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  • P&I renewal expected to see limited tonnage movement
  • Wider marine rate reductions have slowed or reversed, IUMI says
  • Underwriters assessing cash-in-transit exposures following losses in South America

Marine reinsurance poised for flat renewal despite losses

The market has been hit by some major hull and cargo losses, prompting reinsurers to look closely at cedants' portfolios
Reinsurance Marine Renewals

Energy reinsurers look for rate increases in delicately balanced market

Downstream business more exposed to upwards pricing pressure, given recent large risk and cat losses 
Specialty Energy

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Marine underwriting loss grows as Lloyd’s specialties continue to underperform

All segments apart from reinsurance produce accident-year combined ratios above 100% in H1

International Specialty Marine

Marine updates

JLT deal takes Marsh’s Baker to top of Lloyd’s List marine rankings
Viewpoint: The lessons for underwriters from the Hanjin Shipping collapse
Gard's Roppestad: 'The downward pressure on premiums in the marine market must stop'
RKH hires Franzman to lead Asia marine business
Lloyd’s yacht market shows signs of recovery after Irma wake-up call
Viewpoint: New maritime environmental regulations will stretch limits of P&I cover
RSA appoints Jones to lead restructured London market unit
Chaucer coverholder Lonham adds marine underwriter
Markel targets yacht market growth through Pantaenius partnership
Tokio Marine HCC appoints Carr to lead marine liability growth
P&I clubs’ diversification strategies called into question
RSA exits lines following London market overhaul
Legal Focus: Fatigue damage ends energy claim
Markel International creates standalone marine and energy divisions
Channel syndicate exits three classes
Tokio Marine Kiln to close Hong Kong operations
Marine reinsurance poised for flat renewal despite losses
Standard Syndicate to go into run-off as capital backer exits Lloyd's
London underwriters consider product launches for autonomous vessels
Lancashire shares plunge 7% on Q3 profit warning
Axa XL partners with cargo monitoring and tracking company
International Group unveils new chairman and chief executive
CNA Hardy exits three Lloyd's classes as underwriting chief departs
Lürssen super-yacht fire could cost hull re/insurers $700m
Marine underwriting loss grows as Lloyd’s specialties continue to underperform

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Energy rate increases slow amid ‘eerily low’ upstream losses

Market may have to wait 18 months for adequate upswing in pricing, Lloyd & Partners warns

International Specialty Energy

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Aviation rates take off

Market withdrawals and consolidation are driving prices up

International Aviation Renewals

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Focus: Lloyds is branding the specie market for no good reason

Despite being under Lloyd’s microscope, the specie market continues to make acceptable returns. Continued underwriter vigilance will enable the market to maintain that enviable position for the future
Focus Lloyds London

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Political Risk & Trade Credit

Protectionism drives US trade credit market expansion

Insurers are expanding capacity for trade credit insurance in the US as global trade tensions are boosting demand for the product and could lead to rate increases in the sector

North America Specialty

Latest Articles

Miller expands credit and political risk team
Marsh launches social unrest cover
Markel expands Philpin role in trade credit team
Chubb promotes Berry to European head of surety
Markel expands US trade credit team
Canopius expands credit and political risk distribution
Trade war rhetoric sparks uptick in requests for cover
Trade credit claims see biggest spike since financial crisis
Basel III threatens to make trade credit cover ‘irrelevant’ for banks
Terrorism cover above and beyond Pool Re's offering
Focus: Re/insurers’ investment strategies are lagging behind requirements
SMEs must adapt to evolving terror threat
Viewpoint: Into the valley of uncertainty for political violence insurers
Risk Foresight: Morena’s López Obrador wins Mexico presidential election
Risk Foresight: Attack on Ethiopia's president Ahmed's rally unlikely to have been assassination bid
Trade credit exposures grow at double rate of premium increase
Risk Foresight: Duque beats Petro in Colombia’s presidential run-off election
Carillion collapse drives record UK trade credit claims bill in Q1
Risk Foresight: Trump and Kim attend history-making summit
ArgoGlobal swoops on Aspen for credit and political risk underwriter
Axa Africa Specialty Risks boosts political risk team with double hire
Risk Foresight: Spain’s new prime minister under pressure
Sompo International completes Lexon acquisition
Risk Foresight: EU seeks to shield states from US’s Iran sanctions
Castel Specialty adds political risk unit


Charting the new geography of terrorism

Persistent intelligence surveillance and diligent law enforcement have reduced the risk of large-scale, coordinated terrorist attacks. The challenge now for insurers and risk modellers alike is keeping pace with the evolution of the terrorist threat 
Terrorism International

Latest on Terrorism

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