North America

US-Iran sanctions
20 Sep 2018
The reintroduction of US sanctions will undoubtedly affect insurers and the complexity in dealing with these risks has now increased.
American flag outside a building
22 Aug 2018
Brokers say that, at the moment, insurers have made no specific moves to avoid wider Russian maritime and energy risks.
22 Aug 2018
IHS Markit information shows that the ships are likely to be Maersk Line's Cap San Juan, Cap San Lazaro and Cap San Vincent. 
A tanker departing Venezuela’s Lake Maracaibo
21 Aug 2018
An agreement to pay a USD2 billion settlement is a plus for tankers, but it could serve as only a temporary reprieve for Venezuela’s PDVSA.
Paul Wogan
20 Aug 2018
Paul Wogan-led company has commissioned two 174,000 m³ LNG carriers with Samsung Heavy Industries
chief executive officer Niels Hartmann
16 Aug 2018
Leer-based shipowner and manager Hartmann eyeing array of new projects again after major vessel sales and divestments over the last years.
us lawsuit
14 Aug 2018
Professional indemnity insurer ITIC urges ship managers to keep detailed records and documentation as liability suits become more common
13 Aug 2018
Tariffs and retaliatory tariffs are snowballing and artificial trade barriers are now threatening to reroute high-volume energy, industrial and agricultural bulk trades. How could tonne-miles be affected?
1995-built LPG tanker, Gas Sapphire (ex-G Commander)
13 Aug 2018
A number of elderly very large gas carriers have been sold as Washington resumes sanctions on Iran.
Inspectors checking marine fuel
10 Aug 2018
Industry body Intertanko has called for immediate government action to prevent the sale of unsafe bunker fuel, with hundreds of vessels having been damaged by contaminated product over the past five months.
William Doyle
08 Aug 2018
Ex-US Federal Maritime Commissioner and new head of the Dredging Contractors of America, William Doyle talks about his singular aim to open the right doors for the US dredging sector.