ICS Criticises 'Prestige’ Judgement by Spanish Court

At a meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) this week, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has strongly criticised the judgement

Dangers Arising from Carriage of Indonesian Coal

The London P&I Club has issued a warning about continued problems associated with the carriage of Indonesian thermal or ‘steam’ coal, following a number of recent

ExxonMobil Starts Production at Point Thomson

ExxonMobil said today it has started production at its Point Thomson project, the first company-operated project on Alaska’s North Slope. Central pad facilities

Pemex Blast Death Toll at 24, Leak Blamed

Pemex says death toll from blast could still rise; Pemex CEO says unclear what caused the accident. Twenty-four people died after a leak caused a deadly petrochemical plant blast,

North P&I Suggests Owners Join the CSO Alliance

North P&I Club has partnered with CSO Alliance, an online community of maritime company security officers (CSOs), to encourage its members to join and take part

P&I Club Warns: Failure to Comply with SOLAS Amendment

· Some terminals and shippers are unprepared for the enforcement of the SOLAS amendment on 1st July · Without steps to address the requirements of the SOLAS amendment,

BV Guidelines for Offshore Access Systems

Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has developed guidelines for walk-to-work (W2W) motion compensated Offshore Access Systems (OAS) which

IMO Seeks Hosts for Maritime Technology Centers

An ambitious project to help mitigate the harmful effects of climate change has been kick-started by IMO with a call for formal expressions of interest to host

LOC, Studio Navale Canepa Join Forces

Leading international marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has announced a collaboration agreement with marine survey experts Studio Navale Canepa (SNC) of Italy.

Allianz to Double Infrastructure Investments

Allianz is planning to double its investments in infrastructure and renewable energy within the next two to three years as it seeks to diversify its 638 billion euros ($726.

ITIC to Pay Continuity Credit for 21st Year in Succession

For the 21st year in succession, International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) is to pay a continuity credit to all those members who renew their insurance cover during the 2016 policy year,

North P&I Warns of Risks of Reduced Generator Capacity

North P&I Club is advising its members to be aware of the potentially severe consequences of poorly maintained or overloaded on-board generators being unable to

XL Catlin Unveils Cargo Insurance Policy

XL Catlin’s Americas Marine business has introduced its first new marine product, an insurance policy to offer cargo insurance coverage on a domestic, foreign or worldwide basis.

Manage and Mitigate Risk on the Water

Strengthening your marine insurance   Early in the morning on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the Golf Coast of the United States. Hurricane Katrina

AEU’s Stuardi Named National Association Lead

On behalf of The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU), Rob Stuardi has taken on the responsibility of working alongside several prominent maritime industry

Mandatory e-data Exchange to be Adopted by Facilitation Committee

The Facilitation Committee, meeting this week (4-8 April), is expected to adopt mandatory requirements for the electronic exchange of information on cargo, crew

Navigating 2016’s Marine Insurance Market

Marine insurance may have the distinction of being the oldest line of insurance in existence, but it’s not letting its venerable age hinder its growth or flexibility.

Court Rejects Claim against Surveyor Accused of Poor Stowage

The wording of instructions can potentially widen the scope of liability for marine service providers, warned International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC),

Swedish Club: Consistent Underwriting in Challenging Year

The Swedish Club reported to its board today that it has achieved a consistent 2015 underwriting performance with financial stability and cost-efficient quality services for its members.

MARACAD Returns to Dubai

After an extremely successful debut in 2015, the MARACAD Conference and Expo returns to Dubai once again in 2016. Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi,

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