• 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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  • Nordic Plan training course - Copenhagen

    The next Nordic Marine Insurance Plan training course will be held in Copenhagen 29 - 31 May 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Nordic Marine Insurance Education Programme 2013-2014

    The comprehensive one year part-time programme is closed for applications.

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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
  • Nordic Plan translations available online

    The translated versions of the Nordic Plan into Danish, Norwegian and Swedish are now available online on the Nordic Plan web site.

    Printed copies of the Plan may be ordered from the same web site.

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For further information, contact:

Helle Hammer
Phone: +47 23 08 65 57