Sponsors & Exhibitors

Headline Partner

  • Concirrus

  • Concirrus

    Concirrus’ software, Quest Marine, accesses and interprets large sets of data, such as vessel statistics, movements, localised weather, and machinery information and combines this with historical claims information to reveal the behaviours that correlate to claims. Through their analytics work with leading London and Global insurers, they have proven that behavioural data is a better indicator of risk than traditional demographics. With every customer, they’ve delivered insights and new rating factors that simply did not exist before allowing increased profits, the ability to write more business with or without claims history, and reduced administration costs.



Lead Sponsors

  • Noria

  • Noria

    For over 30 years, Noria has delivered core insurance solutions and IT consultancy services to financial institutions. Our success is built on uncompromised focus on customer needs, product quality, in-depth insurance domain competence and IT technology. The Noria team brings together best of both worlds: Decades of software experience, in-depth insurance and bank knowledge, project management and IT consultancy.



  • Windward

  • Windward

    Windward Insurance improves and augments the underwriting process. Our technology creates an operational profile for every vessel and fleet, continuously monitoring and analysing what ships are doing, including: how they navigate; where they operate; when they operate; what they do in rough weather; and how they manoeuvre in ports. The company’s models use these vessel operating patterns and behavioural traits to apply a risk rating to every ship and fleet, and to predict the likelihood of a vessel having an accident in the year ahead. Windward also supports actuary and analytics teams in the development of proprietary technical pricing models, combining customer data with Windward risk scores and features. Windward is backed by world-renowned investors, including XL Innovate, the tech investment arm of AXA XL; former BP CEO, Lord Browne; ex Thomson Reuters CEO, Tom Glocer; Salesforce Chairman & CEO, Marc Benioff; Horizons Ventures; and Aleph.



  • Inmarsat

  • Inmarsat

    As the pioneer and world leader in mobile satellite communications, Inmarsat has been powering global connectivity for nearly four decades.
    We provide governments, commercial enterprises and humanitarian organisations with mission-critical voice and high-speed data communications on land, at sea and in the air.
    Inmarsat has a broad portfolio of voice and data services to satisfy your communications requirements, wherever your operations are located.
    Our services are accessed using a variety of devices, from hand-held satellite phones and remote site fixed installations, to vessel, vehicular and airborne mobile terminals, offering different performance options to suit your operational needs. https://www.inmarsat.com/


  • Sapiens 

  • Sapiens

    Sapiens International Corporation empowers insurers to succeed in an evolving industry. The company offers digital software platforms, solutions and services for the property and casualty, life, pension and annuity, reinsurance, financial and compliance, workers’ compensation and financial markets. With more than 35 years of experience delivering to over 400 organizations globally, Sapiens has a proven ability to satisfy customers’ core, data and digital requirements. Our portfolio includes policy administration, billing and claims; underwriting, illustration and electronic application; reinsurance; and decision management software. Sapiens’ digital suite features customer and agent portals, and an advanced analytics solution. Sapiens’ team of over 2,500 operates through our fully-owned subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, EMEA and Asia Pacific.. https://www.sapiens.com/


  • Galloway

  • Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith

    Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith is a regional law firm dedicated to delivering value in legal counsel to local, national, and international businesses and insurers. Galloway has over 110 attorneys located in 12 cities in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Missouri.  We are recognized by our clients for the depth of our legal counsel and for our innovative and aggressive advocacy. Galloway’s attorneys are experienced in handling insurance, admiralty and maritime law, products liability, employer’s liability, general casualty, professional liability, construction, transportation, environmental, and energy claims, as well as corporate transactional matters.



  • Russell Group

  • Russell Group

    Russell is the leading risk management company that provides a truly integrated business platform which enables clients to explore, evaluate and understand connected business exposure in a connected world.
    The Russell business platform combines analytics software, universal data, consulting services and thought leadership to deliver value to clients.
    Our approach empowers clients to better understand connected business exposure throughout the business trading network, gain deeper business intelligence and achieve superior return on equity. 



  • Chaffe McCall LLP

    Founded in 1826, Chaffe McCall LLP is Louisiana’s oldest full-service law firm, centrally located in downtown New Orleans with additional offices in Houston, Baton Rouge, and Lake Charles. At Chaffe McCall we work with clients regionally, nationally, and internationally to address the challenges they face in numerous areas of law. Our attorneys are devoted to understanding our clients’ businesses and are known for successfully providing practical legal guidance to them consistent with their interests and goals. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality legal services in a timely and cost-effective manner.



  • AdvantageGo

  • AdvantageGo

    AdvantageGo is the innovative commercial insurance and reinsurance product family from NIIT Technologies. It harnesses the power of proven, functionally-rich core solutions and augment it with the energy and culture of being an InsurTech leader. AdvantageGo enables insurers and reinsurers around the world to fuse the traditional with digital, helping them to rapidly adapt, drive change and succeed with agile software and microservices. For further information, please visit www.AdvantageGo.com

    AdvantageGo – revolutionising insurance software.





  • Ed Broking

    Ed has decades of experience in marine, and we use it to deliver optimum outcomes for every client.
    Working with some of the largest marine specialist brokers in the world, our clients cross the spectrum: international blue-water and coastal operations, the cruise industry, shipbuilding, and ports and terminals. They include ship-owners, charterers, shipbuilders, port and terminal operators, and multi-modal transport operators.
    Our coverage is equally broad: from hull & machinery and protection & indemnity to specialist products developed for individual clients to cover areas such as political risks, contract frustration, business interruption, counterparty insolvency, and revenue protection.
    Like all of Ed, we are joined up: we work closely with other specialists, especially the cargo team, to provide customised and multi-line package policies.  



  • LOC

    LOC is a leading international marine and engineering consultancy and survey company that was founded in London in 1979. Headquartered in London, the company operates 33 offices located in Europe, Africa, Americas, Middle East, Asia and Australia; and employs over 400 people. Its core business is split into shipping and energy divisions. Shipping includes marine casualty work, accident investigation, claims, disputes & litigation and surveys. LOC has a specialist team of technical experts dedicated to investigating marine hull and machinery claims, including the cause, nature and extent of damage or failure, as well as offering accurate estimates of repair costs and duration. Energy work includes marine warranty surveys, loss prevention, inspections, audits as well as marine and transportation consultancy. In addition, the LOC Group operates a subsidiary company (Longitude) that focuses on specialist engineering design and consultancy.



  • AdvantageGo

  • Atlantic Marine Associates Inc.

    Atlantic Marine Associates Inc. was established in 2012 with the vision of providing high-quality, customized services conducted by select staff surveyors with a variety of backgrounds and a wealth of experience. Our team includes Master Mariners, Marine Engineers, and Naval Architects.



  • Stellamar

  • Stellamar

    At Stellamar we rely on forging close bonds with our business partners, whether they be with candidatesor clients. We understand that quality recruitment practices start with trust and discretion, and will always look to represent you in the way that you would want to be represented to the market.
    Stellamar isn’t just another recruitment agency – we attract, shape & equip talent to provide bespoke recruitment & HR solutionsthrough our excellent people.



  • Hill Dickinson

    Hill Dickinson LLP is a leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with more than 840 people including 175 partners and legal directors, with offices in Liverpool, Manchester, London, Leeds, Piraeus, Singapore, Monaco and Hong Kong.
    The firm delivers advice and strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum, from non-contentious advisory and transactional work to all forms of commercial litigation and arbitration.
    Hill Dickinson prides itself on fostering the strongest client relationships and adding value through innovation. The firm acts as a trusted adviser to businesses, organisations and individuals across the globe within a wide range of specialist market sectors, including transportation and logistics, retail, insurance, marine, health, international trade, education, and banking and financial services.
    Clients include multinational companies, major corporations, UK plcs, insurance companies, UK and foreign banks and financial institutions, public sector organisations, private individuals and professional bodies.



  • MS Amlin

    We are experts in underwriting and claims, with both technical capability and deep knowledge of the areas we insure. We put the people we serve at the heart of everything we do, creating strong, balanced working relationships – so you can expect first-rate service and the support of experts who understand your world.
    And in providing this, MS Amlin continues to become a stronger partner for you. It’s a virtuous cycle, and in today’s complex and integrated world it matters more than ever.



  • AIG

    American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Building on 100 years of experience, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. American International Group UK Ltd (AIG UK) is based in London, and is AIG’s largest single operation in Europe. AIG Europe SA is headquartered in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, with 21 branches across the EEA and Switzerland.r.



  • Brit Insurance

    Brit is a leading global specialty insurer and reinsurer, focused on underwriting complex risks. We are an influential and respected presence at Lloyd’s of London and, in Syndicate 2987, we have one of the largest and most diverse portfolios. Running through our company is a commitment to provide a truly exceptional service to our clients, from initial enquiry through to claim payment. In addition to hiring the very best people for the job, this means getting the simple things right: keeping our word, always being accountable and treating clients how we would wish to be treated. We have a long and successful track record of leading an extensive range of insurance and reinsurance programmes, based on rigorous risk selection and a disciplined approach to underwriting. The way we approach insurance challenges sets us apart. We’re genuinely proud of the Brit ‘difference’ – and invite you to experience it for yourself. When a customer has a claim, their life or business has been disrupted, or even put in peril. They expect their insurance to deliver – and it’s our responsibility to fulfil that commitment. At Brit, we don’t treat claims as a ‘process’; we see every claim as an opportunity to help customers move forward with their lives.



  • Insurwave

    Insurwave connects communities of insurance buyers, brokers, and sellers and transforms the way specialty insurance and reinsurance is transacted. Insurwave uses best in class cloud, distributed ledger, and blockchain technologies to reduce the distance between risk and capital by automating contract administration, eliminating back office processes, and securitizing insurance contracts as a new asset class.



  • Scor

    SCOR, the 5th largest reinsurer in the world, provides insurance companies with a diversified and innovative range of solutions and services to control and manage risk. Using its experience and expertise (“The Art & Science of Risk”), SCOR provides cutting-edge financial solutions, analytics tools and services in all areas related to risk – in Life & Health insurance (longevity, mortality, LTC, etc.) as well as in P&C insurance (natural catastrophes, agriculture, industry, transport, engineering, etc.).



  • Gard

    Gard is a shipowner-controlled provider of P&I, marine and energy insurance products. Founded in Arendal in Norway, it is one of the largest marine insurers in the world, offering shipowners and operators, shipyards, contractors and oil companies a breadth and choice of products not available anywhere else in one place. For over 100 years, we have focused on providing the maritime industries with insurance products that offer financial protection and practical assistance when disaster strikes. Today Gard has 33% of the Nordic marine hull market and 17% market share among the International Group of P&I Clubs. Members and clients have always relied on Gard’s first class financial security to protect them against the risks that concern them, and to compensate them promptly for their losses. We now have an A+ rating from Standard and Poor’s, one of the highest security ratings in the marine market.



  • Liberty Specialty Markets

    We enable brokers and clients to access a wide range of insurance products in the most efficient way. Whether commercial or specialty, we have the technical expertise, underwriting ability and market understanding to deliver the right solution.



  • Axco

  • Axco

    Axco is the leading supplier of global insurance market information with over 50 years’ experience in researching and publishing industry intelligence on insurance and employee benefits.



  • Spinnaker

    The world’s leading shipping employers work in partnership with Spinnaker Global to recruit their staff and executives. They depend upon Spinnaker for talent management support and reliable salary & reward data. 20+ years in the industry. 30+ staff UK and Singapore. Success in 65+ countries. Recruitment. Executive Search. HR Consulting. Secretariat of the Maritime HR Association and the Seafarer Employers’ Association.

    * Recruiting the right people is crucial for business success. Spinnaker staff work in dedicated specialisms within shipping, ensuring expert knowledge of each sector.

    * Benefit from our access. No other consultant has such a powerful network. People take our phone calls. They trust our discretion. Our market intelligence puts you ahead of the game – you’d be surprised who’s talking to us.

    * Benefit from our expertise. We know shipping. We know where to look. We know what you’re looking for.

    *Benefit from our track record. Twenty+ years in shipping recruitment. Thirty+ staff. Success in more than sixty five countries.

    We place shipping professionals in: chartering & shipbrok

  • ing, corporate services, HR & crewing, executive, finance, insurance, underwriting & broking, IT, legal & claims, marine & technical, operations / post fixtures, research & analysis, sales, marketing & comms, along with trainees, graduates, and interns.



  • Lloyd’s

    Lloyd’s is the world’s specialist insurance and reinsurance market.
    With expertise earned over centuries, Lloyd’s is the foundation of the insurance industry and the future of it. Led by expert underwriters and brokers in more than 200 territories, the Lloyd’s market develops the essential, complex and critical insurance needed to underwrite human progress.
    Backed by diverse global capital and excellent financial ratings, Lloyd’s works with a global network of over 4000 insurance professionals to grow the insured world – building resilience for businesses and local communities and strengthening economic growth around the world.
    From start-ups to small and medium-sized enterprises, national governments and multinational corporations, our customers rely on the specialism, strength and security of the Lloyd’s market to help them protect what matters most.



  • North P&I Club

    North P&I Club North P&I Club is a leading global marine insurer providing P&I, FD&D, war risks and ancillary insurance to 195 million GT of owned and chartered tonnage. Through its guaranteed subsidiary Sunderland Marine, North is also a leading insurer of fishing vessels, small craft and aquaculture risks. The Standard and Poor’s ‘A’ rated Club is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK with regional offices and subsidiaries in China (Hong Kong and Shanghai), Greece, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, USA and Sunderland Marine offices worldwide. North is a leading member of the International Group of P&I Clubs (IG), with over 12% of the IG’s owned tonnage. The 13 IG clubs provide liability cover for approximately 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage and, as a member of the IG, North protects and promotes the interests of the international shipping industry. For further information, visit: www.nepia.com


  • Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

    Over 100 years of marine insurance experience
    Protecting transport and marine insurance risks has been one of our core activities since the formation of the Allianz Group in 1890.
    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty today provides global marine insurance for all types of marine risks, from single vessels to the most complex multinational businesses.
    Operating from major marine insurance hubs such as Hamburg, London, New York, Singapore and Paris, our specialist teams include master mariners and cargo experts as well as insurance professionals.
    These global marine insurance hubs coordinate a local service delivered through our network in more than 160 countries, providing expert underwriting, responsive local claims support and preventative risk consulting – whenever and wherever it is needed.
    Our experienced underwriters, claims professionals and risk consultants service clients throughout the marine industry, from a warehouse in Rio de Janeiro to a blue-water vessel in the Baltic to a cargo transit bound for Shanghai.



  • Marsh

    As global trade stretches into more remote corners of the world, the entire maritime industry enjoys new growth opportunities. It also faces new challenges, unpredictable costs, and the ever-present potential for catastrophic loss. The speed of change keeps accelerating, requiring swift responses and greater operational efficiencies.
    Marsh’s Marine Practice is a leading adviser to the maritime industry on risk and insurance issues. Our globally-coordinated team of nearly 600 maritime specialists places approximately US$3 billion in marine premiums globally, identifying cost-effective, often hard-to-find insurance solutions. We help you differentiate your risk profile, enabling you to better compete for insurer capacity.
    With specialised marine expertise backed by industry-leading data, analytics, and benchmarking, we help determine and prioritise exposures and determine how much risk your balance sheet can comfortably retain. We use technology to develop innovative risk management solutions specifically for the maritime industry. And our dedicated marine claims staff helps to accelerate claims payments to maintain cash flow.
    With Marsh’s Marine Practice, you can minimise total cost of risk, help protect your balance sheet amid business challenges, and stay competitive in an increasingly global marketplace.



  • IFIC Forensics

    IFIC Forensics has been investigating ship fires and giving evidence in Maritime Courts and Tribunals worldwide since the 1970’s. Our specialist maritime fire and explosion investigators have attended fires on all types of ships including container ships, gas carriers, oil and chemical tankers, car carriers, bulk carriers, cruise ships, ferries and some fabulous private yachts which must remain nameless! Our cases include the DG HARMONY, ABT SUMMER, HANJIN PENNSYLVANIA, HYUNDAI FORTUNE, CARNIVAL SPLENDOR, ATLANTIC CARTIER, DANIELLA, NORMAN ATLANTIC, MSC FLAMINIA and most recently the MAERSK HONAM, Clients benefit from rapid global response and expert technical advice and analysis to determine origin, spread, spread, risk and consequences. We are renowned for our marine forensic investigation services which cover fire and other peril damage to hull claims; technical support on causation; technical support for the management and handling of hazardous cargoes; forensic sample analysis; advice on cargo damage/contamination and expert testimony. We are proud to be a trusted advisor to many of the world’s leading Salvors, P&I clubs and the International Group, and advise on emerging risks and provided loss prevention advice concerning cargo handling. Our Chairman, Professor James Lygate, edited the industry’s manual on ship fires – ‘Rushbrook’s Fire Aboard’ which is a recognised comprehensive source of information.



  • The American Club

    American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, Inc. (the American Club) was established in New York in 1917. It is the only mutual Protection and Indemnity Club domiciled in the United States – indeed, in the entire Americas.
    The Club is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs, a collective of thirteen mutuals which together provide Protection and Indemnity insurance for some 90% of all world shipping. The American Club has been successful in recent years in building on its US heritage to create a truly international insurer with a global reach second-to-none in the industry. Day to day management of the American Club is provided by Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. from their headquarters in New York. Additional resources are provided by SCB’s subsidiary offices in London, Piraeus, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. In addition to the resources of the Managers, the Association’s worldwide network of independent claims correspondents is available to Members around the clock.
    Above all, the American Club seeks to commend itself to prospective Members through its commitment to personalized service, a “can-do” attitude of mind and an enthusiasm to achieve the very best of business results for Members both large and small.




  • SYVR

    Survey on Demand!

    SYVR is a sharing economy platform and a global marketplace for matching marine insurance companies with high quality marine surveyors.



  • New England Asset Management

  • NEAM

    New England Asset Management has specialised in capital and investment management services tailored to the global insurance industry since 19841. Active in the UK market since 19982, our services are tailored to meet the needs of our insurance company clients – representing 99% of our business.

    1 NEAM, Inc. was founded in 1984. NEAM Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEAM, Inc. and was established in 2009. 2 NEAM, Inc. has managed assets on behalf of Lloyd’s of London entities since 1998. NEAM Limited has been managing assets for Lloyd’s of London clients since 2010.