Financial Guaranties are needed to support Certificates of Financial Responsibility (COFR) issued by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).  We can handle both the Guarantee and/or just the COFR for you.

Witt O’Brien’s will act as broker to obtain coverage through SIGCo (The Shipowners Insurance and Guaranty Company Ltd), Shoreline Mutual (Bermuda) Ltd or Arvak Ltd.  The above-listed guarantors will only work with clients that have insurance through one of the International Group of P & I clubs.  Those clients that do not have their Protection and Indemnity insurance through one of the International Group of P & I clubs must contact us at cofr@wittobriens.com for further directions.

Guarantee & COFRs
Financial Guaranties are needed to support Certificates of Financial Responsibility (COFR) issued by the United States Coast Guard (USCG). We can handle both the Guarantee and/or just the COFR for you.

Witt O’Brien’s will act as broker to obtain coverage through SIGCo (The Shipowners Insurance and Guaranty Company Ltd), Shoreline Mutual (Bermuda) Ltd or Arvak Ltd. The above-listed guarantors will only work with clients that have insurance through one of the International Group of P & I clubs. Those clients that do not have their Protection and Indemnity insurance through one of the International Group of P & I clubs must contact us at cofr@wittobriens.com for further directions.

A Federal COFR is require for all calls to US. California and Alaska require additional state issued COFR.

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Company taking Financial Responsibility)
(ex. Corporation, Limited Co.)
(if same as Applicant - list "see above")
(if same as Applicant - List "see above")
(ex. Tanker, Bulk Carrier, etc.)
(required for Alaska only): Feet or Meters
(Typical persistent oils include lube oils, heavy fuel oils, IFO 180, bunker fuels and NSFO) Required for Alaska only
(Typical non-persistent oils include MGO, MDO, diesel oils, aviation gasoline, and Hydraulic fluids) Required for Alaska only