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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…

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…

24/7 Voyage Security Risk Assessment … at the click of a mouse

Mar 12, 2020

Risk Intelligence provides security data, information, analysis and assessment to enable safe navigation in areas of risk in an increasingly uncertain worldSince its founding in 2001, Denmark-headquartered security information specialist Risk…

Russia to Disinfect Ships from Iran, Italy and South Korea

Mar 05, 2020

Russia has ordered the mandatorydisinfection of ships arriving at the Black Sea ports of Novorossiisk and Yuzhnaya Ozereyevka from Iran, Italy and South Korea because of the coronavirus, a  document seen by Reuters showed.A branch of Rospotrebnadzor…

Risk Management with a Mouse Click

Feb 06, 2020

Risk Intelligence provides security data, information, analysis and assessment to enable safe navigation in areas of risk in an increasingly uncertain world.Since its founding in 2001, Denmark-headquartered security information specialist Risk…

Britannia P&I sets up Shop in NY

Jan 09, 2020

Britannia P&I has established a new exclusive correspondent, B Americas P&I, to be based in New York.B Americas P&I will be headed by Michael Unger, a maritime lawyer with extensive litigation and arbitration experience.B Americas will enhance…

Japan Sending Warship, Aircraft to Middle East

Dec 27, 2019

Japan will send a warship and patrol planes to protect Japanese ships in the Middle East as the situation in the region, from which it sources nearly 90% of its crude oil imports, remains volatile, Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday…

Naval Group Opens R&D Center in Singapore

Nov 21, 2019

Naval Group launched an R&D center in Singapore for strategic naval defense research topics.This international collaborative platform of exchanges located in Singapore will respond to a triple objective: boost innovation in new strategic domains such as Big Data and Artificial Intelligence…

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

Nov 15, 2019

“The decrease in state spending on higher education is what keeps me awake at night” is how RADM Michael Alfultis, President, SUNY Maritime College, neatly summarized the biggest challenge he faces as the leader of one of the U.S.’ leading maritime universities…

BDO: Shipping Must Improve Risk Management

Oct 25, 2019

Sound enterprise and business risk management are making an improved contribution to commercial success in the shipping sector, according to the latest annual Shipping Risk Survey by leading shipping adviser and accountant BDO. But the industry…

Maritime Risk Symposium, Nov. 12-15 at SUNY Maritime

Oct 24, 2019

The State University of New York Maritime College, in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard, National Academy of Sciences, academic institutions, industry partners, and federal, state and local agencies, will host the 10th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS 2019) Nov…

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