Marine Professionals provide independent, specialist support marine consulting services to the marine industry from the heart of London's shipping and marine insurance hub. We offer no-nonsense, effective and professional assistance for:

Marine Hull and Machinery Insurers, Re-insurers + their Brokers

P+I Clubs

Cargo Underwriters

Liability + K+R Underwriters

Port + Terminal Insurers

Ship Owners + Managers +Assureds


Ship builders + Repairers

Port + Terminal operators

Average + claims adjusters

Marine lawyers


We are not surveyors and we are not lawyers. We do not handle or adjust claims. We are specialist UK based casualty investigators and marine consultants. Through the experience and expertise accumulated from our previous careers and skills combination, we offer our clients a bridge between the technical and legal aspects of marine claims.

We offer no-nonsense, effective and professional assistance to: Average and Claims adjusters, Logistics Companies, Marine Property and Liability Insurers and Brokers, Marine Lawyers, Marine Consultants, Salvage and Towage companies, Ship Owners, Managers and Charterers, Ship Builders and Repairers, Port and Terminal operators, Port, Port State and Flag State authorities and Non-Governmental organisations.

Our aims are to provide our clients with a reliable and satisfactory work product, make lasting friendships, live interesting lives and in doing so, make a reasonable financial living.

Our UK based Marine consulting services cover Marine Casualty Investigation; On-site Casualty Management; 24 hour, world-wide Emergency Response; Identifying, locating, obtaining and analysing evidence, including VDR and ECDIS data; Marine claims support, advice and settlement assistance; Risk Assessment and focussed maritime consultancy.

We also cover: International presentations, lectures and workshops on insurance flavours of the day including; Hull Policy Problems; ISM; The (over)Reliance on Technology; Piracy and its evolution; How to obtain Witness Evidence; Effective Casualty Management; "Insurers Need Salvors - Salvors Need Insurers"; and "The How-What-When and Why" of ship and cargo calamities.

Marine Professionals' principal is Captain John L David. John has 21 years of sea-going experience and 18 years experience as a Marine Investigator and Marine Consultant.

Find out more about how we can help you here plus our 24 HOUR EMERGENCY RESPONSE