Expert Risk Articles

For knowledge sharing worldwide, features on a variety of risk topics in both the AGCS in-house media and external publications.

Editor’s pick
Over-exposed - vineyard volatility amid a changing climate
01 August 2017

Climate disruptions are increasing in volatility throughout the world. Among one of the hardest hit is agribusiness – specifically wineries – which depend on stable soils and climatological consistency.

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    Airlander 10: The world's largest aircraft takes to the skies
    14 April 2016

    Housed in one of the largest hangers in the world – where the first airships were stored a century ago – a hybrid “airship” debuts in the skies over England this spring.

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    Recent Developments: 2015 in Review
    05 April 2016

    From cargo liquefaction to opening of Iranian waters and from oil price fluctuations to Tianjin, 2015 saw surprises and some impactful losses.

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    Condition-based maintenance and cargo weighing regulations
    21 March 2016

    Ship maintenance has traditionally been accomplished on a set interval of planned repair. Recently, however, a move to replace this method with condition-based maintenance strategies has enjoyed a rising interest.

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    Superstorm ship sinkings
    21 March 2016

    Weather extremes caused several high-profile shipping incidents this year. Are these anomalies or will more follow?

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    Salvage challenges for “mega ships”
    17 March 2016

    As cargo ships swell in size to carry ever more containers (the world's largest if laid end to end would stand higher than the Empire State Building!) questions remain about certain safety issues.

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