Hyperion changes its name to Howden Group Holdings

Since its creation, AlphaXO Risk Partners has been part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading insurance intermediary groups. Last month, Hyperion Insurance Group changed its name to Howden Group Holdings. AlphaXO will continue to be a part of Howden Group Holdings going forward.

Recommissioning of vessels following lay-up – what you need to know

  Recommissioning of vessels following lay-up – what you need to know Many vessels have been decommissioned for long periods due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and there are a number of risk management steps that should be considered to minimise potential issues when re-commencing vessel operations. AlphaXO Risk Partners and Greg Lambert, a maritime…
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Vale – AlphaXO claims manager, Alison Bonsor

AlphaXO Risk Partners is deeply saddened to advise the passing of its much-loved and respected claims manager, Alison Bonsor. Alison began her marine insurance career in the UK before moving to Hong Kong, Athens and then Australia. For the past 15 years, she has worked as a marine claims manager, alongside the founders of AlphaXO and…
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It could happen to you – abandoned cargo costs freight forwarders dearly

With COVID related port closures, business shut downs and delays in shipments, more cargos are being abandoned at destination by shippers and consignees, who seem to disappear into the ether when called upon to settle large container demurrage and storage accounts. The freight forwarder is often then left in the firing line to pick up…
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Former joint managing director and marine insurance stalwart of over 50 years retires

Simon Gosnell, one of the founding directors of leading specialist insurance broker, AlphaXO Risk Partners, retired earlier this month having announced his decision to take a step back from the day-to-day management of the company in November 2019. Spanning over 50 years, Simon started his career as a marine underwriter on a Syndicate at Lloyd’s…
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Confirmation of business as usual for AlphaXO

AlphaXO Risk Partners has taken steps to ensure that our clients and partners are able to rely on our support through the current turbulent times. The team currently works out of 4 separate offices and is covering for each other with shared access to cloud-based systems.  All staff have been rotating through working from home…
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New Incoterms 2020 explained for importers and exporters

The standard terminology used to describe international contracts of sale, Incoterms, has been updated. The new Incoterms 2020 came into effect on 1 January 2020 and impacts everyone involved in buying and selling goods internationally. They clearly set out the respective obligations of the buyer and seller and delineate responsibilities during the transport process. Importantly,…
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Lucy Bell profiled in Insurance Business

AlphaXO Risk Partner’s Senior Broker, Lucy Bell, has been profiled in Insurance Business discussing the value of varied experiences. Read full article

Holiday season office hours

AlphaXO offices will be open across the holiday period. We are only closed on the public holidays – Wednesday 25 Dec, Tuesday 26 Dec and again on Wednesday 1 Jan. The team at AlphaXO wish you a safe and happy holidays.

AlphaXO director discusses emerging marine risks in Insurance Business

AlphaXO Risk Partners director, Robert Hammersley, discusses some of the emerging risks facing the marine industry in this Insurance Business article. Read the full article