ASTRAMAR

AN UNDERWRITING AGENCY AT THE SERVICE OF TRANSPORT PROFESSIONALS

With over 20 years experience as an Insurance Agent specialized in the Freight Transport sector, the ASTRAMAR team underwrites and manages risks on behalf of the principal insurance companies involved in the marine and transport insurance market.

OUR MAIN AREAS OF ACTIVITY

Insurance risks associated with inland, maritime and air transport, including: Carriers Contractual Liability, Professional Liability cover for carriers and/or logistics specialists. Insurance of transported goods and all associated risks associated relating the transportation of cargo for account or on behalf of shippers (industrialists, manufacturers…). “Property damage” cover depending notably on the type of goods, the packaging and mode of transportation… Able to offer "Ad valorem" contracts per voyage and / or under an open cover based on declarations or revenues.

OUR BUSINESS PORTFOLIO

Mainly composed of small-and medium-sized companies whose activities include: Haulage Contractors, Industrial Vehicle Rentals, Professional Removal Companies, Customs Agents, Freight forwarders, Cargo Handlers, Stevedores, Warehouse Keepers. The majority of our clients derive from a network of providers, who may or may not be specialized in the freight transport industry.  ASTRAMAR manages approximately 500 contracts which generate a premium of approximately 2,000,000 Euros with an overall loss ratio of less than 60% for the last 5 years.

OUR COMMITMENTS

An in-depth technical analysis of the risks and cover required, carried out in coordination with the agent / provider and / or prospective customer. A quotation delivered within 24 hours. An insurance contract issued within 48 hours of acceptance of the quotation. Technical assistance for the duration of the contract

OUR SPECIFICITIES

Underwriting capacity up to 750,000 Euros with the possibility of exceeding this threshold after consultation with our mandating companies. Flexibility in underwriting.Prospection in collaboration with providers. Claims handling service and rapid settlement by ASTRAMAR

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

Full administrative management of insurance contracts. (Contracts, endorsements, invoicing etc.) Renewal and / or renegotiation of contract conditions and premiums at the end of each policy period. accounting follow-up.

CLAIMS MANAGEMENT

Wide authority to settle claims on behalf of the risk carrier. Negotiation and handling of all claim regardless of their nature and amount : Registration of claims by ASTRAMAR with declaration to insurers for all important files. Close collaboration with a network of experts for immediate intervention.  Follow-up of claim in close collaboration with the Agent.  Direct payment of the claim to the intermediary for onward transmission to the client. Establishment and update of claims figures / loss ratio for each account and providing agent.