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Since its 1981 inception as a traditional London market reinsurance magazine, Reactions has evolved to meet the fast changing information needs of the global insurance and reinsurance market.

Marine K&R: hijack on the high seas

The focus of the marine kidnap and ransom (K&R) market is in flux. Events out at sea mean that the underlying risks are shifting for the insurers of this niche specialty market. Somali piracy – famous from movies such as A Hijacking and Captain Phillips...

Gulf of Guinea kidnaps rise

The marine kidnap and ransom (K&R) environment has got quieter in Asia and the Indian Ocean, but is rife in the waters off West Africa, according to Dryad Maritime. The second quarter of 2016 saw high levels of piracy and maritime crime in...

K&R rises in the Gulf of Guinea - Free

The IMB has recorded 10 incidents in the Gulf of Guinea in the first quarter of 2016, and the kidnap of 16 seafarers. The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is seeing a growth in the volume and sophistication of maritime crime. Kidnap and ransom (K&R) incidents are also...

Aspen launches SE Asia piracy product - FREE

A new marine piracy and hijack policy from Aspen Insurance is aimed at the South East Asia market. The rising frequency of pirate attacks on vessels plying Southeast Asia’s shipping lanes has spawned a new insurance product from Aspen Insurance...