News

  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • Svensk krigsförsäkringsutredning slutfört

    Utredningen som antagit namnet 2012 års krigsförsäkringsutredning överlämnade betänkandet Statlig försäkring på transportområdet i krig och kris (SOU 2013:28) till statsrådet Peter Norman (Finansdepartementet) den 2. maj 2013.

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  • Athens Convention enters into force 2014

    The 2002 Passenger ship liability and compensation treaty substantially raises the limits of liability for the death of, or personal injury to, a passenger on a ship.

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  • Arctic Best Practice Declaration

    A voluntary " Best Practice Declaration " for marine operations in the Arctic was released for comments 8 April. Cefor has given its support in principle to the Declaration.  Read More
  • ISO guidelines for armed maritime guards

    Guidelines for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) providing privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP) was published by the International Organization for Standardization 14 March 2013.

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  • Bunkers Convention to apply in Sweden

    A parliamentary bill proposing that Sweden ratifies and implements the 2001 Bunkers Convention was presented to Riksdagen 12 March 2013. 

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  • The year of the titans - 2012 NoMIS Reports

    Cefor published updated Nordic Marine Insurance Statistics as of 31 December 2012 in conjunction with its Annual General Meeting 20 March. The statistics highlight recent claim trends as well as give an overview over the Nordic marine market.

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For further information, contact:

Helle Hammer
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