Marine claims handling

Unusually complex claims, claims portfolios covering the globe requiring local expertise, high-frequency claims or temporary staff shortages: whatever your reason for needing claims handling assistance, you’ll need a partner that has the staff capacity, the legal and technical expertise, a uniform global IT platform, and the geographical presence.

Global presence means local expertise

Van Ameyde Marine’s network offers a full range of marine claims handling services. Our global team include experienced marine and cargo claims handlers, as well as legally trained staff. When it comes to claims handling, prompt services geared to effective and efficient handling of the entire claims process are key. Thanks to our network, we offer these services, wherever and whenever you need them. You are safe in the knowledge that your interests are secured by local legal experts, surveyors, consultants and claims handlers. In addition, Van Ameyde’s unrivalled global IT platform secures a highly streamlined approach which prevents claims leakage. And our uniform data output enables reliable data analytics for effective risk management and decision making.

Our activities include survey and expert coordination, gathering evidence, investigation and assessment of claims, liaising with assureds and third-party claimants, advice on policy conditions, claim settlement, defending or pursuing recoveries and salvage sales. From the smallest incident that might not exceed deductible to a full portfolio of claims, our teams assist you with claims in the areas listed below.

  • liquid and dry bulk cargo
  • breakbulk and project cargo
  • container and refrigerated cargo


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Areas of claims handling expertise
  • P & I
  • Bunker quantity and quality disputes
  • H & M
  • Energy Claims
  • Transport Liability
  • Superyachts


  • Claims purchase
  • General Average
  • Building and repair contracts
  • Ship management contracts and disputes
  • Debt collection
  • Collision, total loss, salvage, and cargo damage.
  • Unsafe port
  • Charter party disputes
  • FDD Sale and purchase disputes
  • Personal injury

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