Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

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

London P&I Club celebrates 150 years of operation

London P&I Club celebrates 150 years of operation
  THE London P&I Club is celebrating its 150th anniversary during 2016/17, and has published a history of the club to mark the occasion. Nigel Watson, author of 150 years of The London P&I Club, says, “When the London Club was founded in 1866, shipping was dominated by the British mercantile...
September 8th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Company Profiles, Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Shipping must not underestimate physical risk posed by cyber-attack

Shipping must not underestimate physical risk posed by cyber-attack
THE London P&I Club says the physical risk to ships from cyber-attack may not be as well understood by shipowners as those threats posed to traditional back-office functions such as accounting, payments and banking. In an article in the club’s latest StopLoss Bulletin, Philip Roche, a partner with...
September 7th, 2016 | Communication, IT and Communications, P and I Clubs, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

BDI@745: One size doesn’t fit all

BDI@745: One size doesn’t fit all
John Faraclas Despite the BDI’s 21 plus points since yesterday – thanks to the Capers, the rest of the dry and wet markets –  to a certain extent, were falling and Geopolitical uncertainty might bring a May Day soon; John Faraclas’ daily Recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day earlier...
September 6th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Weaker reinsurance firms face credit downgrades, warns Fitch Ratings

Weaker reinsurance firms face credit downgrades, warns Fitch Ratings
Martyr Street Weaker reinsurance firms face credit downgrades, warns Fitch Ratings By James Brewer Some of the world’s smaller reinsurers hit by a persistent pricing downturn are living with the prospect of credit rating downgrades or of being assigned a negative rating outlook. Falling premiums and...
September 6th, 2016 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Reports | Read More

Harris PYE Group implements global integrated management system

Harris PYE Group implements global integrated management system
Mark Prendergast The Harris Pye Engineering Group has implemented a Global Integrated Management System (Global IMS), which ensures that everyone working in any of their 16 facilities and offices around the world is working to the requirements of a new integrated manual. This brings together, and combines,...
September 6th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL launches Recommended Practice to enhance the cyber security of maritime assets

DNV GL launches Recommended Practice to enhance the cyber security of maritime assets
DNVGL launches Cyber Security Recommended Practice Hamburg, 6 September 2016: What are the best options for securing remote connections on ship and offshore systems? Which operational technology on board is most vulnerable to cyber-attacks? DNV GL has published a Recommended Practice (RP) on “Cyber...
September 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

MissionEase provides single answer for multi-role vessel challenges

MissionEase provides single answer for multi-role vessel challenges
MULTI-BOAT handling capability will determine whether the new generation of multi-role ships can meet rising security, exploration, humanitarian and environmental challenges, according to Vestdavit. The Norway-based boat system and market-leading davit-handling specialist recently secured a market breakthrough...
September 5th, 2016 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Green Award and RightShip: Working together for quality shipping

Green Award and RightShip: Working together for quality shipping
Jan Fransen The Green Award Foundation and RightShip increase collaboration to promote safe, sustainable shipping. Green Award Executive Director Jan Fransen and RightShip CEO Warwick Norman have signed an agreement to strengthen the recognition given to Green Award members in RightShip’s new online...
September 5th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Are vessels secure from cyber threats?

Are vessels secure from cyber threats?
Steven Jones From the Shipowners’ Club an interesting major issue written by an expert in the field:Cyber Guidance for Crews The Club thanks Steven Jones FRSA, specialist in maritime affairs, consultant and writer, for contributing this article. The threats posed by maritime cyber security incidents...
September 2nd, 2016 | Corruption, IT and Communications, Legal, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

‘Streamlined safety’ and ‘convenient compliance’ are key for shipowners at SMM 2016

‘Streamlined safety’ and ‘convenient compliance’ are key for shipowners at SMM 2016
VIKING Nadiro Drop-In-Ball™ technology Streamlined safety equipment procurement, servicing convenience and regulatory compliance are on the radar as global shipowners continue their search for cost and efficiency improvements. VIKING is bringing visitors to SMM 2016 a chance to experience and discuss...
September 1st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-Sep-2016 TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE HURRICANE CONDITION REPORT Louisiana, USA HURRICANE GASTON CONDITION REPORT Azores, Atlantic TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT HURRICANE CONDITION REPORT Louisiana, USA PORT STATUS YANKEE SET Mobile, USA TROPICAL STORM HERMINE (UPDATE 1 SEPTEMBER) Florida,...
September 1st, 2016 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-Aug-2016 PORT SETS STATUS X-RAY Port Mobile, USA WATERWAY CLOSED AFTER ENGINE MALFUNCTION Bosphorus, Turkey Port sets Status X-Ray Wednesday, August 31, 2016, Port Mobile, USA As Tropical Depression Nine continues to develop and is expected to become a Tropical Storm making...
August 31st, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Evoqua Water Technologies to launch new Marine Chloropac® system at SMM Hamburg

Evoqua Water Technologies to launch new Marine Chloropac® system at SMM Hamburg
Evoqua Water Technologies will launch an updated version of its market-leading Chloropac® Marine Growth Prevention System (MGPS) at leading maritime trade show SMM Hamburg on 6th September 2016. Designed to provide owners and operators with a cost competitive electrochlorination alternative to copper...
August 31st, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Sign up for the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference

Sign up for the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference
  Revd Andrew Wright, Secretary General, The Mission to Seafarers The International Maritime Human Rights conference will provide a further forum to address the whole range of issues connected with human rights at sea and to ensure that hidden exploitation and abuse is clearly brought into the light....
August 31st, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

American Club’s “Currents” is now on…

American Club’s “Currents” is now on…
CURRENTS – THE AMERICAN CLUB’S IN-HOUSE NEWSLETTER Reference is made to Circular No. 08/16 of February 11, 2016 which  informed Members of the electronic format being adopted for the publication of Currents, the American Club’s in-house newsletter. The link contained in the previous sentence...
August 30th, 2016 | Associations, Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Danelec Marine Publishes White Paper on VDR Cyber Security

Danelec Marine Publishes White Paper on VDR Cyber Security
(Birkeroed, Denmark – Aug. 29, 2016) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine has published a White Paper describing the cyber security protective measures built into its Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs). The White Paper, “VDR Cyber Security,” is available for download at www.danelec-marine.com/news/white-paper-on-vdr-cyber-security.aspx. “We...
August 29th, 2016 | Communication, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

The importance of safety and rescue…

The importance of safety and rescue…
The importance of health and safety, conversely that of rescue in the maritime world is of paramount importance and given the additional burden, that of the Migrants issue over the last ten years with the last three being very tensed, this search and rescue gives you also the importance for maritime...
August 29th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Insight, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Aug-2016 SEAWALL REPAIR WORKS AT GOLDEN BEACH, TUEN MUN Hong Kong CONDITION WHISKEY SET Port Everglades, USA UPDATED REQUIREMENT FOR SHIPMENTS FROM ZIKA-INFECTED COUNTRIES China LOCK MAINTENANCE WORKS Kiel Canal, Germany VICTORY DAY NATIONAL HOLIDAY Turkey Seawall Repair...
August 26th, 2016 | Canals, Health and Safety, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABS Makes it Safer to ‘Walk to Work’

ABS Makes it Safer to ‘Walk to Work’
New Guide addresses advanced crew transfer technologies, providing safety guidance for offshore access gangways. ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, announces the publication of The ABS Guide for Certification of Offshore Access Gangways. The new...
August 26th, 2016 | Classification Societies, HR, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Safety and Security | Read More

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…
John Faraclas Despite going over and above the 700 threshold the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) we are still in a very low dry market; Geopolitics as said in the past, and shipfinance scandals that will surface, will drive the stakeholders mad. John Faraclas warns of dangers again: With a dozen points plus...
August 25th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Religion, Sanctions, Shipfinance | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago visits VB Canarias

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago visits VB Canarias
Members of Maritime Authority, Port Authority of Tenerife, Fire Consortium and BOLUDA Company, present at the meeting Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, visited the tug VB CANARIAS, holding a meeting with representatives of various...
August 24th, 2016 | Associations, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

SyI Annual Conference Speakers

SyI Annual Conference Speakers
Stellar speaker line up for Security Institute Annual Conference & Exhibition  Now in its 9th year, the Annual Conference & Exhibition is the premier educational event for the Institute, its members and specially invited guests. This year’s Conference will explore the security issues...
August 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

CSSF feels positive about new SOLAS amendments in force…

CSSF feels positive about new SOLAS amendments in force…
CSSF feels positive about new SOLAS amendments in force and upcoming Concentrated Inspection Campaigns by Port State Controls Hamburg, 23 August 2016. The Container Ship Safety Forum strongly welcomes the new requirements of SOLAS relating to the verification of the gross mass (VGM) of packed containers,...
August 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Markets, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More