Friday, September 13, 2013

Insurers on Edge as Costa Concordia Salvage Nears

When salvage teams begin hauling the wrecked Costa Concordia liner upright on the Italian island of Giglio next week, the financial stakes for insurers will be almost as enormous as the awe-inspiring feat of engineering.

September 13, 2013
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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
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Marine Insurance Antitrust Probe Dropped by European Regulators

(Bloomberg) — European Union regulators dropped an antitrust probe into marine-insurance agreements among groups of ship owners, saying there wasn’t conclusive evidence that they unfairly shut out commercial insurers. “The...

August 1, 2012
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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EU Shipping Insurance Sanctions Against Iran are Imminent

(Dow Jones) VIENNA–The European Union has no intention of halting or delaying the implementation of shipping insurance-related sanctions against Iran, due to come in on July 1, and could cope...

June 13, 2012
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Monday, November 28, 2011

The Ugly Truth About Yacht Insurance

Mr. Soledano (not his real name), the owner of a Hatteras cabin cruiser in Miami, stared at me in horror. “What?” he demanded. “It’s going to cost $75,000 to fix...

November 28, 2011
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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Technology on Ships Can be Dangerous, Warns P&I Club

THE London P&I Club has warned what many of us already know: that improvements in telecommunications technology on board ships can create unwelcome distractions, leading to casualties. In its StopLoss...

November 17, 2011
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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Marine License Insurance – Questions & Answers

Note: With the recent incident in the Gulf and gCaptain members are performing non-routine jobs in and around the oil slick, a few have asked me if I carry license...

May 12, 2010
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Sunday, June 21, 2009

Marine License Insurance – An Interview With Ralph J. Mellusi Esq. – Part 2

Today we continue our interview (click HERE for part 1) with Ralph Mellusi, an admiralty lawyer specializing in marine license defense. Ralph Mellusi has represented a high number of mariners...

June 21, 2009
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Maritime Medical Evacuation And Rescue At Sea – Global Rescue Maritime

Last week we brought you information on marine license insurance and in our continuing quest to look at non-traditional protection available to mariners we bring you Global Rescue – Maritime!...

December 9, 2008
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