Expert Risk Articles

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

Emissions cap challenges shippers

Regulation limiting sulphur oxide emissions from 2020 is likely to be a game-changer for the shipping industry, with wide-ranging implications.
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Shipping security - political risk threat continues to evolve

Political risk remains heightened around the globe, and increasingly poses a threat to shipping, trade and supply chains.
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Worst accident locations and common causes of loss

The South China, Indochina, Indonesia and Philippines region remains the top loss location and fires continue to generate large losses.
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Shipping safety - all at sea

Wednesday is the most frequent day and January the most busiest month for shipping losses. around the world. More unusual facts around shipping safety.
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Shipping loss trends - larger vessels bring bigger losses

Insurers have been warning for years that the increasing size of vessels is leading to a higher accumulation of risk. These fears are now being realized.
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Shipping safety - Human error comes in many forms

Whether it’s crew members on phones or other forms of failure - human error remains a key safety issue and an underlying factor in many claims.
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Which way will the wind blow? AGCS Hurricane season outlook 2019

The AGCS Catastrophe Risk Management Team reviews the 2018 Hurricane season and previews 2019.
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Trend compass - Digital platforms reach critical mass

Of all the complex technological developments confronting companies today, the one with the most immediate impact is digital platforms.
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Risk improvements & more - An interview with Bekaert

AGCS sits together with Bekaert, a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation, to talk about the cooperation and future.
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