We’ll make time for you. Managing your risk is our business. The first and most critical step is your risk analysis including review of your contractual engagements (under Charter-Parties, Contracts of Affreightment, Logistics Service Contracts, etc.); we’ll take time and great care in assessing the risks you face, calculating your exposure limits and how these may impact your business, working closely with you to determine what the best, most sensible solutions should be.


Our knowledge, expertise and experience are our strengths. We are able to understand your challenges, goals and needs, to work with you engineering your best path forward. Our team boasts a combined risk management experience of over 100 years as well as graduated legal expertise & sea going experience and profound knowledge of insurance markets. Listening closely to you, we will act as your mentors and support service, there from beginning to end.


Vanbreda Marine NV is an expert retail marine insurance broker. We see your interests as ours. Getting you the best possible terms and competitive premium on your insurance policies is merely the tip of the iceberg in what we offer you. The types of insurance we specialise in;

  • Hull (Hull and Freight Interest),
  • Loss of Hire/Earnings (including Strike & Delay, Blocking & Trapping),
  • War (including K&R, WOL, Political Violence),
  • P&I/FD&D,
  • Cargo (including Project Cargo, Bunkers and Freight)
  • Ports & Terminals, Charterers’ liability (including Traders and Freight Forwarders, NVOCC’s, etc.), —–Yachts,
  • Special Risks (Construction & Conversion, Offshore Contractors’ Liability, CPR, D&O, E&O, COFR, ICB, etc.)


When the unfortunate strikes, you don’t want your insurance policy becoming your second problem. At Vanbreda Marine NV, we pride ourselves in making your life easier and assist you in every way we can. With a wealth of knowledge and professional insight, our down to earth approach helps us manage each incident, settle losses in a pragmatic & swift fashion. We work for you and to your satisfaction, from first notification to final settlement, including recovery claims on insurers behalves.

In the unfortunate event of an emergency our crisis management team is at your disposal 24/7 with prompt and efficient claims response making good use of our worldwide contacts-network thereby ensuring that all appropriate precautions are taken to protect your interests & minimise the possible loss.

When it comes to salvage, collision, loss of hire, legal recourse, particular average, general average, third party liability claims and/or any other type of loss, we’ll handle these matters for you with minimum fuss. Our service includes, emergency response support, logistics and legal assistance in the event salvage and/or towage of the vessel may be required, organising damage inspections, claims documentation support and adjustment , performing concise loss statistics analyses and optimising your insurance contracts based on loss experience.

We furthermore provide assistance in putting up security in order to obtain the release or prevent vessels or other property from being arrested in the event of a maritime claim or lien..

We personally follow up the settlement of your claims to ensure speedy processing, getting your claims paid as fast as possible either from underwriters or from responsible third parties concerned. Every significant step we take is reported back to you; you can leave it to us to handle or be very involved, as you wish. We also organise claims review meetings as and when deemed appropriate.


Our team continuously monitors developments in international, regional as well as local legislation and regulations. We frequently send out notices to clients containing advice and recommendations which may be relevant to their business. Any specific loss prevention advice regarding cargoes, trades, ship operations, trade embargoes/sanctions, armed or unarmed security protection, etc. is available on request.