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The MECO Group are pleased to announce that our corporate video is available for viewing. Get a cup of coffee and a biscuit and look at the fruits of our labour, Hollywood is unlikely to be calling any time soon but we hope it gives you a flavour of the organisation.

International forum on Maritime Arbitration

On 18 September Carlos Vazquez participated in an international forum on Maritime Arbitration where he offered an insight into London arbitration under the Arbitration Act 1996 and the current LMAA Terms. The rest of the panel was formed of specialists from other... and WeTransfer

Some of the companies and contacts we deal with have received messages from asking them to download a file from WeTransfer.   We believe this to be a phishing message so please do not follow the link.   We are trying to ascertain...

Ken Norman

I am sorry to report that Ken Norman died peacefully in his sleep on 17th April 2019.   Ken had joined us in 2001 upon his retirement from the West of England where he had spent his entire working life; starting in the post room and ending as a senior manager....

Changes in the MECO Claims Department

Richard Bokszczanin our Claims Director retired on 28 March 2019. Over the last few years under Richards guidance MECO have invested heavily in our claims team and by scale of operation we have one of the most well-resourced claims teams operating in the market today....

Our Friend Alex South

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of our friend Alex South. Alex worked in the Lloyds market, initially with QBE and latterly with the Munich Re Syndicate, we had an association with him throughout his career. Alex came from P&I stock, his...

Richard Bokszczanin – Retirement

A personal note from  Chris Else, CEO of MECO Group   Friday 29 March marked Richard Bokszczanin’s last day at the MECO Group. I well remember his first, but that was over 20 years ago. I could roll out the usual platitudes and clichéd statements about a...

New Appointment – Deepa Nathvani

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Deepa Nathvani to the Transmarine Underwriting team with effect from 4 April 2019. Deepa brings experience from the Hull and Loss of Hire market, having worked in the Lloyds Market for over a decade; Deepa will help the...

Sanctions and Venezuela

In late January 2019 the US Government strengthened sanctions against Venezuela; this followed disputed elections in the country where the opposition party was thought to have won a majority, but the incumbent party did not relinquish power. The following outlines the...

MECO Group Board Appointment

The MECO Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Barrie Whipp as the Groups IT Director. The role will encompass the further development of the Companies IT systems and future IT policies. Tim Price expands his existing role within the organisation reporting...

Tindall Riley to sell its Carina Fixed P&I Product to The MECO Group

Following a strategic review of its operations, Tindall Riley (TR) has agreed to sell Carina, its fixed premium P&I Managing General Agent (MGA), to The MECO Group for an undisclosed sum. Set up by TR in 2012, Carina is a successful and well managed specialised fixed premium P&I provider.