Posts tagged: contracts of carriage
5 October 2009
Posted in Blog
Recently 16 states signed up to the new Rotterdam Rules which concern contracts of carriage wholly or partly by sea. The Rules have been designed to regulate marine cargo liabilities internationally and may ultimately replace the Hague Rules, the Hague-Visby Rules and the Hamburg rules in those countries that are signatories to those conventions. The [...]Read more »
26 April 2006
Posted in Opinions
You arranged shipment of your dangerous goods and declared it to the carriers as required by the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code. A fire originating from your consignment engulfs an entire ship and its cargo – in what circumstances could you be found liable? In a recent case regarding strict liability, PPG Industries Inc, [...]Read more »
3 September 2012
Have recessionary risks hindered the opportunities available to Asian marine insurers? And is the future a profitable one?
20 July 2011
What has changed in the marine insurance markets over the last year? And can Assureds expect to see these soft markets continue?
6 December 2012
In recent months, three insurers have pulled out of the Hull and Machinery market as competitive pressures and a year of substantial claims take their toll.
28 November 2012
At the recent Meeting of the Association’s board of Directors, the general increase to be applied to the advance call rates for the 2013 policy year was set at 5%.
16 April 2013
INTTRA, the world’s largest multi-carrier shipping network for ocean freight, has launched a new member service that enables shippers to purchase cargo insurance from marine insurance specialist, FP Marine Risks.
4 February 2013
Hyperion Insurance Group Limited, the international insurance intermediary group, and FP Group Limited (FP), the Hong Kong-headquartered specialist marine broking group, are pleased to announce their partnership today, with Hyperion taking a 55% stake in FP Group Limited.
26 March 2009
26 November 2008