Modernising club dismisses demutualising idea

The Shipowners’ Club has been a notable moderniser of protection-and-indemnity (P&I) cover, most recently abandoning the traditional discretionary nature of freight, demurrage and defence (FD&D) cover in favour of a test based on claims with a reasonable prospect of success qualifying for support.


Skuld wins DNK claims deal

A claims-handling deal that will help the Norwegian War Risks Club cope with major or complex claims is moving from the Norwegian Hull Club to Skuld.


IUMI calls for action on ro-ro fires

The increased prevalence of serious ro-ro ferry fires over recent years has led to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) calling for concerted action to tackle the problem.