Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told

Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told
Mike Roderick of Clyde & Co. Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told By James Brewer Shipowners, charterers, cargo interests, forwarders and other parties have been advised to expedite their claims against stricken Hanjin Shipping. The warning comes...
September 20th, 2016 | Associations, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Marine Insurance, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Cargo liquefaction a problem for bulk terminals

Cargo liquefaction a problem for bulk terminals
ABTO Chief Executive Ian Adams speaking to ICHCA members last week in London CARGO LIQUEFACTION A PROBLEM FOR BULK TERMINALS, WARNS ABTO CHIEF The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators has warned that cargo liquefaction – an issue commonly associated with the seaborne transportation of unprocessed...
September 20th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

IUMI president warns of challenges of insuring billion dollar ships

IUMI president warns of challenges of insuring billion dollar ships
Dieter Berg IUMI president warns of challenges of insuring billion dollar ships,  By James Brewer Insurers face huge challenges with the advent of what amounts to the billion dollar (in terms of risk exposures) cargoship, IUMI president Dieter Berg warned as he opened the organisation’s 2016...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

British Marine and Datatag’s official COMPASS Scheme goes live

British Marine and Datatag’s official COMPASS Scheme goes live
Kevin Howells, Managing Director of Datatag and Sarah Dhanda, Membership & Services Director of British Marine British Marine and Datatag’s official COMPASS Scheme goes live to tackle marine theft COMPASS (the Combined Official Marine Protection and Security System) which is powered by Datatag and...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

ARC welocmes comments highlighting responsibilities for keeping ships safe in West Africa

ARC welocmes comments highlighting responsibilities for keeping ships safe in West Africa
Management company Africa Risk Compliance (ARC) has welcomed recent comments highlighting the issue of who should be responsible for ensuring the security of ships operating in West Africa. It was reportedly stated on the sidelines of the Safety At Sea Conference, that if Navies in the region can’t...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Global marine underwriting premiums down by 10.5%…

Global marine underwriting premiums down by 10.5%…
Astrid Seltmann Global marine underwriting premiums down by 10.5%; continued uncertainty lies ahead, warns IUMI IUMI – the International Union of Marine Insurance – unveiling its annual statistical report on the marine insurance market at today’s conference in Genova, announced global underwriting...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance | Read More

Legambiente joins Platform’s campaign for sustainable ship recycling

Legambiente joins Platform’s campaign for sustainable ship recycling
© Andreas Ragnarsson – http:// www.andreasragnarsson.com/portfolio/ portfolio/ Brussels, 19 September 2016 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform welcomes onboard Legambiente, its first-ever Italian member organization.  Legambiente is a non-profit association created in 1980 for the safeguard...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Videotel Produces New Programme for Safe Navigation in one of the World’s Busiest Shipping Lanes

Videotel Produces New Programme for Safe Navigation in one of the World’s Busiest Shipping Lanes
Nigel Cleave “Safe Passage in the Singapore Strait” is a multi-national training initiative led by the maritime authorities of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – September 19, 2016 – The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has released a training...
September 19th, 2016 | Film Industry, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

New IUMI Eye (September 2016 Edition) published today

New IUMI Eye (September 2016 Edition) published today
Viewers can see below the link to International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI – www.iumi.com) latest edition of the informative IUMI Eye, published today: September edition of the IUMI Eye. A few of the key stories include: –          Message from the President –         ...
September 19th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Lifeboat crew exchange hits fifth year

Lifeboat crew exchange hits fifth year
  EEP liferaft IMRF LIFEBOAT CREW EXCHANGE PROGRAMME WILL INVOLVE 13 EUROPEAN RESCUE ORGANISATIONS  London, Monday, September 19. For the fifth consecutive year, rescue volunteers from European nations are to participate next week in a seven day Lifeboat Crew Exchange Programme organised by the...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Boxship sector teetering “like house of cards” says IUMI committee chief

Boxship sector teetering “like house of cards” says IUMI committee chief
Nick Derrick Boxship sector teetering “like house of cards” says IUMI committee chief by James Brewer Container shipping globally is as fragile as “a house of cards” in the wake of the collapse of South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping, a leading member of the International Union of...
September 18th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

More than US$ 300 million worth of cargo seized on board Hanjin vessels in Italian ports

More than US$ 300 million worth of cargo seized on board Hanjin vessels in Italian ports
Alessandro Laghezza More than 5,000 containers due to be delivered in the Italian market are seized under arrest in Italian ports or “frozen” on board Hanjin vessels moored off the Arabian port of Jeddah and sailing to Yantian*. According to Alessandro Laghezza, President  of  the Ligurian Logistic...
September 17th, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Disputes, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Sep-2016 PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN HONG KONG Hong Kong NO. 8 TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING Hong Kong Public Holiday in Hong Kong Thursday, September 15, 2016, Hong Kong The GAC Hong Kong office will be closed on 16 September 2016 for Mid-Autumn Festival, and the office will resume...
September 15th, 2016 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 15 Sept. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 15 Sept. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: IAIS publishes August 2016 newsletter UK: Insurance Distribution Directive: EIOPA online survey 2. Market Developments UK: FCA disappointed...
September 15th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Inmarsat announces sponsorship for safety H.E.R.O.

Inmarsat announces sponsorship for safety H.E.R.O.
September 2016: Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services will commemorate the untimely passing earlier this year of one of the architects of its Maritime Safety Operations network by sponsoring the first International Maritime Rescue Federation...
September 15th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: blessing in disguise…

The Markets and Geopolitics: blessing in disguise…
John Faraclas Another Skyfall of the markets continued today and coupled with the geopolitical uncertainty due to the many unsettled issues around Planet Ocean – as a result of the inability of our politicians and diplomats, make us say: ain’t seen nothing yet! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The...
September 14th, 2016 | Civil Unrest, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crew health: Maintaining a healthy weight onboard

Crew health: Maintaining a healthy weight onboard
In today’s world, activities at work and at home are generally less physical than previous generations. Given the proliferation of convenience foods and snacks on offer, and at low prices, diets are becoming increasingly unhealthy. Our more sedentary lifestyle is also reflected onboard ships and can...
September 14th, 2016 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

140th Edition of Brown’s Nautical Almanac

140th Edition of Brown’s Nautical Almanac
“The Sailor’s Bible” will be available from October 2016 Brown, Son and Ferguson Ltd is proud to announce that the 2017 publication of Brown’s Nautical Almanac will the 140th Edition.  The Almanac will be available at home and abroad from October 2016.  Established in 1850 on the south side...
September 14th, 2016 | Books, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Joint statement by ESPO, FEPORT, IDC and ETF regarding the Social Dialogue process

Joint statement by ESPO, FEPORT, IDC and ETF regarding the Social Dialogue process
  14 September 2016, Brussels Joint Statement First evaluation of the work program of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for ports A good start of dialogue for concrete results In June 2013, ETF, IDC, FEPORT and ESPO[1] have established, with the support of the European Commission, the Sectoral...
September 14th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals | Read More

LRQA’s FDA-Recognized FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for Human Food FSPCA Training

LRQA’s FDA-Recognized FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for Human Food FSPCA Training
FSMA training course provides better understanding of the requirements of the Good Manufacturing Practices, hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls (HARPC) HOUSTON – LRQA, a leading provider of professional assurance services, has expanded its food safety training courses to offer FDA-recognized...
September 13th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Organised-crime expert Elman Myers to be ALARYS 2016 keynote speaker

Organised-crime expert Elman Myers to be ALARYS 2016 keynote speaker
Elman Myers Hamilton, Bermuda, September 12, 2016—Elman Myers, a former US Air Force special agent who is now a managing director at Hiscox, will be the keynote speaker at this month’s 2016 ALARYS Congress conference (www.alarys.bm) in Bermuda. Based in Miami as Managing Director at Hiscox Special...
September 12th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

UKHO calls for owner vigilance to avoid ECDIS-related detentions

UKHO calls for owner vigilance to avoid ECDIS-related detentions
Thomas Mellor Further investment in crew training needed to reduce risks of ECDIS non-compliance The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has called for ship owners, operators and managers to exercise greater vigilance in order to tackle the rise in ECDIS-related detentions and the risks to safety...
September 12th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Brookes Bell Explores BestPractice in Salvage and Wreck Removal Following GOODFAITH grounding

Brookes Bell Explores BestPractice in Salvage and Wreck Removal Following GOODFAITH grounding
Singapore, 12 September, 2016 – Brookes Bell Group, the leading multidisciplinary consultancy to the maritime and energy sectors, will be at the 5th Annual Salvage & Wreck Asia Conference 2016 in Singapore discussing best industry practice in salvage and wreck removal operations, regarding...
September 12th, 2016 | Groundings, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Human Rights at Sea collaborates to produce guidance document on caring for seafarer mental welfare

Human Rights at Sea collaborates to produce guidance document on caring for seafarer mental welfare
Managing Traumatic Stress Front Cover Authored by Professor Neil Greenberg, Managing Director of March on Stress and Professor of Defence Mental Health at King’s College London on behalf of Human Rights at Sea, the new publication, “Managing Traumatic Stress – Guidance for Maritime Organisations”...
September 12th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Charity, Health and Safety, Reports, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Lloyd’s is in excellent condition despite tough marketplace, says AM Best

Lloyd’s is in excellent condition despite tough marketplace, says AM Best
AM Best’s new reports. Lloyd’s is in excellent condition despite tough marketplace, says AM Best By James Brewer Battling insurance market headwinds, the £26.7bn premium income Lloyd’s market has merited a continuing favourable assessment from ratings agency AM Best. The market has been assigned...
September 8th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Reports, Statistics | Read More