“We cannot live better
than in seeking to become better.”
Vilmar International SA, is an independent marine insurance broker company established in late 2009 by a team of well known and experienced insurance and claims adjusters in shipping.
By building a system of trust, high standards of service and strong business relationship with our clients and working closely with various providers from the local and the international insurance market, we are able to provide a wide range of marine insurance products including covers for, but not limited to, Protection and Indemnity, Hull and Machinery, War Risk, Loss of Hire and Claims Consultancy
We develop relationships that make a positive difference in our clients’ lives and business criteria.
We provide unsurpassed service that delivers premium value to our customers.
We uphold the highest standards of integrity in all of our actions.
We are dedicated to represent and protect the interests of our clients and insurers by providing step by step guidance and tailor made service from choosing the best possible cover to the handling of the most complex claim
Our vision is to provide and maintain our clients and insurers with a feeling of professional and competent services.
“Wisdom begins in wonder.”
Attorney-at-Law graduate of the Kapodistrian Law University of Athens, Greece with a Master’s degree (LL.M) in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton.
She has work experience as in house lawyer since 1992 in various shipping companies in Greece during which she attained proficiency in marine insurance, claims handling and corporate matters. In 2007 she has worked as claims executive of the American P&I Club as well as Manager of the American Club’s Greek office till late 2009 when Vilmar was established.
An accreditation as International Arbitrator, Mediator and Trainer of Mediators are the most important qualifications she has earned through the years
She is a Fellow of CIArb and a member of ICC, CEDR, LMAA, Greek Union of Mediators, Piraeus Association of Maritime Arbitrators, WISTA Hellas and Union International des Avocats.
Graduate of the American College of Greece with High Honors in 2004 with a degree in Shipping Management.
After gaining experience in management and leadership working with Governmental Party in Greece, he joined the American P&I Club in 2008 as responsible for the accounting and handling all insurance forms and contracts until 2010 when he joined Vilmar International S.A. as Marine Insurance Broker.
He is a certified insurance broker by the Bank of Greece and a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
After graduating from the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens – School of Law, she pursued an LL.M. Programme in International Commercial Law at the University of Bristol, UK from which she graduated in 2019 with distinction.
She is an Attorney-at-Law, member of the Athens Bar Association and currently studies for the ICS Annual Professional Maritime Programme having already received an award for excellence.
Her professional experience includes an internship in one of the major Greek Shipping Companies and a traineeship at an Athens based Law Office.
She speaks English and French.
Maria – Louisa Papadopoulou
Following her graduation from the University of Sussex with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Management Studies, she pursued a Master’s degree at CASS Business School in Shipping, Trade & Finance, from which she graduated in 2020.
Having gained experience in the marine insurance sector through her internship at the American P&I Club, in London, she joined Vilmar International S.A. as an insurance technician.
She speaks English and French.
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