A guide to offshore jurisdiction A guide to offshore jurisdiction
A guide to offshore jurisdiction
CTRL Marine Solutions Ltd CTRL Marine Solutions Ltd
CTRL Marine Solutions Ltd launches bespoke Claims, Technical, Risk and Legal service
Case Study: Death of a Diver Case Study: Death of a Diver
In April 2012, our Member’s vessel was transiting Mexican waters when the crew noticed an unusual noise from the port azimuth thruster. A diver employed by Charterers’ sub contractors was sent down by the Master to investigate the problem.
Yachtowners Yachtowners
Liability insurance for yacht owners, operators and managers
Our correspondents are located around the world Our correspondents are located around the world
Our correspondents are available to offer assistance and guidance to our Members wherever their trading operations take them.
Broking cpompanies Broking cpompanies
We work with more than 600 broking companies globally providing flexible P&I insurance to the owners and operators of vessels

Welcome to the Shipowners' Club

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 Assistance and Defence cover and associated insurances.

As market leader, we insure over 32,000 small and specialist vessels across the globe. Every year, 95% of our members choose to stay with us, and our top 25 members hold an average of 24 years’ continuous entry; testament to our ability to serve Members’ best interests and respond to changing needs.

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 A-rated financial security from A. M. Best and Standard & Poor’s.

Referred to as a P&I Club, Shipowners’ is one of thirteen Clubs which make up the International Group, insuring over 90% of the world’s tonnage.


Latest news and insight

  • The Shipowners’ Club reports strong half year results with a positive investment return

    The Shipowners’ Club, the leading P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has reported financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.

  • IMCA: The facts and figures

    IMCA’s objective is to improve performance in the marine contracting industry and provide their members (the global network of marine contractors and their supply chain) with a vast array of publications and guidance documents. Our latest blog answers some key questions about IMCA and its benefits.

  • The Shipowners’ Club supports ISWAN’s seminar on seafarer health

    The Shipowners’ Club, the leading mutual P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, is supporting the International Seafarer’s Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) seminar on seafarers’ health as part of its ongoing partnership to look at the most prevalent health issues affecting seafarers.

  • ASTRA and SPAR SHIPPING: What happens when a time charterer fails to pay timely hire?

    Ian Teo, Partner at Rajah and Tann’s Singapore, revisits the two High Court decisions in the cases of THE ASTRA and SPAR SHIPPING for timely hire.

  • Crew Health: Maintaining a healthy weight onboard

    Today’s activities at work and home are generally less physical than previous generations, life in general is more sedentary and diets are often more unhealthy given the proliferation of convenience foods and snacks on offer nowadays, this is also reflected onboard ships.

Read all news
Read all news

Find staff by name

Find staff by office/function

Sign up to our latest news alerts

Enter your contact details to receive our news and insights.

Specify your role:


All fields required
Financial Strength Rating. A- Excellent