• 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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  • 2013 Annual General Meeting & Seminar

    Cefor elected Svein Ringbakken (DNK) as its new Chair and two new members to the Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting in Oslo 21 March 2013. The latest ocean and coastal hull claim trends from 2012 were presented at the following seminar.

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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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  • 2013 Annual Seminar & Dinner

    The annual seminar and dinner held in conjunction with the Cefor AGM will take place at the Grand Hotel in Oslo Thursday 21 March (by invitation only).

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  • Technical Forum established

    Tasked with a mandate to discuss technical and operational subjects and issues of general interest to members of the Association, the new Cefor Forum held its constituent meeting 20 February 2013.

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  • Brochure Nordic Plan - available for order

    An introduction brochure for the new Nordic Plan of 2013 is now available in pdf and printed versions (both free of charge).

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  • New maritime action plan in Sweden

    The Swedish Government has today published a new maritime action plan, amongst others announcing parliamentary bills regarding armed private security guards and authorisation of class societies to conduct statutory services. The authorisation bill was presented to Parliament 14 March with... Read More

For further information, contact:

Helle Hammer
Phone: +47 23 08 65 57