Sponsors & Exhibitors

If you are interested in either Sponsoring and Exhibiting at Marine Claims Edinburgh, please contact Daniel Creasey on +44 (0)7702 835 831 or email [email protected] .


Global Sponsors

  • American Club

    Founded in 1917, the American Club is the only P&I mutual domiciled in the Americas. Awards like the Lloyd’s List Next Generation Shipping Award, North American Maritime Services Award, and the Seatrade & Investment in People; Award recognize its dedication to identifying as well as empowering local talent in all major shipping hubs and transforming that into valued protection for its membership throughout the world. That homegrown capacity gives the Club regional maritime know-how – available 24 hours a day – fluent in no less than eleven languages. It offers full mutual cover for P&I and FD&D risks, fixed premium insurance for smaller tonnage through Eagle Ocean Marine, as well as Hull and Machinery cover through its subsidiary, American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company Ltd. The Club also boasts an unsurpassed safety and loss prevention program. Its rich reserves of expertise enable it to typically exceed the service expectations of shipowners and charterers both large and small. Local service providing global solutions steers the Club into a new decade of service excellence.


  • Den Norske Krigsforsikring for Skib (DNK)

    Den Norske Krigsforsikring for Skib (DNK) War, terrorism and piracy may result in great losses of which the shipping and offshore industry is often affected. Providing war cover is the business of Den Norske Krigsforsikring for Skib (DNK). The Association’s purpose is to insure on a mutual basis, interests attached to vessels, drilling rigs and similar movable units against war risk.


  • 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, counter party 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.



    The global maritime and logistics industries have moved closer together in the last few years that they now form one ecosystem. Driven by merger and acquisition, integration of systems, and digitisation, the industry faces new opportunities. At the same time, this acceleration and convergence, coupled with geopolitical shifts, the COVID pandemic, customer demands and new regulation, is evolving risk in different ways. Marsh JLT Specialty’s Marine and Cargo Practice is a leading risk adviser and insurance broker to help you navigate through the risk environment. We help you differentiate your risk profile, enabling you to compete for insurer capacity, utilising international marketplaces. Given our specialist expertise backed by data and analytics, we help determine and prioritise your balance sheet retention and insurance purchase in a fluid and dynamic market. We use technology to develop innovative risk management solutions specifically for the maritime and logistics industry. Our dedicated marine claims team helps to accelerate claims payments and recoveries to maintain cash flow and improve loss record. To meet the demands of global organisations, we have an international network of 28 marine and cargo offices with 720 maritime and logistics specialists. We place approximately US$4 billion in marine, cargo, liabilities, and logistics premiums globally.


  • 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 PI 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

  • Shipowners’ Club

    The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual insurance association. It offers Protection & Indemnity (P&I), Legal Costs Cover and associated insurances to smaller and specialist vessel owners, operators and charterers around the world.

    As a mutual association, the Club is owned and governed by its Members. Members share risk and operate on a non profit-making basis. The board of directors is drawn from the membership. Underwriting, claims and loss prevention services are provided by the Managers of the Club.

    We have a wide spread of Members across a range of vessel types, operating sectors and geographical areas. This brings stability to the Club. Insurance is made available to the following vessels types: barge, cargo, dive, fishing, harbour, offshore, passenger/tour boat, tanker and yacht. Building on over 160 years of experience, the Shipowners’ Club works closely with Members and their brokers to provide tailor-made insurance packages for each operator according to their particular need.

    The Club is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs which represents over 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage. Group members participate in common reinsurance programmes and share larger claims. The International Group provides a voice for vessel owners’ views on legislation, conventions and regulations that impact upon their operation.


  • Swiss re

    The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients.


2021 Event Sponsors

  • 7KBW Barristers

    7KBW has a reputation for combining excellence and intellectual rigour with a practical and commercial approach to delivering advice and conducting litigation. We understand the importance of a forward-thinking, flexible approach to meeting the needs of solicitors, commercial and individual clients.



    MARINE CONSULTANTS GmbH is a growing, global Marine Consultancy. Since the company was founded in 2014, BMC has successfully completed hundreds of projects on behalf of shipowners, law firms, P&I clubs, offshore contractors, shipyards and insurance companies. Our services include Salvage & Wreck Removal Projects, Casualty management, Special Casualty Representative (SCR), Casualty Investigation, Hull, Machinery Surveys and Expert Witness work, from inland waterways to Offshore and everything in between. Our staff have a wide range of training and qualifications as well as specialist experience in many sectors of the Marine industry. Our current team have backgrounds as Master Mariner, Chief Engineer, Naval Architect, Ship Broker, Ship Manager & Spill Response Specialist.


  • Cavus & coskunsu law firm

    As Cavus & Coskunsu Law Firm located in the heart of Istanbul founded by Burak Cavus and Caglar Coskunsu in 2006 has been growing since by providing high quality legal services to their both domestic and foreign clients in in almost all areas of Turkish law, together with its young and dynamic team of qualified lawyers.

    Our aim is to serve our clients with specialized professionals within the extensive scope of all practice areas of law. Our legal services covers corporate and mergers and acquisitions, litigation, domestic and international arbitration, competition law, banking and finance, enforcement, restructuring and insolvency law, labor law, tax, intellectual property, corporate governance, commercial disputes, administrative disputes, transactional and corporate matters including contracts, finance, marine finance, maritime law, insurance and property.

    As we are capable of providing service in all fields of law, our clients mainly benefit from our professional team a full legal service.

    We value professionality and accordingly our team is comprised of lawyers which hold LLM degrees of various competencies.

    We are proud of what we have built in the light of client based point of view services combined with hard working, integrity and superior legal profession. We enjoy working with our clients and seek to build long lasting relationships. Our clients range from major international corporations to smaller companies to private individuals. We are growing with our clients, with whom we have been working over ten years.

    We aim to continue providing superior services to our clients for many years to come as a team that continuously develops professionally and adapts their selves to changing circumstances.


  • 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.


  • Jensen Hughes

    We are the global leader in safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting. Serving communities around the world, our fire protection engineers, technical experts, architects and consultants are dedicated to making your projects successful. Since 1939, our fire protection engineering consultants have supported what matters most to our global clients with innovative, compliant and reliable solutions.


  • MFB

    MFB, formerly known as More Fisher Brown, is a specialist shipping law firm, established in 1988, which offers a professional approach with a high level of partner involvement. Despite the firm’s expansion to close to 30 fee earners, of whom 17 are partners, MFB prides itself on remaining a compact and integrated team, with a wealth of legal knowledge and experience in shipping, insurance and international trade.

    • We are in stunning offices on the lower 2 floors of the Fishmongers’ Hall, home to the Fishmongers’ Livery Company, one of the twelve great Livery Companies of the City of London, and the firm enjoys spectacular views over the river Thames, Southwark Cathedral and the Shard.

      MFB is well known in the shipping community, advising clients on shipping related litigation, arbitration and ADR. Our international client base includes ship owners, charterers, cargo interests, P&I Clubs and other insurers. We are recommended by Legal 500 and Chambers UK Directories as a leading shipping law firm.

    The firm provides prompt high quality legal advice, placing great importance on working closely with clients and understanding their business requirements, with the aim of resolving disputes expeditiously without incurring undue costs and thus avoiding unnecessary litigation. MFB’s range of services includes advice on non-contentious issues such as ship sale and purchase, ship finance, including ship mortgages, and we also cover domestic and cross-border company and commercial transactions, including acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, project and asset finance, company start-ups and group reorganisations.

    MFB benefits from the extensive knowledge of a number of legally qualified Master Mariners. Working with a global network of experts and legal correspondents throughout the world, we are always contactable on our 24 hour emergency telephone number in the event of a casualty or for urgent advice. The team acts for major salvors and shipowning interests in a number of casualties under Lloyd’s Open Form. MFB is a member of the Admiralty Solicitors Group.

    Languages spoken include French, Turkish, Hindi, Italian, Spanish and Urdu.