The Shipowners’ Club has in-depth knowledge of the risks and liabilities you face when operating your fleet, borne from over 160 years of experience in providing Protection and Indemnity (P&I) cover, Legal Costs Cover and associated insurances.

As market leader, we insure over 33,000 small and specialist vessels across the globe.

We have a wide spread of Members across a range of vessel types, operating sectors and geographical areas. This diversification delivers stability, allowing us to enjoy a strong balance sheet and an A rating from Standard & Poor’s.

We are one of the 13 P&I Clubs which make up the International Group, collectively insuring over 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage.

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  • Safety Culture: Effective Communication

    This article was written in collaboration with Dr Claire Pekcan, Director at Safe Marine, and further to our Empowered Communications infographic, provides more detailed information on methods of communication.

  • Solvency & Financial Condition Report (SFCR) 2020

    This report has been produced in respect of The Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (Luxembourg) (‘the Club’) to satisfy its public reporting requirements under the Solvency II insurance regulation regime.

  • Navigation Booklet Series

    The art of navigation may be second nature to deep-sea mariners, but for those crews who do not use this skill very often it can present some significant difficulties. Results from the Club’s Condition Survey Programme often highlight a limited understanding of basic navigation practices.

  • Importance of proper passage planning

    Despite the ongoing discussion in the shipping industry regarding the importance of comprehensive passage planning over multiple years, the Club continues to observe countless incidents across the industry that can be largely attributed to either improper or non-existent passage planning.

  • Notice of Annual General Meeting – 3 June 2021

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Members of The Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (Luxembourg) will be held at 16 rue Notre-Dame, L-2240, Luxembourg on Thursday 3 June 2021 at 11.00 hours

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