Claims Emergency

London Branch

+44 203 829 5858

Singapore Branch

+65 8683 3190

The claims response service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides immediate global assistance to all of our Members.

Calling the emergency contact number provides a quick and effective way to speak directly to a duty Shipowners’ claims handler in the event of an incident or casualty involving an entered vessel.

During office hours the emergency number will redirect to the relevant corresponding office switchboard.

Alternatively, Members can request assistance from our network of correspondents located around the world.


Liability insurance for specialist and offshore support vessels



The Shipowners’ Club has underwritten offshore business for over half a century and was one of the first clubs to provide a dedicated resource for offshore business. The Club has always remained at the forefront of developing insurance solutions for the unique and complex challenges that the sector faces. In supporting our Members’ operations, the Club has accrued many years of experience which enhances our understanding of our Members’ needs.

We offer a comprehensive insurance solution to the offshore energy, construction and wind farm sectors through traditional Rules based P&I cover, giving access to the high limits of the International Group, often mandatory for offshore operators. In addition we offer our tried and tested Specialist Offshore Packages, designed specifically with the offshore and construction sectors in mind. These are reviewed regularly to ensure that they continue to meet industry needs.

Our Members are involved in a wide range of activities which includes:

  • Construction and installation
  • Rig/platform supply
  • Offshore support
  • Anchor handling
  • Personnel transfer
  • Seismic survey
  • Dredging
  • Cable and pipe laying
  • ROV/UAV and submersible operations
  • Dive support
  • Well stimulation
  • Decommissioning
  • Towage
  • Heavylift operations
  • Offshore accommodation
  • Autonomous vessel operations
  • Salvage and clean up operations

For further information, see your broker or contact us directly at

* As at 31 December 2023

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