UK Marine Insurers Warn Of Heightened Tensions In Iran Gulf

Law360, London (January 7, 2020, 3:13 PM GMT) -- The threat to ships operating in the Persian Gulf remains “heightened” but stable amid growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran, an influential committee of London marine insurers concluded at a special meeting on Tuesday.

The Joint War Committee, made up of underwriters from within Lloyd’s of London and outside, said after the meeting that the risk to shipping in the Persian Gulf could become heightened after the killing of a senior Iranian military commander on Friday.

“There are clearly increased tensions in the Gulf region, with American assets now referenced, but the underlying maritime threat remains heightened with an ongoing...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS