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" The sea will grant each man new hope " (Christopher Columbus)

Our approach to the business
The Hull, Shipping and P&I Business Line represents the successful amalgamation of Cambiaso Risso (Italy), Cap-Marine (France) and Fender S.A (Greece). Boosting successfully the overall revenue and taking the maximum advantage of our network geographical spread, we represent the marine center of excellence and we are the second largest marine broker in Europe and third in the world.

Cambiaso Risso operates as well as ship agents and, with regards to yachts, is leader of insurance and port services.

Mauro Iguera, Hull, Shipping and P&I Director

The Hull, Shipping and P&I Business Line represents the successful amalgamation of Cambiaso Risso, Cap-Marine and Fender S.A.

Cambiaso Risso (Genoa, Naples, Trieste – Italy) provides insurance consulting and brokerage services for hull and machinery, shipyards and yachts, and operates worldwide as a marine and yacht agency. 
Cambiaso Risso also has offices in the United Kingdom, Monaco, Norway, Singapore, Istanbul, Dubai, South Korea, the United States and China.

Cap-Marine (Paris, Nantes, Rouen - France) is one of the French leaders in the insurance brokerage of hull and P&I and offshore contractors.

Fender S.A. (Athens - Greece) is a premium marine insurance broker considered to be the fastest growing in its sector in Greece. The company has been part of the Cambiaso Risso Group since July 2020.

Our clients

  • Ship-owners, charterers and shipping managers
  • Operators specializing in maritime and offshore work
  • Ship and yacht yards
  • Yacht owners & managers

How we support you

We will work with you to:

  • understand, analyze and define your needs,
  • assist with your contractual negotiations (financing contracts, charter contracts, shipbuilding contracts, contracts/subcontracts for maritime works, hire agreements etc.),
  • define your risk placement strategies which may combine the skills of key competing markets such as France, Italy, Scandinavia, UK, Asia, etc.,
  • place and manage these risks.

Our solutions

Hull insurance and all related interests

  • Vessel while trading or laid-up (against marine, war and strike risks)
  • Hull and Machinery
  • Increased Value and/or Disbursements and/or Freight
  • Loss of Hire
  • War, Terrorism and Political Risks
  • Mortgagees’ Interest / Mortgagees Interest Additional Perils
  • Innocent Owner’s Protection
  • Shareholders’ Interest
  • Kidnap & Ransom
  • Cyber Risks

Vessel under construction and/or shipyard:

  • Builder’s risks / Yard cover
  • Strike Risks
  • War Risks after launch
  • Delayed Delivery and Non-Delivery
  • Non-honouring of refund guarantees
Vessels under repairs:
  • Shiprepairers’ Legal Liability Insurance

P&I – Ship-owners’ Liability

  • Protection & Indemnity
  • FD&D – Defense
  • Specialist Operations
  • Contractual Liabilities
  • Charterers’ Liability — P&I, Damage to Hull, Bunkers
  • COFR (Certificate of Financial Responsibility)

Yatch insurance

  • Perils of the sea
  • Failure to vessel working mechanism
  • War risks
  • Emergency towing
  • Personal effects
  • Fine art
  • Protection & Indemnity
Wreck removal
Pollution liabilities
Watersport liabilities
Collision liabilities
Crew liabilities and MLC06 statutory obligations


Our added value

Resources which are unique in the market
With our teams of dedicated and dependable men and women and our proven experience over several decades.
A team of experienced consultants
A team of 290 specialists with in-depth experience of the maritime sector including shipping, maritime works, shipyards and marine and transport service activities.
A strong track record
This experience gives us a thorough understanding and knowledge of your business, your products and the challenges you face.
A support service
Through hundreds of cases and thousands of events of all kinds, our claims services work with you in the active management of your claims and losses.

Key figures

Hull, P&I and Shipping 2020
3,500 +
claims handled per year
€450+ million
in premiums under management
vessels insured