Tag: cargo

Fake logistics actors exploiting cyber weaknesses in the supply chain

Cargo thieves, like criminals and legitimate companies alike, have proven to be adaptable in recent times and continue to represent a leading risk for...

War and Strikes Risks Updates | 16th November 2021

In Sudan, protests against the October military coup are affecting key bridges and roads as well as Khartoum’s international airport and Port...

War and Strikes Risks Updates | 20th October 2021

Although various risk scores have been updated this month – as they are every month – there were no movements between risk levels, meaning that...

Cargo Overcoming Objections Podcast

At NMU, we work closely with our brokers in order to understand their needs and develop insurance solutions and insight pieces which address their...

War and Strikes Risks Updates | 16th September 2021

Following recent events in Afghanistan, analysts believe that there is a reduced risk to ground transportation and airports as the Taliban transitions...

The complete cargo solution, now delivering via Acturis E-trade

Delivering on our commitment to further expand our digital trading capabilities, we are delighted to announce the launch of our Cargo E-trade...

War & Strikes Risks Updates | 16th July 2021

Because of increased insecurity in the northern Cabo Delgado region, Mozambique has been added to the JCC Cargo Watch List, with a risk score of 2.9...

Cargo crime and the rise of the insider threat

Various trends across the world negatively impacted the threat of cargo theft, with various types of thefts involving insider threat emerging and...

Ever Given Suez Canal Blockage – What does this mean for Cargo policyholders?

On Tuesday 23rd March the container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal. The vessel, capable of carrying the equivalent of 20,000...

A Review of Cargo Crime in 2020

Throughout 2020, the speed of change in supply chains caused companies to assess, react, and adapt to new cargo crime challenges at an unprecedented...

NMU enhances underwriting service with dedicated new business team

Building on its established and award-winning service, NMU have created a team of Trading Underwriters to meet the ever increasing demand for new...

Port Disruption – A one off incident or a precursor to Brexit?

The recent closures of UK ports will hopefully be short lived, but with the uncertainty around what the Brexit deal may mean, the port disruption seen...

Emerging Trends in European Cargo Crime

Throughout 2020, companies strengthened their supply chains against numerous threats, including the cascading impacts of COVID-19, as well as other...

The impact on the cargo market and beyond

In their latest Q&A, Insurance Age’s Content Director Jonathan Swift caught up with Sales & Development Manager, Nick Green.   Nick...

NMU make double underwriting appointment

NMU have boosted their team with a double underwriting appointment in Darren Pugh and Lance Carter. Darren Pugh (Engineering) Darren has been in the...

NMU buoyant as the tide turns in the Cargo market

Until 2018 the Cargo market had seen one of the longest periods of falling prices in living memory. After successive years of cargo making a...

NMU Partners with BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions, the leading global provider of supply chain...

NMU Scores Four in a Row and Adds Two More For Show!

NMU wins prestigious award for fourth year running – and wins two more categories as well! Every year, the Underwriting Services Awards celebrate...

NMU Certs Software Update Rollout

As a result of a successful pilot, we shall be migrating all NMU Certs registered clients onto the new software platform on the evening of Wednesday...

NMU Scores Underwriting Service Award Hat-Trick

NMU walked away from the 2016 Underwriting Service Awards dinner with a third successive Transport/Freight Underwriting (inc Marine & Cargo)...

02/12/21

News: Munich Re Specialty Group (MRSG) and its UK distribution companies

I wrote to broker partners back in May this year, announcing some exciting forthcoming structural changes withinmoo... read more

30/11/21

News: Computer Security Day 2021: Defending Against Cyber and Hardware Threats

With 30th November being Computer Security Day, we’re once again taking a closer look at a numbermoo... read more

24/11/21

News: NMU recognised in broker satisfaction Survey honours list

Here at NMU, we are firmly committed to delivering outstanding service – whether through our underwriting expertise,moo... read more