War Risks Insurance

The uncertain international security landscape continues to put the importance of war risks insurance in the spotlight. You may be aware that Azure Risks’s War Risks Insurance complements our existing Marine Cargo Insurance. Our War Risks insurance products are designed to protect ship owners, ship managers, cargo owners and charterers from war risks and piracy […]

Shipments to Israel during Israel/Gaza War

This article was authored and first published by Richard Kamppari Baker (Claims Director at World Insurance). We’ve had numerous queries regarding shipments to Israel and other Middle East countries affected by the Israel/Hamas war. Notably, whether these shipments are excluded and what happens in the event of an incident. If your shipments are not going […]

Cargo Insurance vs Freight Forwarders Liability Insurance: What’s the difference?

We come across clients who perceive that a Freight Forwarders Liability policy acts the same as a blanket Cargo Insurance policy. However, this is not the case, and this misinterpretation can land the freight forwarder in hot water. Both insurance policies can cover lost or damaged cargo, but how they respond is significantly different. The […]

Azure Risk: Fast, fluid and digital multi-line insurance experiences

Azure Risk CEO Anmol Sawlani discusses embracing technology to provide cost-effective, accessible insurance solutions with The DIA (Digital Insurance Agenda). Click here to read a copy of the article and learn about Azure Risk’s range of multi-line commercial and personal insurance products and other developments underway.

Digital Broking

Read about what motivates our Chief Executive Officer Anmol Sawlani and the industry changes he’s seen since the start of his career in the family business. Anmol shares his perspective in the article ‘Digital Broking’, first published in APAC Entrepreneur’s October 2022 online magazine. Click here to read a copy of the full article. CONTACT […]

Premium Financing – Is it suitable for you?

You’re probably familiar with what ‘premiums’ are and have a working knowledge of the concept of ‘financing’. But what is ‘premium financing’? And, is it an option for you? Life insurance premium financing is a strategy used by high-net-worth individuals, business owners, and entrepreneurs to buy life insurance. Premium financing is a ‘funding method’. It’s […]

Tanya Venkatraman joins Azure Risk’s expanding team

Tanya Venkatraman joins Azure Risk as Corporate Business Development Manager. We’re pleased to welcome our newest team member Tanya Venkatraman. Read our Press Coverage: Azure Risk expands with hire from Pacific Prime – InsuranceAsia News

Asia events market tries to shrug off pandemic hits

Azure Risk’s Managing Director Anmol Sawlani shares his perspective. Anmol Sawlani, director at broker Azure Risk, said: “Coverage for communicable diseases, including the cancellation related, will continue to be excluded. Underwriters have expressed that there is no foreseeable timeline as to when they can start covering this again.” Any commercial contracts and agreements should be […]

Ukraine invasion heightens marine risk in Asia

Azure Risk’s Managing Director Anmol Sawlani shares his perspective. “The sanctions impact is an issue. That said, most insurers had already excluded Russia, meaning arranging cover via most international markets for cargo involving Russian entities will be near impossible.” As reported by InsuranceAsia News, the situation in Ukraine and Russia has taken much of the […]

Asia Covid policies add pressure to cargo market

Azure Risk’s Managing Director Anmol Sawlani shares his perspective. The over-riding issue regarding Covid-19 and cargo insurance has been the accumulated values at ports, said Anmol Sawlani, a Hong Kong-based director at broker Azure Risk. These are higher than normal due to shipment delays, he added. These accumulations can breach policy limits when extensions have […]