Brit Global Specialty


Our team of experienced and respected underwriters write a specialist portfolio providing coverage for vessels, yachts, cargo and associated liabilities.


Anthony Forsyth

Divisional Director

Lloyd's Box Location

Hullseeing the diffrence makes the diffrence

Each of our underwriters is an expert in their particular market and they strive to provide a market-leading underwriting and claims service.

Our Product


We cover cargo on ships, aircraft or in warehouses worldwide. We also write project cargo for construction projects and inland marine exposures such as equipment floaters, jewellers block, fine art and other specie risks.

Normal Maximum Line:

  • Cargo US$ 35m
  • Specie US$ 50m
  • Project Cargo including DSU US$ 50m

Marine Hull

We provide coverage for the construction, navigation and voyages of vessels including physical loss or damage (including machinery damage), loss of hire, limited third party collision liability and war. We are specialists in ancillary interests related to Marine Hull, such as average disbursements and purchasers’ interest. We cover vessels and their machinery on an increased value or total loss only basis.

Our team also has over 50 years’ experience in yacht insurance and write coverage for most types of yachts and pleasure craft including mega-yachts and their associated liabilities.

Normal Maximum Line:

  • Hull US$ 30m
  • Builders Risk US$40m
  • Yachts US$ 50m
  • Marine War US$ 40m

Marine Liability

We cover most aspects of the international shipping industry, including Protection and Indemnity, Charterers’ Liability, Pollution, Port Authorities, Ship Repairers’ Liability, Terminal Operators’, Umbrella Liability and Maritime Employers’ Liability. We also offer Energy Liability products for Upstream Exploration and Production, as well as Offshore Construction. 

Normal Maximum Line:

  • Marine Liability US$ 50m
  • Energy Liability US$ 12.5m 


Anthony Forsyth

Divisional Director

+44 (0)20 3857 0470 | Email

John Higham

Senior Yacht Underwriters

+44 (0)20 3857 0463 | Email

Robert Clarkson


+44 (0)20 3857 0460 | Email

Andrew Coutts

Class Underwriter

+44 (0)20 3857 0453 | Email

Kunj Shah


+44 (0)20 3857 0469 | Email

Penny Robinson

Senior Underwriter, Cargo

+44 (0)20 3857 0458 | Email

Caroline Monnickendam

Underwriter - Cargo

+44 (0)20 3857 0457 | Email

Craig Dennis

Senior Underwriter

+44 (0)20 3857 0454 | Email

Chris Jones


+44 (0)20 3857 0456 | Email

Deborah Shillabeer

Underwriter - Hull & War

+44 (0)20 3857 0461 | Email

Ashley Stratton

Underwriter - Yachts

+44 (0)20 3857 0477 | Email


Marion Fraser

Claims Manager, Marine

+44 (0)20 3857 0412 | Email

Kevin Allmond

Senior Claims Adjuster - Marine

+44 (0)20 3857 0410 | Email

Wade Campbell

Senior Claims Adjuster

+44 (0)20 3857 0384 | Email

Marko Ninkovic

Head of Claims Marine, Energy and Aviation

+44 (0)20 3857 0415 | Email