Inland Issues: September 2015

2015 National Catastrophe Update

Insured losses in US totaled $8.2 billion - far below 2000-2014 average loss of $11.2 billion (Jan-June)
 RIMS: 10 Years Later,
 Katrina Affects Today's
 Insurance Industry

  Louisiana Insurance Commissioner James 
  Donelon, Ironshore CEO Kevin Kelley and Zurich 
  North American Commercial CEO Mike Foley 
  review the lessons of Hurricane Katrina and
  how they affect today's insurance environment >
  Double-digit growth 
  expected for commercial sector 
  in 2015, 2016
  Despite the adverse weather conditions that 
  curtailed design and construction activity in 
  the first quarter of the year, the overall
  construction market has performed > 
 Amazon suggests
 a separate airspace for
 delivery drones

  US online retailer Amazon has called for a
  separate airspace zone for commercial drone
Can the Insurance Industry 
Survive Driverless Cars?

Insurers brace for a time when automation reduces accidents and premiums > 

IMUA Launches On The Move podcast!
Each episode, inland marine professionals sit down with us to share their insights and experience. We discuss industry topics such as career development, technical issues, and how to keep a healthy work/life balance. Check it out here!