Charterers and the UK P&I Club

The UK Club has been insuring traders for over 20 years, including some of the best-known names in the industry.

The UK Club offers a dedicated team and specialist insurance cover for charterers and traders.

Why choose the UK Club ?

We begin with best practice and then seek to make it better. This is why many of the world’s leading ship operators are members of the UK Club.

Financial security
With excellent capital resources and reinsurance programme backed by A rated reinsurers, the UK Club is one of the financially strongest clubs in the International Group: Standard & Poor’s rating A- (Outlook: Positive).

Speedy claims resolution
Our chartering, legal, seagoing and ship-broking expertise can be brought to any problem or cover issue, and help you get to the right solution quickly.

In a claims situation, the UK Club’s security is widely accepted by state and private sector organisations alike, helping to keep ships trading – and earning.

Strong relationship with Members
We provide our industry-leading service and support on a 24/7 basis throughout the year. A named ‘on-call’ executive is assigned from your dedicated service team to always be available outside normal office hourson a direct mobile number.

Worldwide network
Whatever the time of day where you are, one of our unique network of international offices will be available. Two offices in the Americas, five in Asia and two in Europe including London, strategically assist our Members, wherever they are trading.

The best risk management and loss prevention advice
We are at the forefront of targeted risk management material for our Members. Our market leading loss prevention addresses a wide range of shipping risks relating to cargo, environmental matters, human error, navigational issues operational practice, personal injury, safety and security.

Understanding Members’ priorities
We are specialists who understand the nature of traders’ needs. The Club’s cover extends to almost anywhere you are trading, including the United States. War risks are covered as standard. But if your requirements change ancillary covers can be added as needed.

You don’t pay for unnecessarily high cover limits. Cost-effective cover for any amount up to $750 million is available, but higher levels may be arranged. You decide the level of cover you require.

If you would like to find out more about the UK Club’s trader product, ask your broker to contact one of our underwriting team.

If you don’t have a broker, feel free to contact us direct at charterers@thomasmiller.com

Emergency Contacts


If you need to call our offices out of hours and at weekends, click After Office hours for a up to date list of the names of the Duty Executives and their mobile phone numbers. 

Ship Finder


This Ship Finder is updated on a daily basis. Members who need to advise the Club of updates to their recorded ships' details should advise their usual underwriting contact.