Hull and Machinery (H&M)

Marsh’s Marine Practice is a recognized industry leader, defining, designing, and delivering risk management solutions to vessel owners, operators and charterers.

With a trend for larger vessels, an increasing reliance on new technologies, and stricter environmental regulations, ship owners and operators are facing a wide range of risks and business challenges.

Our dedicated team of specialists arrange insurance placements for H&M and related war risks, construction projects, loss of hire, increased value, mortgagees interest insurance, mortgagees interest additional perils pollution, and kidnap and ransom, as well as other marine risks. We also place ancillary coverages custom built to your needs. Each risk we place is unique and customized to your risk profile.

Our experience with shipping companies, from single vessel owners to some of the world’s largest fleets, includes:

  • Bulk carriers
  • Cruise vessels
  • Container vessels
  • Liquefied natural gas/floating storage regasification unit
  • Offshore support vessels
  • Specialist vessels
  • Tanker fleets
  • Tug and barge fleets
  • Yachts

In addition to our placement expertise, our marine claims advocacy team offers a range of services beyond traditional claims handling. We help you reduce costs and maximize efficiencies in casualty and property claims, before, during, and after a loss. Through our range of claims services, we have the skills and resources you need to meet your claims scenario, however large or complex.