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Fire In Engine Room On NYK Delphinius

General Average.. What Exactly Is It?

Imagine a cargo ship full of containers on its voyage and something unexpected happens during the trip, anything from: General Average is a principle of maritime law that essentially establishes that all sea cargo stakeholders (owner, shipper, etc.) evenly share any damage or losses that may occur as a result of voluntary sacrifice of part […]

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ONE Apus Container ship with collapsed stacks of shipping containers onboard.

Marine Insurance – Why is it important? How can we help?

What was once thought of as a rare occurrence has turned into a almost fortnightly issue facing shippers. Over 3,000 containers have been lost at sea since the ONE Apus incident late last year which saw over 1800 containers lost overboard and thousands of others damaged. Marine Insurance is a crucial part of shipping, exactly

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