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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Sectors :: Safety

UK preparing no-deal Brexit plans for shipping

Developments come after prime minister announces 70 ‘technical notices’ for businesses and households over summer

United Kingdom Law

‘Catastrophic’ engine failure blamed for UK ferry fire

Report makes recommendations to the engine manufacturer to avoid such incidents in future

Europe United Kingdom

Improvements in shipping safety are to be welcomed

Now the challenge is to get that level lower still

International Insurance

South Korean court orders compensation for Sewol victims

A South Korean court awards $177,000 in compensation for each fatality of the 2014 disaster in which 304 people, mostly school children, died. Additional payments have been ordered to be paid to family members

Asia Pacific Casualty

Large shipping losses decline by a third in a decade

There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year on year — the second-lowest in 10 years after 2014

International Insurance

Asia sea robberies hit 10-year low

Robberies at sea down by 15% in the first half of 2018 compared with the same period a year before

Asia Pacific Piracy and Security

Fire hits VLCC as Gadani resumes scrapping

All workers on board were rescued with no injuries reported

Asia Pacific Pakistan

IMO warned on safety concerns linked to sulphur limit

Greek shipowners say new rules on switching fuel must not endanger ships and crews

IMO Greece

Viewpoint: Death by ferry

The lives that will hopefully be saved in the future will be saved by practical ferry people, not bankers of bureaucrats

International Viewpoint
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