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WTW is one of the oldest names in marine insurance having commenced as a marine broker in 1828. The Global Marine team continues to address the needs of the sector through innovative risk advice and global broking excellence.

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The marine industry requires uniquely specialised solutions for its management of risk and we work in partnership with clients. The Global Marine integrated approach is backed by decades of knowledge allowing us to offer global expertise through point of contact at a local level, subject to local licensing requirements.

Why WTW?

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    Knowledge and experience

    Strategic understanding of your industry, evidenced by the deep experience within the team.

  2. The power of innovation icon image

    The power of innovation

    We leverage our marine industry knowledge and client insight to drive innovation across our risk solutions.

  3. Global capabilities icon image

    Global capabilities

    A global team of 550+ marine specialists supporting your opportunities across our marine centres of excellence.

  4. Market strength icon image

    Market strength

    With coordinated access to the global marine insurance marketplace, we aim to provide cost effective risk solutions to support your needs. 

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    Market analysis

    Insightful market selection based on settlement performance, loss prevention and emergency response as well as financial security.

  6. Beyond the marine transaction icon image

    Beyond the marine transaction

    As your risk adviser we have a connected approach to risk, providing guidance on all aspects of your operation, whilst optimising total cost of risk.

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    Supporting you at critical times

    Clear, effective advice and support in the event of a major loss, provided by our claims advisory and in-house adjusters.

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    Creating partnerships

    Working together to harness your position as the best advocate of the risk, early selection and choice of the most appropriate strategic insurance partners, irrespective of global location.

Our global colleagues work across several specialty teams:
  • Shipping and Maritime Industries: Hull and Machinery (H&M), Protection and Indemnity (P&I), Special Risks (Marine liabilities)
  • Global Cargo
  • Specie: Fine Art, Jewellery, Cash Management
  • Global Asset Protection: Superyachts, Bloodstock (BELA; including Estates, Livestock and Aquaculture) and Private Clients
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Claims – supporting you at critical times

Effective claims management is the ultimate measure of your broker:
  • We understand the importance of delivering clear and effective advice.
  • We are proud of the reputation of our in-house Marine claims specialists and average adjusters.
  • Leveraging our global and local expertise, specialist teams can be on site supporting the claims process round the globe.
  • We make claims based (not just price based) decisions when selecting insurance partners and understand the importance of measuring and managing the performance of insurers.
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