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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.

IUMI warning on containership fires - Free

The marine insurers’ industry body said industry cooperation is needed to tackle the risk of containership fires, after several recent blazes. Fires aboard container vessels are the subject of a note from the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)...

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...

Skuld continues to grow with senior hire

Norwegian marine insurer Skuld has made a senior hire in an effort to boost its protection and indemnity business. Marine insurer Skuld continues its recent expansion with the hire of John Howe as senior vice president of business development...

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...