Global Supply Chains Strained as Ship Crews Are Stuck in Lockdown

Port restrictions and canceled flights are straining the ability to replace seafarers on board ships, further weakening global supply chains already snarled by the coronavirus pandemic. Hubs like Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai have halted most crew transfers, while global … Source: Insurance News

Willis Towers Watson Postpones Planned Sale of Miller Insurance

Willis Towers Watson is postponing its planned sale of its London wholesale broker subsidiary, Miller Insurance Services. “Given the current COVID-19 outbreak and associated uncertainty, we have paused our current efforts to explore strategic alternatives for Miller. WTW and Miller … Source: Insurance News

Mississippi Businesses Shift Production During Pandemic

As the nation hunkers down and people shelter in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, several Mississippi businesses have stayed open, switching gears to make much-needed products. A jeans company is making face guards, a coffeehouse is making loaves of bread … Source: Insurance News

Gender Reveal Party Sparks 10-Acre Fire in Florida

A gender reveal party mixed with explosives sparked a 10-acre fire in Florida. It happened Saturday in Brevard County, WESH-TV reported. The county has prohibited open burning because of an increase in fires, and officials are urging people to follow … Source: Insurance News