North is a leading global marine insurer with over 150 years of history in the industry. Our purpose today remains as it was on our inception in 1860; to enable our Members to trade with confidence.

Over the years our service offering and our global office network has grown but our business has remained grounded where it all began; the North East of England.

With a global service built around you and your business, expect a warm and friendly welcome whenever or wherever you deal with us, from people who genuinely care about your business.

We are global

Founded and headquartered in in Newcastle, our reach stretches around the world. We have regional offices in Greece, China (Shanghai and Hong Kong), Japan, Singapore, Ireland and the USA.

You’ll also see us playing a leading role in the International Group; an association of 13 principal underwriting clubs insuring around 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage.

We are experts

The experience of our staff is unrivalled in the industry. From our global team of 90+ claims specialists to the largest team of specialist in-house FD&D lawyers within the International Group, your needs can be dealt with by us and not a third party.

Our loss prevention team put themselves in your shoes, providing you with the information, support and guidance to help you avoid having to make a claim.

Focussing on safety culture, we provide technical and operational expertise from our master mariners and engineers with many years of seagoing experience.

We are leaders

At 20 February 2019

Financial Highlights - February 2019

Looking after your interests – we are here to help

The success of your business is at the heart of everything we do. We take time to understand your needs and challenges so we can provide relevant and effective support that’s appropriate to you.

With North you can be sure that we’re always on your side; whether covering ship owners from third party liabilities, protecting you from legal disputes and expenses, or proactively advising on loss prevention and risk avoidance.

All of this knowledge, experience and expertise is available to you 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. No matter where you are in the world, you’ll always find a friendly voice ready to help.

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