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IMO undertakes regulatory scoping exercise on autonomous ships

The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed in June to undertake a regulatory scoping...

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IUMI update on the 98th session of the Maritime Safety Committee

The 98th session of the Maritime Safety Committee met at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) headquarters between...

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Latest cyber security guidelines launched by joint industry group

In June 2017, the second edition of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships was published and IUMI has been an active member...

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EU-US covered agreement

The announcement of a covered agreement between Europe and the US to enhance international insurance and reinsurance regulation has been long anticipated. When the IUA first...

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IUMI update on the MEPC 71 Meeting

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) met at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) headquarters between the 3 and the 7 July.

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Flat racks - Heavy-weight champions with a catch

Whenever it gets big and heavy in containerised transport, flat racks take the strain.

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Cyber Marine Insurance: are we ready?

Educating businesses and making them aware of their potential exposure is probably the biggest hurdle amongst insurance firms that want to provide cyber...

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Reducing the risk of liquefaction

Liquefaction is a phenomenon that can take place in granular materials, such as soil or fine ore, where the behaviour of the material changes quickly from a dry...

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Confidence redresses the balance?

The past few years have seen a number of developments in the London insurance markets that could give insurers cause for concern. The new changes brought in by the...

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Loss prevention measures for the transportation of wheat

Wheat is considered to be one of the most important and mass-produced types of grain, but it is also one of the most difficult and dangerous...

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IUMI Eye – People at IUMI – Peter Tam – September 2017

Q&A with Peter Tam from the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers

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The Ocean Victory Supreme Court decision and its implications on hull insurers

The Supreme Court’s decision in the Ocean Victory case (Gard Marine and Energy Limited v. China Chartering Company) was recently published.

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Cold Storage Facilities

The continuing popularity of certain coverages, and moving into new markets such as Latin America, has given rise to queries about certain exposures beyond the traditional...

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IUMI welcomes new International Professional Partner Windward

IUMI is pleased to announce that Windward, the world’s leading maritime big data analysis platform, has joined IUMI as a Professional Partner.

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5th Asia Marine Insurance Conference - “Finding Anchorage in the Perfect Storm”

IUMI is delighted to provide support to the 5th Asia Marine Insurance Conference with the theme “Finding Anchorage in the Perfect Storm”

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