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The Joint War Committee (JWC) has amended the Listed Areas

The Joint War Committee (JWC) has amended the Listed Areas and we hereby give notice of cancellation with effect from 16th February 2022 in order to revise the Areas of Perceived Enhanced Risk to come into line with the JWC ‘Listed...

Do you know what general average in simple terms is?

“General” – affecting or concerning all or most people or things, i.e. widespread. In our context affecting a ship and cargo (sometimes charterers too), this is those who are involved in a common marine adventure (e.g. a ship on a...

Guidance for yacht owners in case of claim

This article is a guidance for shipowners’ actions to be taken in case of an accident with pleasure-craft. Regardless of whether your boat is sailing, berthed or out of water on season storage, it needs reliable insurance coverage...

CIF Sales & Cargo Insurance

In this article we’ll cover some grey zones regarding one of the most prominent seaway trade incoterms: CIF (Cost, Insurance, and Freight). If you are looking to insure your cargo in transit there are chances that you’ll be offered a...

Alandia hatch cover seminar in Riga

Marine Underwriting Services team had the great pleasure of organizing seminar “Hatch cover inspections, maintenance and repairs – safeguarding the owner’s interest” with our long standing partners – Alandia. The seminar was held...

Emergency Assistance

It is well established that merchant shipping involves an element of risk. The casualties and claims are various. In this article we will look at the risks which are covered by a property insurance – hull and machinery insurance...

Freight forwarder in general average situations: Door to Door

Read our latest article to find out more about liability exposure of freight forwarders and NVOCC’s with a focus on risks relating to bills of lading and general average scenario. Liner ships transport goods and commodities of every sort...

HDI Global Specialty SE: new name of inter Hannover

Herewith we would like to inform you that from 01.01.2019 international insurance company of Hannover SE is renamed to HDI Global Specialty SE. Renaming is based on joint venture between HDI Global SE and Hannover RE SE, creating a global...

Cyber Security. Is the ship seaworthy?

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) defines the Maritime Cyber Risk as a measure of the extent to which a technology asset is threatened by an event, which may result in shipping related operational, safety or security failures as...