BFIS/GSU Scholarship Fund Charity Walk
Shoreline lends a hand to help raise funds to send Bermudians over-seas to study Insurance based degrees.
General News | 28 November 2018
Warning – Hi-tech threat to shipping
In life, they say, timing is everything. I have joined Shoreline at a time when the shipping industry is in need of innovative insurance solutions, to address one of the greatest modern day threats, namely, Crime-Cyber risk.
General News | 2 November 2018
Shoreline welcomes new CEO
We are delighted to welcome Captain Thomas Brown as Shoreline’s new CEO effective from 1st September 2018.
General News | 1 September 2018
Shoreline to provide cyber and fraud cover
Shoreline is gearing up to launch a new insurance covering both cyber and commercial crime risks facing shipowners and other maritime operators.
Tradewinds | 19 April 2018
North of England phishing attack highlights ongoing cyber-threats
An emailed debit note sent to members of the North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association last month has reinforced the need for constant vigilance to avoid cyber scams.
Tradewinds | 19 April 2018
Merger set to reduce COFR costs
Loyalty bonus proposed as Shoreline Mutual and Arvak chart a future together.
Tradewinds | 11 April 2014
Shoreline finds solution to Athens war-risks row
The top two providers of certificates of financial responsibility (Cofrs) are filling a void that proved too wide for the protection-and-indemnity (P&I) clubs.
Tradewinds | 2 November 2012
MISC man makes move to BW Group in Singapore
High-profile marine-insurance manager James Brosnan is moving from Malaysia’s MISC group to BW Group.
Tradewinds | 16 May 2012
Shoreline clients aided by US Coast Guard online link
A direct online link with the US Coast Guard is now allowing Shoreline customers to receive feedback on liability related issues or other substantive matters, anonymously if the member so wishes.
Lloyd's List | 15 October 2009
Shoreline Mutual scores a first with e-mail hotline to Coast Guard Admiral
Members of Shoreline Mutual who want to take up an issue with the US Coast Guard (USCG) now have an email hotline to a top officer.
Tradewinds | 20 May 2009
Shoreline boss claims mutual can sail safe course
Shoreline Mutual will ride out the rough times in the global economy better than any of its competitors, according to chairman Edward Ross of Zodiac Maritime Agencies.
Tradewinds | 12 November 2008
COFR provider sees a paper free future
Marching towards a paperless goal is the theme at Shoreline this year, with its fully interactive website playing a role in the process.
Lloyd's List | 15 October 2008
Shoreline aims to aid safe COFR navigation
Shoreline, owned by IAS, the largest independent captive management company, us the only commercial provider of certificates of financial responsibility guarantees to have been continuously in existence since OPA 90 legislation came into effect over 13 years ago.
Lloyd's List | 30 October 2007
No rise is COFR costs yet
An almost 60% increase in the size of the financial guarantee that ships need to trade to the US is not triggering any immediate increase in the cost of obtaining Certificates of Financial Responsibility (COFR).
Tradewinds | 5 October 2006
Guarantees in Paradis
If you are planning to trade in the US, then Bermuda is one of the first ports of call.
Tradewinds | 11 May 2006
Marsh war-risk offer irks clubs
Marsh's offer to find $500m of war-risk cover for cruiseships and ferries has sparked a new controversy over plans to dramatically raise compensation for passenger death or injury under a revised Athens convention.
Tradewinds | 4 May 2006
Nelson might have found himself in a right pickle waging war in 2005
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Trafalgar, Shoreline Mutual Management found a novel way to pay tribute to Nelson.
Lloyd's List | 25 November 2005
Shoreline takes pride in an unblemished record
Shoreline Mutual, celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, can boast an unblemished pollution record and tonnage under management of just over 103m tons gross.
Lloyd's List | 30 June 2005
Shoreline Mutual takes the cautious approach
Shoreline Mutual continues to enjoy a excellent reputation for service to its members, an unblemished pollution record, good co-operation with regulatory authorities, and strong support from its reinsurance underwriters, its broking teams and its loyal members.
Lloyd's List | 30 September 2004
Shipowners equipped to navigate oil spill risk
In an era of increasing regulation aimed at stemming maritime disasters, it looks as though the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) promulgated by the US, has been a success.
Lloyd's List | 11 December 2003
Shoreline Mutual keeps its business on an even keel
It has been "business as usual" at Shoreline Mutual (Bermuda)'s offices in Church Street where the restructuring necessitated a year ago by Mutual Risk Management's financial problems has been completed and approved in Bermuda.
Lloyd's List | 28 July 2003
Shoreline Mutual not ruffled by manager's problems
Shoreline Mutual, a leading provider of "tickets-to-trade" to the US, says it is business-as-usual this week after its management company ran into loan troubles.
Tradewinds | 22 November 2001
Lloyd's broker Collings dies
The head of research and development at Lloyd's broker Willis Faber Marine has died suddenly.
Tradewinds | 23 March 2000
Shoreline still free of claims
An insurance club set up to provide shipowners with "tickets-to-trade" to the US has continued without a single claim.
Tradewinds | 22 October 1998
Insurance Review: Shoreline becomes new Arvak manager
Shoreline Mutual (Bermuda) has become the new manager of Arvak, a Bermuda-based provider of Certificates of Financial Responsibility (COFRs) for ships entering US waters.
Lloyd's List | 9 January 1998
ARVAK links with Shoreline Mutual
The management of Shoreline Mutual, a leading guarantor of Certificates of Financial Responsibility (COFRs), Is to take responsibility for its business rival. ARVAK Ltd.
Tradewinds | 18 December 1997
COFR schemes battle for business
Competition to provide shipowners with "tickets-to-trade" to the US is continuing to heat up.
Tradewinds | 13 March 1997
Shoreline pursues COFR dry cargo business
A new battle to provide tickets to trade to the US for 5,00 dry-caro ships is in prospect over the next few months.
Tradewinds | 19 February 1997
First Arvak COFR to Tschudi & Eitzen
Norwegian shipowner Tschudi & Eitzen has obtained the first Certificates of Financial Responsibility (COFRs) to be backed by guarantees from recently established Arvak.
Tradewinds | 2 January 1997
Shoreline launches COFR fight-back
Shoreline Mutual plans a major restructuring in an attempt to remain the lowest-cost means of obtaining a "ticket to trade" to the US.
Tradewinds | 5 December 1996
Shoreline wins no-claims bonus
A claims-free first year has gained Shoreline Mutual a bonus and a return of premium from its reinsurers.
Tradewinds | 10 October 1996
Letters of credit sunk OPAClub
Stiff shipowner opposition to OPAClub - one of the three main schemes for obtaining Certificates of Financial Responsibility (COFRs) - is blamed for the joint surety bond scheme being scrapped.
Tradewinds | 15 December 1994
COFR option costs vary widely
Oslo-based P&I Club Skuld says the various schemes aimed at providing shipowners with the means to comply with the Certificates of Financial Responsibility (COFR) requirement in the US show marked differences in costs.
Tradewinds | 20 October 1994