About us

N.V Beeckman De Vos is operating since 1994 as a merger of the following average agencies

- J. G. Beeckman & Co Dispacheurs

- De Vos & Zoon (Belgium)

- Gellatly Hankey Marine Services (Belgium)

Since 2008 the surveying and average agent activities of Broeckx & Co were transferred to N.V.Beeckman De Vos

N.V. Beeckman De Vos is an Interlloyd Group Company and the Lloyd's Agent for Belgium and Luxemburg.

Organisation

In addition to the Lloyd’s Agency appointment (since 1919), N.V.Beeckman De Vos is also representing

- the AIMU - the American Institute of Marine Underwriters,
- the VHT - Verein Hanseatischer Transportversicherer

and is further named claims survey, settling and/or recovery agent for major Insurance Companies all over the globe.

N.V. Beeckman De Vos is represented in the following important markets:

Germany, France, Japan, China, Korea, Far east, Singapore and Malaysia, India, South Africa, Australia, Scandinavia and Denmark, Great Britain, Portugal and Spain, Turkey, USA and many others.

As average agent, N.V. Beeckman De Vos represents besides large organizations of insurers, brokers,shipping companies, traders and intermediaries worldwide.

Our staff of Surveyors and Claim and Recoveries Adjusters are qualified by the Lloyd’s Agency Department and have followed training and are tested on a regular basis by examinations to ensure that our company achieves and maintains high professional standards.

Lloyd's Agency

In 1811, the Committee of Lloyd’s decided that a network of Agencies should be established to protect the interests of underwriters.

Today, Lloyd’s Agencies form the world’s most extensive surveying and adjusting network. There are more than 680 Lloyd’s Agents and Sub-Agents located in 175 countries around the world. They provide 24-hour year-round services to the global insurance industry and its customers.

NV Beeckman De Vos is the Lloyd’s Agent for Antwerp and the Sub-Agent for Luxemburg, and has held appointment for Antwerp since 28th of May 1919.
Our sister company in the Netherlands, Interlloyd Averij B.V. has been Lloyd’s Agent for Rotterdam since 1st of June 1818. They also hold the appointment in Amsterdam as from the 1st of July 2007.

For further information about the Lloyd's Agency network contact the Lloyd’s Agency Department.

Services

Survey

Including but not limited to:
Cargo:

  • Commodities
  • Car surveys
  • Foodstuffs (fresh, chilled and frozen) <
  • General dry cargoes
  • Forest products
  • Iron & steel cargoes
  • Chemicals (liquid / dry)
  • Bulk cargoes (cereals, ore, coal etc.)
Hull & machinery surveys
Non-marine surveys and investigations (theft, fire damage etc.)
Loss prevention activities including:
  • Outturn Surveys
  • Pre-loading, stowage, lashing & securing inspections
  • Tracer surveys
  • Risk assessment

Claims handling

Our experienced claims adjusting staff enjoy good business relationships with the many foreign Underwriters whom we represent and as a result are able to offer a prompt and efficient claims settlement service to local claimants and to assist in resolving any disputes or difficulties that may arise.

Recovery

Are dealt with by our own recovery specialists.
Next to in-house lawyers, as and when necessary, we can call upon prominent local lawyers with whom we have developed close co-operation to assist in achieving successful recovery results.

Contact us

Belgium

N.V. Beeckman de Vos
Napelsstraat 73, 1st Floor
B-2000 Antwerpen
Phone: +32 3 231 49 46 (24 hours)
Fax: +32 3 231 55 99
E-mail: info@bdv.be
RPR ANTWERPEN
VAT: BE 0421.380.767

France

For surveys in France, please contact
Frank Tonetti
36 rue Adrien Lesesne
93400 Saint Ouen
France
Phone: +33 1 49 45 12 99 / +32 3 231 49 46
E-mail: paris@bdv.be

The Netherlands

Head office Rotterdam
Wilhelminakade 1, “De Maastoren” 31st floor
3072 AP Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)10 244 39 00 (24 hours)
Fax: +31 (0)10 425 87 55
E-mail: info@interlloydclaims.nl
www.interlloydclaims.nl

General Manager
Peter Dijckmans
+32 3 201 24 33
Surveyors
Luc Tonsenst
+32 3 201 24 54
Yves De Keersmaecker
+32 3 201 12 52
Jan Gilias
+32 3 201 24 34
Manu Dieryck
+32 3 231 49 46
Surveyors France
Frank Tonetti
+33 149 45 12 99
Survey administration
Ida Donkers
+32 3 201 12 49
Greet Hens
+32 3 201 12 50
Claims Settling & Recovery
Bart Van den Branden
+32 3 201 12 41
Walter Stijnen
+32 3 201 12 44
Chris Seghers
+32 3 201 12 46
Accountants
Rika Storms
+32 3 201 12 47