Interview: Steamship Mutual
In the run up to the Maritime Trade Mission to Shanghai, we speak to a number of companies joining the mission.
Here, we learn about Steamship Mutual.
Who are Steamship Mutual?
Steamship Mutual is a leading provider of Protection & Indemnity (P&I) insurance. As one of the largest and most diverse P&I Clubs in the world, Steamship Mutual is backed by sound underwriting and strong reserves. The Club is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs participating in the International Group Pool.
Why are you attending the trade mission, and what do you hope to get out of it?
Steamship Mutual has strong market share in the Chinese P&I business and is supporting its partners in China by attending the mission. We hope to promote our business with partners in Shanghai and be present on QM2 which is insured with the Club.
What is unique about the Maritime UK offer?
Maritime UK can be considered as one of the leading global centres competitive maritime services and world-leading expertise.
London offers a stable regulatory framework, political stability, a world-renowned judicial system specifically catering for Admiralty Law and maritime arbitration. This is particularly the case for the P&I Industry and therefore it is vital to promote the services and knowledge available to both Shipowners and Charters choosing to do maritime business with the UK.