Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

Yorkshire Water award 5 year £100 million marine framework contract

Yorkshire Water award 5 year £100 million marine framework contract
Offshire dredging at Wheatcroft Yorkshire Water recently signed a marine framework contract worth up to £100 million over the next five years. The four framework partners include ABCO Marine, Farrans Construction, Van Oord and Ward & Burke. Between 2010 and 2015 Yorkshire Water spent £110 million...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Tourism, Pollution, Technology, Tourism | Read More

ICS strongly criticises “Prestige” judgement by Spanish Supreme Coury

ICS strongly criticises “Prestige” judgement by Spanish Supreme Coury
At a meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) this week, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has strongly criticised the judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court in the ‘Prestige’ Case.  This judgement (in January 2016, but discussed by the IOPC Funds this week)...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Disputes, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, International Chamber of Shipping, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 28 April 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 28 April 2016
INSURANCE BULLETIN 28 April 2016 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court...
April 28th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

London P&I Club warns of dangers arising from carriage of Indonesian coal

London P&I Club warns of dangers arising from carriage of Indonesian coal
Carl Durow The London P&I Club has issued a warning about continued problems associated with the carriage of Indonesian thermal or ‘steam’ coal, following a number of recent incidents involving owners and charterers. Indonesian coal has a propensity to self-heat and/or emit methane. If uncontrolled,...
April 28th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Disputes, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Lessons from Hillsborough trial

Lessons from Hillsborough trial
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council The preventable disaster British Safety Council endorses the Hillsborough disaster verdict arguing the deaths were avoidable and unlawful Following Wednesday’s announcement of Sir John Goldring, the Coroner presiding over the inquest into...
April 28th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Sports | Read More

Human Rights at Sea expands global flagship programme…

Human Rights at Sea expands global flagship programme…
David Hammond Human Rights at Sea expands global flagship programme to record and investigate cases of missing seafarers to include missing fishers at sea The updated and re-titled ‘Missing Seafarers and Fishers Reporting Programme’ is a reflection of the increasing scope of the Human Rights at Sea...
April 28th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Chemical storage requires a reaction

NEW legislation controlling the way chemicals and hazardous substances are packaged has been introduced and workplace equipment supplier Slingsby is advising organisation across all industries, to be aware of the changes that cover a vast range of products. Under the Classification, Labelling and Packaging...
April 27th, 2016 | Environment, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

VIKING rides wave of success at OTC 2016

VIKING rides wave of success at OTC 2016
VIKING leads offshore evacuation to greater heights OTC 2016 in Houston, Texas, will see marine and offshore safety equipment and service provider VIKING Life-Saving Equipment showcase a range of the product and service offerings that have put the company in the offshore spotlight in recent years. Offshore...
April 27th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Violent attacks worsen in seas off West Africa despite global piracy downturn…

Violent attacks worsen in seas off West Africa despite global piracy downturn…
Captain P. Mukundan Violent attacks worsen in seas off West Africa despite global piracy downturn, IMB reports London and Kuala Lumpur, 27 April 2016 – As piracy on the world’s seas continues to fall,  new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB)...
April 27th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Maritime Fraud, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

RNLI issues its own call for help…

RNLI issues its own call for help…
RNLI issues its own call for help, as Mayday fundraising events sweep the nation Rugby stars and ballerinas in wellies, cyclists taking part in the Tour de Yorkshire and fundraising events taking place across the UK and Ireland – Mayday, the RNLI’s annual national fundraising event, is here! The...
April 26th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Safety and Security | Read More

IUA launches new professional indemnity insurance examination‏

IUA launches new professional indemnity insurance examination‏
Chris Jones A new qualification for professional indemnity practitioners in the UK market has been developed by the International Underwriting Association. The first candidates have already taken the examination and new courses are now being made available. The IUA’s Professional Indemnity Forum (PIF)...
April 26th, 2016 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 25 April 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 25 April 2016
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO DAILY WEALTH LETTER a daily synopsis of wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) ___________________________________________ NUMBER 197  MONDAY,  APRIL 25, 2016 Fear...
April 25th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Corruption, Reports | Read More

David Faulkner joins Braemar SA Ports & Harbours team

David Faulkner joins Braemar SA Ports & Harbours team
David Faulkner Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) is very pleased to announce the appointment of David Faulkner as ‘Manager, Ports and Harbours (Middle East)’.  David is a Master Mariner and pilot and will be based in the Braemar SA Abu Dhabi office.  He has extensive experience in...
April 25th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Ship total losses are on the rise…

Ship total losses are on the rise…
Helle Hammer. Ship total losses are on the rise, says Scandinavian insurance association Cefor By James Brewer New marine hull claims statistics from the Nordic Marine Insurance Statistics (NoMIS) show that losses and claims cost per vessel rose in 2015. “There is no longer a softening market for claims,...
April 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 April 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 April 2016
INSURANCE BULLETIN 22 April 2016 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court...
April 22nd, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Lloyd’s Register organises a Type Approval Day for the members of HEMEXPO

Lloyd’s Register organises a Type Approval Day for the members of HEMEXPO
On Tuesday 12 April Lloyd’s Register organised at its premises in Piraeus a Type Approval Day for the members of Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters (HEMEXPO). Scope of the event was to further the already established relationship of LR with the Greek Shipping Equipment Manufacturers...
April 22nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Webinar explores benefits of Bermuda captive insurance…

Webinar explores benefits of Bermuda captive insurance…
l to r: Jereme Ramsay, Giulianna Molero Solari, Eduardo Fox and Andres Carmona Webinar explores benefits of Bermuda captive insurance as risk-management tool for Latin American corporations Hamilton, Bermuda,  April 22, 2016—The benefits of Bermuda-based captive insurance for Latin American corporations...
April 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Consulting, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

North P&I Club encourages its shipowner members to join the CSO Alliance

North P&I Club encourages its shipowner members to join the CSO Alliance
North P&I Club has partnered with CSO Alliance – a fast-growing online community of maritime company security officers (CSOs) – to encourage its members to join and take part in security-related information sharing. In a first for the P&I sector, all CSOs in North’s 131 million...
April 21st, 2016 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Maintenance of pilot ladders

Maintenance of pilot ladders
Pilot ladders remain the most efficient way for pilots to board vessels and even though this is a simple process improper pilot boarding arrangements continue to give rise to claims. These can include serious injuries to pilots occasionally resulting in death. Pilots are typically required to board ships...
April 20th, 2016 | Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW briefing – A victory for insurers: the YUSUF CEPNIOGLU

HFW briefing – A victory for insurers: the YUSUF CEPNIOGLU
Richard Strub Many jurisdictions around the world have legislation granting a victim the right to sue a defendant’s insurer directly and without first suing the insured. Such “direct action statutes” have been used in a number of recent cases to sue P&I clubs directly. The issue for clubs,...
April 20th, 2016 | Claims, Disputes, Groundings, Legal, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

NYMAR Publishes White Paper on Marine Insurance

NYMAR Publishes White Paper on Marine Insurance
Joe Hughes New York:  A Center of Excellence for Marine Insurance  April 19, 2016- NEW YORK  New York Maritime Inc. (NYMAR) Chairman Clay Maitland announced the publication of the latest white paper promoting the benefits of doing maritime business in New York.  Entitled “New York:  A center of...
April 19th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Insight, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Volunteer Maritime Rescuers: Awareness of Criminalisation

Volunteer Maritime Rescuers: Awareness of Criminalisation
UK 19 April 2016. Human Rights at Sea publish new international guidance. The independent maritime human rights charity, Human Rights at Sea, today publishes new independent guidance for volunteer maritime rescuers for their awareness of the potential risks of criminalisation when planning for and facilitating...
April 19th, 2016 | Marine Insurance, News, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Alexander G. Tsavliris launches Zephyr Maritime

Alexander G. Tsavliris launches Zephyr Maritime
Alexander G. Tsavliris ALEXANDER G. TSAVLIRIS launches ZEPHYR MARITIME and positions himself as industry original Zephyr Maritime has been launched as a new executive search firm focusing solely on mid to senior level shore based appointments within the maritime industry. Behind the initiative is founder...
April 18th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles | Read More

SAMI Voluntary Liquidation

SAMI Voluntary Liquidation
Peter Cook “The Security Association for the Maritime Industry Ltd Announcement of Voluntary Liquidation” After 5 distinguished years of representing the private maritime security industry the Directors of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry Ltd (SAMI) have made the decision to put...
April 18th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Extending working lives

Extending working lives
British Safety Council supports the new EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces for All Ages campaign The European workforce is ageing fast. By 2030, employees aged over 55 are expected to make up 30% or more of the total workforce in many EU countries. In the UK, 30% or more of the total workforce is already...
April 15th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Safety and Security | Read More