Our intention remains to minimize exposure of the P&I Clubs and their members when faced with a cargo claim. We hold the local knowledge, expertise and the locus standi to provide pragmatic solutions.
Our approach towards claims handling, adheres to comprehensive assistance which is cost effective, consistent and credible.



The busiest oil lanes are in the gulf and therefore there is always a high risk of a pollution incident in the area.Such an incident cannot be ruled out and we remain in a position to handle any such incident. In most pollution cases legal assistance would be required and precise legal advice at the earliest be necessary to consider the options available to minimize the loss, release the vessel and or the crew.



Crew injuries and deaths are not uncommon onboard ships. It is important that such matters are dealt with compassion and empathy not only towards the family of the crew member but also setting an example in front of the other crew members. From investigations to necessary formalities concerning local clearances and liaison with Embassies and Consulates in the event repatriation is required, we provide a complete comprehensive solution.



Our association is synergised to achieve common goals and objectives which is driven by performance and cost effective solutions. The Association delivers a P&I Correspondent Service which is innovative, effective and poised to surpass expectations. The association is a cohesive force with an understanding of P&I requirements together with a strong regional presence. A thorough understanding of the nuances of the jurisdiction and the impeccable and noteworthy position in the geographical areas we operate, the Association delivers an unparalleled service expected from a P&I Correspondent of today.

One Maritime with its cohesive association with Sharaf Shipping Agency (SSA) provides a strong and efficient network of P&I Correspondent services in Bahrain, Iraq, Oman, UAE and Qatar.
This unique alliance is in line with Sharaf Shipping Agency & One Maritime’s strategic and innovative approach to provide a proactive and cost effective P&I Correspondence service in the Middle East. Working within the limits of “Correspondent Services” it is our endeavor to improvise and accomplish a service par excellence for the P&I Clubs and their members.

Founded in the year 1976, by Mr. Ibrahim Sharaf & Mr. Sharafuddin Sharaf, Sharaf Shipping Agency (SSA) www.sharafshipping.com, has grown into the largest shipping house in the Middle East region. Part of a diversified conglomerate with Ship Agency as its core activity, SSA has emerged as a one stop for quality shipping, marine and logistics services. The services have evolved with time and today besides Ship Agency Service, they have ventured into Hub Services, Offshore supply Services, Freight Forwarding, Project Cargo Handling, Chartering and Broking, Logistics & Warehousing Services and now into providing P&I Correspondent Services.

As part of the growth strategy and to offer a more comprehensive service to the shipping industry, STEAMCO SHIPPING AGENCIES are the associate partner of One Maritime offering P&I Correspondent Services in Kuwait. Together the association is endeavoured to deliver a superior service with dedicated staff and assist the P&I Club members. STEAMCO SHIPPING SERVICES have a reputable and able presence in Kuwait.

As an innovative approach to provide a “one stop shop” service, the association provides a hub service operating out of Dubai-UAE. All correspondence is handled by the Hub in order to insure that performance levels of all regional offices remain at par. In addition, the Hub office controls and monitors all aspects of claims handling ensuring efficiency, diligence and cost effectiveness for every instructions received.