In this first of three articles focused on port sector investments, Watson Farley & Williams LLP, details the most important initial considerations.
HFW’s Matthew Gore examines the implications of new virtual security regulations
Ports looking to add value must consider the insurance risks. Felicity Landon reports
Felicity Landon examines the potential impact of the introduction of the EU’s Port Services Regulation
The Port Services Regulation (PSR) is “ill conceived, barely thought through and a one stroke brush approach across Europe to impose what they call transparency and regulations to make ports more competitive”, PD Ports’ chief executive Frans Calje told Port Strategy, adding that the reality is, however, “that one size ...
The European Union’s Port Services Regulation has now entered into force and EU member states will be required to implement the legislation within two years.
Don''t hope for insurance savings through automation... at least not straight away explains Alex Hughes
Privatised or not, port operators are exposed to a complex and changing range of risks, finds Lara Shingles
Global insurance and risk management expert, Marsh has warned port and terminal operators to get prepared for low probability, high impact ‘black swan’ events.
ICTSI''s Portland woes are a test for the US West and East Coasts, says Martin Rushmere
The Tianjin disaster is a timely reminder for ports to check their insurance liabilities, explains Dave MacIntyre
Following the blast at Tianjin early last month, the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) is warning that large cargo losses are having a significant impact on the marine insurance sector and this recent incident should serve as a “wake-up call to all cargo insurers”.
Without constant monitoring, ever-evolving laws can catch ports on the hop, finds John Bensalhia
TT Club is warning Baltic port and terminal operators against reputational damage that it says can be a consequence of uninsured incidents from “avoidable risks”.
HFW''s Ben Atkinson explains why insurance cover for environmental fines cannot cover every eventuality