Archive for the ‘Marine Insurance’ Category

Global delivery activists condemn India knife attack and union repression in Korea

Global delivery activists condemn India knife attack and union repression in Korea
KPTU delegation in Nyon Over 100 global delivery workers and union activists meeting in Nyon, Switzerland have united to condemn a knife attack on a DHL courier in India and union repression in Korea. 06/11/2015 – Last week, Sunil Pilani, 36, was stabbed several times on his way from work to his...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

NORTH P&I Club directors decide on a 2.5% premium increase

NORTH P&I Club directors decide on a 2.5% premium increase
Pratap Shirke Directors of the 175 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I Club have decided to set a general premium increase of 2.5% for both protection and indemnity (P&I) cover and freight demurrage and defence (FD&D) cover in the 2016/17 policy year. The relatively low increases compared...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Transport Security Expo – 2 and 3 December 2015

Transport Security Expo – 2 and 3 December 2015
From last year’s Aviation’s Security Conference Transport Security Expo’s wide-ranging conference and seminar programme will be free-to-attend 2-3 December 2015 / Olympia London Transport Security Expo will this year be delivering more learning opportunities than ever before – and all...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Defense, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

6 November – Indefinite Barcelona towage strike

6 November – Indefinite Barcelona towage strike
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of an indefinite towage strike at the Port of Barcelona from Friday 6 November. The action has been announced by the Confederación General de Trabajadores (CGT) union and will be followed by Tug Barcelona SAR. The strike will comprise three shifts of three...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
    05-Nov-2015 DIVING WORK AT LNG/LPG/CHEMICAL GAS CARRIER (ALGAS) ANCHORAGE Singapore CLOSURES TO TRAFFIC FOR BRIDGE WORKS Bosphorus, Turkey TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF THE TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong REMOVAL OF TWO LIGHT BUOYS OFF THE KAI TAK CRUISE TERMINAL Hong Kong MARINE SITE...
November 5th, 2015 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

KOTUG receives KVNR Shipping Award for its next-generation ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortugs

KOTUG receives KVNR Shipping Award for its next-generation ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortugs
Winning team KOTUG and Froukje de Both Damen-built 32-metre hybrid Rotortugs win annual innovation award  Global towage operator KOTUG has received the KVNR Shipping Award for its ‘next-generation ART80-32 Hybrid Rotortugs’. During the 10th Dutch Maritime Awards Gala in Rotterdam, the KVNR (the...
November 5th, 2015 | Awards, Events, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 5 Nov. 2015

HFW Insurance Bulletin 5 Nov. 2015
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s...
November 5th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Rebuild Philippines

Rebuild Philippines
Old and the new – buildigns under construction Two years on from Typhoon Haiyan, thousands benefit from Sailors’ Society’s relief efforts Seafarer welfare charity helps rebuild Filipino coastal communities devastated by super Typhoon Two years on from the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan...
November 5th, 2015 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Multraship and Damen agree deals for Carrousel RAVE tugs and ASD

Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship, through its 100-per cent-owned subsidiary Novatug BV, has commissioned the construction of two evolutionary Carrousel Rave Tugs (CRTs) from Damen Shipyards Group. These new vessels will provide tug operators with more power, more freedom and more durability,...
November 4th, 2015 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Braemar SA Publishes Its Third Edition of “A Guide to Hull and Machinery”

Braemar SA Publishes Its Third Edition of “A Guide to Hull and Machinery”
Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association), (“Braemar SA”), the international multi-disciplinary marine surveyors and consultants, has published the third edition of its well-regarded Guide to Hull & Machinery. The publication is primarily designed to help those with a non-technical background...
November 4th, 2015 | Associations, Books, Chartering, Claims, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sales and Purchases, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Technical | Read More

MAST joins BIMCO as Associate Member

MAST joins BIMCO as Associate Member
Leading maritime security company Maritime Asset Security Training MAST has today been granted associate membership to the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), recognising the company’s commitment to the evolution and enforcement of standard industry practice. BIMCO is the largest international...
November 4th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Consulting, Health and Safety, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

London and Singapore industry associations announce partnership

London and Singapore industry associations announce partnership
Dave Matcham The International Underwriting Association of London (IUA) and the Singapore Reinsurers’ Association (SRA) have announced an affiliated partnership that will enable the two organisations to better serve their common membership.  The relationship will enable a broader range of services...
November 4th, 2015 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Arrests and prosecutions – a positive response to piracy

Arrests and prosecutions – a positive response to piracy
Captain P. Mukundan London 2 November 2015 – Despite an overall global reduction in serious piracy attacks this year, the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) cautions against complacency in its 2015 report for the year to 30 September. Southeast Asia cracks down In Southeast...
November 2nd, 2015 | Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Corruption, Defense, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Munich Re hires a lively crew to entertain marine insurance community sea-shanty style

Munich Re hires a lively crew to entertain marine insurance community sea-shanty style
Members of Shanty-Chor Berlin. Munich Re hires a lively crew to entertain marine insurance community sea-shanty style,  By James Brewer Sea shanties are alive and well and living, among other cities, in Berlin! Executives of the mighty Munich Re insurance and reinsurance group harboured a musical surprise...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, People and Places | Read More

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our forty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 30th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down seven...
October 30th, 2015 | Banking, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Fixtures, HR, IMO, Jobs, LNG, Markets, Music, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Tsavliris’ Salvage assistance to “Los Llanitos” grounded off Manzanillo

Tsavliris’ Salvage assistance to “Los Llanitos” grounded off Manzanillo
On 24 October 2015 the bulk carrier “LOS LLANITOS” (71, 665 DWT – 38, 105 GRT) due to hurricane Patricia, dragged anchor and grounded at Barra de Navidad (off Manzanillo), West Coast Mexico. Tsavliris Salvage was contracted on the same day under LOF/SCOPIC to provide salvage assistance. Tsavliris...
October 30th, 2015 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Thomas Cooper’s Shipping Focus – Autumn 2015

Thomas Cooper’s Shipping Focus – Autumn 2015
Shipping Focus – Autumn 2015 Welcome to the Autumn 2015 edition of Shipping Focus, the e-update from Thomas Cooper’s Shipping Group, in which you can review the latest legal developments in your area of shipping and keep up to date with Thomas Cooper’s news and events. Salvage...
October 30th, 2015 | Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications

UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications
UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications 2-3 December 2015 / Olympia London 29 October 2015 – The recent growth in the number of UAVs – from the highly sophisticated devices deployed by the military to low-cost recreational versions –...
October 30th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

PortRisk joins the Risk Intelligence range of products

PortRisk joins the Risk Intelligence range of products
Hans Tino Hansen Risk Intelligence has announced the launch of PortRisk, a service that makes comprehensive and reliable intelligence on risk in ports available on demand. PortRisk provides security information and threat, vulnerability and risk assessment covering countries, ports and cities. Together...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

London companies record £23bn premium income in 2014‏

London companies record £23bn premium income in 2014‏
Dave Matcham New IUA research analyses market performance over five year period The overall premium total for the London company market in 2014 was £22.943bn, a new report by the International Underwriting Association has revealed. Gross premium written in London totalled £15.855bn while a further...
October 30th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Halloween plea. Dont let safety fears stop volunteering says BSC

Halloween plea. Dont let safety fears stop volunteering says BSC
‘It might be Halloween but don’t let health and safety fears stop young people getting involved in volunteering and social action’ says British Safety Council. The British Safety Council is supporting an ambitious national campaign to encourage more young people to take practical action in the...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 29 Oct. 2015

HFW Insurance Bulletin 29 Oct. 2015
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s...
October 29th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

GAC coordinates delivery of Swedish boats for Eastern Mediterranean sea rescue effort

GAC coordinates delivery of Swedish boats for Eastern Mediterranean sea rescue effort
Samos, Greece – Two high-speed boats from Sweden have joined the sea rescue effort in the Eastern Aegean, and it was GAC that coordinated their delivery to Greece. The craft were sent by the not-for-profit NGO, the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS), in response to the growing humanitarian crisis that...
October 29th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Berlin’s extraordinary history is summoned up at venues for the social highlights of IUMI

Berlin’s extraordinary history is summoned up at venues for the social highlights of IUMI
Reception at Deutsches Historisches Museum. Berlin’s extraordinary history is summoned up at venues for the social highlights of IUMI By James Brewer Marine underwriters and their guests were invited to two Berlin venues steeped in history, for the main social events of the 2015 conference of the International...
October 28th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, People and Places | Read More