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AlphaXO Risk Partners welcomes Robert Hammersley as new Director

AlphaXO Risk Partners is delighted to announce one of the leading and most respected figures in the Australasian marine insurance industry, Robert Hammersley, has joined its team. AlphaXO is Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific’s foremost specialist, insurance broking and risk consulting company. For the past four years, Robert has been the Managing Director of…
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Freight forwarders generate income from cargo insurance

It pays to offer cargo insurance to your clients The team at specialist marine insurance brokers, AlphaXO Risk Partners has decades of experience in all forms of marine insurance, including cargo insurance. Many freight forwarders choose not to assist their clients with insurance for their goods, often due to the perceived additional complexity. However, when…
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State of the insurance market commentary – Boat Builders and Ship Repairers

Like much of the marine insurance market, insurance for boat builders and ship repairers is seeing significant premium increases and changes in terms and conditions. The Lurssen shipyard fire is seen as the tipping point that quickened the changes. It was reported by TradeWinds that the Lürssen fire in September 2018 was potentially the largest…
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Global marine services firm hit by cyber attack

The latest news regarding a cyber attack at global marine services firm, James Fisher and Sons, is a further reminder that the marine industry is far from immune from cyber criminals. Read the article Insurance policies are available for cyber liability and they offer support from experts in the event of an incident – not…
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AlphaXO’s 90 Second Cargo Quote Challenge

Think providing Cargo insurance for your clients is too hard and time consuming? Take the AlphaXO’s 90 second Cargo Quote Challenge and think again! We challenge you to get a cargo insurance quote in less than 90 seconds. AND if you can top our resident speedstress, Catherine’s 38 seconds you will win a special prize…
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Reflecting on MIAL’s Modern Maritime conference

AlphaXO attended the recent Modern Maritime conference, hosted by Maritime Industry Australia Limited. We’ve been reflecting on 5 of the key things impacting the local marine industry that we heard: 1. Increased use of technology and automation is increasing productivity and also introducing new threats, including malicious cyber activity. 2. Australia has a significant reliance…
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Tea for $2k – AlphaXO’s Cancer Council fundraiser

As part of the ongoing AlphaXO 2019 Giving Back initiative, the logistics insurance team in Melbourne held an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event to raise much needed funds for Cancer Council Australia. Thanks to the generosity of those who attended, and those who could not attend but still donated, more than $2,200 was raised for…
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Loretta O’Toole profiled in Insurance Business

One of our fantastic marine insurance brokers, Loretta O’Toole, has been profiled in the latest Insurance Business magazine and on their online news platform. The article showcases Loretta’s achievements on the Gaelic Sports fields and how sport has helped her in business. We are proud of her achievements on and off the field. Read the…
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Offer cargo insurance to your clients and take a load off

Reasons to offer your clients insurance with AlphaXO Risk Partners: Build stronger client relationships by adding more value to your service Protect yourself – less chance of a claim against your company Worldwide coverage for all types of cargo, including project cargo and bulk cargo Flexible limits and in most cases no excess Our online…
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Charity campaign receives a boost thanks to Hyperion

AlphaXO Risk Partners’ Giving Back initiative has been given a huge boost thanks to the generosity of the Hyperion Insurance Group. AlphaXO is part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading insurance intermediary groups, and they have set up a dollar matching program as well as a charitable foundation. https://www.givengain.com/cc/m4m/ This brings…
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