Logo
Header Motiv

Welcome


Schutzverein Deutscher Rheder was founded on 27th June 1901 in Hamburg by German shipowners as a mutual insurance association.

Supporting members in disputes arising out of charterparties is the core activity of the Association as a F. D. & D. underwriter (Freight, Demurrage & Defence). In these and in similar cases the Association provides in accordance with its Statutes legal defence and covers court and arbitration as well as lawyers' fees.

News

Circular July/August 2019:
- Members' meeting 2019
- London Arbitration award on the validity of an NOR in the context of "wibon/wipon" and on further aspects

    Press release 2018

    read more

    Correspondents

    Here you will find our global network of agents and lawyers.

    read more

    Members

    Members have access to our circulars, clauses and other texts as well as to the ratings section.

    read more

    Premiums

    The Association offers defence cover for premiums depending on the size of the vessel.

    read more

    Schutzverein
    Deutscher Rheder V.a.G

    You will find us in the Hafencity district of Hamburg, near Magellan-Terrassen and Sandtorhafen with its historical vessels.

    Address

    Am Kaiserkai 6

    20457 Hamburg

    Contact

    Phone: +49 40 30 06 66 0

    Fax: +49 40 37 51 72 10

    info@shipdefence.de