Expert Risk Articles

Read Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty's (AGCS) stories featuring key risk topics covering latest developments in the industrial insurance

Marine claims trends 2018

The frequency of major hull claims remains low, yet natural catastrophes and fires have resulted in some large hull and cargo losses in recent years.
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Industry's struggle with container ship fires continues

There are a number of issues driving container ship fire exposures.
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Casualties - Behavioral and cultural risk still needs addressing

Human error continues to be a major driver of shipping incidents across the board. Better use of data and analytics could help change behavior and significantly improve safety.
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Use of drones in the shipping sector set to take off

Unmanned systems are finding a growing number of applications in the maritime sector.
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Technology - Shippers get serious about cyber threat | AGCS

Major attacks like the NotPetya malware incident have been a wake-up call for the shipping sector.
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Fast-changing Arctic and North Atlantic conditions bring route risks

Climate change is impacting ice hazards for shipping, freeing up new trade routes in some areas, while increasing the risk of ice in others.
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Forty-eight hours with an AGCS marine risk consultant

Join our operations manager on an onsite visit to oversee the safe lifting of a 126 ton gas plant.
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Cyber risk on the rise in shipping

The Petya cyber-attack disrupted a host of industries around the world, including the shipping sector.
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Snaphshot: Dormac 1 floating dock

Unique dry dock completes journey of almost 9,000 miles to South Africa to boost region’s ocean economy.
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