The Scandinavian Underwriters Agency GmbH was founded in the year 1971 and until 2003 the company was a member of the world wide SCUA-Group. As from 2003 the individual offices became independent and since then the Scandinavian Underwriters Agency GmbH Hamburg is a privately owned company. We are serving the international Hull & Machinery- and P&I Insurance market with our expertise and surveys.



Hull & Machinery

  • All kind of Hull & Machinery surveys
  • Assistance to shipowners and underwriters with issuance of repair specifications and tender procedures
  • Claims handling in collision cases, arranging of surveys and cause investigations, appointments of lawyers and final negotiations
  • Navigational investigation of collision cases
  • Loss of Hire surveys
  • Surveys of fixed and floating objects (FFO)/ quay damages / locks etc.
  • Issuance of Letters of Guarantee
  • Salvage arrangements of tug assistance and negotiation of costs and expenses for towage handling, salvage cases and attendance on the casualties and final negotiations with salvors
  • Groundings
  • Fire damages



  • Cargo damage surveys
  • Cargo claims handlings
  • Pre-loading surveys
  • Cargo condition surveys
  • Wreck removals
  • RDC claims handling and surveys
  • FFO claims handling and surveys
  • P&I condition surveys
  • Oil pollutions
  • Stowaways
  • Personal injury/illness
  • Fines
  • Arrests
  • Charter parties and other disputes


Andreas MackeManaging Director+
Education: Graduated in Nautical Science

Email:            macke@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 40
Mobile:        +49 (0)171 727 89 83
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10

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Martin MunzelSenior Surveyor, Prokurist+
Education: Graduated Electrical / Mechanical Engineer

Email:            munzel@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 38
Mobile:        +49 (0)171 724 15 74
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10Read more
Niels WölfelSurveyor, P&I Claims+
Education: Graduated in Nautical Science / Degree in Law

Email:            woelfel@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 33
Mobile:        +49 (0)173 644 20 87
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10Read more
Oliver RauschenbergerSurveyor+
Education: Graduated Marine Engineer

Email:            rauschenberger@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 30
Mobile:        +49 (0)162  249 44 30
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10Read more
Thomas KatzenmeierSurveyor+
Education: Graduated Naval Architect

Email:            katzenmeier@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 34
Mobile:        +49 (0)171 727 89 82
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10Read more
Birgit HenneboeleAccounts Manager+

Email:            henneboele@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 22
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10Read more
Annette SchwaeppeAccounting+

Email:            a.schwaeppe@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 21
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10Read more
Heike SchmeerTeam Assistant+

Email:            schmeer@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 37
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10Read more
Ulrike DrathTeam Assistant+

Email:            drath@scua-hamburg.de
Email:            scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.:                +49 (0)40 32 81 98 20
Fax:               +49 (0)40 32 81 98 10Read more


All our surveyors have several Years of experience and background in the maritime business. Seagoing experience and or working ashore at Shipyards, Classification Societies or other maritime companies is our fundament to follow as team the needs of our customers. As we are working in the international market our business language is English.



Legal details

Scandinavian Underwriters Agency GmbH
Burchardstraße 17
20095 Hamburg

E-Mail: scua@scua-hamburg.de
Tel.: +49 (0)40 32 81 98 – 0
Fax: +49 (0)40 32 81 98 – 10

General Manager:  Andreas Macke
Registergericht: Amtsgericht Hamburg, 66 HRB 13914

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