Monthly Archives: July 2016

When the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU) last month, shockwaves reverberated from across the pond to here in the United States, including in the global supply chain industry and insurance markets. However, leaders of the London commercial marine market were quick to calm fears, with John Nelson, chairman of Lloyd’s,… Read More

Hurricane forecasts have come out from several sources, including from Colorado State University, which recently predicted the Atlantic will produce a near-normal 12 storms during the six-month hurricane season that officially began June 1st. Of the 12 storms, five could become hurricanes and two could grow into major systems of Category 3 or stronger. The… Read More

Last August, dual blasts at the port of Tianjin in China where chemicals were being stored killed more than 100 people and destroyed buildings and goods within a 3.1-mile radius. Access to the area of the explosion was restricted from the onset, but one interesting aspect of this disaster was the extensive use of satellite… Read More