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What we do.  Who we are. And how you can benefit from our expertise and services.

Customised. Reliable. Seaworthy.

Hanseatic Underwriters represents a co-insurance consortium of first-class, A-rated, long-established marine insurers offering fixed premium insurance coverage for Protection & Indemnity as well as for Freight, Demurrage & Defence.

Protection & Indemnity

Reliable cover for shipowners and charterers of seagoing vessels and inland craft.

Freight, Demurrage & Defence

Insurance coverage for legal services, loss prevention, claims assistance and cost containment in the area of shipping disputes for shipowners & charterers.

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rated A+

million USD Limit

days at your service

correspondents worldwide

Latest News from Hanseatic Underwriters™

11th German P&I Summer Lounge – Another Night To Remember

The Hanseatic Underwriters team welcomed some 250 guests from all parts of the shipping world, locally and internationally, to the “Altonaer Kaispeicher”, a beautiful venue directly by the banks of the Elbe river. The intermittent showers and cool evening air were as reminiscent of the Hamburg summer as the elegance and historical significance of the venue are to the city itself.

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Our Products

No matter if you look for rock-solid Protection & Indemnity or taylor-made Freight, Demurrage & Defence –

you always get our specialist underwriting for P&I and FD&D!

Core Features

For our customers’ satisfaction all our insurance products fullfill the hightest standards!

Fixed premium

We follow our proven philosophy and offer P&I and FD&D cover on a fixed-premium basis only.

Fully A+ rated

All insurers participating in our insurance products are fully A+ rated.

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No supplementary calls

No need of “supplementary call” payments for claims of others, when a bad year is expected.

No additional calls

At the signing of the contract assureds know their final insurance costs.

Reliable acceptance

All aspects from “Arrest Guarantees” , “Bank Acceptance” or “Japan Admission” to “COFR” or “Blue Cards” are reliably covered by our services.

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Rules & conditions

Clearly understandable insurance conditions according to international standards

Our Portfolio

The successful concept of focussing on small and medium-sized vessels led to an actual portfolio of more than 2,100 vessels covered by Hanseatic P&I, Hanseatic Defence and Hanseatic Cruise Cover.

Active vessels

  • Tanker 2%
  • Bulker 8%
  • Container 21%
  • General Cargo 45%
  • Special Craft 7%
  • Others 17%