Posts Tagged ‘IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance’

Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters…

Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters…
Sean Dalton, IUMI Cargo Committee Chair Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters take action to address continuing unprofitability, says IUMI Speaking at today’s IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) annual conference in Toronto, Canada, Sean...
September 16th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

IUMI Eye June 2019 Published

IUMI Eye June 2019 Published
IUMI Eye June 2019 Published 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: IUMI EYE June 2019 A few of the key stories include: Message from the President IUMI Q&A with Andrew Bardot and...
June 7th, 2019 | Associations, Communication, Marine Insurance, Press and Media | Read More

IUMI launches new information portal

IUMI launches new information portal
Dieter Berg The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has successfully launched a new interactive information portal – www.iumi.com – which is not only a fitting shop window for IUMI but also a serious tool for those with an interest in marine insurance. The new portal contains IUMI’s...
March 10th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Insurance | Read More

Collective strength of Italian law firms on show

Collective strength of Italian law firms on show
Elena Dell’Utri Vizzini and Lara Sandrone of TDP Avvocati. Collective strength of Italian law firms on show By James Brewer Maritime law firms based in Italy are enjoying an enhanced profile, thanks to their initiative in publishing a widely-supported periodical that surveys their entire specialist...
December 4th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, News, Press and Media | Read More

Electronic T-shirt aims to improve truck driver safety

Electronic T-shirt aims to improve truck driver safety
Chiara Bersani. Electronic T-shirt aims to improve truck driver safety By James Brewer Truckies are trying out the latest in wearable technology: a T-shirt. Experiments are being carried out in Italy to monitor the bodily behaviour of goods drivers by means of a smart (in the electronic as opposed to...
November 16th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

What the 2016 York-Antwerp Rules means for insurers

What the 2016 York-Antwerp Rules means  for insurers
Ben Browne of Thomas Cooper LLP. What the 2016 York-Antwerp Rules means  for insurers  By James Brewer Casualty costs could be noticeably reduced in the near term under the newly agreed York-Antwerp Rules 2016, the annual conference of the International Union of Marine Insurance heard in Genoa in September. While...
November 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Unmanned ships and navigation…

Unmanned ships and navigation…
Robert Veal of Southampton University. Unmanned ships and navigation: regulatory framework largely fits the bill By James Brewer National and international authorities should be pressed to take a unified approach to governance of remotely-controlled oceangoing ships, the 2016 conference of the International...
November 2nd, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Fine art black market is booming…

Fine art black market is booming…
Massimo Spadoni of Siat Assicurazioni. Fine art black market is booming, IUMI is warned  By James Brewer Underworld traffic in stolen fine art and antiquities is growing at a frightening rate, an Italian insurance expert has warned. Massimo Spadoni, business development manager of Siat Assicurazioni,...
October 31st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

IUMI’s education programme receives boost from Hong Kong Federation of Insurers

IUMI’s education programme receives boost from Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
At the annual IUMI marine insurance conference in Genova, which got underway this morning, IUMI President Dieter Berg received a generous donation of €100,000 from the Hong Kong Federation of Insurer’s (HKFI) to support IUMI’s new education programme. The education progamme is a key IUMI objective...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | 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

IUMI welcomes new container weighing directive but…

IUMI welcomes new container weighing directive but…
Helle Hammer IUMI welcomes new container weighing directive but cautions short-term pain before long-term gain The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) strongly supports the new mandatory requirement and adoption of the amendment to SOLAS regulation V1/2 for the verification of the gross mass...
May 23rd, 2016 | Containers, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Regulatory | Read More

Strict compliance process still needed over Iranian business…

Strict compliance process still needed over Iranian business…
Frédéric Denèfle. Strict compliance process still needed over Iranian business as insurance curbs are dropped By James Brewer Insurers are being advised that before underwriting Iran-linked risks, they must carry out thorough checks to avoid violating the US sanctions on Tehran that remain in place....
February 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, News, Sanctions | Read More

Oversupply places heavy burden on shipping and energy sectors…

Oversupply places heavy burden on shipping and energy sectors…
Graham Slack. Oversupply places heavy burden on shipping and energy sectors, AP Møller Mærsk chief economist warns at IUMI conference By James Brewer Shipping and oil businesses are struggling to come to terms with oversupply factors, Graham Slack, chief economist at AP Møller-Mærsk, emphasised in...
October 8th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Events, Marine Insurance | Read More

IUMI emphasises education, communication and lobbying

IUMI emphasises education, communication and lobbying
Dieter Berg At the highly anticipated International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) annual conference,   IUMI President, Dieter Berg, detailed a number of key initiatives that will  continue to raise the organisation’s profile and political influence on an international level. These included:    ...
September 14th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Education and Training, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Major hull claims and ro-ro fires are on the rise again…

Major hull claims and ro-ro fires are on the rise again…
Helle Hammer Major hull claims and ro-ro fires are on the rise again, warn Norway’s Cefor insurers  by James Brewer  With total and major merchant ship losses on the rise, the first half of 2015 brings the impact of these claims back to the expected level, Cefor (the Nordic Association of Marine...
August 26th, 2015 | Associations, Claims, Groundings, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IUMI’ Spring Statistics report a continued reduction in total losses

IUMI’ Spring Statistics report a continued reduction in total losses
The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has released its Spring Statistics which report on three key sectors: Hull Hull losses show a general downward trend in total loss frequency for most vessel types. The frequency of total loss since 1997, as a percentage of the world fleet, continues...
March 31st, 2015 | Associations, Marine Insurance, Reports, Statistics | Read More