Crew member died of crushed chest; injuries were underestimated

A crew member of the ER Athina – now sailing as Cho Supporter – who died after being crushed on the vessel off Aberdeen, Scotland, in 2012, was left waiting for a fishing boat to take him to hospital after his injuries were underestimated, an investigating Sherriff has concluded, His chest became...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/crew-member-died-of-crushed-chest-injuries-were-underestimated/

The ZouZou: no insurance cover for ship detained under Venezuelan anti-smuggling laws

Quadrant Chambers reports that the Commercial Court has handed down judgment in Piraeus Bank v. Antares (The ZouZou) [2022] EWHC 1169 (Comm). The decision concerns mortgagees’ interest insurance and the standard exclusions in a war risk policy. The claim arose out of the detention of tanker ZouZou...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/the-zouzou-no-insurance-cover-for-ship-detained-under-venezuelan-anti-smuggling-laws/

Operator of Mathu Bhum says palm oil on its vessel booked prior to export ban

The containers carrying palm oil on the ship Mathu Bhum (IMO 8813647) were booked prior to Indonesia suspending palm oil exports in April (IMN May 10th, May 13th), its operator RCL has said. There was no container from RCL in the list of 34 20ft containers. However, they were all customs approved...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/operator-of-mathu-bhum-says-palm-oil-on-its-vessel-booked-prior-to-export-ban/

The Trinity Spirit ship explosion followed $200m trail of debt defaults

The owners of an oil-production and storage ship had a history of financial problems before the vessel blew up in Nigerian waters two months ago, Bloomberg has reported. The Trinity Spirit (IMO 7370325) exploded off the coast of Nigeria on February 2nd this year (IMN February 7th). The vessel...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/the-trinity-spirit-ship-explosion-followed-200m-trail-of-debt-defaults/

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