Onboard the 'Orange Sun'

04 August 2014

Out of the Blue is a regular newsletter which aims to harness the expertise and knowledge of JLT to provide a unique insight into some industry's less explored areas.

Main features in this issue:

Onboard the ‘Orange Sun'

In this issue, we have provided an example of a recent vessel visit where we spent time with the crew onboard. At JLT Specialty, we believe that undertaking vessel visits and gaining in-depth understanding of clients operations is crucial - especially where specialist operations are involved. In April 2014, we had the opportunity to visit Atlanship's ORANGE SUN as she discharged her cargo in Rotterdam.

Marine Market Insight

The shipping industry was perhaps unsurprisingly greatly affected by the downturn in the global economy and reduction in world trade. The industry's freight rates have been at record lows and many owners have struggled through a difficult period of oversupply and reduced demand. There are signs that things are improving.

New Piracy Trend Threatens Waters off Southeast Asia

With the highest number of maritime crime incidents recorded in Southeast Asia this year, a new trend has sparked fears that the threat of piracy in the region is evolving.

This issue also includes...

  • Supporting Maritime Cadets
  • Launch of the Children's charity initiative: Kids Company
  • Meet Robert Whaley, Head of Marine Claims and Deputy Head of Offshore Energy Claims at JLT Specialty
  • Piracy Market Review - focussing on Gulf of Guinea
  • JLT at Posidonia
  • Ports

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For further information, please contact Kevin Lugg, Executive Chairman Marine at MarineCommercialTeam@JLTGroup.com