The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized off the southwest coast was facing a criminal investigation on Thursday, an official said, amid unconfirmed
Almost 100 ships, 18 helicopters involved in rescue; as many as 340 people from one school thought to be on board. Accident may be South Korea's biggest in 20 years.
Fairmount Marine towed Sevan Louisiana to Curaçao
Tug Fairmount Sherpa towed rig Sevan Louisiana safely from Singapore to Curaçao. During the 11,500 miles voyage via Cape of Good Hope,
The UK P&I Club informs that its Pre-Employment Medical Examination Programme, claimed to be the world’s leading scheme for assessing the fitness of prospective seafarers,
The overwhelming majority of insurance claims analysed by TT Club have showed that costly damages and loss, as well as serious bodily injury can be prevented or
The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that the ferry Seastreak Wall Street struck Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan in January 2013, because the captain
U.S. EPA has served subpoenas in connection with the investigation into potential violations of MARPOL Annex and the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS)
The US Coast Guard recently issued ‘Marine Safety Information Bulletin 04-14’ (MSI 04-14), which details a number of incidents in which threats and an alleged act
Port facilities need to further strengthen their capacities for surveillance and access control, in order to reduce the incidence of stowaways, participants at
The Swedish Club announced to its board today a significant increase in financial strength, with a positive underwriting outcome and investment earnings leading
Increase take-up following 2014 P&I renewals as ship owners look to cut operating costs and control insurance spend
DGS Marine, a global P&I (protection and indemnity) management provider,
Specialist freight transport insurance provider TT Club said it is reinforcing its presence in Dubai with a move which aims to support the Club’s existing claims
OSVDPA seeks to start training and certifying DPOs by the end of this year.
A new organization, the Offshore Service Vessel Dynamic Positioning Authority, Inc.
Representatives of Mammoet and other Dutch companies visited Tanzania to explore potential construction projects and investment opportunities in the East African
Ships without P&I insurance for maritime claims must inform the Danish Maritime Authority about their insurance
Danish ships with a gross tonnage of or above
There have been changes in the way authorities deal with stowaways in South African ports, now making the ship responsible for preventing unauthorised personnel from boarding in the first place,
Shipping losses decline, but emerging risks pose serious challenges to marine industry, according to Allianz study.
94 large ships lost worldwide in 2013, down 20% from last year.
A group of passengers suing Carnival cruise lines for damages after an engine fire left their ship adrift for days are asking the company to pay $5,000 a month
In an important decision for the P&I industry, on 6 March 2014 the Court of Appeal has ruled that a Limitation Fund can now be constituted by way of a Letter of
Lloyd’s Register and the UK P&I Club have updated the ILO MLC smartphone app and launched a new ISM & ISPS pocket checklist app. Both apps are free and are available for iPhone,