INLAND MARINE UNDERWRITERS ASSOCIATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
IMUA RELEASES NEW ARTICLES AND PAPERS COVERING TOPICS IN LOSS PREVENTION/TRANSPORTATION AND FINE ART
New York, NY, July 25, 2012 – The Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA) is pleased to announce that a variety of new papers, articles, and presentations, covering various topics of interest to underwriters relating to Loss Prevention/Transportation and Fine Art, are now available. These new papers have been posted on IMUA’s website for member viewing.
According to Kevin O’Brien, President and CEO of IMUA, “We are pleased to be able to bring this collection of informative, new articles to our members. Our hopes are that through these educational papers will help broaden knowledge and improve the professional development of our membership in an impactful way. I would like to thank our committee’s members for their hard work in developing this information.”
The newly released information includes:
• Cargo and Conveyance Tracking & Security Systems
These papers are aimed at helping the insurance professionals understand the devices, such as RDIF Technology and GPS alarms and monitoring, which are used to make the transit of goods safer, cheaper, and more efficient.
• Electronic On-Board Recorders
A presentation by the Loss Control & Claims Committee on Electronic on Board Recorder (EOBR) covering its definition, positives and negatives, evolution, and future, presented by attorneys from Langsam Stevens Silver & Hollaender LLP.
• Conservators Errors & Omissions
This paper covers what conservation is, coverage provided by standard forms, concerns with conservations coverage being provided by IMUA and risk mitigation topics.
• Current State of the Art Market
This paper written from both a personal and commercial lines perspective and covers the current state of the art market as well as the importance of maintaining an accurate schedule and appraised valuations.
• Cargo Security Screening and Artwork
An introduction to the key handling and safety concerns when artwork requires security screening.
To view these papers, articles, and presentations visit IMUA’s website at www.imua.org.
IMUA is the national association for the commercial inland marine insurance industry. IMUA serves as the voice of its member companies representing over 90 percent of all commercial inland marine insurers. The association provides its members with comprehensive professional development programs, as well as research papers and bulletins and industry analysis. IMUA was founded in 1930.