INTEGRATED MARINE INSURANCE & CLAIMS SERVICES

Combined Excellence

 

Our mission at Latitude Solutions is to lower your overall insurance cost, maximize and expedite claims recoveries, and minimize your liabilities.

To achieve this, we integrate with your operations, chartering and technical teams, installing the combined expertise of Latitude Brokers and C Solutions directly into your organization.

Our people manage your insurances and your claims for you, taking these off your plate, and giving you consistency and certainty 24/7/365.

Latitude Brokers

We are insurance brokers specialising in the shipping, offshore and supply chain industries.

We are experts in our field, backed by a deep understanding of risk management and insurance, with access to global market insurers.

We partner with our clients to gain a comprehensive understanding of their specific risks and exposures in order to deliver the best possible insurance programmes.

C Solutions Limited

We are staffed by lawyers, experienced claims handlers from the P&I and H&M sectors, Master Mariners and insurance industry professionals and offer a one stop claims facility for all marine claims around the clock, around the world.

Our philosophy is to provide a value for money, flexible approach to problem solving; we pride ourselves on prompt, succinct and commercially sound legal and insurance advice.

Our Team

Committed to your solution
Andrew Brooker
Business Director
HONG KONG
Dir: +852 2154 2253
Mob: +852 5683 6928
andrewb@lat-sol.com
Andrew has 26 years’ experience in marine insurance, including claims, technical resources, client servicing and broking. He has worked in London, Singapore and Hong Kong in firms that span law, cargo recovery and broking. Andrew was on the board of a Lloyd’s broker from 2007 until 2013. His experience involves managing a wide range of clients in the marine sector, including commodity traders; ship operators and charterers; ports and terminals operators, bunker suppliers and other marine industry professionals.
Charles D’Alton
Business Director
SINGAPORE
Dir: +65 6850 7676
Mob: +65 9383 3508
charlesd@lat-sol.com
Based in Latitude’s Singapore office, Charles joined Latitude from an International Group P&I Club. Initially based in the Club’s Mediterranean syndicate, he transferred to the Club’s Singapore subsidiary in 2009 where he was lead underwriter in the Asia Pacific region for five years. Before moving into marine insurance, Charles spent the early part of his career as a dry bulk shipbroker for Maersk. He spent time in both London and Copenhagen offices where he worked on both chartering and S&P/newbuilding desks, respectively.
Chris Beesley
Claims Director
SINGAPORE
Dir: +65 6323 7732
Mob: +65 9662 3331
chrisb@lat-sol.com
After more than three decades with Ince & Co in Hong Kong and the UK latterly as joint head of the shipping casualty department, Chris established the C Solutions Group in 2000 and now oversees the insurance and legal claims division of the company with an emphasis on shipping casualty work. He relocated to Asia in April 2010 to develop the C Solutions network in the region.
Clive Beesley
Claims Director
HONG KONG
Dir: +852 2331 8817
Mob: +852 9096 9561
cliveb@lat-sol.com
Clive began his shipping and insurance career in 1978 with a leading law firm in London with an emphasis on casualty related work. He then spent 20 years in Hong Kong dealing with all manner of investigative, claims handling, arbitration and litigation matters. Clive returned to live and work in Hong Kong (where he has permanent resident status) in April 2012 to head C Solutions in Hong Kong.
Ben Horn
Claims Manager
LONDON
Dir: +44 (0)20 3751 2383
Mob: +44 (0)7801 953676
benh@lat-sol.com
A dry shipping and insurance lawyer, formerly a Partner of Ince & Co, Ben handles all manner of charterparty and cargo claims work with a staunch marine insurance portfolio in arbitration and litigation areas. He remains Senior Partner of Horn + Co, a London law firm.
Ron Sim
Claims Manager
SINGAPORE
Dir: +65 6323 7732
Mob: +65 9662 9770
rons@lat-sol.com
Ron qualified as a Barrister-at-Law of England & Wales prior to being admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor in West Malaysia. He started his legal career in a niche shipping law firm in Kuala Lumpur before moving to a leading law firm in Singapore. Ron has experience in handling and advising on a wide range of maritime disputes and litigation matters including ship arrests, bills of lading and charterparties, casualties, marine insurance and all manner of commercial and contractual disputes. Ron also possesses a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and had previously worked for a major international airline in Singapore prior to qualifying as a lawyer.
Jim Allsworth
Claims Manager
LONDON
Dir: +44 (0) 203 751 2383
Mob: +44 (0) 7747 637 873
jima@lat-sol.com
From several generations of family shipowning, Jim spent almost 20 years in the wet shipping department of Ince & Co. Jim handles various casualty matters including headline collision, salvage and wreck removal cases and is global casualty coordinator for the firm.
Alex Evered
Claims Manager
MELBOURNE
Dir: +61 (0)3 5424 1224
Mob: +61 438 663 466
alexe@lat-sol.com
Alex has over 20 years of experience in the maritime industry with significant expertise in P&I and H&M. She gained extensive experience in marine cargo claims and P&I related matters initially with Lloyd’s of London and later with the Gard P&I Club. Alex moved “Down Under” in 1997 and handles all types of marine matters throughout Australia, including Carriage of Goods by Sea, General Average, Pollution, ITF disputes and serious crew injuries.
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