In a speech given yesterday at the ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference in Jakarta, Phillip Emmanuel, Regional Director Asia-Pacific of the freight transport insurance specialist TT Club, called for operators to do more to minimise preventable accidents that result in bodily injury, cargo and property damage
The TT Club, the leading international transport, freight and logistics insurance provider, has appointed Robert Kempkens as claims director. Based in London, he will be responsible for overseeing global claims handling for the TT Club.
The TT Club, the leading international transport and logistics insurance provider, today announces its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013, maintaining its A- (Excellent) rating by agency AM Best for the 8th consecutive year.
TT Club has revealed that as many as two thirds of accidents that involve the loss of, or damage to, containerised cargo are thought to be caused by poor or improper packing and securing. Such a finding is echoed by the ocean carriers' Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), where a third of incidents investigated were found to have this cause. The loss to the industry is substantial, resulting in direct expense, operational disruption and management distraction, not to mention litigation or insurance costs.
Insurance Day interview: Charles Fenton chief executive, and Andrew Kemp, EMEA regional director, TT Club
TT Club, the insurance specialist serving the global freight industry, continues to support innovation in the logistics sector.
TT Club, the insurance specialist serving the global freight industry, continues to support innovation in the logistics sector.<s></s>
In a speech to be given at the TOC Container Supply Chain: Middle East Conference on 9th December, Andrew Kemp, Regional Director EMEA of the freight transport insurance specialist TT Club will warn of the additional liability that freight forwarders and other logistics operators are open to as a consequence of dynamic changes in global trade.
With the arrival of ‘MOL Caledon’, DP World’s London Gateway received its first scheduled ship call last week. Specialist freight transport and cargo handling insurer, TT Club is delighted to provide the liability cover...
82% of insurance claims related to cargo handling at ports are the result of operational shortcomings or poor equipment maintenance. This revealing statistic was presented by TT Club’s Regional Director, Asia-Pacific, Phillip Emmanuel as he addressed representatives of South Asian ports at an industry conference in Mumbai last week.
The TT Club is delighted to congratulate the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) on being presented with this year’s Containerisation International Award for Corporate Social Responsibility at a ceremony in London yesterday.
Speaking at the recent TOC Americas Conference in Miami TT Club’s Senior Underwriter, Dan Negron outlined his views on future Latin American trade growth and the pressures that this will create on the region’s transport infrastructure.
In early October the UAE’s National Association of Forwarding and Logistics (NAFL) hosted a workshop for its members as part of its AGM proceedings. The group invited freight transport insurance specialist TT Club to present an overview of the risk profile that freight forwarders and logistics operators in the region are experiencing and the insurance cover available to mitigate such risk.
The 2013 Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award has been presented to German forwarder Janna Van Burgeler at a ceremony during the FIATA Congress in Singapore. (17 October, 2013)
Speaking this week at the industry forum, ASEAN Ports and Shipping in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, TT Club’s Regional Director for Asia Pacific, Phillip Emmanuel, showed evidence that a very high percentage of the insurer’s claims were due to some kind of operational error. The vast majority could have been avoided through good management practice. Emmanuel highlighted the main areas of concentrated risk and presented effective recommendations to minimise these incidents.
International transport insurance provider, TT Club, has sponsored the FIATA Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award since its beginnings in 1999. It continues to support the programme and it aims to identify, recognise and encourage young talent throughout the industry.
In a move designed to further enhance its service to its Members TT Club, the specialist insurer for the international transport and logistics industry, has appointed a network partner in India. Pandi Correspondents (Mumbai) Pvt Limited, which has offices in Chennai, Kolkata and Goa in addition to Mumbai will be integrated into TT Club’s claims IT system and has been delegated claims handling authority.
Specialist liability insurer for the international transport and logistics industry, TT Club is keen to focus industry attention on the risks associated with the incorrect packing and securing of cargo in containers and the debate over the accurate weighing of containers.
Specialist liability insurer for the international transport and logistics industry, TT Club has announced another good performance for the year ended 31 December 2012, with further increased gross written premiums, and the Club now maintaining its A- (Excellent) rating for the past eight years.
Leading insurance specialist in the global freight industry, TT Club reports that innovation in the logistics sector is on the rise. The insurer, which provides cargo, property and liability cover to freight forwarders and...