Lack of progress from IMO on reducing GHG emissions, claims Clean Shipping Coalition

The Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC) has claimed that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has shown a lack of progress and little interest in creating tangible measures to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that shipping adds to the world CSC is a coalition of NGOs. It made...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/lack-of-progress-from-imo-on-reducing-ghg-emissions-claims-clean-shipping-coalition/

Fine on tanker in Germany for breaching open-loop scrubber ban

Authorities in Germany have imposed a record fine on a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker for breaching an open-loop scrubber ban in the Port of Hamburg. On November 18th the local water police conducted a routine check of an unnamed vessel. It said that as a result, the ship had been fined €50,000...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/fine-on-tanker-in-germany-for-breaching-open-loop-scrubber-ban/

Murlowski reported to have left role as Marine & Energy Manager at Lloyd’s

Christopher Murlowski is reported to be leaving his role as Marine & Energy Manager at Lloyd’s, a position he had held since June 2016. Prior to joining Lloyd’s, Murlowski had been at AIG for more than 28 years.

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https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/murlowski-reported-to-have-left-role-as-marine-energy-manager-at-lloyds/

$2bn passenger cruise sublimit should be raised, says Marsh’s Cracknell

In Marsh JLT’s just-published P&I Review, Mark Cracknell, Head of P&I at Marsh JLT has noted that an issue with potentially significant financial consequences for those concerned, was the current $2bn limit on cover for liability toward passengers. Cracknell said that an ever-increasing number of...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/2bn-passenger-cruise-sublimit-should-be-raised-says-marshs-cracknell/

Investigation of cause of luxury yachts fire awaits safety clearance

The Fort Lauderdale, Florida fire brigade has not yet begun an investigation into the cause of the $24m fire that consumed two luxury yachts, the Reflection and the Lohengrin, at the weekend. The fire caused what was thought to be the most expensive single loss in the history of the city. The...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/investigation-of-cause-of-luxury-yachts-fire-awaits-safety-clearance/

Delivery of cargo without production of Bills of Lading: a recap

P&I Club Steamship Mutual has noted that a recent case in which cargo was delivered against fraudulent Bills of Lading illustrated the risks of agreeing charter party clauses that obliged an owner to discharge and deliver cargo without presentation of the bill of lading, against a charterer’s...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/delivery-of-cargo-without-production-of-bills-of-lading-a-recap/

Lack of information provided was a primary cause of liftboat overturning

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the probable cause of the overturning of liftboat Ram XVIII (IMO 9769453) on November 18th 2018 in the Gulf of Mexico about 15 miles south-southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, was an industry practice of not regularly providing...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/lack-of-information-provided-was-a-primary-cause-of-liftboat-overturning/

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