IUMI reports continued increase in frequency of major vessel casualties

By |2017-04-23T11:51:23+00:00April 18th, 2017|Architecture, Construction, Marketing|

Rising energy claims against a reducing premium base; and the increased cargo accumulation risk onboard vessels and in port continue to challenge marine insurers. Statistics released at the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) Annual Spring meeting in Hamburg last week raise a series of issues that will continue to challenge marine underwriters for

Floating Laboratory

By |2017-04-23T11:42:36+00:00April 18th, 2017|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, News|

On 16 April, SCF Group (Sovcomflot) and the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University (MSUN, Vladivostok) signed an agreement to establish a joint educational and research project entitled the “Floating Laboratory”. It will be based aboard Gennadiy Nevelskoy, an ice-breaking platform supply vessel (IBSV) owned by SCF Group. The agreement is the latest chapter in