Effort underway to rescue 62 seafarers stranded on South Atlantic island

A rescue effort is underway to save 62 seafarers from Gough Island in the remote South Atlantic after research vessel Geo Searcher (IMO 8028498) struck rocks and sank on October 15th. The island is approximately 250 miles southeast of Tristan da Cunha. The South African Maritime Authority (SAMSA)...

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South Africa remains a top hotspot for cargo crime, says TT Club

A new report, Freight Crime in South African Supply Chains, from TT Club and business improvement company BSI has highlighted South Africa’s ongoing vulnerability to cargo theft. Trends during the first half of 2020: Hijacking of vehicles in transit is the primary theft type Theft from facilities...

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Tysers 2020 Marine Liability Report – The Clubs: #12, UK Club

The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Ltd Manager – Thomas Miller Standard & Poor’s Rating – ‘A’ Gross Tonnage Owned 142,000,000 Chartered 100,000,000 Free reserves 2020 559,194,000 2019 504,793,000 2018 539,980,000 2017 458,377,000 2016 447,844,000 Tonnage By...

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How to deal with typhoons getting stronger – Standard Club

Yves Vandenborn, Director of Loss Prevention at Standard Club, has noted that the club had experienced a steady rise in weather-related claims because of typhoons and cyclones. He said in an interview that the majority of these related to disputes arising out of damage or delays. “For example,...

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