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Defence cover

The cover with limits up to USD 2 million is available to Shipowners, Charterers and Operators.

Cover and services under this policy include:

  • Cover for legal expenses incurred in defending or pursuing uninsured claims and disputes;
  • Defence against and pursuing contractual claims;
  • Defence against and pursuing claims from or on third parties;
  • Assistance in recovering sums due, such as freight and demurrage;
  • Appointing solicitors, experts, consultants and surveyors, if required.


Defence consultancy

Apart from and in addition to providing defence insurance cover, DUPI Shipping Defence offers its services on a fee basis. This includes claims handling, charter party and bill of lading review and ad hoc advice on disputes between clients and opponents. Defence Consultancy provides advice; it does not cover legal expenses incurred in defending or pursuing claims and disputes.


Terms & Conditions

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