Marine Cargo & Specie

London Market and Europe Insurance Products


With extensive knowledge of our international clients built on decades of marine underwriting experience, our specialist underwriters cover a diverse portfolio of marine classes, including Hull & Liability and Cargo & Specie. 

Backed by Sompo International's exceptional financial strength, we offer significant capacity and underwrite business through our company platforms in the UK and Continental Europe and our Lloyd’s of London Syndicate 5151 with access to Lloyd’s Brussels, our platform to write European Economic Area syndicate risk post-Brexit. 

Target Classes

Our Lloyd's Syndicate 5151 Team is focused on multi-national manufacturing and industrial businesses with integrated risk and logistics management. Our major clients operate in a wide range of industry sectors:

  • Hi-Tech
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Machinery
  • Oil & Gas
  • Mining
  • Commodities
  • Financial Institutions - Vault Locations
  • Museums and Galleries
  • Wholesale Jewellers
  • Secure Logistics and Valuable Asset Management


Coverage Features

Cover is typically provided on an All Risks basis for international and domestic transit (including whilst in storage locations and at ports). Our policy program is designed to cover the whole exposure profile specific to each client’s requirements and is often dovetailed in conjunction with non-marine policies.

The following coverage is offered:

  • Hi-tech
  • Pharmaceutical 
  • Machinery
  • Bulk Oil
  • Ores
  • General Specie
  • Fine Art
  • Jewellers Block
  • Cash-in-Transit


  • Cargo - $25M
  • Specie - $50M


Paul Ashworth
Head of Marine
London Market and Europe Insurance
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7246 6055

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Gordon Fry
Head of Cargo & Specie
London Market and Europe Insurance
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7337 2956

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