• Nordic Plan seminar Mariehamn 16 October 2012

    The Finnish Shipowners' Association, Cefor and the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law introduces the new Nordic Marine Insurance Plan of 2013 at a seminar in Mariehamn, Åland 16 October 2012.

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  • Nordic Plan seminar Copenhagen 8 October 2012

    The Danish Shipowners' Association, Cefor and the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law introduces the new Nordic Marine Insurance Plan of 2013 at the first of five seminars in Copenhagen 8 October 2012.

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  • Strong major claims impact 1st half 2012

      While the average repair cost and claim frequency staid stable in the first half of 2012, major losses had an unprecedented impact on the overall figures. In addition to Costa Concordia, five more losses in excess of 30 MUSD were reported, as opposed to only two in the whole year 2011 and 2010... Read More
  • Norwegian Cargo Insurance

    The professors Trine-Lise Wilhelmsen and Hans Jacob Bull are the authors of this first book on cargo insurance in Norway. The book is mainly based on the Norwegian Cargo Clauses 1995/2004, but some comments on the Institute Cargo Clauses are also included. All main issues relating to the Norwegia... Read More
  • New U.S. financial sanctions against Iran

    The Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 was signed into law by President Obama on 10 August 2012. Read More
  • Pre-order the Plan

    To secure an early copy of the Plan delivered directly from the printers in October, pre-ordering is now possible through

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  • Nordic Plan amendments - consultation

    The Standing Revision Committee (SRC) for the drafting of the Nordic Marine Insurance Plan of 2013 invited interested parties to comment on its proposed amendments to the Plan in a consultation letter dated 6 July 2012. Deadline was 8 August 2012.

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  • Norway evaluates use of armed guards

    One year after the introduction of necessary clarifications concerning the use of privately contracted armed security personnel on board Norwegian ships, the regulations are to be evaluated.

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  • Norwegian liability and contingency rules for the Antarctic

    The Norwegian Ministry of the Environment has proposed amendments to the environmental protection rules for the Antarctic.

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  • Sweden ratifies Maritime Labour Convention

    Sweden has become the 28th state to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). With only an additional two ratifications needed, the convention may come into force in 2013.

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  • New coastal and fishing vessel statistics

    New extended coastal statistics as of 1st quarter 2012, with special focus on fishing vessels, are now available for download here.

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  • Rotterdam Rules in Denmark and Norway

    Public consultations have been issued by the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth and the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security inviting comments to recommendations from their respective Maritime Law Commissions concerning ratification and implementation of the Rotterdam Rules. Read More
  • Evaluering av maritim strategi "Stø kurs"

    Cefor understreker i sitt høringssvar til Næringsminister Trond Giske betydningen av en forutsigbar, konkurransedyktig maritim politikk gjennom en videreføring og forsterkning av strategien "Stø kurs".

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  • Norway to implement EU Directive on insurance for maritime claims

    Consultation on the proposal to implement EU Directive 2009/20 on the insurance of shipowners for maritime claims into Norwegian law is open until 25 June 2012.

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  • Recognition of insurance certificates

    In a letter to four Nordic maritime ministries, Cefor has asked for recognition of insurance certificates from all insurers registered in EU/EEA countries pursuant to EU Directive 2009/20. Replies from the Swedish Ministry of Justice and the Danish Maritime Authority are listed below.

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For further information, contact:

Helle Hammer
Phone: +47 23 08 65 57