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The Talbot Marine team provides protection for a wide range of marine related businesses. 

Our Marine & Energy Liability offering extends to parties such as shipowners (protection and indemnity), charterers, cargo owners, port and terminal owners/operators, marine concessionaires and shipyard operators. We are able to provide cover for:

  • Charterer's legal liability - legal liability of a vessel charterer to the owner
  • Energy contractors - all upstream energy contractors such as drilling contractors and well service companies for on and offshore exposures
  • Exploration and production, upstream operators - exploration and production including finding, augmentating, producing and merchandising oil and gas
  • Offshore construction & decommissioning - construction of assets, sub-sea or surface - includes fabrication and procurement onshore, plus decommissioning - removal and sometimes disposal of offshore assets
  • Ports & terminals - third party liabilities of Port Authority and Terminal Operators
  • Shipyards - liability arising from ship repairing

Why Talbot

The Talbot Marine team is a leading global carrier in the marine market, writing a diversified book of Marine Hull and War with associated ancillary interests, for a wide variety of vessel types and covering all aspects of Marine liabilities.

We offer coverage worldwide and can also work with our other specialist teams to provide you with a combined package for the cover you need.

Why Talbot How Talbot adds value What this means for customers
Customer first philosophy with a claims focus
  • Service levels are paramount to Talbot’s business model. 
  • Dedicated claims team, experienced in dealing with complex cases, exceptionally well regarded and respected in the industry.
  • High quality service with quick turnaround times and regular updates on progress. 
  • Claims are managed by highly experienced professionals, efficiently and with a high degree of care and sensitivity.
  • Talbot’s experienced and disciplined team provides high quality insight, offering highly competitive pricing and coverages, recognised product knowledge and a strong track record.
  • Giving you the ability to remain ‘informed and current’, keeping up to date on the latest risks – real and potential.
Global reach and experience 
  • London and New York hubs with regional expertise and full Lloyd's licences.
  • Close collaborative relationships with global Talbot and AIG colleagues.
  • Each location has full line authority, writing a truly international portfolio.
  • Talbot offers a local perspective together with a wider world view.
  • Local experts have authority to underwrite locally.
  • Willing to discuss and develop bespoke cover if required.
  • Offering an advanced, constantly evolving suite of products to the market.



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Contacts by region

Tracey Hunt

Head of Specialty

M: +44 7936 045 825

Koen Van Leuven

Head of Marine, AIG UK & Talbot

T+31 (10) 453 5444

Paul Smith

Senior Class Underwriter - Marine & Energy Liabilities

T+44 20 7390 5759

Alex MacLennan

Class Underwriter - Marine & Energy Liabilities

T+44 20 7550 3799

Tom Guarnera

Vice President - Marine & Energy

T+1 212 785 2011

Christian Platusich

Head of Marine & Energy, North America

T+1 212 785 2010

David Calderon

Senior Underwriter - Marine & Upstream Energy

T+1 212 785 6066 | M+1 281 630 6626

Toni Trapani

Senior Underwriter - Marine 

T+1 212 785 2017