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Nautical Institute Publishes Electronic Evidence Guidelines

Sep 16, 2019

The Nautical Institute has published the second volume in its ‘Collecting Maritime Evidence’ series, which focuses on the collection and preservation of electronic evidence and how it can be used to understand the circumstances that led to a maritime incident…

Hapag-Lloyd Launches Quick Cargo Insurance

Sep 11, 2019

German-based global cargo container shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd AG is expanding its digital product portfolio. As one of the first container shipping companies, Hapag-Lloyd is now offering its customers an online marine insurance.'Quick Cargo…

ICTSI Unveils Banana Transport Insurance Program

Sep 11, 2019

International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) Ecuador has launched the first transport insurance program for banana trade.Contecon Guayaquil SA, the Ecuadorian subsidiary of ICTSI, will be providing banana-exporters with a comprehensive insurance program…

West of England Strengthens NY Team

Aug 14, 2019

The West of England, a leading mutual marine insurer, has appointed a new Senior Claims Manager to work in its Americas team.Emily McCulloch joined the London office on the 7th August but will transfer to the New York City office before the…

AEU Named an Alabama 'Best Company to Work for'

Aug 05, 2019

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) was recently named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Alabama in an annual ranking compiled by Business Alabama and Best Companies Group.This survey and awards program was designed to identify…

INSIGHTS: Noose Tightens Around Iranian Shipping

Jul 26, 2019

Somewhere on its journey from the waters off Iran, around Africa's southern tip and into the Mediterranean, the Grace 1 oil tanker lost the flag under which it sailed and ceased to be registered to Panama. Iran later claimed it as its own.The…

West of England P&I Club Eyes Offshore

Jul 24, 2019

The West of England, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, has announced the appointment of a key strategic hire to support its strategy of expansion in the offshore market.Will Tobin will join the Club in July to head up its offshore business…

War Risk Costs Impact UAE Bunkers, Singapore benefits

Jul 17, 2019

Shippers trying to minimise time in the Middle East after oil tanker attacks pushed up insurance costs are scaling back purchases of marine fuels from the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Fujairah oil hub, trade sources said.Instead, they are turning primarily to Singapore…

Big Easy Braces for Barry Flooding; Emergency Declared

Jul 12, 2019

New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019.U.S. President Donald…

U.S. CBP Seizes MSC Gayane following Cocaine Bust

Jul 10, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Area Port of Philadelphia seized the MSC Gayane Thursday following a record seizure of 20 tons of cocaine on June 17.Upon application from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania…

Market in Focus: Tankers

Jun 21, 2019

NewbuildingSince the beginning of the year, 100 newbuild orders have been placed across the tanker sector. This is a considerable amount lower than the same period last year, when 140 vessels were placed. It is no surprise to see the Greeks…

OSM Maritime Launches OSM ON

Jun 03, 2019

Ship management company OSM Maritime has launched a portfolio of ‘industry first services’ with the introduction of OSM ON. The new product will be offered to a customer base that not only includes owners, but also insurance companies, financial institutions and brokers…

Japan Oil Industry Braces for Higher Middle East P&I Costs

May 31, 2019

The costs of buying crude oil from the Middle East could rise as war insurance for ships travelling in the region will be expanded to include vessels travelling off the United Arab Emirates and Oman, the head of Japan Petroleum Association said on Friday…

West of England P&I Club’s Finances 'Robust'

May 29, 2019

West of England P&I Club has announced its results for the year ending 20 February 2019. The Club’s capital has strengthened and remains considerably in excess of the ‘AAA’ capital strength requirement under Standard and Poor’s model.This has been re-affirmed in its financial strength rating of A-…

Risk Drives Up US-Venezuela Cargo Rates

May 28, 2019

Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit transit between the two nations.Washington…

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Cargotec Appoints Lindholm as President and CEO

Cargotec Appoints Lindholm as President and CEO

Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against Snam's LNG Terminal

Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against Snam's LNG Terminal

EVENT: Reuters U.S. Offshore Wind Returns to Boston

EVENT: Reuters U.S. Offshore Wind Returns to Boston

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

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