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Global Partners

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  • AIG 

    With more than 90 years of experience, AIG’s marine industry professionals understand the needs of oceangoing and inland marine service businesses. Our multinational risk coverage includes some of the highest limits in the industry and extends across 215+ countries and jurisdictions, including locally admitted policies.

    https://www.aig.co.uk

  • American Club

    Founded in 1917, the American Club is the only P&I mutual domiciled in the Americas. Awards like the Lloyd’s List Next Generation Shipping Award, North American Maritime Services Award, and the Seatrade & Investment in People; Award recognize its dedication to identifying as well as empowering local talent in all major shipping hubs and transforming that into valued protection for its membership throughout the world. That homegrown capacity gives the Club regional maritime know-how – available 24 hours a day – fluent in no less than eleven languages. It offers full mutual cover for P&I and FD&D risks, fixed premium insurance for smaller tonnage through Eagle Ocean Marine, as well as Hull and Machinery cover through its subsidiary, American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company Ltd. The Club also boasts an unsurpassed safety and loss prevention program. Its rich reserves of expertise enable it to typically exceed the service expectations of shipowners and charterers both large and small. Local service providing global solutions steers the Club into a new decade of service excellence.

    https://www.american-club.com/

  • Axis

    AXIS is an international specialty insurer and reinsurer with expertise across diverse lines of business. AXIS helps customers navigate and manage risk in an increasingly complex and volatile world to give them the protection and confidence to pursue their goals and ambitions. AXIS underwriters are known for their business acumen and technical expertise; and claims teams champion customers’ needs with an honest approach and quick decision making. AXIS – Specialists in Specialty

    https://www.axiscapital.com/

  • Ballinger & Co

    Ballinger & Co. provides foreign exchange services to corporate and private clients worldwide. We are a traditional broker. We focus on building a relationship with each of our clients, ensuring that we have a clear understanding of their business and how FX volatility affects its bottom line. By focusing on our clients’ objectives, we ensure that, with our guidance, they can build an informed strategy that adds real value with every transaction. We have a dedicated team of dealing, sector & market experts, each of whom are committed to delivering the best outcomes for our clients. Led by an executive team with decades of experience in the FX market, we ensure a high quality, efficient and bespoke service

    https://ballinger.co/

  • British Marine

    Founded in 1876, British Marine has provided owners of small to medium sized vessels with service focused Hull & Machinery and Fixed P&I insurance coverage, tailored to the specialist needs of the sector. Our collaborative approach, standing along side our insured ship owners, has enabled us to resolve claims fairly and efficiently, throughout the years. We are an integral part of one of the largest international A+ rated insurance companies in the world with an annual written income of in excess of $14bn per annum.

    https://britishmarine.com/

  • Cambiasso Risso Group

    Founded in Genoa (Italy) in 1946, Cambiaso Risso today operates through 16 offices with more than 300 staff, of which 190 in insurance brokerage. Company concentrates in Hull insurance, Cargo and P&I, Shipping Agency, Yacht services, Sale & Purchase and Dry Charter serving their clients, most of them from Greece, Italy, Scandinavia, Germany, Far East and from other areas where shipping has a significant presence. Beyond the headquarters in Genoa (Italy) Cambiaso Risso Group covers, with dedicated offices, the most important insurance markets such as London, Bergen (Norway), Singapore, USA having direct access to the most influential international insurers.

    https://www.cambiasorisso.com/

  • Guy Carpenter

    Guy Carpenter delivers innovative solutions for all proportional and non-proportional treaties across the Marine & Energy sector. Our global analytical platform enables us to quantify the performance of different solutions across all classes and territories, and measure them against specific business metrics. This analytic consistency helps clients predict portfolio performance with confidence, including assessment of accumulated exposures. Account and claims management are entirely in-house: Your business never leaves our hands. Tight integration ensures that the full weight of Guy Carpenter is brought to bear should any issues arise. The practice is organized by operating regions: UK Marine, placing London Market Excess Loss (LMX) and global retro; US Marine, responsible for our U.S. clients; and International, placing business emanating from Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Caribbean and Canada. Although diverse geographically, the practice is run as one global unit.

    www.guycarp.com

  • Howdens Broking Group

    Howden Broking Group combines the strength of a global broker with the personal touch of a group with employee ownership at its heart. Founded in 1994, we have always put our people first, knowing that the P&L will follow. It’s the same talent strategy today and our clients are the ones to truly benefit. Everyone has a voice. We’re a dynamic group, with a flat global structure and local leadership fully empowered to deliver for clients. Our advice on local laws, traditions and trends comes from people who live and breathe them.

    We place USD 27bn of premium into international insurance markets on behalf of our clients. We employ 11,000 people within the group, our employees also form our largest shareholding group, demonstrating the value of an empowered, people first culture underpinned by employee ownership. We are present in 45 territories, and with our global network Howden One this increases our reach to over 100 territories and gives our clients access to 25,000 specialists.

    Our clients can access the resources of the world’s largest independent retail broker network through Howden’s offices and Howden One partners, providing clients with enormous choice and flexibility. Our specialty hub offices in London, Singapore, Miami, Dubai, Luxembourg and Bermuda connect clients to the most appropriate global markets on offer.

    Our clients receive a personal service from local professionals, backed by a global network of industry specialists. We deliver products and services the way that best suits the client. The key to our success is our ability to work as a single team across our offices in the key international insurance and reinsurance markets, to harness our expertise, market power and technology to create the right solutions.

    Today, the Howden Broking Group are a major force in retail and specialty insurance broking and benefits, the leading international MGA, and a leading risk, capital and strategic advisor.

    https://www.howdengroup.com

  • Lancashire Insurance Group

    We are a provider of global specialty insurance and reinsurance products offering risk transfer solutions to brokers and clients.

    Lancashire Insurance Group has operations in London, Bermuda and Australia and we are fully focused on establishing long-term and mutually beneficial relationships with our customers.

    Our expertise and specialised products are underpinned by our agility and strong corporate culture that ensures we offer the best possible service at all times.

    https://www.lancashiregroup.com/

  • Liberty Specials

    Liberty Specialty Markets offers specialty and commercial insurance and reinsurance products across key UK, European, Middle East, US, Bermuda, Asia Pacific & Latin America markets. We provide brokers and insureds with a broad product range through both the Company and Lloyd’s markets and have over 2,000 employees in approximately 50 offices.

    At Liberty Mutual, we believe progress happens when people feel secure. By providing protection for the unexpected and delivering it with care, we help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow.

    In business since 1912, and headquartered in Boston, today we are the fifth largest global property and casualty insurer based on 2022 gross written premium. We also rank 86 on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the US based on 2022 revenue. As of December 31, 2022, we had $50 billion in annual consolidated revenue.

    We employ over 50,000 people in 29 countries and economies around the world. We offer a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, specialty lines, reinsurance, commercial multiple-peril, workers compensation, commercial automobile, general liability, surety, and commercial property.

    https://www.libertyspecialtymarkets.com

 

 

  • Lockton Marine

    A unique global force in marine risk.

    Lockton Marine offers the global maritime and logistics sector expert risk transfer and advisory services, powered by our global resources, delivered with bespoke care and commitment.

    We set out specifically to gather the world’s leading marine specialists under one brand, to deliver one unified service on a single global platform: Lockton Marine. The companies that have joined Lockton – PL Ferrari, Omni and Edge – all have stellar reputations built on their expertise in specialist marine products; their incredible client service levels; and their local know-how.

    Together, these companies have helped us transform the service and capability we offer our clients in P&I, Special Risks, in our combined market leverage and influence. Approaching a billion dollars per annum in premium placed, and operating across all the key insurance and maritime hubs in the world, we are attracting some of the best practitioners in their field – from Cruise, Yachts and Shipbuilding to Ports & Terminals and Commodity Trading. We have the largest marine team in China, handling some of the region’s most significant exposures. And we continue to grow on the strength of our client relationships.

    We genuinely believe there isn’t a team out there like us. One global team with a diverse corporate heritage which has helped us merge cultures and expertise to create something extraordinary in our sector. Creative and insightful. Expert and decisive. Backed by the global resources and market leverage required to help deliver the best possible outcomes for our clients.

    And all this, through a single point of contact for every client, anywhere in the world. You don’t get one of us, you get all of us.

    https://www.locktonedge.com

  • MARSH

    The global maritime and logistics industries have moved closer together in the last few years that they now form one ecosystem. Driven by merger and acquisition, integration of systems, and digitisation, the industry faces new opportunities. At the same time, this acceleration and convergence, coupled with geopolitical shifts, the COVID pandemic, customer demands and new regulation, is evolving risk in different ways. Marsh JLT Specialty’s Marine and Cargo Practice is a leading risk adviser and insurance broker to help you navigate through the risk environment. We help you differentiate your risk profile, enabling you to compete for insurer capacity, utilising international marketplaces. Given our specialist expertise backed by data and analytics, we help determine and prioritise your balance sheet retention and insurance purchase in a fluid and dynamic market. We use technology to develop innovative risk management solutions specifically for the maritime and logistics industry. Our dedicated marine claims team helps to accelerate claims payments and recoveries to maintain cash flow and improve loss record. To meet the demands of global organisations, we have an international network of 28 marine and cargo offices with 720 maritime and logistics specialists. We place approximately US$4 billion in marine, cargo, liabilities, and logistics premiums globally.

    https://www.marsh.com

  • NorthStandard

    NorthStandard is one of the leading providers of global marine insurance products and services across the maritime industries. Established through the merger of North P&I Club and the Standard Club in February 2023, NorthStandard brings together over 300 years of marine insurance heritage. ‘A’ rated by S&P Global, NorthStandard has a premium income around US$800M and provides cover for over 390 million GT of owned and chartered tonnage.

    From headquarters in the UK and with offices throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas, NorthStandard offers a unique blend of worldwide presence and class-leading expertise across multiple specialist areas, including P&I, FD&D, War Risks, Strike & Delay, Hull and Machinery and ancillary insurance. Its Sunderland Marine and Coastal & Inland divisions also provide cover for owners’ fixed premium P&I, fishing vessels, inland waterway and coastal trading vessels and aquaculture. NorthStandard’s comprehensive local market and sector knowledge is underpinned by continuous investments in market-leading digital technologies.

    NorthStandard is a leading member of the International Group of P&I Clubs (IG) and is fully committed to upholding the shared objectives of its 12 independent member clubs, which provide liability cover for approximately 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage.

    Please visit www.north-standard.com to discover more.

  • SCOR

    SCOR, the 5th largest reinsurer in the world, provides insurance companies with a diversified and innovative range of solutions and services to control and manage risk. Using its experience and expertise (The Art & Science of Risk), SCOR provides cutting-edge financial solutions, analytics tools and services in all areas related to risk ; in Life & Health insurance (longevity, mortality, LTC, etc.) as well as in P&C insurance (natural catastrophes, agriculture, industry, transport, engineering, etc.)

    https://www.scor.com/

  • Shipowners’ Club

    The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual insurance association. It offers Protection & Indemnity (P&I), Legal Costs Cover and associated insurances to smaller and specialist vessel owners, operators and charterers around the world.

    As a mutual association, the Club is owned and governed by its Members. Members share risk and operate on a non profit-making basis. The board of directors is drawn from the membership. Underwriting, claims and loss prevention services are provided by the Managers of the Club.

    We have a wide spread of Members across a range of vessel types, operating sectors and geographical areas. This brings stability to the Club. Insurance is made available to the following vessels types: barge, cargo, dive, fishing, harbour, offshore, passenger/tour boat, tanker and yacht. Building on over 160 years of experience, the Shipowners’ Club works closely with Members and their brokers to provide tailor-made insurance packages for each operator according to their particular need.

    The Club is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs which represents over 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage. Group members participate in common reinsurance programmes and share larger claims. The International Group provides a voice for vessel owners’ views on legislation, conventions and regulations that impact upon their operation.

    https://www.shipownersclub.com/

  • SKULD 

    Skuld is a world leading marine insurance provider with a strong financial position and an ‘A’ rating with Standard & Poor’s. As a service provider, we are second to none. Building on our past, we will protect you in the future. This is our present. With around 300 employees from around 30 nationalities, we provide a global service in 10 countries worldwide and are present where and when you need us.

    https://www.skuld.com

  • QBE

    The QBE Insurance Group is one of the world’s top insurers and reinsurers, providing cover in more than 140 countries. With hundreds of products and deep underwriting expertise, we can cover most business risks. We apply our energy and determination to finding solutions to even the most complex challenges – and we’re not afraid to try something new, even if it means going against market conventions.

    https://qbeeurope.com/

  • Talbot Underwriting Limited

    Formed in 1990, Talbot Underwriting Limited is the managing agent of Syndicate 1183 at Lloyd’s of London. Syndicate 1183 underwrites a number of classes of business including war and terrorism, energy, marine, financial lines, cyber, transport, political risk, crisis management, kidnap & ransom, contingency, property and treaty reinsurance. Talbot is part of the AIG Group. Talbot has offices in London, Asia Pacific and the United States. The Talbot Marine team is a leading global carrier in the marine market, writing a diversified book of Marine Hull and War with associated ancillary interests, for a wide variety of vessel types and covering all aspects of Marine liabilities.

    https://www.validusholdings.com

  • The Swedish Club

    The Swedish Club was founded by shipowners in 1872 and is today a leading mutual insurance company owned and controlled by its members. The Club writes Protection & Indemnity (P&I), Freight Demurrage & Defence (FD&D), Hull & Machinery (H&M), Hull Interests, Loss of Hire, War Risks and any additional insurance required by shipowners or charterers. It also writes Loss of Hire for Mobile Offshore Units and FPSOs. The Club currently has 140 employees. The head office is in Gothenburg, Sweden, and branch offices are in Oslo, London, Athens, Hong Kong, and Singapore. More information about the Club is available at

    https://www.swedishclub.com

  • V.Scope

    The financial and reputational risks that can occur when something goes wrong can be devastating to your business. By choosing insurance services from a company that understands the shipping and marine industry inside out, you get the support you need when the worst happens.

    As part of V.Group, the largest global provider of marine support services, V.Scope Risk Management Ltd can provide every ship-owning customer with expert advice and guidance, giving you the comprehensive cover you need when unforeseen things happen.

    Through servicing fleets managed by V.Group over many years, V.Scope gives you access to our global marine insurance and claims management expertise. Our experienced team can handle all elements of your insurance, from the review of existing policy terms and conditions, placement of the risk, policy documentation and policy renewals to assisting you in the management of a casualty and claims handling.

    V.Scope work with every sector in the maritime industry to supply a range of insurance products to suit their operational requirements, including: charterers, ship repairers, offshore contractors and shipyards.

    https://vgrouplimited.com/marine-services/insurance/v-scope

  • West of England

    The West of England is a leading mutual marine insurer providing its worldwide membership of shipowners, charterers and operators with liability insurance and related services. It also safeguards and promotes its Members’ interests in many other areas of their business.

    Originally formed by the Holman shipowning family in the port of Topsham in the south west of England, the Club has served shipowners for 150 years and was one of the first to insure international tonnage. Today we provide third party liability coverage to over 4,800 ships of more than 106 million GT from a worldwide membership, with a further 40 million GT of chartered tonnage

    Our network of regional service centres in London, Piraeus, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York provide help and support to our Members in everything they do.

    https://www.westpandi.com

 

Event Sponsors

  • Concirrus

    Concirrus’ software, Quest Marine, accesses and interprets large sets of data, such as vessel statistics, movements, localised weather, and machinery information and combines this with historical claims information to reveal the behaviours that correlate to claims. Through their analytics work with leading London and Global insurers, they have proven that behavioural data is a better indicator of risk than traditional demographics. With every customer, they’ve delivered insights and new rating factors that simply did not exist before allowing increased profits, the ability to write more business with or without claims history, and reduced administration costs.

    https://www.concirrus.com

  • ESENYEL & PARTNERS

    Short Brief of Company:

    ESENYEL & PARTNERS counsels the world’s leading companies in every area of the law and offers a complete legal service in our core sectors of shipping, insurance, transport, trade, employment and commodities. Lawyers at Esenyel Partners are qualified and experienced working in an internationally challenging environment. ESENYEL & PARTNERS’ main goal is to add value to our Client’s business focused on finding commercial solutions first.

    About our Company:

    ESENYEL & PARTNERS Law Firm is a commercial and international law firm with a presence all across the globe. Established by our Managing Partner Selcuk Esenyel in 2012, with insights into international and commercial law and situations that only seasoned professionals can, ESENYEL & PARTNERS Law Firm is a preferred legal partner for many an international business establishment with interests across the globe. ESENYEL & PARTNERS Law Firm was established in 2012 after the senior partner Selcuk Esenyel decided to put together a team of legal experts catering specifically to the Turkish Coast, Ports and Shipping in general.

    The team at ESENYEL & PARTNERS Law Firm currently comprises more than 70 experts and a team of assistants with a key focus on Marine services. ESENYEL & PARTNERS Law Firm has a strong presence across Turkey and partner firms spread across the Mediterranean as well as London, Dubai, Odessa, Shanghai, New York, Paris, Berlin, Singapore, Marshall Islands and Liberia.

    https://www.esenyelpartners.com

  • Hawkins

    Hawkins is a leader in forensic investigation, root cause analysis and expert witness services covering all types of failures, including those relating to shipping and marine. Established in 1980, we now have over 100 experts based in the UK, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, from where we can deliver our services worldwide. All our forensic experts are highly skilled scientists and engineers, from a wide range of disciplines, with proven expertise and practical experience.Our services include

    Pre-loss risk management: We can provide guidance on design, processes, and regulations to ensure safety, compliance, and risk reduction Forensic Investigation: Investigating the root cause of a failure to understand why it happened, whether a recovery is possible and your level of liability Expert Witness Services: Acting as the independent expert in litigation and alternative dispute mechanisms.Post-loss advice: Reducing the risk of recurrence and improving processes

    Our experts can assist with all aspects of shipping incidents including fires, explosions, cargo contamination or degradation, machinery or materials failures and liquefaction. Our Marine team includes biologists, chemists, master mariners, materials scientists, mechanical engineers, civil engineers and fire investigators

    https://www.hawkins.biz/

  • HFW

    HFW has more than 600 lawyers working across Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. We are widely recognised as the best maritime law firm in the world, with the largest specialist marine casualty practice.

    We constantly strive to be at the forefront of our marine sectors and have evolved with our clients, keeping the world moving from the beginning of the supply chain to the end. We operate in the world’s key shipping hubs enabling us to provide a streamlined, global service when our clients need us most, whether helping them to negotiate deals, solve disputes or comply with the increasingly complex regulations which affect them.

    Our marine insurance team has a specialist understanding of the legal principles relating to marine insurance and a sound commercial understanding of the marketplace. We regularly advise on major marine casualties, policy coverage, subrogation disputes and are the experts retained to review, draft and amend a wide variety of policy wordings.

    https://www.hfw.com/

  • Hill-Dickinson

    Our expert legal advice and astute commercial guidance not only takes care of the here and now but gives you the vision and clarity to plan ahead. As our client, we work with you as an extension of your team: you tell us what you want to do and we help you find the best route to achieving it

    Who we are ?

    We’re a leading commercial law firm with more than 950 people, including over 200 partners and legal directors, spanning offices in London, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Piraeus, Singapore, Monaco and Hong Kong. Established in 1810, originally specialising in maritime law, we have been providing expert legal advice for centuries, and still going from strength to strength.

    The work we do

    As a full-service firm, we support clients throughout the life cycle of their business & at every stage, from startup right through to multi-million-pound sales, and everything in between.

    Whether you’re looking to bring a product to market, raise capital, lease premises, draw up employment contracts, protect your assets, incorporate your business or merge with others, we’ve got you covered. We’ll support you through tough times too, taking the weight off your shoulders during commercial disputes and contentious matters.

    We’re also a longstanding provider of legal services to the health sector and we’re home to one of the legal world’s largest and most respected maritime and shipping practices.

    https://www.hilldickinson.com/

  • Nordic Marine Solutions

    Nordic Marine Solutions is a leader within marine surveying and consultancy. The company was founded in 1937, and operating as a full-service company offering services within:

    P&I surveys
    Hull and Machinery
    Loss prevention
    Technical consultancy
    Different types of cargo inspections
    Claims handling
    Assistance with salvage sale

    Our client’s portfolio consists of insurance companies, cargo owners, shipowning companies and freight forwarders from all around the world. We are also acting as a correspondent for the majority of Norwegian and international P&I clubs.

    Trained professional staff and industry experts with backgrounds from maritime or insurance sectors make the company able to provide our customers with services of high quality.

    Our offices covering numbers of Norwegian ports allowing us to access quickly on client’s demand. Additionally, we have a strong mutual partnership with other survey companies in Europe and the rest of the world.

    As an ISO 9001 certified company, and a member of several recognized associations such as GAFTA and FOSFA, all our activities are carried out in accordance with current international standards and industry specifications

    https://www.marine-solutions.no

  • Noria

    For over 30 years, Noria has delivered core insurance solutions and IT consultancy services to financial institutions. Our success is built on uncompromised focus on customer needs, product quality, in-depth insurance domain competence and IT technology. The Noria team brings together best of both worlds: Decades of software experience, in-depth insurance and bank knowledge, project management and IT consultancy.

    https://noria.no/

  • Resolve Marine

    Resolve Marine is a maritime solutions provider that has served and supported clients and projects.

    For nearly 40 years. From emergency response, salvage, and reclamation to regulatory compliance, maritime training, and marine services, We bring a global presence and local response to every project.

    https://resolvemarine.com

  • Seamless Insure

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    https://seamless.insure/

  • SMIT

    The SMIT name is synonymous with many of the largest and most complex salvage operations that have taken place over the last century. We provide 24/7 emergency response, salvage, wreck removal and environmental care services across the globe at a moment’s notice.

    SMIT has an unrivaled track record responding to ships in distress, even in extremely remote locations. We respond 24/7 from our four strategic emergency response bases in Rotterdam, Houston, Cape Town and Singapore.SMIT has decades of experience in carrying out demanding wreck removal projects.

    SMIT has the advanced technology and expertise needed to handle any situation. And being part of an industry giant like Boskalis, means we always have the resources and the specialists available to succeed and to mitigate any potential dangers or environmental threats.

    https://smit.com

  • T&T Salvage

    T&T Salvage is a complete marine services company committed to the emergency response and preparedness needs of the international maritime and energy sectors. Providing industry-leading marine salvage, emergency response, and wreck removal services, T&T maintains operational bases and alliances throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia, and has strategically positioned company-owned equipment around the globe capable of being dispatched worldwide on a moment’s notice. 

    T&T’s suite of specialized emergency response equipment includes fast-response firefighting systems, inert gas and nitrogen generators, high-capacity dewatering pumps, ship-to-ship (STS) lightering systems, oil spill response resources, and more

    https://ttgroup-ttsalvage.com/

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