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Ghana pilots life insurance scheme for fishermen
Ghanaian Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Sherry Ayittey, has advised fishermen in the country to take advantage of the government’s Fishermen Life Insurance policy. 08 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marine insurer appoints new CEO
Tom Rutter has been appointed chief executive officer of North P&I Club’s subsidiary Sunderland Marine, a leading international insurer of fishing vessels, small craft and aquaculture risks. 30 Sep 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New board member for The Shipowners’ Club
The Shipowners’ Club, P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has announced the appointment of Steve Randall to the board of the Shipowners’ Protection Limited (SPL) as commercial director. 02 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Insurance services at IceFish
Tryggingamiðstöðin hf. (TM) is an Icelandic insurance company offering comprehensive insurance services to individuals and businesses. 27 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
An introduction to aquaculture insurance
Katherine Hawes gives a brief overview of the aquaculture insurance business. 08 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
IUU fishing – a new regime for the CFP
Andrew Oldland QC, partner at UK solicitors Michelmores, looks at illegal fishing from a legal perspective. 11 Dec 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Compulsory insurance of shipowners
In the past there has been no legal requirement for shipowners to have third party liability insurance - if a shipowner did not take out insurance, the third party would only recover damages if there were sufficient assets. 29 May 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Insurance provider advises on fishing vessel safety
A comprehensive handbook, ‘Fishing vessel safety’, has been produced by mutual insurance provider The Shipowners’ Club, which aims to make crew members more aware and assist crew and owners in recognising potential dangers and operating hazards. 29 May 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Shipowners’ announces no increase in premiums
P&I insurance provider, The Shipowners’ Club, has held its premiums to the previous year’s levels, and has reported an increase of 7.3% in earned premiums for the half-year ended August 2011. 16 Nov 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
UK dispute over European Marine Sites
The first rounds have been fired in what may be a lengthy dispute between two conservation bodies and the UK Marine Management Organisation relating to the relationship between fishing and obligations under EU Habitats legislation, writes Andrew Oliver, partner and specialist in sea fisheries and marine environmental law, at solicitors Andrew Jackson. 16 Nov 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
The impact of subsidies
A new study, The Impact of Subsidies on the Ecological Sustainability and Future Profits from North Sea Fisheries, has examined the impact of subsidies on the profitability and ecological stability of the North Sea fisheries over the past 20 years. 02 Jun 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Insurance brokerage for North American aquaculture
Meslee Insurance Services Inc., an insurance brokerage located in Los Angeles, has announced the formation of a new specialty insurance brokerage unit, Aquaculture Insurance Exchange (A.I.E.), catering to aquaculture risks located in North America. 01 Jun 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
The control of fisheries through marine spatial planning?
Will marine spatial planning and the increasing use of the sea for renewable energy do more for the conservation of fish stocks in than Common Fisheries Policy ever has? 16 Mar 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fivium to modernise UK marine licensing processes
IT company Fivium has been awarded a contract to deliver an IT system to support the modernisation and consolidation of UK marine licensing processes. 22 Feb 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New provisions for releasing detained vessels
A number of recent vessel detentions have meant that new provisions under the UK’s Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 relating to the lodging of bonds to secure the release of vessels have been put into practice. 23 Dec 2010 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Revised enforcement regime within English waters
18 Mar 2010 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
CFP consultation reignites the debate on quota ownership
01 Dec 2009 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
FAO releases review of world capture fisheries insurance
The FAO has recently released FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper No. 510, 'Review of the current state of world capture fisheries insurance'. 01 Aug 2009 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Employers face new migrant rules
Andrew Jackson solicitors explains the new points system for migrant workers who wish to work in the UK, along with its significance for the fishing industry. 01 Apr 2009 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Resolute insurance decision overturned
In the December 2008/January 2009 issue, World Fishing reported upon the problems posed by the High Court decision in respect of an insurance claim made following the loss of the trawler Resolute (page 23). 01 Feb 2009 - World Fishing & Aquaculture