN AREA 38 Hong Kong SCHEDULED CHANNEL CLOSURE Galveston TX, USA Typhoon Nida Monday, August 1, 2016, Hong Kong Typhoon Nida is moving to Guangdong and is expected to be rather close to Hong Kong and...
August 1st, 2016 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

IMRF supports SAR safety seminar in Mongolia

IMRF supports SAR safety seminar in Mongolia
Captain Udo Fox, Chairman of the IMRF, presenting at the workshop London, Monday, August 1. Mongolia – for the first time – was the location for a workshop on safety issues for non-conventional vessels supported by the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF). Increasing waterborne activities...
August 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Update – The Longchamp

Update – The Longchamp
Insight / Update – 01 August 2016  Are expenses incurred during negotiation of a pirate ransom recoverable in general average? In The Longchamp [2016] EWCA Civ 708, the Court of Appeal has ruled on an issue that had not previously been considered by the English courts, namely, whether expenses...
August 1st, 2016 | Claims, Corruption, Disputes, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club – Yachtowners launch pre-delivery liability policy

The Shipowners’ Club – Yachtowners launch pre-delivery liability policy
The Yachtowners syndicate at The Shipowners’ Club offers for the first time a liability insurance solution for super yacht custom build projects London, 1 August 2016 – Yachtowners, the specialist yacht syndicate of The Shipowners’ Club, today announces the launch of a liability insurance solution...
August 1st, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Yachting | Read More

General Average – York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

General Average – York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)
This circular on the General Average – York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the CMI comes from the Steamship Mutual: London Circular: L.281  New Circular relating to the adoption of the “York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016” by the Comite Maritime International (CMI) General Average...
July 29th, 2016 | P and I Clubs | Read More