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  • Cefor Annual General Meeting and Seminar 2010

    Cefor's AGM was held 24 March 2010 at Grand Hotel, Oslo. At the seminar after the AGM, the following presentations were given: Claims trends in marine insurance (Helle Hammer, Managing director, Cefor) Future transport solutions (Dr. Johanna Ludvigsen, Senior Research Officer, Institute of... Read More
  • Press Release 24 March 2010:

    Cefor releases 2009 marine claims statistics, introduces new coastal vessel statistics, and elects new Board including representatives of Aland- and Copenhagen-based members. Read whole press release Read More
  • EU Directive on sulphur content of marine fuels

    Directive 2005/33/EC as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels shall come into effect 1 January 2010. Without modifications, technical experts have warned that there is a safety risk when switching from heavy fuel oil to marine gas oil in existing boilers which may even lead to an explosion.... Read More
  • IUMI Conference 2009 Bruges 13-16 September - Facts and Figures Reports

    As presented on Monday 14.09.2009, by F&F Committee chairman Mr. Cedric Charpentier and Vice-chairman and Cefor analyst Ms. Astrid Seltmann. Including reported claims ladder statistics and estimated ultimate loss ratios for underwriting years 1996 to 2008. In addition the presentations given by... Read More
  • Press release Cefor releases 2008 marine claims statistics, adopts new name and elects new Board of Directors

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  • Cefor Annual General Meeting and Seminar 2009

    After the Cefor AGM, 5 March 2009 at Grand Hotel, Oslo, Cefor's Managing Director Helle Hammer gave an overview over the state of the marine insurance market: State of the market , presentation by Managing Director Helle Hammer followed by a seminar on Changes in the worlds financial environment... Read More
  • CEFOR Clause No. 3 Change of Conditions Clause - amended wording

    Although the wording is clear and reads that the clause does not apply in the case of change of ownership, some brokers have recently been arguing that the wording could indicate that the clause also applies in such cases. In order to make this clear beyond any doubts, an additional sentence has... Read More
  • IUMI 2008 Vancouver 14-17 September - Facts and Figures Committee Reports

    As presented at the IUMI conference, Monday 15.09.2008, by F&F Committee chairman Mr. Cedric Charpentier and vice-chairman and CEFOR analyst Ms. Astrid Seltmann. Including ladder statistics with reported claims and estimated ultimate results for underwriting years 1996 to 2007. In addition to the... Read More
  • Targeting lists for Flag States and Recognized Organizations

    Effective 1 July, the recently adopted targeting lists for Flag States and Recognized Organizations are now in use by the Paris MoU. All Nordic flag States are ranked as quality flags on the White List, while Det Norske Veritas is the highest performing recognized organization. More information i... Read More
  • Consultation on Insurance Block Exemption Regulation

    On 17 April 2008, the European Commission announced a consulation on the future of the insurance block exemption which exempts from EU competition rules certain forms of co-operation between insurers. The European Commission has announced that the consultation is combined with targeted... Read More
  • The 2007 CEFOR Report on Hull Claim trends

    13 March 2008, CEFOR members gathered for a one-day seminar, organised by CEFOR's Statistics Forum, to shed more light on the recent disturbing claim trends and their possible causes. As a supplement to CEFOR's own extensive claims statistics, Principal Safety Consultant Torkel Soma from Det Nors... Read More
  • Broker's Letter of Authority / Meglerfullmakt - 2007 version

    Is now available for download here: English version: a) Broker's Letter of Authority (Marine & Energy) - Standard form 2007 (pdf) b) Broker's Letter of Authority (Marine & Energy) - Standard form 2007 (Word) Norsk versjon: Meglerfullmakt (Sjø & Energi) - Standard formular 2007 Read More
  • IUMI 2007 Copenhagen

    A - Facts and Figures Committee Reports As presented at the IUMI conference in Copenhagen on Monday 10.09.2007 by F&F Committee chairman Mr. Tore Forsmo and CEFOR Analyst and F&F Committee member Ms. Astrid Seltmann. Including ladder statistics for major markets with reported paid and outstanding... Read More
  • CEFOR voices concern over EU legislation

    In a statement today, a leading marine insurance market has voiced strong concerns over proposed amendments in the EU Third Maritime Safety Package, regulating Classification Societies. In the EU proposal, classification societies when classing ships will mutually have to recognize and accept eac... Read More
  • IUMI 2006 Tokyo

    A - Facts and Figures Committee Reports As presented at the IUMI conference in Tokyo on Monday 18.09.2006 by F&F Committee chairman Mr. Tore Forsmo and CEFOR Analyst and F&F Committee member Ms. Astrid Seltmann. Including ladder statistics for major markets with reported paid and outstanding clai... Read More

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Helle Hammer
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