Our brand new e-learning programme about "Humidity management during the transport of goods in containers" is now live! It's a fun and interactive online learning tool about the prevention of losses due to moisture.
Skuld has warned its Members about the continued dangers of fires starting from the machinery space; specifically, where the cause of the fire is the result of a flammable liquid spraying onto a hot surface.
Major fires on container vessels are among the largest hazards for the global shipping industry and the insurance industry’s fears of a major cargo ship fire were realized on March 7th this year when a fire occurred on board ULCS Maersk Honam, reported Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in its Safety And Shipping Review 2018.
As we once again watch a drifting, abandoned container vessel with flames billowing from the containers on her deck, the question must be asked: is it not time the marine industry finally does something about this?
A key to increased business and profits in the marine insurance industry is knowing your vessels and knowing your owners. This was one of the key points made by Ami Daniel, CEO of Israel-based insurance services company Windward.