Expedition cruise ship grounds in Norway during return from engine upgrade

Expeditionary cruise ship Richard With (IMO 9040429) ran aground north of Mongstad, Norway during the morning of August 5th while en route from Hareid to Bergen. The Hurtigruten cruise-vessel was later refloated. It was not carrying any passengers at the time. None of the 67 people on board – 53...

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MS Amlin Q1 loss hits £93m; Ukraine losses have impact

MS Amlin’s fell to a loss of £93m in Q1 of its financial year, from of £49m in Q1 2021, as group profits at parent MS&AD shrunk by 49% to ¥60bn. The carrier attributed the losses at MS Amlin to the impact of claims relating to Russia and Ukraine as well as a negative investment…

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Four more ships carrying Ukrainian foodstuffs sail from Ukraine

Four vessels sailed from the Black Sea ports of Chornomorsk and Odesa on Sunday August 7th as the results of a deal to unblock the country’s sea exports begin to gear up. The four bulk carriers were loaded with almost 170,000 tonnes of corn and other foodstuffs, Ukraine’s sea ports authority said....

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Clubs advise members of PRC of live-fire drills off Taiwan

Britannia, Swedish Club and Japan Club have advised members that the People’s Republic of China has issued a notice of military exercises and training activities, including live-fire drills, which are due to take place from 1200 (UTC +8) August 4th until 1200 (UTC +8) August 7th. The Clubs warned...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/clubs-advise-members-of-prc-of-live-fire-drills-off-taiwan/

Hiscox CEO says insurer is committed to Ukrainian grain coverage consortium

Hiscox’s CEO Aki Hussain has said that the insurer is committed to a planned insurance consortium that will provide cover for ships travelling through a safe passage from Ukraine, Speaking on Wednesday after as the insurer’s shares declined on a first-half loss, Hussain said that the consortium had...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/hiscox-ceo-says-insurer-is-committed-to-ukrainian-grain-coverage-consortium/

Razoni heads through Bosphorus, hopes for weekend arrival in Lebanon

Razoni (IMO 9086526), the first bulk carrier to leave a Ukrainian port carrying grain since Russia invaded the country in February, yesterday passed inspection and was heading through the Bosphorus on August 3rd en route to grain-starved Lebanon. It was hoped that the vessel would dock in Tripoli,...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/razoni-heads-through-bosphorus-hopes-for-weekend-arrival-in-lebanon/

Turkey moves ETA for Razoni, but still on track for safe arrival in Istanbul

Cargo ship Razoni (IMO 9086526), which left Odesa on Monday August 1st carrying the first seabound Ukrainian grain to world markets since late February, initially was claimed by Istanbul to be on track to arrive in Istanbul on Tuesday night, August 2nd. However, the Turkish Ministry of Defence...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/turkey-moves-eta-for-razoni-but-still-on-track-for-safe-arrival-in-istanbul/

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