As one of the UK’s leading marine trade insurance specialists, our experienced team has established relationships with many of the top marine insurers, as well as strong links with the British Marine Federation, so you can rest assured that we will be able to handle the complex nature of your risk.
Regardless of the size and nature of your marine business, we can provide you with tailor-made insurance policies. We provide risk management advice for self-employed marine engineers and boat builders and sailing clubs through to large marinas, boatyards, ports and terminals. Our trade policies are extensive in cover, combining many risks which you may find need individual covers elsewhere, and can be tailored to meet the requirements of particular federation terms.
With cargo coming in all shapes and sizes, some goods require specialist handling. We have the knowledge to assist you in arranging suitable insurance cover for either specialist freight forwarders or logistic companies whilst also being able to cater for one-off shipments for worldwide insurance cover by all conveyances. We are also able to provide cargo insurance polices that can include stock throughput and terrorism cover, that also include an ongoing storage risk.
Ship owners carry valuable assets that require the right hull and machinery insurance cover, whether for a single ship or a large fleet. Hull and machinery insurance policies for commercial craft can be extended to include increased value, loss of hire, builders risks or war risks for all types of commercial ships and vessels. Whether you own or operate container ships, tankers, bulk carriers, passenger vessels, fishing vessels or tugs and barges, we understand the need to provide the right cover in order to manage your risk.
Suitable insurance cover can be arranged for both domestic and international vessels, providing insurance cover for your legal liabilities and legal expenses (Freight, Demurrage and Defence) for all sizes of ships and marine vessels. Furthermore there are a number of specialist covers that can be arranged in conjunction such as cover for charterer’s liability, specialist operators and P&I war risks.
For owners of yachts and boats, we arrange specialist insurance for the owners of every type of pleasure craft. If your passion extends to include club racing, waterskiing, occasional charter or single handed sailing; we can also manage insurance policies which include insurance cover for these activities. Cover includes your third party liabilities along with extensions to provide cover for any tenders, outboards and personal contents.
Lynda Redman - Dart Marina Investments Ltd
Peter Thomas - Cornish Crabbers LLP
Phil Hartley - Teignmouth Maritime Services Ltd