P&I Overview

P&I Overvie

P&I Correspondents

Whereas most of the P&I clubs are based in Europe, their members originate from different geographical locations and may find themselves in trouble in any corner of the world where there is a port. Problems can and do happen. Hence, the clubs heavily rely on an extensive network of correspondents based in several hundreds of ports in more than 130 countries around the globe to give practical and immediate advice to the members.

The P&I correspondents, also known as P&I representatives, would be local lawyers or commercial representatives, or both, and, in some cases, surveyors, appointed by the clubs to serve in a given region in order to render local assistance and guidance to the masters, shipowners and charterers as well as to provide claims handling services. The contact details of the correspondents appear in lists published in clubs’ books and websites and they can be contacted round the clock whenever there is an incident or claim that may affect or may threaten to affect, the clubs’ members. If their intervention is sought by sources such as the masters, local agents, shipowners or charterers, etc, the club concerned must be notified at the very first opportunity.

Whilst the correspondents are not a branch of the clubs nor their agents or legal representatives, in the sense that they cannot accept legal proceedings on clubs or members’ behalf, they literally function as the club’s eyes and ears in the area of coverage, relaying information on regional developments and practices that might concern members’ activities in their area.

The correspondents also play a significant role in the club’s loss prevention and marketing initiatives in the region they serve.

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Rio Grande

Rua Barão de Cotegipe, 443 - Sala 610 - 96200-290 - Rio Grande/RS - Brazil

Telephone  +55 53 3233 1500

Main Office | Santos

Rua Itororó, 3 - 3rd floor
11010-071 - Santos, SP - Brazil

Telephone +55 13 4009 9550

Rio de janeiro

Av. Rio Branco, 45 - sala 2402
20090-003 - Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil

Telephone  +55 21 2253 6145


Rua Professor Elpidio Pimentel, 320 sala 401 - 29065-060 – Vitoria, ES – Brazil

Telephone: +55 27 3337 1178


Rua Miguel Calmon, 19 - sala 702 - 40015-010 – Salvador, BA – Brazil

Telephone: +55 71 3242 3384


Av. Visconde de Jequitinhonha, 209 - sala 402 - 51021-190 - Recife, PE - Brazil

Telephone  +55 81 3328 6414


Rua Osvaldo Cruz, 01, Sala 1408
60125-150 – Fortaleza-CE – Brazil

Telephone  +55 85 3099 4068


Tv. Joaquim Furtado, Quadra 314, Lote 01, Sala 206 - 68447-000 – Barcarena, PA – Brazil

Telephone  +55 91 99393 4252


Av. Dr. Theomario Pinto da Costa, 811 - sala 204 - 69050-055 - Manaus, AM - Brazil

Telephone  +55 92 3307-0653