In the aftermath of both Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Boat Trader sat down with Matt Anderson, President of Global Marine Insurance Agency to answer some frequently asked questions boat owners reached out to us with via email and on social media using #AskBoatTrader. Boat Trader: Are there expectations for when all damage will be […]
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has warned that Solas firefighting regulations for container vessels are “inadequate” – particularly as ships have grown in recent years. IUMI said the...Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Global financial consultancy EY's insurance advisory division has announced that a blockchain technology platform...Show More Summary
Insurance and assurance advisory service Ernst & Young Global Ltd. and Guardtime AS announced today the world’s first platform for marine insurance. The platform, which will use distributed ledger technology to make it easy to transition...Show More Summary
By Jemima Kelly LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Consultancy EY, data security firm Guardtime, Microsoft and ship operator Maersk have joined to build a blockchain-based marine insurance platform that will be the first real-world use of the nascent technology in the shipping industry. Show More Summary
North P&I Club has appointed a new Global Director of People as part of a company-wide focus on driving forward leadership and development. Dawn Robinson has joined the global marine insurer following three years in a world-wide role at Nomad…
Usher's insurance company put him on notice, with legal papers -- it will NOT pay for the $20 million herpes lawsuit against him if he loses because his policy doesn't cover STDs. New York Marine and General Insurance Company filed docs referencing…
XL Catlin continues to expand its inland marine field operations with the addition of Russell Crooks as Vice President, National Inland Marine Director, based in San Francisco and Maria Klein as senior underwriter in Baltimore. In his new role with XL Catlin…
by Tess Riski What will they call it? Steven Hsieh On Tuesday morning, the Mariners and Safeco Insurance announced the naming rights of Seattle's baseball stadium will not extend beyond the 2018 season. In 1998, the two parties reached the 20-year naming rights agreement. Show More Summary
Picture this scenario… a chemical tanker laden with caustic soda has lost engine power and is drifting in high winds and seas just 43 nautical miles from shore. Tugs attempt to control the drifting tanker, but the attempt fails and the vessel runs aground. Show More Summary
Film Allman has lost big in a ruling concerning insurer New York Marine who had settled with the family of Sarah Jones, the 27 year old camera assistant killed on the set after Randall Miller put his crew on live train tracks, thereby breaking the law. Show More Summary
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As vessel fires have become more prevalent in the car/ro-ro passenger segment, the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) examines these occurrences as the group voices its concerns and puts forward recommendations to mitigate the risks.
Marine insurance provider Skuld announces the appointment of Paul Knighton as global head of marine cargo and marine property. He will join Skuld Syndicate 1897 in the summer. Knighton will enhance Skuld’s well-established marine cargo and marine…
By Julia M. Palmer (Holland & Knight) – Although the Trump Administration’s plans for significant infrastructure investment, including key ports and terminals, bode well for the marine industry, it is unclear how proposed restrictive trade policies will impact port import/export tonnages and the need for ships. Show More Summary
The Russian Bank Deposit Insurance Agency has demanded repayment by French National Front leader Marine Le Pen -- daughter of open neo-Nazi and party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen -- of €9m borrowed from the First Czech-Russian Bank, which is now defunct. (more…)
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Helle Hammer, Managing Director Cefor & Chair of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) Political Forum discuss about Container Weighing Rules. As of 1 July 2016,