In 2009 the joining of two leaders in Italian insurance brokerage market provides a new centre of excellence in the marine field focussed on serving the needs of shipowners in the South of Italy: CR Marine&Aviation is a 50-50% joint venture between Marine&Aviation and Cambiaso Risso Marine and it has its headquarter in Naples. By pooling their expertise the two companies have been able to combine the wide knowledge from Marine&Aviation’s office in Naples and from Cambiaso Risso’s one in Genoa. CR Marine&Aviation is a leading player particularly taking into consideration the importance of the Neapolitan shipping community in the international marine environment.
The synergy between Marine&Aviation and Cambiaso Risso Marine provides a unique service in this field, based on
the respective companies’ tradition and experience and on their specialist risk-placement facilities in all major international insurance markets. The Marine&Aviation group includes their Lloyd’s broker, which through its office in the City of London works directly with the London insurance market. Additionally, Cambiaso Risso is established in Norway, a country well known for its shipping tradition, and Italian shipowners can find easy access to the reputable insurance market in Scandinavia through the Bergen office of Cambiaso Risso Marine. CR Marine&Aviation focuses on Southern Italy offering all shipowners a local structure with local staff, properly supported by a wider organization which offers the best professional insurance solutions available worldwide.
MIT has a proud tradition of nearly 170 years of service in the maritime sector. The company has earned an excellent reputation by combining expertise and experience with high-quality materials and equipment in the nearly 50 locationsaround the world where SMIT is active. SMIT aims to provide its worldwide services in the main to shipping companies, producers in the oil and LNG industries, (offshore) constructioncompanies, insurers, governments and shipyards. SMIT maintains the highest standards in respect of Safety, Health, the protection of the Environment and Quality. SMIT is a member
of Royal Boskalis Westminster nv. SMIT’s services are organised into four Divisions: Harbour Towage: harbour towage services and related maritime services. Terminals: towage services and related maritime and management services to offshore and onshore terminals. Salvage: salvage, wreck removal, environmental protection and consultancy. Transport & Heavy Lift: chartering, barge rental & transport, ocean, coastal and river towage, heavy lifting and marine support to a variety of civil and offshore projects and subsea services.