Entrepreneurial recourse, recourse against freight carriers, joint and several liability, or subrogation – whenever you are entitled to have recourse against third parties our motivated team will get the job done for you!


Our Clients

As a seasoned service provider to the insurance industry, we specialise in out of court recoveries of cargo claims around the globe on behalf of:



As a reliable service provider to the insurance industry, we at Hermann Ahrens enforce cargo claims around the globe. We have proudly acted hanseatic, straightforward and open-minded since 1964.


We are your recovery specialist for cargo claims

Against road hauliers, airlines, ocean carriers and warehouse keepers. With trade-specific expertise, assertiveness, negotiating skills, and tenacity our highly motivated team recovers your outstanding claims.


On 30th June,1964 Hermann Ernst Karl Ahrens founded, after long-term senior activities at a leading underwriting agency, the company Hermann Ahrens Havariebüro. The company’s provision of service is to pursue recovery claims related to cargo loss and damage. Thanks to excellent contacts within the Hamburg insurance industry, Hermann Ahrens Havariebüro developed in a very short time to becoming a recognized provider in today’s insurance market.
Hermann Ahrens is bound to the values of the “Honourable Society of Hamburg Merchants”. The principle “one man, one word”- along with honest, truthful and orderly business practices- form the company’s policy.

Still today, we commit ourselves to these values.