Retail Marine Insurance
Covering news from the retail marine business including claims on yachts and super-yachts.
- Typhoon Mangkhut devastates small vessels in Hong Kong September 24, 2018Hundreds of badly damaged small vessels were washed ashore on and around Hong Kong as a result of Typhoon Mangkhut last week, while many others simply sunk ….
- Aviation cover a factor for superyachts September 17, 2018Jonathan Turner, a 17-year veteran of flying helicopters from frigates and destroyers, many of them similar in size to the larger yachts of today’s superyacht fleet, is now working with ….
- New superyacht catches fire before trip to Cannes show September 13, 2018Malta-flagged 40mx9m superyacht Kanga (IMO 9842425), which was delivered to her owner only this summer, caught fire during the morning of September 7th while anchored in the Adriatic Sea off ….
- Marine accident round-up : 13th September 2018 September 13, 2018German singer, entertainer and artist Daniel Küblböck (33) was reported as jumping overboard from deck 5 of cruise ship Aidaluna (IMO 9334868) at around 06:00 on September 9th while the ship ….
- Cruise lines diverting vessels to avoid Florence September 11, 2018Tropical Storm Florence strengthened over the weekend as it heads towards a possible landfall in the Carolinas on Thursday September 13th ...
- Repair work on El Venizelos awaits official investigation September 6, 2018Firefighters have now established the exact point where a fire broke out aboard passenger/cargo RoRo El Venizelos (IMO 7907673) ….
- Woman alleges that Celebrity Cruise ship employee sexually assaulted her during massage September 5, 2018A woman from New York has claimed that she was sexually assaulted in August 2017 by an employee on cruise vessel Celebrity Summit on a trip from New Jersey to Bermuda. She said that the …..
- Passengers and crew evacuated after fire on Philippines ferry September 5, 2018A fire broke out on board Philippines-flagged 64mx11m passenger ferry MV Lite Ferry 28 (MMSI 548787300) on Sunday, September 2nd, while the ship was in the vicinity of Taloot …..
- Carnival Horizon cleared to sail a week after hitting Manhattan pier September 5, 2018The US Coast Guard has cleared the Carnival Horizon to sail after the 133,596 gt cruise ship struck a pier at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal. The USCG conducted an extensive investigation ….
- Greek ferry fire continuing to smoulder August 31, 2018Water from the automatic fire-fighting systems on board passenger/cargo RoRo Eleftherios Venizelos (IMO 7907673) on August 29th continued to hamper the work of the Greek fire brigade to ….