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Coastal & Inland - Asia
Following 50 years of successful operation in Europe, our Coastal & Inland service is now available to commercial coastal vessels – typically up to 10,000gt – operating in harbours and coastal areas in Asia. Working with key local brokers, coastal vessel owners can enjoy the same reassurance and access a greater choice of insurance cover – providing a wider and competitive choice of insurance options. As an already established presence in Asia, we provide a trusted, experienced and credible alternative, offering extensive local knowledge, reassurance and peace of mind.
Standard Asia is one of the largest club teams in Asia with 29 staff in Singapore and a further 11 in Hong Kong, providing an in-house team of underwriters, loss prevention experts and claims handlers. We are a trusted and recognised insurer in Asia with partnerships built and developed following decades of insuring large vessels in the region.
The team is empowered with fully-localised authority, offering extensive local knowledge and support within the same time zone as Asian members. The team also has a comprehensive network of trusted, long-term and local correspondents capable of delivering support, whenever and wherever it is needed.
As a club committed to providing the best possible service to our members, our Coastal & Inland capabilities position Standard Club, part of NorthStandard, as a perfect fit for the Asian market – ultimately benefiting brokers, owners and our business.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of the Coastal & Inland service for Asian vessel owners?
Standard Club, part of NorthStandard, provides a Coastal & Inland service in both Europe and Asia. Standard Asia is a trusted and recognised insurer made up of experienced underwriters, loss prevention experts and claims handlers, all which provide a range of benefits to Asian vessel owners. These benefits include extensive and reliable local knowledge and support within the same time zone as Asian members and a comprehensive network of trusted, long-term and local correspondents. You can find out more about the Coastal & Inland Asia service and get in touch on our website.
What is the Coastal & Inland service in Asia?
Standard Club, part of NorthStandard’s Coastal & Inland service in Asia provides insurance cover for a range of risks associated with coastal and inland navigation, including collision, pollution, and grounding. The Asian team consists of 29 staff in Singapore and 11 in Hong Kong, including underwriters, loss prevention experts and claims handlers. This team is there to provide consistent and reliable expert support throughout claims processing, loss prevention, and risk assessments.
How do i get a quote?
To get a quote, please supply our underwriting team with:
- Details of assured companies and their principal company officers
- Vessel details – Name, IMO number, GT, age, flag, class, call sign, port of registry
- Trade – Cargo types, trading area, spot or time charter
- Crew – Number and nationalities
- Current insurer – Type of cover (fixed or mutual), attachment date, current terms including deductibles, five-year claims record