One of Germany’s leading experts for complex transport and maritime risks

Autohrities of 28 companies

As an underwriting agency, we are currently authorised to write on behalf of 28 internationally renowned and primarily A-rated companies. Therefore, we are in a prime position to provide exceptional resources and highly specialised insurance concepts.

A group comprising of 90 professionals

You will have Access to our experienced engineers, sea captains, insurance professionals and security experts. You will profit immensely from a concentration of know-how that you will not find anywhere else. Perfect insurance solutions for complex risks from a single provider!

Service and troubleshooting

You will benefit from comprehensive risk management that goes far beyond the norm in the industry: Our experts are where they are needed — even in remote ports, on the transport routes, and at the production facilities around the world. An overview of their activities on site is provided in the references section.


Lampe & Schwartze launches cyber cover for ship owners

As a consequence of the increasing cyber risk in shipping, Lampe & Schwartze Marine Underwriting has developed a tailor-made "Ship Owners' Marine Cyber Cover" (SOMCC). So far, insurance markets have excluded all claims caused by cyber-attacks by “CL380”. There is a tendency that some insurers have deleted this exclusion, but fully fledged wordings to include the cyber perils in a stand-alone wording are rarely to be seen.

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Across All Seven Continents
Our Continental Coverage

Rolling stock 3%
Livestock 3%
Hightech goods/
General Cargo
Agricultural commodities (30%)
Materials (15%)
Rail-borne vehicles (3%)
Livestock (3%)
Hightech/constructions (5%)
Consumer goods (15%)
General cargo (29%)

Across the seven
Our maritime coverage

Bulk Carrier
General Cargo
Passenger 2%
Other (40%)
Container (12%)
Tanker (11%)
Bulk Carrier (7%)
General Cargo (28%)
Passenger (2%)

Risk management and troubleshooting
Our experts are deployed around the world

A Bremen based freight forwarder receives bad news in between Christmas and New Year´s Eve celebrations... read more

We are inspecting a delivery of cocoa from Côte d’Ivoire that has just arrived. One of our employees... read more

A global commodity trader has a problem with his regular transports of unrefined sugar... read more

A-rated, operating around the globe:
Abstract of our partner companies