Middle East News

Demand for Political Risk Insurance Up in Middle East Gulf Following Tanker Attacks

Marsh, one of the world’s largest insurance brokers and risk advisers, has seen a spike in clients’ inquiries for political violence cover in the Gulf after attacks on tankers and oil installations rattled the region last year, an executive said. …

Oil Tanker Insurance Costs to Jump After Gulf Attacks

The cost of insuring tankers to ship Middle East crude looks set to jump after a second spate of attacks on vessels in the region in just over a month underscored escalating tensions in the oil-exporting region. A so-called “additional …