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Pandemic-Related Risks Top the List for 2021, says 10th Allianz Risk Barometer

Jan 19, 2021

Business interruption, pandemic outbreak and cyber incidents -- three separate but 'strongly interlinked' matters -- lead the pack as the top threats to maritime in 2021, according to the 10th Allianz survey on risk in the maritime sector.The maritime industry, on its best day, is fraught with risk, as people, machinery and the bulk of world trade regularly traverses some of the most perilous conditions on the planet…

MRS '24 - Panel 5: Identifying Risk, Measuring Success in the "Gray Zone"

Apr 17, 2024

The Maritime Risk Symposium is an annual three-day conference in which government and maritime industry leaders, port representatives, researchers, and solution providers convene to examine current and emerging threats to maritime security.…

Maritime Risk Symposium 2024 – Great Power Competition and Gray Zone Engagement

Apr 16, 2024

For 15 years the Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS), an annual three-day event, has brought together government and maritime industry leaders, port representatives, international and domestic researchers and solution providers to examine current and emerging threats to maritime security…

14th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium to be Held Nov. 14-16 at SUNY Maritime

Aug 28, 2023

The 2023 Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS) will be held Nov. 14-16, 2023, as an in-person event, hosted by Maritime College, State University of New York (SUNY) at the Maritime Academic Center. The theme of the 14th annual event is “Managing Impacts of Supply Chain Disruptors…

Maritime Risk Symposium: Full Program Released

Nov 11, 2022

The 2022 Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS), scheduled to be held Nov. 15-17, 2022, hosted by Argonne National Laboratory at the Argonne campus in Lemont, Illinois, recently unveiled the full conference program, packed with experts with insights on the challenges facing the inland waterway systems…

Training the Next Generation of Maritime Cyber Warriors

Oct 31, 2022

The 2022 Maritime Risk Symposium scheduled to be held November 15-17, 2022, hosted by Argonne National Laboratory, will feature a panel discussion entitled 'Training the Next Generation of Maritime Cyber Warriors.'The cyber threats to the maritime…

Inland Waterways in Focus: Balancing Maintenance and Operational Requirements

Oct 24, 2022

The integrity of the marine transportation system as a key plank in a country's economic prosperity is in heightened focus today, with logistics snarls contributing to fast rising inflation. Maintaining the integrity of the vast U.S. inland waterway system - with more than 12…

Lithium-ion Batteries: Fire Risks and Loss Prevention Measures in Shipping

Oct 03, 2022

About the Author: Captain Rahul Khanna is Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty. A marine professional with 26 years of experience within the Shipping and Maritime industry, Captain Khanna served more than 14 years on board merchant ships in all ranks…

Maritime Risk Symposium 2022: The Importance of Inland Systems to the MTS

Jun 09, 2022

The theme of Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS) 2022 is “The Importance of Inland Systems to the MTS.” The global MTS consists of numerous inland networks that connect the major transnational and inland ports. The United States has more than 25,000 miles of navigable waters…

Insurance Insights: Larger Vessels, Larger Exposures

Dec 09, 2021

The blocking of the Suez Canal by one of the largest container ships in service in the world – the Ever Given – in March 2021 caused huge delays to hundreds of vessels waiting to transit the canal, one of the biggest chokepoints on the critical East/West trade shipping route…

"Early Bird" Registration for 2021 Maritime Risk Symposium ends soon

Aug 09, 2021

The University of Houston’s College of Technology will host the 12th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS 2021), in collaboration with the National Academy of Sciences, from November 2-4, 2021, at the at the University of Houston’s Student Center-South…

Registration Open for the 2021 Maritime Risk Symposium

Jul 13, 2021

The University of Houston’s College of Technology will host the 12th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS 2021), in collaboration with the National Academy of Sciences, from November 2-4, 2021, at the at the University of Houston’s Student Center-South…

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Oct 10, 2020

Has the age of maritime discovery and exploration actually ended?  Perhaps not exactly.  As the history of maritime resilience and the human element shows, as far back as the 1500s and earlier, from using new navigational aids and improved ship designs…

New Dashboard Tracks COVID-19 Response Measures

Apr 14, 2020

A new COVID-19 Tracking Tool developed by global marine insurer North has been made available as a shared resource to the International Group of P&I Clubs.The online tool, first released by North in February, was formally launched via the IG website this week…

WMU Calls On Communities To Protect Seafarers’ Rights

Apr 09, 2020

As the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) apex institution for maritime and ocean education, the World Maritime University (WMU) adds its voice to widespread concerns over the serious effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health, wellbeing…

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