The Swedish Club statement regarding the X-Press Pearl
The Swedish Club can confirm that it is the lead hull underwriter for the X-Press Pearl and is working with all the relevant authorities in dealing with the casualty and doing everything that is necessary in limiting the environmental effects of the fire. P&I cover is with the London P&I. It is not The Swedish Club policy to comment on the validity of claims or on claims estimates.
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The Swedish Club was founded by shipowners in 1872 and is a leading and diversified mutual marine insurance company owned and controlled by its members. The Club writes Protection & Indemnity, Freight, Demurrage & Defence, Hull & Machinery, Hull Interests, Loss of Hire, War Risks, and any additional insurances required by shipowners or charterers. It also writes Hull & Machinery, War risks and Loss of Hire for Mobile Offshore Units and FPSOs. Its head office is located in Gothenburg, Sweden, with branch offices in Piraeus, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Oslo and London.