Thomas J. Schandy

P&I Clubs

Mutuals or Clubs providers of third party liability coverage and equipment for the international industry of multimodal operators of transport and logistics:

Assistance to:

  • Ship Owners
  • Charterers
  • Port Operators
  • Warehouse, Terminals
  • Cargo Handling Facilities
  • Cargo Agents (Forwarders and/or NVOCC)
  • Shipping Agents
  • Intermediaries of the maritime transport market


  • Collision.
  • Inspection of damaged cargo.
  • Inspection on condition of goods upon loading / unloading operations
  • Container survey.
  • Packing inspection.
  • Control at loading and discharge operations.
  • Shipment and pre-shipment surveys.
  • Inspections and controls on lashing.
  • Draft Surveys.
  • On-Hire and Off-hire certifications.
  • Advice and assistance on injured / sick crewmembers.
  • Advice and assistance on cargo claims and claims from other parties of the transport chain.
  • Negotiations and settlement of claims received.
  • Advice and assistance on stowaways.
  • And all pertinent matters relating to the varied range of possibilities in respect of Protection and Indemnity coverage.

In our capacity as Correspondents of Protection and Indemnity Clubs, we provide a 24-hour service, 365 days a year for emergencies.

Assistance to the Shipowner / Terminal / Port Operator / Warehouses or Depositaries, in everything related to their liability against third parties according to their Protection and Indemnity coverage and to Shipping Agents / Cargo Agents in everything related to their responsibility according to their coverage with:

  • Collision.
  • Damaged Cargo Inspections.
  • Condition inspections of merchandise upon unloading / loading and / or containers.
  • Packaging inspections.
  • Controls of merchandise loading / unloading.
  • Shipping and pre-shipment inspections.
  • Lashing inspections and controls.
  • Draft surveys.
  • On-hire and off-hire certifications.
  • Advice and assistance with injured / sick crew members.
  • Assistance and advice for cargo claims and for claims of other actors involved in transport.
  • Negotiation and settlement of claims.
  • Assistance and advice in relation to stowaways.

And other pertinent matters related to the wide range of possibilities within the Protection and Indemnity coverage.

Lloyds Agents · Correspondents of P&I Clubs · Loss Commissioners · Claims Adjusters · Co-founders of WISTA Uruguay · BIMCO Members

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