The Lloyd’s Agency network provides 24 hour, year round independent marine surveying and claims adjusting services to the global insurance industry and its customers. With over 260 Lloyd's Agents and a similar number of Sub Agents, covering major ports and commercial centres around the world, the Lloyd's Agency network forms the world's most extensive surveying and adjusting network.
The Lloyd’s Agency Department in London administers and manages the Agency network, provides quality control and supports clients’ use of the network by the following means:
Technical Performance Team (LAN)
The Agency Department has a team of experienced and technically proficient marine claims professionals whose brief is to enhance the quality of the network’s services and the support provided to the network’s users. The Technical Performance Team is available to co-ordinate any survey or claim instruction with a view to ensuring that, wherever in the world assistance is required, the client is provided with a prompt, appropriate and effective service. Support can be provided on a structured and/or ad hoc basis.
Operations Team (LAN)
The Operations Team provides day-to-day operational support to the Lloyd’s Agents and is also available to support and facilitate effective communication between our network's clients and the Lloyd's Agents.
The Salvage Arbitration Branch administers Lloyd’s Open Form of Salvage Agreement (“LOF”) which has been the preferred contract of the professional salvage industry since its introduction in 1908. You will find up-to-date information on the latest LOF cases and the background and workings of the form. You will also find out about the role played by Lloyd's Salvage Arbitration Branch in the administration of the form.