Shipping & Offshore Finance

We are global leaders in providing insurance and due diligence services to shipping, offshore and aviation financiers.

Also available in: Chinese

BMS, through its specialist broker and adviser BankServe, has a global client base, particularly centred around finance and shipping hubs including the UK, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Greece, Norway, Hong Kong, Singapore and China. As we act only for lenders and lessors, we can act entirely without conflict.

Our team is the acknowledged market leader in this specialist field and has been at the forefront of refining and developing innovative insurance solutions for the past 25 years. We offer the widest wordings in the market, which we designed ourselves.

The extent of our experience is reflected in the depth of our client and market relationships.

It is because of this experience that we place more risks with more markets on behalf of more lenders than any other broker. We also have an excellent track record in collecting claims.

We understand the policies inside out and are well-placed to counter arguments from insurers, applying energy and determination on behalf of our clients.

Particular areas of expertise include Mortgagees Interest Insurance, Mortgagees Additional Perils (Pollution) Insurance, Mortgage Rights Insurance, Credit Risk, and Aircraft Repossession Insurance.

Our team of insurance consultants are highly regarded in the marine and oil and gas industries.

BankServe Teams

Consultancy Services
Ship Financing
Aircraft Financing
Credit Risk Insurance


Ian Waterston

Chairman, BankServe

Office Contact

One America Square
London EC3N 2LS
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)20 7480 7288

Personal Contact

T: +44 (0)20-7374-5190
Email Me