News

  • Limited Iran sanctions relief

    As of 20 January, the U.S. and EU have provided for a temporary suspension of sanctions on Iran petrochemical exports, including insurance and other associated services.

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  • Interest Rates on Claims 2014

    Interest Rates on Claims settled in accordance with the Nordic Marine Insurance Plan of 2013 (the Plan) for 2014 are now available under Clauses. This information is updated January every year.

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  • LLMC amendment in Norwegian Maritime Code

    IMO adopted in April 2012 amendments to the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation for Maritime Claims, raising the limits by 51 %. The amendments shall enter into force by 8 June 2015.

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  • New Clause to the Nordic Plan

    The Nordic shipowner associations and Cefor have agreed on a new Clause with a Commentary which may be used to replace Clause 3-15 on trading areas and Clause 3-22 sub-clause 3 on safety regulations of the Nordic Plan.   The Nordic Plan as such is not amended . The short name of the Clause is the... Read More
  • New Clause to the Nordic Plan

    The Nordic shipowner associations and Cefor have agreed on a new Clause with a Commentary which may be used to replace Clause 3-15 on trading areas and Clause 3-22 sub-clause 3 on safety regulations of the Nordic Plan.   The Nordic Plan as such is not amended . The short name of the Clause is the... Read More
  • Removal of Ship Records, Seminar Wednesday 20 November in Oslo

    Is removal of Ship Records a hazard to ship safety? Why do owners remove ship records when the ship is sold? Why do owners permit managers to remove ship records in the event of change of management? The purpose of this Seminar is to shed some light on this issue which represents a growing concer... Read More
  • Removal of Ship Records, Seminar Wednesday 20 November 2013 in Oslo

    Is removal of Ship Records a hazard to ship safety? Why do owners remove ship recordswhen the ship is sold? Why do owners permit managers to remove ship records in the event of change of management? The purpose of this Seminar is to shed some light on this issue which represents a growing concern... Read More
  • Cefor at IUMI 2013

    Cefor participated actively at the 2013 IUMI conference in London. Get the links to all presentations and the newest data published by IUMI's Facts and Figures Committee here. 

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  • Post Costa Concordia: Hull claim trends as of June 2013

    Claim frequency: stable to positive trend after peak in 2008.
    Total loss frequency: long-term positive trend.
    Average cost of claims less than 10 MUSD reached record-low level in 2012.
    But...

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  • Training Course for Surveyors 30 October

    Cefor is arranging a training course in Norwegian for surveyors. Cefor arrangerer et seminar for surveyere på Radisson Blu Airport Hotel, Gardermoen onsdag 30. oktober 2013. Siste frist for påmelding: Tirsdag 22. oktober.  Seminaret tar for seg skriving av skaderapporter, med fokus på surveyerens... Read More
  • Training Course for Surveyors 30 October 2013

    Cefor is arranging a training course in Norwegian for surveyors. Cefor arrangerer et seminar for surveyere på Radisson Blu Airport Hotel, Gardermoen onsdag 30. oktober 2013. Seminaret tar for seg skriving av skaderapporter, med fokus på surveyerens rolle og saksbehandlernes behov.  Read More
  • New Norwegian rules for small cargo vessels

    The Norwegian Maritime Authority proposes a new regulation relating to building and inspection of small cargo vessels and the like. Cefor has advocated for such rules since 2000 due to the many accidents in the fish farming industry with small maintenance vessels.

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  • Nordic Plan available in Finnish

    A Finnish version of the Nordic Marine Insurance Plan of 2013 is now available for order. The translation is also published online.

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  • Review of the rules on General Average

    CMI is conducting a general review of the Rules of General Average, with the purpose to draft a new set of York-Antwerp Rules for adoption in 2016.

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  • Sweden approves use of armed guards

    The Swedish parliament (Riksdagen) has approved the use of privately contracted armed security personnel on board Swedish ships. The new law will come into effect as of 1 July 2013.

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For further information, contact:

Helle Hammer
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