INTERNATIONAL freight and logistics insurer, TT Club has announced the appointment of a new network partner, tasked with providing support for clients in Qingdao, China.

This facility, the seventeenth TT provides globally, seeks to complement the club’s regional offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Having the first network partner established in China to complement the existing Shanghai corporate office is said to be an important landmark.

Now in Qingdao, through the appointment of Ever Faith Marine Service Co, as of 10 January, TT Club has a presence in three key locations.

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Qingdao joins TT Club’s management company Thomas Miller’s offices in Shanghai and its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong.

TT Club Asia Pacific regional director Phillip Emmanuel said TT Club members operated and traded in a truly global environment and it was vital they received help wherever their business transactions were made and carried out.

“We strive therefore to continually enhance the reach of our service network in order to deliver an unequalled level of claims and loss prevention advice,” Mr Emmanuel said.

Ivy Yu is to lead the Ever Faith team in serving TT Club Members.

Ms Yu spent four years working at the offices of TT Club managers Thomas Miller in Shanghai and is to bring valuable experience of mutual insurance to the new Network Partner.

TT Club is one of the international transport and logistics industry’s leading provider of insurance and related risk management services.

Established in 1968, its membership comprises vessel operators, ports and terminals, road, rail and airfreight operators, logistics companies and container lessors.

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