NorthStandard announces 5% General Increase for first renewal post merger

The Board of the newly formed NorthStandard have advised that whilst the Club performances in terms of claims and investment are as per projections, external factors such as geopolitical instability and inflation continue to require some adjustment in premium levels to preserve the Club’s financial position. The Club has therefore declared a 5% General Increase in premium rates for 2024 ...

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West of England announces 7.5% General increase on P&I for 2024

Notwithstanding the Club’s strong performance this year, the Board acknowledged that increase in premium is still necessary to meet the inflationary costs of claims in order to achieve underwriting balance. As a result, the Board has announced as follows: Notwithstanding the above, the Club will review individual risk profiles to determine any further adjustment required. As per usual practice, any ...

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Britannia targets 7.5% increase on P&I premium for 2024 and return USD10 million to Members

Further to the Club’s board meeting end of October, Britannia has now announced their position regarding 20 Feb 2024 renewal: In addition to the above, the Board has agreed a capital distribution of USD10 million to mutual P&I Members with vessels on risk as at 24 October 2023 (midnight). The return for each members will be computed based on each ...

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Steamship announces 5% GI for 2024 renewal and Capital distribution to Members

The Steamship Mutual is the first to announce their position for 2024 renewal, with a 5% General Increase across all classes of business for 2024-2025. As per usual practice, any adjustment to the IG reinsurance programme will be passed on to Members, and individual performance will also be considered for further rating adjustment. With tonnage, loss ratio and investment return ...

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West of England Credit Rating boosted to A- by AM Best

Following West’s very strong balance sheet, as well as its adequate operating performance, neutral business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management, AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” (Excellent) to West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association (West or WOE) (Luxembourg). The outlook assigned to these Credit ...

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Teams Ido and Keido complete the Mission to Seafarers 2023 Adventure Race Japan !

We made it! Latitude Brokers teamed up with Taylor Maritime and the Mission to Seafarers in Hong Kong to enter two teams in to the Adventure Race Japan to raise funds for the Mission’s work globally.  Team Ido (Japanese for Latitude) was Vanessa Toucas, Janie D’Arch and Catherine Graham; and Team Keido (Longitude) was Andrew Brooker, Kevin Leach-Smith and Rev ...

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