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QBE General Insurance Hong Kong (QBE GIHK) and specialist underwriters from QBE Hongkong & Shanghai Insurance (QBE HKSI) have worked closely together to apply our diverse experience to meet our construction customers’ needs in Hong Kong and beyond. By providing both specialist and general underwriting services, QBE continues to support the growth of the booming industry in Hong Kong and is dedicated to providing products designed to meet our clients’ unique and evolving needs.
Through this combined approach, QBE was able to secure the account of SOCAM Development Limited, a member company of the Shui On Group and a listed company in Hong Kong, with core business in construction and property management.
By applying our combined expertise, we are making it possible for SOCAM to achieve its goals, and also helping Hong Kong continue to grow as a critical business and economic hub for the region.
QBE is one of the main insurers of transport in Hong Kong.
QBE provides project workers' compensation and public liability insurance to MTR, the operator of Hong Kong’s mass transit system, which carries 5.3 million passengers each weekday. We have also been the insurer of one of Hong Kong’s main bus companies, Citybus, for more than 10 years, insuring their fleet of around 1,000 buses. Up to one quarter of the registered motorcycles in Hong Kong are also insured with QBE and we are a leading private car insurer in the territory.
QBE offers a range of specialty marine products across India through its Indian joint venture, Raheja QBE.
Raheja QBE provides port and terminal operators' liability and multimodal transit operators' liability insurance to over 60 different clients, including some of the largest port and container terminal companies in India. With a wide range of clients based in six different ports, QBE is helping to support the continuing growth of specialist businesses both large and small that are involved in the country’s dynamic export and import sectors. QBE is also well-positioned to play an active role in the imminent boom expected as part of the massive infrastructure build up planned in the port sector.
QBE provides insurance coverage to the Indonesian operations of two of the world’s major brands – a global fast food chain and a multinational consumer goods manufacturer.
With restaurants spread across Indonesia’s 33 provinces, this fast food chain of restaurants has been a client of QBE in Indonesia for several years. QBE provides liability and property insurance tailored to the specific of the fast food chain.
QBE plays a key role in helping to insure the backbone of the Macau economy: casinos.
Several large casinos in Macau are clients, with QBE providing a range of services to meet their specific needs. Property Damage and Business Interruption constitutes the main cover, with QBE also providing Excess of Loss, Commercial Crime, as well as Public and Products Liability.
In addition, QBE also provides industrial special risks insurance to some of Macau’s main landmarks.
Malaysia has seven major container ports that process approximately 20 million containers annually. Outside of China, Malaysia has two of the top 10 busiest container ports in the world.
The seven ports play a critical role in delivering on internal and external trade commitments for Malaysia. As the nation’s economy and trading relationships grow, so too does the importance of these ports to the country and the communities in which they operate.
By applying local knowledge and understanding, QBE now provides insurance to four of the seven ports, either as lead insurer or via co-insurance. The ability to provide insurance to these ports is based on the depth of QBE’s expertise in the specific classes of insurance combined with the capacity to insure the most critical risks for our customers.
QBE insures one of the Philippines' main arterial roadways, the 84-kilometre North Luzon Expressway.
Operated by the Manila North Tollways Corporation, the Expressway upgrade was completed in 2005, turning it into one of the most modern toll roads in the region. The redevelopment of the North Luzon Expressway has been a major contributing element to the economic regeneration of the central and northern part of the Philippines’ most populous island, Luzon.
QBE is helping in the further expansion of one the world’s busiest and best airports.
Singapore Changi Airport serves more than 100 international airlines flying to 280 cities in 60 countries around the world. In 2013 alone, the airport handled close to 54 million passengers including a record day in December when 191,800 passengers and 1,100 flights passed through the airport.
QBE has secured a share of the insurance for the project to build Terminal 4, which will increase the airport’s capacity to 82 million passengers each year. This terminal aims to redefine the passenger travel experience with premium design and process innovations.
QBE is proud to support regional growth, enabling more people to conduct business and holiday in and from Singapore and most importantly, helping Changi Airport realise its continued growth aspirations.
Some of Singapore’s most iconic attractions and events are insured by QBE.
QBE provides coverage to several of Singapore’s key tourist landmarks and infrastructure as well as insuring some major sporting events. Despite the slowdown in the global economy, tourism has been one of the city-state’s most successful sectors in recent years. The number of international arrivals in Singapore in 2013 grew over 7% to a record 15.5 million visitors, largely driven by business travel and conferences, major events and Singapore’s two integrated resorts.
Thailand is currently home to more than 1,000 public hospitals and 250 private hospitals. With its ambition of becoming the medical hub of Asia, the country’s medical industry is expected to be one the primary drivers of the economy in the future.
As the number of medical service providers increase, the necessity for medical malpractice insurance rises in tandem. As one of the largest locally based medical malpractice insurance providers in Thailand, QBE works closely with its customers in the Kingdom to manage their risk exposures.
QBE has a long-standing relationship with a number of large clients in Vietnam – from major international schools to internationally invested industrial parks to providers of infrastructure services.
Indochine Engineering, for example, has been insured with QBE for more than 14 years. Throughout an important period of Vietnam's development, Indochine has been a leader in providing engineering services for a number of significant projects in the country for both global and Vietnamese clients. QBE supplies Indochine with a variety of cover, including liability, property insurance, other commercial lines, personal accident protection for staff and other personal assets.
QBE also provides a wide range of insurance solutions to a number of diverse customers located throughout Vietnam, including a golf club manufacturer, a spice trader, coffee roasters, international hotels, and large construction groups.
A century after it was built on Suva’s oceanfront, the legendary Grand Pacific Hotel reopened for business in June 2014, with QBE playing a role in the multi-million dollar renovation project.
QBE’s contract works’ cover helped with the refurbishment of the Grand Pacific to a 5-star luxury hotel, which is famous for its splendour and glamour having hosted everyone from royalty to acclaimed writers and to pioneers of aviation as guests.
QBE also continues to insure the operational risk of the elegant colonial hotel and is proud to help making it possible to restore this unique landmark back to its glory days and bring more affluent travellers to Fiji.
QBE provides insurance to Brasserie de Tahiti, the French Polynesian producer of the iconic Hinano beer.
Named after a white, tropical flower, the deluxe lager has won various international awards and is well known in parts of Europe and in the United States. QBE provides cover to protect Brasserie de Tahiti’s fully automated bottling line and manufacturing and distribution systems. In addition to beer, the company’s other products include carbonated beverages, fruit juices and Premium Tahiti water.
We are the lead insurer of New Caledonia’s largest non-mining project – the Koutio multi-medical centre. The US$400 million project, which is covered by a QBE construction all risks (CAR) and maintenance insurance contract, will include a medical research centre and New Caledonia's main hospital. QBE is also the lead CAR insurer of the project to upgrade New Caledonia’s main international airport.
Papua New Guinea
QBE is an avid supporter of multiple new construction and facility upgrades ahead of the 2015 Pacific Games.In July 2015, more than 3,000 athletes from 22 different Pacific nations will gather in Port Moresby to participate in the Pacific Games. QBE is providing cover for various Games-related cover, including upgrades to the Taurama Aquatic Centre which will host swimming, volleyball, basketball and other indoor sports. QBE is also insuring the construction work at the country’s main stadium and netball courts, helping PNG raise both to international level standards.
As the leading insurer in the country, QBE has been chosen to provide medical cover for Solomon Airlines.The airline serves many islands in the country as well as flying several international routes around the South Pacific Region and to Australia, with both regular and charter services. QBE provides medical cover for Solomon Airlines 175-plus flight and ground crew staff as well as employee families. Services include in-house medical, emergency assistance and medical evacuations if necessary.
QBE provides insurance cover to more than 90% of Vanuatu’s hotels and resorts plus three international airports in the country.
Active in the Vanuatu market since the 1920s, QBE has in-depth knowledge of the risks to local businesses, particularly in the areas of commercial property and casualty.