Our Spill Response Department Is Second to None

As the leader in the marine pollution insurance industry for more than 45 years, and in representing many of the world’s largest insurance providers, we offer unparalleled collective strength in underwriting, claims, and spill management and response. In the past five decades, WQIS has been involved in more vessel pollution events than any other marine pollution provider. Having the right team available to assist in the event of a loss and throughout the entire spill response is crucial for mitigating damages to the environment, supporting an efficient response, and also assists assureds in quickly returning to operational status. Our team is made up of an extensive network of trusted professionals that provide support from the moment a spill occurs until the spill is cleaned up.

In the event of a spill or an imminent threat of a discharge, time is of the utmost importance, which is why when an assured has a spill and notifies WQIS, we are immediately available to them and are present every step of the way thereafter. For WQIS to better serve you, we recommend that our policy holders review our Claims Contacts and How to Expedite Claims so that in the event of a spill, we are both well prepared to address the claim and resolve it quickly and efficiently.

Our spill team is available twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week and can be reached any time by calling the Emergency Hotline Phone Number.

Emergency Hotline Phone Number: +1 (800) 736-5750

Claims Contacts

Harry J. Diamond, Vice President, Claims
+1 (212) 292-8710

Ryan Puttick, Assistant Vice President, Claims
+ 1 (212) 292-8709