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Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging van Transportverzekeraars vzw - Royale Associaton Belge des Assureurs Maritimes asb

Identification number in the register: 33658452667-15
Registration date: 26/11/09 13:34:15

The information on this organisation was last modified on 18/11/14 08:20:35
The date of the last annual update was 18/11/14 08:20:35

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging van Transportverzekeraars vzw - Royale Associaton Belge des Assureurs Maritimes asb
Acronym: BVT/ABAM
Legal status: VZW /ASBL
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Jacques Petit
Position: Voorzitter BVT/ABAM

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Paul Buyl
Position: technisch-juridisch secretaris

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 2 St Maartenstraat 
Antwerpen 2000
Telephone number: (+32) 32255495
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging van Transportverzekeraars – Royale Association Belge des Assureurs Maritimes ( ABAM/BVT) is the professional organisation of insurers and underwriting agencies dealing with transport and marine insurance in Belgium.

Almost 95 % of the transport and marine premium in our market is written by our members.

Our President is also chairman of the transportdepartment of Assuralia, being the overall professional organisation of insurance companies in Belgium.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


The ABAM/BVT promotes the quality and knowledge of Marine & Transport Insurance and ensures a practical support is provided for all members and the wider Marine insurance community .

This includes :

the yearly presentation of market statistics,
the publication of standard insurance conditions,
the representation of the transport insurers towards national and international authorities/associations,
the organization of courses with regard to transport insurance.
permanent forum for contact with brokers and other interested parties.

The ABAM/BVT is an active member of IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurers) and has a representative in almost all committees of IUMI.

The ABAM/BVT organizes on a regular basis several courses in respect of transport insurance, sometimes in cooperation with other associations.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

BVT/ABAM is a member of IUMI being the International Union Of Marine Insurance

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.