About us

Dutch Shipping Defence N.V. (DSD) was established in 1996 as an insurance company providing legal cost insurance (FD&D cover) to ship owners, operators and charterers. Dutch Shipping Defence is part of the DUPI Insurance Group

Limits are available up to Euro 1,000,000, being 100% underwritten by Dutch Shipping Defence and re-insured with Munich Re (Standard & Poor’s rating AA).

Next to our in house team of lawyers and advisors we enjoy an extensive network of consultants, experts, lawyers and surveyors. This enables us to provide swift and comprehensive assistance worldwide.

DSD endorses the principles laid down in the Governance of the "Verbond van Verzekeraars" (Association of Underwriters). Furthermore DSD has a renumeration and a whistle-blower policy. The way in which DSD applies is recorded in the PDF documents.

See Link :

Governance principes 2015 PDF

Renumeration policy 28 December 2015 PDF

Whistle-blower policy 2015 PDF

Governance principes 2016 PDF