Ship insurance / Insurance company

Safely on course worldwide

Fire, collisions and climatic disasters quickly lead to financial shoals in pleasure craft aswell as in blue and brown water shipping. Particularly in the case of large ships, shipbuilding and ship repair can cause damage running into millions. The "right" insurance concept is therefore essential for shipyards, shipowners, shipping companies and private owners. In order to secure your ship in the best possible way, we have combined our diverse competencies in one insurance agency.

The Hanseatische Kasko Versicherungsagentur (HKVA) is your expert for a solid ship insurance tailored to your needs. We have compiled our services as an underwriting agency for you in the following compact overview.

Safely on course worldwide with HKVA ship insurance

From the Weser city Bremen all over the world: Since 2003, the HKVA has been the serious and competent partner for ship owners and particuliere, for shipyards and shipping companies. Our company was founded by leading underwriting agents in the Hanseatic city and draws on over 100 years of experience of our shareholders: we offer first-class expertise in all aspects of ship insurance in all lines of business such as blue water hull, brown water hull, shipbuilding and pleasure craft. As a specialised and established underwriting agent, we have a competent crew that does not offer off-the-peg services, but rather tailored insurance concepts for demanding requirement profiles.

Our opertating areas as an underwriting agent

We are among the handpicked underwriting agents who have made it their business to secure your ship in the best possible way. In doing so, it is very important to us to offer ship insurance at excellent conditions. We achieve this by combining our diverse competencies: In cooperation with around 30 insurance companies, all of which have a credit rating, we develop well thought-out insurance solutions for you - both for national and international demand. As an underwriting agent with power of attorney, we can guarantee you reliable and speedy processing of your individual insurance requirements.

Ship insurance and claims settlement worldwide

Whether insurance for freighters or insurance of sailing ships: Our ship insurance in Bremen offers tailored and precisely designed insurance packages for every requirement We can insure a ship if it has been built or purchased, but we can also take the further development of your existing insurance cover into the trusted hands of the HKVA. This applies explicitly not only to the insurance of sailing ships, freighters, cruise liners & Co., but also to all insurance solutions that can complete the protection for a ship owner in a high-quality way. These include, among others, Loss of Hire (LoH), Increased Value (IV) and Protection & Indemnity (P&I).

Expert and flexible insurance of your ship

Our ship insurance company in Bremen convinces shipping companies with its sound industry knowledge and a high level of respect for the values of your company. Private customers from the pleasure craft sector also have a renowned underwriting agent in us for tailored services. We offer excellent service quality for all customers. For example, we supplement our service during the classic opening hours with hotlines with which you can also submit claims from the areas of blue and brown water hull as well as pleasure crafts to us after 5 p.m. and at weekends. Immediate processing is thus ensured in case of need.

If these are enough good reasons for you, we will be happy to make you an individual offer.

Hanseatische Kasko-Versicherungsagentur

Our Claims-Hotline are at your side 24/7 on 365 days:

  • on weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Phone: +49 (0) 421 436 00 - 35
  • from 5 p.m. / at weekend: Bluewater and Brownwater: Phone: +49 (0) 160 717 80 80
    (VHT Claimshotline)
  • from 5 p.m. / at weekend: Pleasure Craft: Phone: +49 (0) 89 500 70 44 00

How to reach us:


Phone: +49 (0) 421 436 00 - 34
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Phone: +49 (0)421 436 00 - 35
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