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Marine Insurance

Marine insurance is experiencing a period of rapid change, with a prolonged struggle to deliver underwriting profit forcing companies to reevaluate their proposition and the need to modernise. The class of business on which Lloyd’s was founded, the marine market is now navigating through a transitional period as it embraces technological reform and looks to rebuild its profit margin against a challenging operational backdrop.


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