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Göteborg: 1 April 2019

Monthly web news: March 2019

In March 2019 we reported the following:

Circulars

War Risk Insurance 2019 - Notice of Cancellation
4 March - The Association hereby gives notice of cancellation as per relevant Notice of Cancellation Clause for List of Areas of Perceived Enhanced Risk (“Listed Areas”). The following area is added: Pakistan.

Member Alerts

New kidnap for ransom trend in the latest CCI newsletter
4 March - In this month’s Commercial Crime International (CCI) newsletter, the International Maritime Bureau warns of new kidnap for ransom trend in Gulf of Guinea.

Bill of ladings - IMB untangles some complicated issues
5 March - Whether or not a bank should finance a bill of lading which is not the operative document is one of the questions being looked through in the March bulletin of International Maritime Bureau (IMB).

MSS Case March: Engine room fire
12 March - In the Monthly Safety Scenario (MSS) case of March a serious engine room fire is being highlighted. When the carbon dioxide system did not activate the fire finally forced the crew to abandon ship.

Revised boundaries for piracy risk in the Indian Ocean
18 March - The high-risk area for piracy in the Indian Ocean has been reduced. This and piracy reports from Gulf of Guinea and Togo, are some of the topics in the latest bulletin from International Maritime Bureau (IMB).

Report from Mozambique port Beira after the cyclone
20 March - The port of Beira has sustained only limited damages, but the roads are still not accessible due to the flooding. Our correspondent in the area gives latest information through the port operator.

US issues North Korean sanctions advisory
25 March - Following observations that shipping companies evade sanctions against North Korea the US Department of State has issued a guidance.

 Strong warning against shipping petroleum products to Syria
27 March - US government issues strong warning against shipping petroleum products to Syria.

Out and About

Quick response and optimism at The Swedish Club’s breakfast seminar in Oslo
13 March - “Fire in engine rooms” and “Loss Prevention trading” were the topics of the morning seminar.

Club News

The Shipping Podcast: Amer Mohammed - from gaming to shipping
28 March - Listen to Amer Mohammed, former Head of Digital Transformation at Stena Line and now the CDO of Cap Gemini in Scandinavia.

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