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.


Underwriter - Offshore

Department Location Contract type
Underwriting London Permanent

If interested in this role, please send us your CV and covering letter outlining why you would be suitable for this position and your salary requirements to

We are now seeking an experienced Underwriter to join our Offshore Syndicate on a permanent basis.   The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and a quick learner with a desire to develop their career in a friendly and supportive Insurance company.  This is a great opportunity for an Underwriter from a  Mutual or Fixed Premium P&I insurer to join a busy and experienced team, building on their previous knowledge and experience.

We also have a hybrid working model (minimum 2 days in the office / 3 days remote).

Overall responsibility of the Role:

To underwrite the Club’s business providing a liability solution to cover the operational needs of the Members.

Role Responsibilities:

  1. To ensure the correct assessment of risk in accordance with the underwriting guidelines set out in the Underwriting Procedures Manual.
  2. To fully adhere to the Underwriting Procedures Manual and all processes therein.
  3. To ensure that high levels of service to Members and brokers are achieved and maintained, including prompt and accurate issue of Members’ documentation.
  4. To develop and maintain relationships with Members and Brokers to ensure the retention and development of the portfolio for the mutual benefit of the Club.
  5. To identify, attract and develop new business opportunities that are of mutual benefit to the Association.
  6. To continually monitor and analyse the performance of business within the portfolio, highlighting and addressing areas of concern that require action.
  7. To ensure all outstanding premium is paid prior to binding of renewals in conjunction with the finance team.
  8. Responsible for approving and ensuring the correct issuance of blue cards.
  9. To share knowledge, information and experience across the Underwriting team.
  10. To develop the skills and knowledge required for the effective performance of the role by participating in and actively contributing to training and development activities.
  11. To ensure sanctions screening has been undertaken on Members, other named parties and all vessels, and any hits resolved, prior to binding cover or processing MTA’s. 

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Underwriting experience in Mutual and/or Fixed Premium P&I Cover.
  • Good understanding of P&I and additional covers.
  • Contract review experience.
  • Skilled negotiator and service orientated.
  • Proven experience of business development and broker liaison.
  • Analytical skills, with excellent report writing ability.
  • Completed or studying for, the P&I Qualification. 

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.