Signum - a unique marine investigation service

Signum Services Ltd is the investigative arm of Thomas Miller & Co. Ltd and conducts investigations on behalf of the Members of the UK P&I Club.

Signum Services has two investigators who travel the world making inquiries into any criminal activity affecting Club Members. The investigators are ex-senior detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department at New Scotland Yard.

Collectively, they have over 75 years experience in solving crime and have served on squads specialised in detecting suspicious deaths, organised crime,armed robbery, hijacking, kidnapping, fraud and transport crime.

Their qualifications enable them to enquire into any incident which a Member may suspect harbours a criminal aspect. They have been called upon to investigate murder, arson, many types of fraud, rape, stowaway related problems, criminal damage, container and general cargo crime, port organised crime and every conceivable type of theft.

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.