Professional Services – Page 4

  • MY Mercedes
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    Coleman Marine Insurance for Mercedes-Benz Style yacht

    2016-05-26T16:52:00Z

    YACHT INSURANCE: Coleman Marine Insurance has been chosen to insure the first Mercedes-Benz Style luxury yacht, writes Katina Read.

  • Barton's director Jo Pummery
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    Complicated cases for Bartons

    2016-05-26T16:52:00Z

    COMPLICATED CASES: Solicitors often have to deal with contentious issues, whether it’s the death of a family member at sea, a serious injury sustained while at sea or the prosecution of a harbour authority for not installing sufficient safety equipment, writes Katina Read.

  • Pantaenius marketing director Anna Baum and MD Martin Baum
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    Pantaenius revises its superyacht clauses

    2016-05-26T16:52:00Z

    AGREED FIXED VALUE: In the 1970s Pantaenius Yacht Insurance introduced the concept of an Agreed Fixed Value for superyachts, writes Katina Read.

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    Crisis service for superyachts

    2016-04-26T17:27:00Z

    CRISIS SERVICE: SocratesQ, the superyacht marketing agency, and Securewest International, global risk assessment and management firm, have launched a new crisis communications service for superyacht owners and management companies.

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    Have your say in the industry

    2015-04-07T16:40:00Z

    Join the Boating Business LinkedIn group; build your networking contacts across the industry and have your say on important matters that concern the industry and your business.

  • Martin Brown, Andrea Steel and Nigel McAllen
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    Soc Gen opens in Lymington

    2011-08-09T11:02:00Z

    Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros (SGPB Hambros) has opened a new office on the South Coast in the coastal town of Lymington.

  • News

    Insurance is now a premium industry

    2011-08-09T11:01:00Z

    The world of the insurance broker or agent has changed radically since the Financial Services Association (FSA) introduced its controls in 2005, says Peter Nash. And that change is very much for the better.

  • Tim Reynolds: ‘welcome to the past…’
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    It really was better in the good old days…

    2010-09-25T18:25:00Z

    2009 witnessed great changes in the boat construction industry, says Tim Reynolds. They reflected the worldwide slump, the tightening of credit and its effect on individuals and businesses and attitudes to spending.

  • The lack of rain, leaks and high lock usage can increase the risk of grounding – Photo: Marco Belzoni
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    Some risks you can insure against

    2010-09-25T18:25:00Z

    Regardless of which sector of this industry you work in, society is becoming more and more litigious, says Peter Nash. Some risks are out of our control and may end up in a dispute. Other risks can be protected by insurance.

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    Don't trip over a green shoot

    2009-08-01T12:06:00Z

    I have always subscribed to the view that if green shoots are to sprout (let alone if businesses are to bloom), then everyone needs a modicum of the ‘ Two Cs’ namely confidence and credit, says Peter Poland. And the marine industry is no exception.

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    Bishop Skinner Marine - protecting against the insurance gap

    2008-08-01T18:45:00Z

    Most people will recognise the Bishop Skinner name in association with yacht insurance. But what most don’ t know is that we also have a unique position in insuring marine based businesses as well.

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    2008 shaping up to be a good year...

    2008-08-01T18:45:00Z

    According to Ian Braham, head of Lombard Marine Finance, 2008 is shaping up to be a good year for business. ' There has been some rationalisation of the marine finance market recently, with some banks either withdrawing from the sector or reducing their activities but at Lombard, we continue to ...

  • News

    Considering an exit?

    2008-08-01T18:45:00Z

    Oyster Marine and Musto, both privately owned businesses, have been sold to private equity groups in the last 12months.The marine sector is however characterised by the large number of smaller owner managed businesses, which are often not big enough to attract private equity buyers. So what are the common options ...

  • 'Preparations are well under way for the Southampton Boat Show,' said James Crew, senior marine manager
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    'First half yearly results have been extremely positive...'

    2008-08-01T18:45:00Z

    Few would disagree that matters of a financial nature seem to have dominated press and media headlines recently. Market conditions are changing and it’ s clearly a tough environment for businesses of all kinds.

  • Paul Birch the marketing and business development manager of Haven Knox-Johnston
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    Haven Knox-Johnston offers unique marine insurance

    2008-08-01T18:45:00Z

    Haven Knox-Johnston has been specialising in the insurance of marine trade clients for the past 15 years.

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    'Small craft sector also developing...'

    2008-08-01T18:45:00Z

    James Roberts, head of Navigators & General, says the company has also noticed the tougher market conditions, but there are still growth opportunities in the insurance sector and demand for new quotes.

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    Insurance and Finance Advertorial

    2008-08-01T12:06:00Z

    The latest news, views, products and services from Bishop Skinner, Lombard Marine Finance, Navigators & General, Prism Corporate Broking, Barclays Marine Finance, Haven Knox-Johnston and Towergate Mardon.

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    Lock up your diesel and stern drives

    2008-08-01T12:06:00Z

    Despite the up beat attitudes the marine industry is adopting, it is inevitable that the increase in fuel prices, euro exchange rates and poor weather is going to affect the industry in different ways.

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    Finance & Insurance Products

    2008-07-30T12:06:00Z

    It' s not only fire and theft you need to think about, says Nigel Mills from Towergate Mardon. And James Crew from Barclays Marine Finance says funds are readily available...

  • 'Preparations are well under way for the Southampton Boat Show,' said James Crew, senior marine manager
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    Barclays Marine Finance Prepares for Southampton Boat Show

    2007-08-01T14:57:00Z

    Preparation is now well underway at Barclays for exhibiting at the Southampton Boat Show with just over eight weeks to go.