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Leading P&I Professional recruited to Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd to augment service capabilities of Eagle Ocean Marine

Richard Linacre, a well-known figure in the fixed premium P&I and related sectors, joins London team to undertake important market liaison role

NEW YORK, JUNE 10, 2019:  Eagle Ocean Agencies, Inc., which operates Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM), the American Club’s leading fixed premium P&I facility, has today announced that Richard Linacre, a well-known and experienced P&I professional with a broad industry background, is joining Shipowners Claims Bureau (UK) Ltd. in London.  Recruited to undertake an important market liaison role, Mr. Linacre will add further expertise and technical capabilities to EOM’s London presence in support of its activity both in the local market and more globally.

Mr. Linacre’s recruitment represents the continuing augmentation of EOM’s recently strengthened service capabilities in the London office.  His experience in the fixed premium P&I related sectors is particularly strong, as is the versatility of that experience in its application to marketing and claims liaison, business development, customer relations, loss prevention and other disciplines within the marine insurance sphere.

Speaking in New York today, Joe Hughes, Chairman and CEO of Eagle Ocean Agencies, Inc. said: 

“Richard Linacre’s addition to SCB (UK)’s team will benefit both EOM and the American Club in the development of their future business.  Everyone at EOM and the Club welcomes Richard to his new position with great enthusiasm, in the expectation that his efforts will significantly enhance our capabilities over the months and years ahead”.



Eagle Ocean Agencies, Inc., is a member of the New York-based Eagle Ocean Group of companies – North America’s leading provider of mutual management, underwriting, adjusting, claims handling, surveying and loss consultancy services to the international shipping and insurance communities.  Eagle Ocean Agencies, Inc.’s core business is the provision of coverholder and related services to a variety of insurance carriers.