We provide protection and indemnity cover with other insurances for shipowners, charterers and offshore energy operators. We are S&P ‘A’ rated and one of the premier mutual P&I insurers by tonnage and membership.
Teams of marine and technical personnel provide advice and best
practices that underpin our ability to manage risks, deliver value and sustain financial security
Through offices in major hubs and a network of correspondents we cover
the globe, responding to incidents with immediate, practical advice and ongoing support to resolve matters as positively as possible.
Standard Club is a specialist marine and energy insurer known for its diverse membership, pioneering loss prevention expertise and attractive pricing.
The guidance and advice from the club helps members operate as safely as possible, stay ahead of changing regulations and mitigate operating risks. Our team of experienced lawyers and technical experts specialise in particular ship types or geographical regions so they can provide tailored and relevant advice and guidance. These teams contribute to the wealth of best practice knowledge, news and opinion available to members
6 Aug 2020
Press Article: Practicing humanity is the only way our seafarers can survive COVID-19
In a call for compassion and understanding, Director of Loss Prevention at the club, Captain Yves Vandenborn highlights another tragic legacy of COVID-19, seafarers subjected to abuse, neglect and prejudice.
Press Article: Scrubber Claims - A P&I Club Perspective
Standard Club’s Peter Smith provides his perspectives on the use of scrubbers in the long term, noting that issues with scrubber installation, operation and maintenance could create expensive disputes for shipowners.
5 Aug 2020
News: Beirut incident
Beirut port is currently closed.
Press Article: Insurers must cut through the hype of autonomous shipping to understand the risk
Callum O'Brien, Deputy Underwriter, European division at Standard Club, discusses his thoughts with Insurance Day on the current applications of autonomous shipping, the changing nature of the traditional shipping company and the potential impact Covid-19 may have on demand.
4 Aug 2020
News: UK publishes Guidance on financial sanctions for Maritime Industry
On 27 July 2020 the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) which is responsible for enforcing financial sanctions in the UK issued Maritime Guidance (the Guidance) for entities operating within the maritime shipping sector.