Howden Marine

Cargo ship at sea

Having been in operation since 2007, our Hamburg office serves as a Marine hub for our local and international clients alike.

We focus on all aspects of Marine insurance and offer a wide range of broking services including risk management and claims handling. Being part of the world’s largest employee-owned insurance group we provide local intelligence combined with a global perspective. Our scale is global but our approach is founded on a dedicated local team which enables us to build solutions around our clients, as well as affording our across-the-board knowledge and expertise where appropriate for each client.

Our leadership team consists of experienced insurance and shipping practitioners and we aim to create meaningful relationships with our clients and insurers to achieve consistency and trust.

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Need to submit a claim to the Marine team? 

Call us on our 24/7 hotline +49 40 325 085 60 or drop us a short message below and we'll get back to you asap

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Whatever your needs, we craft the right balance between risk and enterprise, and deliver the level of cover that works for your business.

Our team of specialist professionals utilise their broad knowledge and product expertise to offer bespoke insurance solutions for all classes of marine exposures. We offer specialist advice and expert knowledge in the following fields:

Hull & Marine LiabilitiesCyber Insurance concepts
  • Hull and Machinery
  • Disbursements
  • Loss of hire
  • Charterers’ Liability
  • 24/7 access
  • Charterers’ Default
  • Machinery Deductible
  • Protection & Indemnity
  • Other marine related liabilities
  • Towage Risks
  • Third Party Liabilities
  • First Party Financial Loss
  • First Party Costs
  • Breach Response Services to our network of PR, Forensic and Legal advisors



Ports & TerminalsEnergy
  • Loss of, or damage to, cargo under your care, custody or control
  • Third-party liability
  • Professional indemnity
  • Fines and penalties
  • Physical loss of, or damage to, equipment
  • Port property
  • Business interruption


  • Power & Renewables
  • Energy Liabilities
  • Natural Resources




Cargo & Stock ThroughputShipyard & Related risks
  • Marine Cargo
  • Trade Disruption
  • Stock Throughput
  • Shipyard & building risks
  • Ship Repairers' Liability
  • Worldwide delay in delivery
War & Political Risks
  • War risks
  • Kidnap & Ransom
  • Confiscation, expropriation and nationalisation
  • Credit insurance

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+49 40 325 085 60

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