Innovation in offshore energy products will give sector boost: Brennan

The insurance sector is at a point where it could be a key enabler of the energy transition that will take place over the next few decades, according to Joe Brennan, director of INDECS Consulting Ltd, who was on a panel at last week’s Energy Insurance London, from Cannon Events. Speaking on the topic of…

IUMI 2022: More observations

Andrew Yeoman, CEO of Concirrus, was present at IUMI 2022 in Chicago last week. His view of the conference as a whole was that “the only constant will be change”. He note that the theme of the conference was ‘Adapting to a World in Transition’ and felt that this really characterized the presentations and conversations…

Preliminary agenda now available for Marine Insurance Nordics

The preliminary agenda for the inaugural in-person Marine Insurance Nordics conference has been published. The event takes place on November 9th at The Hotel Bristol, Oslo. Topics covered include: Ukraine: Cost of War Comes Home to Roost for Marine Insurers About 90 vessels have been trapped in Ukraine waters since February and many of them…

Marine Claims International : Dublin 2022

The agenda for Marine Claims International has been announced. The consistently popular event will take place in person from 27th to 29th September in Malahide, Dublin. If you would like to attend the event, or even put yourself forward to join the speaker faculty, please do get in touch as soon as possible using the…

Marine Insurance Asia – June 24th, Singapore: Not to be missed

Marine Insurance Asia is now just 8 days away and is taking place in Singapore at The Pickering Hotel on June 24th as a face-to-face event. Please click here to view the full agenda. There are now only 10 delegate places available. REGISTER TODAY! Please book your delegate place as soon as possible to avoid…

Marine Insurance Americas, coming soon

Marine Insurance Americas will take place on May 3rd in New York. A highlight panel will be on the topic of whether claims are set for an inexorable rise, given the combination of social inflation, claims inflation and general inflation. Register your place at https://marineinsuranceamericas.com/register2022/ Panel Discussion: Claims – An Inexorable Rise? Claims costs have…

Russia sanctions are on a completely different level from Iran, North Korea, Venezuela

The sanctions that have been and are being imposed on Russia by the EU, UK and US, as well as other nations, have created difficulties for compliance departments immeasurably larger than any problems relating to sanctions on Venezuela, Iran or North Korea, according to members of a panel at Tuesday’s Marine Insurance London, moderated by…

Clubs say “buffer” of reserves still vital as volatility increases

The increase in the average size of pool claims over the past few years was one factor in International Group P&I Clubs was one factor in North Of England’s decision to seek a merger with Standard Club, and was also a reason behind Group Clubs maintaining reserves/equity at levels higher than may leading insurance brokers…

London retains global leadership role in marine, but complacency must be avoided

While the London market still retains a leading, if not dominant, position in the London market, with many inbuilt advantages not available to its competitors elsewhere, there were signs of danger, and this made it important that the London market not take its position for granted, members of a panel at yesterday’s Marine Insurance London…

Matt Roles joins line-up for Marine Insurance London on March 22nd

Matt Roles, Head of Underwriting Performance, Lloyd’s of London will be joining the panel discussion at Marine Insurance London 2022. March 22nd on the topic “London – The Centre of the Marine World?” The session will examine how new market entrants (brokers, MGAs and insurers) are re-shaping the market and whether all of them are…