Marine and energy insurance

Markel Asia Pacific marine


Markel has always been a leading Hull underwriter in the London market and is now able to offer the same service and expertise in Asia. We are able to quote and support hull and machinery, builders risks, increased value, mortgagees interests and war risks from our office in Singapore. With dedicated resources locally we can offer the required flexibility and responsiveness to our clients needs throughout the Asia Pacific region. We insure both Blue and Brown water vessels as well as all types of craft involved in the energy sector.   Markel writes all classes of marine liability including ports and terminals, ship repairers and marina operators. We are able to consider both standard and bespoke wordings giving us the flexibility and responsiveness to service clients in all disciplines of the marine sector.  Markel is a respected cargo lead underwriter and is  able to consider all types of exposures from simple transits to large and complex project cargoes and multi-billion dollar turnover commodities accounts. We are able to offer a wide range of coverage including consequential loss as well as war and strikes cover in areas of perceived enhanced risk. With dedicated local resources we are able to service clients needs across the Asia Pacific region.


Marine Liability
We are an established insurer of marine liabilities offering traditional and tailored coverage across Asia to a diverse customer portfolio. Our marine liability team is recognized as one of the market leaders regionally and across the globe. We lead any of the marine facilities offered through the Lloyds market and are regularly called upon to deliver presentations, training and advice to many of the regions trade associations and at industry forums. We travel widely and frequently throughout the region meeting brokers, cedant's, assured's and regulators. We offer direct insurance where licensed to do so, plus, traditional facultative re-insurance and work with many insurers on a co-share basis.



The modern day energy industry is a complex risk environment that needs cover for onshore and offshore operations, as well construction of new assets. Markel is a long-established leader in this specialist sector, drawing on the expertise of underwriters with international market experience. The Singapore Energy team is able to offer the Asian market-place a broad range of energy insurance products that are specifically tailored to the needs of our clients. Together with our industry-leading claims management team, Markel offers a world-class, integrated insurance product. Clients need an insurance partner that specializes in highly technical, bespoke insurance products, with the expertise to build flexible, innovative solutions and which is backed by longstanding financial stability to meet their ever evolving needs.

+65 6388 3000
Hong Kong
+852 3769 6418

+91 22 6813 3699

+86 21 61628279

We specialise in the following areas:


    • Physical damage (onshore and offshore both operator and contractor assets)
    • Business interruption
    • Operators extra expense (standalone, exploratory/developmental and production)
    • Third party liabilities 
    • Offshore construction 
      • Fixed and floating platforms - FPSO, steel platforms etc
      • Subsea pipelines, SBMs etc
    • Midstream (gas processing and distribution)
    • Yard construction (jack-up, drillships, FPSO, semisubs, etc)


Marine cargo

Policy types:

    • “All Risks” physical loss or damage
    • Consequential Loss/Delay in Start up
    • Full value and Excess of Loss policies
    • Stock throughput

Some of the interests cover:

    • Project Cargo
    • Pharmaceuticals 
    • Computers/Electronics and Electrical equipment 
    • Oil and Petrochemicals 
    • Airspares
    • Metals
    • Hard and soft commodities
    • Ores and Concentrates
    • Heavy Lift Cargoes
    • Fruit and vegetables
    • Pulp and paper
    • Arms and amunition
    • Satellites
  • Specie


Marine hull

    • Hull and machinery
    • Builders risks
    • Ancillary interests
    • War


Marine Liability

    • Marine General
    • Charterers
    • Ship Repairers
    • Professional Indemnity
    • Ship Owners
    • Logistic Companies and Internatinoal Freight Forwarders
    • Marina's
    • Container Storage Yards
    • Ports & Terminals

Capacity up to US$25 million.

Marine and energy key contacts

Mark Nunn

Energy Underwriter


Aminah Sulaiman

Energy Underwriter - Asia


Gustaf Kristiansson

Marine Underwriter


Wanshi Lin

Assistant Underwriter, Marine