P&I COVER FOR SMALL SHIPS
Carina provides fixed premium P&I insurance cover for owners of small ships. We can provide cover for vessels that trade both internationally, domestically or on inland waterways.
Carina’s policies provide cover up to US$ 500m and are backed by Lloyd’s A+ security.
Legal defence cover is also available together with all the ancillary covers required by owners and operating in this specialist market. We are part of the MECO Group and we have dedicated claims resource for Carina as well as access to correspondents and the wider resource of MECO Staff.
The smaller ships market is a specialised field, distinct from the world of large ships. Understanding the needs and demands of shipowners operating in this sector is essential. Carina is committed to this market and is focused on delivering a tailored product to meet the needs of our clients.
Carina was started by Tindall Riley (TR) who trace their origins back to 1855 and the establishment of the Britannia P&I Club, the world’s first P&I mutual and an integral part of the IG system. In 2018 TR decided to focus on its mutual products and looked for an organisation with the same ethos, tradition, and security to take stewardship of the Carina brand. MECO Group were chosen by TR to take over the reigns in late 2018.
Carinas’ experienced underwriting and claims teams are part of the MECO family – together we enjoy a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge. Carina boasts an extensive network of Correspondents worldwide who are ready to step in and help at a local level whenever they are needed.
Carina maintains a list of commercial and legal correspondents in most ports who are able to assist our claims staff with investigations, surveyors and casualties.
LLOYD’S SECURITY RATING
Lloyd’s is the world’s leading specialist insurance market, operating in over 200 countries and territories, giving it a truly global presence. Lloyd’s enjoys a strong brand through its financial strength and reputation for integrity. It is currently rated A+ by S&P.
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