Our clients require a global marine broker with scale, experience and strength in depth, delivering risk advice, solutions and placement execution.

Howden Specialty’s Marine division is one of the largest marine practices in the world. Headquartered in London, with a significant presence in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, we work as a single division in close cooperation with our network of international partners, specialising in the placement of risks in the most appropriate global market.

110+ Team Specialists

150+ Specialist markets

$300m+ premium handled

Our expertise

Whilst general marine practitioners, we are particularly active in the following sectors, providing a comprehensive and creative range of products:

  • Offshore Supply Vessels & Workboats.
  • Bluewater Operators.
  • Port Authorities, Terminals & Logistics.
  • Inland River Tug & Barge Operations.
  • Dredging / Wet Construction Companies.
  • Contractors, including Oilfield Services, Liftboat Operators Offshore Drilling & Subsea / Diving Operations.
  • Commercial Fishing Operations.
  • Vessel & Offshore Construction.
  • Aquaculture.

Our experienced broking and technical team, supported by 20 dedicated Marine claims specialists, has a global focus and strong client base throughout the marine space, including but not limited to following product lines:

  • Hull and Machinery plus ancillary Interests.
  • Loss of Hire / Contingency Risks / Trade Disruption.
  • Mortgagees Interest / Mortgagees Interest Additional Perils.
  • War Risks.
  • Terrorism, Cyber & Political Risks.
  • Building / Conversion Risks.
  • Onshore / Offshore Asset Physical Damage.
  • Delegated Authority Programmes / Agency Reinsurance.
  • Building / Conversion Risks & Delay in Delivery.
  • Onshore / Offshore Asset Physical Damage.
  • Delegated Authority Programmes / Agency Reinsurance.
  • Primary Marine Liability, including Mutual Protection & Indemnity's Liability, General Liability, Stevedores / Wharfingers Liability, Charterers Liability, Terminal Operators / Port Authority Liability, Ship repairers Liability & Freight Forwarders Liability.
  • Excess Casualty (Marine / Offshore / Onshore Exposures).

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