Getting to Know Us
Formally established on the 5th of April 2000.
Many years before setting up the business enterprise we were
already attending to the medical management of our sick and
injured crewmembers and defending the interest of our German
Ship Owners against claims filed by Filipino crewmembers
and/ or their families before the labour courts and
arbitration fora. Encouraging feedback from our German
principals and their Clubs on our efforts in managing their
risks inspired us to organize Lubeca Protection & Indemnity.
We pioneered the pro-active approach in dealing with
potential crew claims. We advocate crew claims prevention.
Our experience in ship manning imbued us with a keen sense
and a deep understanding of the feeling of helplessness when
confronted with summons from the National Labour Relations
Commission (NLRC), Philippine Overseas Employment
Administration (POEA) or the National Conciliation
Mediation Board (NCMB) because we know that the outcome is
Using data gathered from our studies and observations of the
behavioral patterns of Filipino seafarers who were
repatriated due to sickness or injury, we developed
ingenious methods to deter the filing of claims which begins
from the moment the case is endorsed to us for management.
The success we have achieved thus far validates our stand –
prevention is better than cure.
Partnering with the Ship Owners/Manning agent is key to
prevention. We encourage Owners/Manning Agents to be
involved in the management of their seafarer’s cases. And,
we will ensure that we keep Ship Owners/Manning Agent
engaged throughout the process. As your partner in risk
assessment and risk management, we always have to be on the