About Lockton P.L. Ferrari

The oldest and largest specialist P&I broker in marine insurance

Lockton P.L. Ferrari currently employs a team of more than 100 dedicated, multilingual P&I professionals operating out of key European and international maritime locations.


Our historical and exclusive dedication to the P&I product provides us with an all-encompassing vision of the market, which allows us to offer an unique perspective on the trends and dynamics that shape this complex and specialist niche market.

60 years of knowledge and claims experience underpins the efficient handling of all types of maritime disputes and P&I claims, while our dedicated Entries, Certification and Accounting teams augment a focused service offering.

Our history

Since our establishment in 1959, Lockton P.L. Ferrari has grown to become a leading name in P&I Insurance. With a diverse and expanding international book of marine liability business and a network of European offices, we provide shipowners and operators worldwide with tailor-made solutions across the P&I Insurance spectrum.

Over the course of 60 years our presence, reputation and respect have grown through the recognition of our professionalism, our dedication and our ability to deliver consistently a quality product.

Our approach

Our working philosophy is to view our resources as an extension of an individual client’s own company. Our commitment is to approach each of our client’s needs with rigour, experience and the highest quality professionalism.

Our vision today is as strong as it was 60 years ago and is guided by the same fundamental principles that have been the foundation stones of our reputation and our growth. Our mission is to source and provide tailor-made solutions for our clients in the placement of P&I cover using the breadth of our experience and the strength of our market position.
We build strong, long standing relationships with our clients, cemented by our service offering: the Lockton P.L. Ferrari unique ‘added value’ proposal delivering paired with an accomplished claims team and documentation department makes us an integral part of our clients’ operations. Our cutting-edge publications, thought leadership and extensive analytical capabilities help to keep our clients ahead of the curve in an often-changing and volatile market place.

Over 60 years of growth

P.L. Ferrari founded
Opening of Naples office
Opening of first international representative office outside Italy
Opening of London office
Local partnership with SMATIM in Monaco
P.L. Ferrari acquired
Opening of Piraeus office
P.L. Ferrari purchases Panditalia
P.L. Ferrari purchases SMATIM and opens Monaco office
P.L. Ferrari becomes independent
Local partnership with GT&G in Istanbul
P.L. Ferrari purchases BseaG
Lockton Group of Companies purchases P.L. Ferrari
Launch of Lockton P.L. Ferrari