British Isles takes top spot for shipping incidents

Allianz statess fire is a major cause of loss for large vessels (Peter Barker)

Most shipping incidents over the past 10 years have occurred around the British Isles, the annual Allianz Commercial Safety and Shipping Review for 2024 has found.

The British Isles has replaced the East Mediterranean and Black Sea as the new top spot for shipping incidents, despite there being no conflict or geopolitical issues in the region.

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