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...

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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/

SpaceX rocket launch cancelled after Royal Caribbean cruise ship entered safety zone

Royal Caribbean International cruise ship Harmony Of The Seas (IMO 9682875) violated a US Coast Guard Captain of the Port safety zone and caused the cancellation of a SpaceX rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in January , A US Coast Guard investigation has concluded. The Harmony of the...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/spacex-rocket-launch-cancelled-after-royal-caribbean-cruise-ship-entered-safety-zone/

Ten cruise ship Passengers arrested in Valencia for cocaine smuggling

When the cruise ship MSC Seaside (IMO 9745366) made its maiden call in Valencia, Spain in April, 10 of its passengers were intercepted by Spain’s national law-enforcement agency the Guardia Civil. The force conducted a check of passenger luggage from the MSC Seaside and a drug-dog alerted to a set...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/ten-cruise-ship-passengers-arrested-in-valencia-for-cocaine-smuggling/

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