News

  • 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 www.nordicplan.org

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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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  • 2011 Nordic Marine Insurance Reports

    Cefor published updated Nordic Marine Insurance Statistics as of 31 December 2011 in conjunction with its Annual General Meeting 29 March. The statistics highlight recent claims trends in the wake of the financial and economical crisis.

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  • 2012 Annual General Meeting & Seminar

    Cefor elected two new members to the Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting in Oslo 29 March 2012. The latest ocean and coastal hull claim trends from 2011 were presented at the following seminar.

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  • Endringsforskrift Norge - forsikringstekniske avsetninger

    Finanstilsynet har sendt på høring endringsforskrift til utfyllende forskrift om forsikringstekniske avsetninger i skadeforsikring og gjenforsikring.

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  • Aten-konvensjonen i norsk rett

    The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security has launched a public consultation on ratification and implementation of the Athens  Convention into Norwegian Law.

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Helle Hammer
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