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

Authorities 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.

News

2022-02-23
Generation Change at Marine Hull Team of Lampe & Schwartze Marine Underwriting

In the course of a long-planned generational change, Michael Lott (66) is taking his well-deserved retirement after more than 46 years of service at Lampe & Schwartze Marine Underwriting on 28 February 2022. Louis Ravens will take over Lott's duties as Head of Marine Hull.

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+++ The implications of the Ukraine conflict on international marine insurance +++

It is with shock and disbelief we follow the current developments in Ukraine. Our thoughts at Lampe & Schwartze Marine Underwriting are with the people in Ukraine.

Sadly, this humanitarian tragedy also has a massive economic impact on international trade, transport, and logistics networks in our global world.

As an internationally active provider of insurance for global marine risks, we are constantly observing developments on this situation. We are therefore available, at any time, to support and advise all our clients and partners in this difficult time, to provide immediate assistance and avert any potential losses.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch with your usual Lampe & Schwartze contact.

Across All Seven Continents
Our Continental Coverage

Agricultural
commodities
Materials
Rolling stock 3%
Livestock 3%
Hightech goods/
Installations
Consumer
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
seas
Our maritime coverage

Other
Container
Tanker
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