Fall in total losses masks continued concerns

Large shipping losses are at their lowest level this century, according to Allianz, but the insurer has warned the market is still facing significant challenges.  Allianz’s Safety & Shipping Review 2019 has stated a decline in major losses by more than 50% year on […]

Burning feeder injures 211 at Thai port

As many as 211 have been injured around the Thailand port of Laem Chabang, after 1,585 teu KMTC HONGKONG caught on fire and exploded while it sat at quayside. The fire was first identified in the […]

Poor maintenance behind barge explosion

An investigation into the cause of a fire and multiple explosions onboard an articulated tug and barge (ATB) that claimed the lives of two crew members in 2017 has named a lack of effective maintenance […]