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About Skuld


Service and competence you can rely on

Skuld is a world leading marine insurance provider with a strong financial position and an 'A' rating with Standard & Poor's. We cater to the needs of shipowners, the offshore and energy sector, charterers and traders, ports and terminals, cargo and the superyacht community.

Skuld was established in 1897 as a P&I club for Scandinavian shipowners. Since then, we have grown into a diversified marine insurer and now offer bespoke covers through Skuld P&I, Skuld SMA and Skuld 1897, a syndicate at Lloyd's.

With headquarters in Oslo and a worldwide office network of around 270 highly skilled employees, we provide our members and clients with service and competence they can rely on, 24 hours a day.

Insurance solutions for all aspects of the industry

Our focus is to provide a full set of marine covers and first class security for our members and clients. The synergies between Skuld entities ensure innovative insurance solutions, as shown by arranging special covers for our members and clients. Our network of local offices creates close contact and ensures efficient, quick and reliable service, with access to Skuld’s dedicated and professional legal, claims and technical experts.

Skuld P&I

The P&I club, Assuranceforeningen Skuld (Gjensidig), has been the basis for further development of Skuld and this is also where the majority of staff is employed. This ensures a top quality service both to the P&I members and clients as well as to the clients of Skuld 1897. Skuld P&I offers Mutual P&I, Commercial fixed P&I, Skuld Yachts - a dedicated liability cover for super yachts, Charterers liability and more.

Skuld Offshore

Skuld Offshore is specialised in offshore and energy liability and hull insurance products. The liability covers are placed in Skuld P&I and the hull and property covers are placed with Skuld 1897.

Skuld Marine Agency

Skuld Marine Agency (SMA) is Skuld's new entity offering marine insurance for Hull and Machinery and associated covers. With a background as Gerling Norway/SMA, SMA has a world-wide high reputation of providing marine covers with a strong focus on claims handling and loss prevention. Being a part of Skuld, the security is rated 'A' by S&P. SMA also handles claims where Skuld has Claims Lead either through SMA or through Skuld 1897.

Skuld 1897

Skuld 1897, our syndicate at Lloyd’s, started operations in 2011 and writes marine, energy, cargo  and liability insurance. Through Skuld P&I, there is direct access to the syndicate and Skuld P&I will also provide claims service to Skuld 1897. Lloyd’s has an A+ rating with Standard and Poor’s.

Skuld Services

Skuld Services is a service unit to Skuld 1897, providing access to Lloyd’s for non-Lloyd’s brokers. A local broker can thereby access Skuld 1897 directly.


Asta is a management agent managing syndicates at Lloyd’s where Skuld P&I is part owner.

International Group of P&I Clubs

Skuld is a member of International Group of P&I Clubs.


Skuld is a member of CEFOR, the Nordic Union of Marine Insurers.