Marine Benefits

Marine Benefits AS prides itself on being the shipping industry's specialist in employment benefit solutions for seafarers.

Marine Benefits offers truly global employee benefit solutions that enable its clients to increase employee attraction and retention, providing peace of mind for the employer, employee and his/her family. Marine Benefits develops programmes that help ship owners and ship management companies fulfil the crew insurance requirements in the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006).

Our experience, expertise, and underwriting capabilities enable us to provide the industry with efficient and affordable solutions to the ship owners’ liability and social security requirements in chapter 4 of MLC 2006. Our Group Medical Insurance for seafarers and their families has already been implemented for around 25,000 people in 60 different countries.

In accordance with MLC requirements we also include insurance solutions for income protection, repatriation, medical, disability and loss/delay of luggage. These are not limited to work-related accidents and illness and include personal member cards, ship-specific certificates and offer cashless claims handling for members. The company’s solutions have proven efficient as an integrated part of Corporate Social Responsibility and risk management through increased retention of qualified crew for our clients.

Marine Benefits Assistance Services Inc. – our fully owned subsidiary in Manila – provides client service, claims handling, and day-to-day member support in coordination with our affiliated medical provider networks and local call centers in many parts of the world. By using the latest technology, dedicated personnel and modern communication and IT systems, we can guarantee our clients immediate, effortless and virtually paperless support.

Marine Benefits Assistance Services Inc. is ISO 9001:2008 and 27001:2005 compliant.