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The Charterers Liability Specialists


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The leading international specialist underwriting agency under the AFM and backed by RSA Luxembourg SA.


A dedicated team of established and highly experienced industry specialists; key staff members each have over 20 years of relevant experience.


Focused exclusively on Charterers’ Liability and Defence (FDD) insurance and related business.

Your comprehensive Charterers Liability cover

Our insurance for Charterers and Traders

Charterama is the charterers liability specialist


Charterama is the only independent provider for Charterers Liability offering a full cover for traders and charterers.

Charterers Liability

Our tailor-made cover for your legal liabilities as charterer for Damage to Hull, Cargo Liability and P&I.


Covers not only your legal expenses in case of Charter Party disputes but also gives access to our specialized claims team for legal advice and operational issues.

Cargo Owners Legal Liability

Covers your liabilities in your capacity as cargo owner or trader, e.g. pollution.

Other covers

Additional covers for War, Bunkers, Detention, SOL, Freight and Loss of Hire.

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Apart from our carefully selected partners and correspondents around the world, you can rely on our charterers liability specialists with decades of experience in claims handling and crisis management in our offices in Rotterdam, Hong Kong and Paris.

Claims Emergency

We are available 24/7

Why Charterama? 

In the day to day hectic of shipping you don’t need problems. Unfortunately, sometimes problems do occur and in that case you need quick solutions and someone who understands you.

Charterama is the Charterers liability solution and understands your business.

With our experience in the shipping industry, on board ships, in ship operation or in commodity trade, you benefit from our hands-on and pro-active mentality and approach.

Claims issues will be picked up without delay; you will speak directly to a specialist who knows who you are. And your quotation and your documentation will be with you within 24 working hours, or even the same day.

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Our dedicated specialists all around the world

Charterama, with offices in Rotterdam, Hong Kong and Paris, is a specialist underwriter focused exclusively on Charterers Liability insurance and Defence (FDD) and related business.

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Facts and figures

Ranked #2

Charterama is the world number 2 commercial charterers liability underwriter.

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Combined ratio of 82%

Robust Financial Strength

Geographical spread of business

Type of entered vessel

No Tonnage & Age Restrictions

Trading Restrictions As Per International Sanctions

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  • Exclusively focused on Charterers Liability insurance
  • Claims are handled hands on with immediate response, servicing our clients
  • Our documentation is delivered correct and within 24hrs
  • We respond to enquiries within 24hrs
  • Our quotations and communications are clear, well presented and pricing is competitive but realistic
  • We exceed clients expectation

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We are happy to assist you with all questions, enquiries or quotations about Charterers Liability.

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