Good news for shipowners as IG reinsurance rates down.

A combination of 4 years’ profits for International Group reinsurers, increased market capacity, increased risk retention by the Group’s captive, Hydra, and the use of a third multi-year fixed placement has enabled the Group to negotiate a successful renewal of the General Excess of Loss programme and the excess War P&I cover, resulting in rate reductions for shipowners and charterers ...

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Singapore Insurance market – recent moves

As we “predicted” in our earlier blog, the ongoing consolidation would give rise to further changes and create opportunities for new leaders to emerge as well as new entrants to the Asian market continuing to focus on Singapore as their base. At the Lloyd’s new office opening party in Singapore recently, there were over 300 underwriters and brokers, many of ...

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Latitude speaking on panels at 3rd Asia Marine Insurance Conference, 12-13 October

We are pleased to be involved with the 3rd Asia Marine Insurance Conference, being held on 12/13 October at the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong.  Some of the industry’s most senior underwriters will be there offering their views on the industry. Charles D’Alton will be on the P&I panel and Andrew Brooker will be on both the Owner’s panel and ...

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