Marine

  • Are insurers ready for arctic shipping routes?

    Although arctic shipping routes offer an attractive and lucrative alternative to current trade routes, ships and crews are currently lacking in preparedness and experience to exploit it, says an expert in marine insurance.

  • The Panama Canal: the billion-dollar challenge

    As the Panama Canal prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary, insurers are warning of the increased risks that will arise from its plan to double the cargo-carrying capacity of ships transiting one of the world’s most important waterways.

  • Boating claim season is officially here

    A delayed boating season has pushed back the typical stream of claims that is associated with marine insurance – but there are still some valuable lessons learned and relearned so far this year, says the national broker for Sail Canada.

  • Gallagher takeover has one broker smiling

    The Arthur J. Gallagher takeover of Noraxis Capital Corp. is already having a trickledown effect for one Toronto broker, who has seen a new market open up for him an ocean away.

  • The Weekly Wrap

    Swimming Canada has new partnership with insurer; AIA classes begin in new Calgary location; and American P&C underwriters experience something new - a profit.