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Seaworthiness & Cargoworthiness

By |2018-07-02T13:53:21-05:00June 27th, 2016|Insights|

Seaworthiness is a concept of vital importance to all those contracts related to vessels, for examples charter parties, Towing, transportation of goods. Under the Italian Doctrine developed by Crisafulli Buscemi, the concept of seaworthiness may vary depending on weather it is considered absolute, “In abstracto”, or relative “In concreto". The expression absolute seaworthiness marks the [...]

The Role of Marine Insurers in the Salvage Process

By |2018-07-02T13:56:24-05:00June 27th, 2016|Insights|

One of the most complete definitions of “salvage” is that given by Geoffrey Brice, QC in his book, Maritime Law of Salvage: The right to salvage arises when a person, acting as a volunteer, preserves or contributes to preserving at sea any vessel, cargo, freight or other recognized subject of salvage in danger. Although “salvage” [...]

Phasing out single-hulled oil tankers. Is that enough?

By |2018-07-02T13:58:13-05:00June 27th, 2016|Insights|

Subsequent to the grounding of the oil tanker EXXON VALDEZ in 1989, the U.S. introduced the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) which included provisions for the double-hulling of oil tankers. OPA 90 required new oil tankers to be double-hulled and established a phase out scheme for existing single-hulled tankers. New oil tankers under [...]

RSG Hires Jorge Pecci to Lead Specialty Marine Business

By |2018-07-02T14:08:37-05:00April 25th, 2016|News|

April 25, 2016, CHICAGO, IL - Ryan Specialty Group (RSG), the global specialty insurance services business based in Chicago, announced today that marine insurance executive, Jorge Pecci, has joined the company as President and CEO of the newly formed specialty marine underwriting manager, "Safe Waters". Mr. Pecci is responsible for all aspects of the specialty marine [...]

SafeWaters Underwriting Managers is a series of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC. RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC is a Delaware series limited liability company and a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, specializing in underwriting management and other services for insurance products distributed through agents and brokers. In California: RSG Insurance Services, LLC License # 0E50879 ©2019 Ryan Specialty Group, LLC