At UK War Risks, we work with brokers all around the world to provide comprehensive international war risks cover for ships of all size and type.

Our aim is to provide the best possible insurance for your clients, while making it faster and simpler for you to organise cover, manage changes and oversee any claims that may arise.

Why UK War Risks?

We bring our brokers 7 key advantages in arranging war risks cover:

1. Comprehensive international war risks cover

Run by the merchant shipping industry for the industry, we offer comprehensive war risks cover that is constantly evolving to reflect the most up to date risks facing our Members.

2. Competitive pricing

We offer superior quality cover at competitive rates and pay broker commissions in line with industry expectations.

3. Expert advice at all stages

We’ll support you with expert advice from quotation through to managing day-to-day queries and claims.

4. Straightforward joining procedure

We take care of all the sanity checks and regulatory compliance required, and take on 100% of the risk, so you only have one point of contact.

5. Easy Additional Premiums (AP)

We make the process of arranging cover under Additional Premiums for ships operating in high-risk areas simple to manage.

6. Expert claims support

Should your client have a claim, our claims support team will provide expert support to get them back to business as fast as possible.

7. Proactive settlements

We take pride in settling Members’ claims promptly.

Broad international Membership

We cover everything from single ships to large fleets with a full range of merchant vessels, including:

  • bulk carriers
  • tankers (crude and product)
  • container ships
  • liquefied gas carriers
  • passenger ships (cruise and ferry)
  • technical ships (cable layers, dredgers, anchor handling craft, offshore support vessels, seismic and survey ships) 

Talk to us about your client

Each client is different. For an initial no obligation discussion about your client and their needs, please call us on +44 (0)20 7283 4646 or email the team today.