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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.