Marine Liabilities

Marine Liability focuses on liability risks for clients with exposures in the direct or indirect marine operations.

In a modern, litigious world, marine liabilities insurance is crucial for maritime organizations as it offers protection against liability exposures and litigation. Our marine liabilities team customizes the insurance policies to meet your specific requirements, respond to claims, and provide certainty of coverage.

Our core marine expertise

  • Ports and terminals insurance for both liability and property insurance, including business interruption
  • Shipbuilding and shipyard repair risks
  • Protection and indemnity risks (where not suitable for a P&I club)
  • Charterer’s legal liability including cargo owner’s pollution
  • Primary marine general liability insurance and excess umbrella/bumbershoot
  • General marine trades and marina liabilities (including property)
  • Ship owners’ liability (deviations from P&I club coverage)

Our specialist marine expertise

  • Offshore construction and decommissioning risks
  • Marine professional indemnity risks
  • Commodity trader risks including pollution (sudden and accidental basis)
  • Standalone pollution coverage
  • Social responsibility and frustrated legal liability insurance
  • Trade disruption
  • US maritime employer’s liability
  • Salvors’ liability
  • Onerous contracts (marine in nature), including respect of gross negligence and wilful misconduct

For many of these types of coverages, we have our own exclusive wordings developed over many years.

Marsh Pty Ltd (ABN 86 004 651 512, AFSL 238983) (“Marsh”) arrange this insurance and is not the insurer. The Discretionary Trust Arrangement is issued by the Trustee, JLT Group Services Pty Ltd (ABN 26 004 485 214, AFSL 417964) (“JGS”). JGS is part of the Marsh group of companies. Any advice in relation to the Discretionary Trust Arrangement is provided by JLT Risk Solutions Pty Ltd (ABN 69 009 098 864, AFSL 226827) which is a related entity of Marsh. The cover provided by the Discretionary Trust Arrangement is subject to the Trustee’s discretion and/or the relevant policy terms, conditions and exclusions. This website contains general information, does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs and may not suit your personal circumstances. For full details of the terms, conditions and limitations of the covers and before making any decision about whether to acquire a product, refer to the specific policy wordings and/or Product Disclosure Statements available from JLT Risk Solutions on request. Full information can be found in the JLT Risk Solutions Financial Services Guide.”