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Eagle Underwriting and RaetsMarine partner to provide marine offerings to Canadian market


March 17, 2017   by Canadian Underwriter


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Canadian-based Eagle Underwriting Group Inc. and MS Amlin Marine NV, trading as RaetsMarine, are teaming up to offer protection and indemnity (P&I) and charterers’ liability insurance to the Canadian marine market.

Managing general agent Eagle Underwriting will be offering P&I and charterers’ liability insurance on behalf of RaetsMarine, thereby combining the former’s local expertise with the latter’s specialist knowledge and service platform.

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“Our mutual expertise in combination with the bespoke insurance solutions that we offer results in what we believe to be a fresh and unique proposition to the Canadian market,” Eagle Underwriting chairman Bernie Cissek says in a statement.

Noting that the partnership provides an excellent gateway to the Canadian market, “Eagle Underwriting’s knowledge of the local market will allow us to grow our business,” adds Bert Scheper, underwriting director for RaetsMarine.

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Eagle Underwriting currently offers insurance coverages related to marine and truck cargo, aviation and unmanned aerial vehicle, marine hull, marine liabilities, logistics providers, environmental liability, political risk and trade disruption.

RaetsMarine, for its part, is a worldwide operating fixed premium provider specializing in P&I insurance and charterers’ liability insurance.

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