Business Insurance Partner
Who we are
Established in 1997, Astra Maritime Underwriting Managers has evolved into one of the leading providers of marine insurance in Southern Africa.
What we do
Astra Maritime offers a wide range of specialist insurance products backed by many of the leading reinsurers and markets worldwide.
Our skills, knowledge and innovative approach allow us to offer customers a variety of marine insurance solutions.
With a detailed understanding of self-insurance, Astra Maritime is able to offer structures over and above such self insured levels.
- Cargo insurance for importers and exporters
- Advance loss of profits
- Stock – throughputs
- Goods in transit
- Commercial hulls (in particular fishing vessels)
- Builders risks
- Road hauliers liability
- High-valued pleasure craft
- Marine liabilities (ship repairers, stevedores, terminal operators, charterers, freight forwarders)
- Confiscation, expropriation, nationalisation and deprivation extensions
Why choose us?
Astra offers an excellent value proposition based on:
- Developing long-term partnerships with our customers
- Efficient and prompt claims handling of even the most complex claims
- Our risk management advice and unparalleled focus on recoveries keeps costs to a minimum
- Our reputation for excellence, both locally and internationally, guarantees peace of mind
- We proudly boast a first class underwriting and claims team, dedicated to providing sustainable terms and a fast turn-around