Saturday, December 31, 2022
Dead In The Water Book

Dead In The Water – The Best Maritime Book Of The Year

The following is a review of the book Dead In The Water, a book about the Brillante Virtuoso, a tragedy that shook the shipping world and left us all

December 31, 2022
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Saturday, December 24, 2022
Russian cargo ship Sparta II

Japan Firms To Stop Insuring Ships In All Russian Waters 

TOKYO, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Three Japanese insurance companies will stop insuring ships for damage in all Russian waters due to the war in

December 24, 2022
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Saturday, December 17, 2022

Smart Sanctions: The West Finally Gets Clever About Russia

Robert Huish (The Conversation)–The European Union and the United States are now targeting maritime protection and indemnity (P&I) insurance

December 17, 2022
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Reinsurers Could Prohibit Black Sea Voyages Starting January 1st

by Carolyn Cohn (Reuters) Insurers may refuse to cover planes flying to Ukraine or ships sailing through the Black Sea as reinsurers – who

December 17, 2022
Total Views: 1847

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Pipeline Manifold

Pipeline Insurance In Limbo After Nord Stream Blasts

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) With the mystery of the blasts that destroyed undersea gas pipelines between Russia and Germany unsolved, Nord Stream 1’s

October 25, 2022
Total Views: 822

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Russian Oil Logistics In Chaos With Weeks Until Sanctions Bite

By Serene Cheong Oct 22, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Traders, tanker companies and the world’s most powerful governments are becoming increasingly fixated

October 22, 2022
Total Views: 9823

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Allianz Shipping Risk and Insruance Report

2022 Allianz Ship Insurance Report Highlights War, Fires, COVID, Climate Change, And Congestion

The maritime industry’s most anticipated annual report on incidents and casualties – Allianz’s Safety & Shipping Review 2022 – is

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 2541

Explosion in Ukraine Port

Ukraine War – New Marine Insurance Report Studies Impact Of Russian Aggressions On Shipping

The maritime industry’s most anticipated annual report on incidents and casualties – Allianz’s Safety & Shipping Review 2022 – is

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 2170


Marine Insurance Report Warns of Ro-Ro Risk

The big, boxy floating steel parking garages known in the industry as Roll-on Roll-off ships, or RoRo’s, might be more dangerous than marine insurance

May 10, 2022
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Friday, March 18, 2022

Bangladesh Seeks $22.4 Million Insurance Claim from Missile Strike on Ship in Ukraine

By Ruma Paul and Jonathan Saul DHAKA/LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – State-owned Bangladesh Shipping Corp is seeking $22.4 million from its insurer for

March 18, 2022
Total Views: 47535

Monday, March 14, 2022
golden ray salvage

Marine Insurance Mega-Merger? North P&I and Standard Club in Formal Merger Talks

Protection and indemnity insurance providers North P&I and Standard Club have announced plans to explore a potential merger of the two clubs. The

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 2518

Thursday, September 16, 2021
bulk carrier ship

Marine Insurers Warn of Liquefaction Risks from Sierra Leone Iron Ore Fines Cargoes

Marine liability insurers are warning bulk carrier owners of increasing liquefaction risk of iron ore fines cargoes from Sierra Leone. In a recent circular to

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 2240

Saturday, June 12, 2021
Coral Ocean Reef Cairns, Australia

Can Marine Insurance Save Coral Reefs?

By Christine Murray (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As climate change threatens coral reefs around the world, conservation experts in Latin America have

June 12, 2021
Total Views: 1534

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Russian FPSO MARSHAL VASILEVSKIY Transiting the Suez Canal

Marine Reinsurance Firms Expect Giant Suez Blockage Claims

by Carolyn Cohn (Reuters) – The recent blockage of the Suez Canal is likely to lead to large reinsurance claims, adding to upward pressure on marine

April 1, 2021
Total Views: 3134

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

How Do You Insure Ships In The Arctic?

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – When Captain Will Whatley guides a ship through Arctic waters, he is starkly aware of what can go wrong.

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 322

Monday, June 24, 2019
Maritime News

Rivals Ride Rising Rates as Lloyd’s Abandons Some Ship Insurance

By Carolyn Cohn, Jonathan Saul and Suzanne Barlyn LONDON/NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – Rivals to Lloyd’s of London are riding a rising tide of

June 24, 2019
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
UAE Navy boats next to Al Marzoqah Saudi Arabia tanker are seen off the Port of Fujairah
Maritime News

London Marine Insurers to Meet After Ship Attacks in Middle East

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 15 (Reuters) – London’s marine insurance market will meet on Thursday to assess whether it needs to change the risk

May 15, 2019
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
maersk honam fire
Maritime News

Maersk Aims to Cover Itself with Alternative Cargo Insurance

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Maersk Line is launching what it claims is an alternative to cargo insurance in response to the rising number

December 11, 2018
Total Views: 64

Friday, December 1, 2017
container ship terminal
Maritime News

British P&I Club Britannia Planning Luxembourg Subsidiary Due to Brexit

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – British ship insurer Britannia plans to set up a subsidiary in Luxembourg as a result of Britain’s

December 1, 2017
Total Views: 37

Thursday, August 3, 2017
mol comfort disaster
Maritime News

Insurers Grow Anxious as Containerships Get Bigger and Cargo More Valuable

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – With CMA CGM reportedly ready to sign a letter-of-intent for nine ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) of 22,000 teu,

August 3, 2017
Total Views: 285