The Shipowners’ Club is the leading global insurer for small and specialist vessels. We have been protecting shipping operators for 160 years, since we first began providing mutual P&I insurance in 1855.
Placing risk with the Shipowners’ Club
This brochure is a complete insight into our business, detailing the range of tailor-made insurance packages we provide, which have been developed in close liaison with brokers and Members according to specific individual needs and circumstances.
How we work
We explain how we work as one of 13 Clubs that make up the International Group of P&I Clubs, representing over 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage, and demonstrate how, as we have grown over a century and a half, we have proudly upheld our founding mutual principles of always providing insurance at cost, sharing risks, taking a claims-friendly approach and, above all, maintaining a principle of underwriting prudence.
Approaching us for a quote
When you approach us for an insurance quote, you are in effect applying for your client to become a Member of the Shipowners’ Club. As with all clubs, Members enjoy certain privileges, particularly access to a pool of talented individuals who possess a high degree of expertise and experience in their chosen field.