COVID-19, an Ultra Large Container Vessel (ULCV) and the Cape of Good Hope

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RISK, Blog, INSURANCE, SHIPPING, behaviour, COVID-19

COVID-19, an Ultra Large Container Vessel (ULCV) and the Cape of Good Hope

Part three of our analysis into the impact of COVID-19 on the shipping industry focuses on how the current pandemic is leading to changes in operations that, whilst commercially viable, have implications on risk profile. Read on to learn more.

By: James Whitlam


National Maritime Day – Q&A with James Whitlam

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DATA, CULTURE, Blog, TECHNOLOGY, TEAM, INSURTECH, QUEST MARINE, maritime

National Maritime Day – Q&A with James Whitlam

On National Maritime Day we talk to our talented Data Strategist, James about his experience as a Consultant Naval Architect, his work at Concirrus, where he sees the industry changing over the next 10 years and much more!

By: Hannah Freeman


World IBD Day – Andrew's story

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CULTURE, Blog, CONCIRRUS, wellbeing, mentalhealth, menshealth

World IBD Day – Andrew's story

Today is World IBD (Inflammatory bowel disease) Day, uniting people worldwide in the fight against Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Our Web Development Engineer, Andrew Collins opens up about his experience with Crohn's disease in his recent FedTalk using his voice to raise awareness and start the conversation with the Concirrus team.

By: Hannah Freeman


How has COVID-19 caused risk aggregations in the Caribbean, and what happens next?

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Quest, DATA, MARINE INSURANCE, Blog, SHIPPING, INSURTECH, WEATHER, COVID-19

How has COVID-19 caused risk aggregations in the Caribbean, and what happens next?

In part two of our 'COVID-19 - Impact on the shipping industry' blog series we take a deep dive into behaviours observed within the cruise ship sector amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the changing nature of the risk for marine insurance.

By: James Whitlam


Contingencies in a crisis

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DATA, DIGITALISATION, Blog, TECHNOLOGY, INSURTECH, underwriting

Contingencies in a crisis

In the face of the biggest global health crisis for a generation, organisations across the insurance community have been working hard to develop and deploy contingency plans to better understand what this unprecedented situation means for their business. Read on to learn more.

By: Andrew Yeoman


Integrating new technologies into existing infrastructure

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MACHINE LEARNING, MARINE INSURANCE, Blog, INSURTECH, BIG DATA, underwriting

Integrating new technologies into existing infrastructure

Our Client Delivery Manger, Ryan looks at the process of integrating new technologies such as Quest Marine into existing infrastructures. Read on to learn more about Concirrus approach.

By: Ryan Mathews


Introducing the Concirrus Scramble

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Quest, INNOVATION, INSURANCE, TECHNOLOGY, INSURTECH, CONCIRRUS, leadership, design

Introducing the Concirrus Scramble

Last month we launched the very first Concirrus Scramble, an internal competition to uncover innovative ideas around improving Concirrus’ working methods and products. Read on to meet the judging panel and find out who got through to the next stage of the competition!

By: Hannah Freeman


How does a global pandemic impact shipping behaviour?

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RISK, Blog, INSURANCE, SHIPPING, behaviour, COVID-19

How does a global pandemic impact shipping behaviour?

In part one of our blog series focusing on COVID-19's impact on the shipping industry our Data Strategist, James takes a macro-level view across the industry to consider how different sectors have responded to COVID-19. Read on to learn more.

By: James Whitlam


The voyage to digital optimisation in marine insurance

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Marine, DIGITALISATION, Blog, INSURANCE, INSURTECH, IUMI, webinar

The voyage to digital optimisation in marine insurance

Last month our CEO, Andy presented on the IUMI webinar 'Zero to digital – the route to insurance resilience' providing a step by step guide to digitalising insurance operations. During the webinar 250 members of marine insurance community were surveyed on their digital transformation. Read on to find out how their toolkits have changed as a result of working from home.

By: Andrew Yeoman


Ensuring balance whilst WFH

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CULTURE, CONCIRRUS, wellbeing, mentalhealth, WFH, stress

Ensuring balance whilst WFH

Here at Concirrus we have been working from home for the last month which many of us are not used to. So how are we doing? We talk to some of the team as they share some of their tips on how they find balance, giving an insight into the challenges as well as some of the perks of WFH!

By: Hannah Freeman


Timescale to achieve London’s digital future has dramatically shortened

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Quest, INSURANCE, TECHNOLOGY, INSURTECH, CONCIRRUS, digitisation

Timescale to achieve London’s digital future has dramatically shortened

Never has there been a strong enough reason to implement a new way of working within the insurance market – until now. Read on to see how the pressure on companies to fast-track their digital transformation requires a new approach where ambitious but practical, decisions are prioritised over more cautious strategies.

By: Andrew Yeoman


'My First Three Months at Concirrus' with Jack Horncastle

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Quest, CULTURE, Blog, TECHNOLOGY, INSURTECH, sales

'My First Three Months at Concirrus' with Jack Horncastle

In the third 'My First Three Months at Concirrus' interview we meet Jack Horncastle. Read on to learn more about his role as Account Executive, his journey from teacher to insurance and how he plans to take on the challenge of cycling the length of the UK to raise money for the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation!

By: Hannah Freeman


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