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An Introduction to the Marine Trade and Cargo Team

An Introduction to the Marine Trade and Cargo Team

Welcome to the Marine Trade and Cargo team. We are a specialist team within Coleman Marine Insurance (A Gallagher Company) who arrange insurance solutions for all things connected to Marine Trade, Cargo, Shipping of yachts and anything connected to your Trade business.

Meet the Team

The team consists of Andrew Skinner, Amy Houldsworth, Stephen Cooper, Lucy Weemes, Dean Shaw and Angie Pitman and have over 14 decades of combined experience in the insurance industry.

Andrew is Head of Office and joined the Coleman Marine Team in January 2012. He has day to day contact with a whole range of clients and acts as a technical referral point on a day to day basis. He has over 30 year experience working in the marine insurance sector across both broking and underwriting.

Amy joined Coleman Marine in February 2011 and looks after both new and existing clients and is our specialist on Cargo and Yacht shipping.

Stephen joined Coleman Marine in April 2012 and looks after both new and existing clients.

Lucy joined the team in 2015 and again deals with both new and existing clients.

Dean joined Coleman Marine in 2018 and works across a broad range of clients in both Marine Trade and Yacht insurance.

Angie joined Coleman marine in 1996 and looks after our relationship and the programme with the RNLI along with a number of other clients and also acts as a technical referral point for us.

We are a customer focused, solution lead team who always strive to do the right thing for the customer in arranging tailor made comprehensive insurance programmes suited to client’s specific needs.

Perhaps most importantly you only know the benefit of your insurance when the unthinkable happens and a claim occurs – we have a dedicated team of claims experts, who along with the team above will look after you and provide support through the process.

Who are our clients?

In our opinion the marine industry needs a specialist approach and a full understanding of the nuances of the specific risks involved in working in the industry in order to make sure our clients have an insurance programme tailor made to their needs.

We look after a broad range of clients from multi-national award winning yacht manufacturers right down to sole traders working within the Marine Industry and every level of business between the two.

Our clients include boat builders, boat dealers, boat repairers, marine engineers, Yacht and Sailing Clubs, Event organisers, Charity and not for Profit Organisations with Marine connections, Yacht Broking and Charter management, Marinas & Boatyards, Ports and Harbours for both Marine Leisure and Commercial entities.

What insurers do we work with?

As an independent broker, we work with market leading composite insurers and syndicates within Lloyd's of London, to negotiate competitive programs of insurance for our clients. 

We have long standing relationships with the insurers we work with and our clients can have confidence that in the unfortunate event that they need to claim, their insurance is placed with reputable insurers with strong financial strength ratings. 

What cover can we arrange?

We arrange customised cover to meet with our clients individual business requirements.

Our Insurance expertise spans the entire Marine Trade risk profile encompassing areas of coverage such as Marine Trade Combined, Combined Liability (Public/Products/Employers Liability) , Professional Indemnity, Directors and Officers, Personal Accident and Travel, Ports and Harbours, Cargo, Yacht Shipping, Cyber, Credit, Motor Fleet, Property Owners.

The key to our proposal is that we have the Industry knowledge to be able to tailor insurance proposals tailored to each of our Clients insurance needs.

Please Get in Touch

To get in touch with one of us, or with any one of the knowledgeable experts at Coleman Marine Insurance, please visit our ‘meet the team’ page where you’ll find direct contact details https://colemanmarine.co.uk/index.php/meet-the-team

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Coleman Marine Insurance is a trading name of Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Brokers Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered Office: Spectrum Building, 7th Floor, 55 Blythswood Street, Glasgow, G2 7AT. Registered in Scotland. Company Number: SC108909