Australia was the first country where Sunderland Marine commenced its international growth, opening the Melbourne Office in 1985 and a further office in Perth in 2006. Aquaculture is handled for New Zealand from Australia.
The New Zealand office was opened in 1989 being purposely located in Nelson, Australasia’s largest fishing port. Nelson is also now regarded as the country’s centre of expertise for aquaculture.
Sunderland Marine headquarters are situated in Durham. Established in 1882, Sunderland Marine is recognised as one of the largest specialist marine insurers worldwide.
With a number of offices in Seattle and Florida, Sunderland Marine have a respected presence throughout the South Eastern United States, Central America and the Caribbean.
Sunderland Marine opened the Halifax Office in October 2010 and operations in this area expanded further in 2011 when the company acquired 100% ownership of Harlock Murray Underwriting Ltd, an office with over 20 years' experience.
Sunderland Marine (Africa) Ltd was established in 2006 and an office opened in Cape Town following authorisation from the South African Regulator to trade as an admitted, internal insurer.
MIA is the marine insurance agent and authorised representative for ‘A’ rated Sunderland Marine Insurance Company Limited in Australia, who themselves have over 130 years’ experience of operation within the specialist marine insurance industry. MIA operates Australia wide and has a reputation second to none as an insurance specialist in the Marine Industry. A sound knowledge of individual state laws and regulations are imperative in providing the correct cover for each of our client’s specific requirements.