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This publication guides the reader through the key steps in marine cargo, giving insight into the thinking practices at the reinsurance end, and offering a few ideas about the reader’s own cargo reinsurance arrangements.
The publication examines the history of engineering insurance, non-renewable (one-off) and renewable covers – including the most common extensions of cover/special clauses – as well as engineering reinsurance basics. It attempts to provide a basic introduction to engineering insurance and reinsurance and is intended for companies and underwriters who as yet have had no in-depth experience in this field.
This brochure was helpful mainly to those seeking to use the Pareto model with the aid of a pocket calculator or personal computer. Recently, the first brochure was revised and re-issued under the title “Estimating property excess of loss risk premiums by means of the Pareto model.”
This “Introduction to reinsurance accounting” should be seen as a training document which strips the various accounting and statistical methods down to the bare essentials and presents them in an easy-to-follow way. A training document should certainly not cover everything, but is intended to complement seminars, on-the-job training etc.
The devastating floods in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic in the summer of 2002 acutely threatened or even ruined many livelihoods. This was largely due to the fact that only a comparatively small part of the material damage and the resulting economical losses was insured.
This is the first in a series of publications dealing with electronic equipment (EE) from an insurance perspective. The focus is on providing the reader with up-to-date information and the most important trends and developments in this area.
This publication deals with an internationally widespread form of Contractors' Plant and Equipment insurance (CPE). The advantages compared to Machinery Breakdown insurance are described, and CPE insurance is recommended for markets where insurers do not have the appropriate technical experts available at the right location to successfully offer the usual Machinery Breakdown insurance for contractors’ machinery.
In co-operation with the Institute of Work Psychology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Swiss Re has investigated the question of how a company’s safety culture may be appraised.
If the financial foundations of ambitious engineering projects are shaken and made unstable in the wake of an uncertain economic environment, there is a marked increase in demand for insurance against the risk of interruption or standstill. This publication sets out to explain this special line of engineering insurance to underwriters and other interested parties using the sub- and superstructure works of commercial building construction as an illustrative example.
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