Ocean Marine

U.S. Insurance Products


Our U.S. Ocean Marine team offers Marine Liabilities, Cargo, Blue Water Hull and Brown Water Hull.

By carefully monitoring changes in the market and truly understanding clients’ risk exposures, we offer tailored solutions and responsive service.

Target Classes

We have a broad appetite including coverage for:

Marine Liability

  • Vessel operators, marine contractors, marine terminal operators/freight handlers, ship repairers, commercial boat builders, wharfingers, charterers, and marina operators


  • Manufactured goods of every description, raw materials and commodities including oil and gas products, ores, metals and soft commodities on an open or specific transit basis including project cargo

Blue Water Hull

  • Foreign and domestic ocean going vessels in excess of 2,500 gross registered tons

Brown Water Hull

  • Vessels including: tug/barge, passenger vessels, workboats, ferries, research vessels, crew boats, pilot boats and miscellaneous craft
  • Builder’s risk and boat dealers


Significant Capacity

  • Marine Liability - $25M
  • Cargo - $20M
  • Blue Water Hull - $10M
  • Brown Water Hull - $10M

Underwriting Highlights

Marine Liability

  • Primary and Excess Marine Liability
  • Coverages include: Marine General Liability, Ship Repairers Legal Liability, Terminal Operators Legal Liability, Stevedores Legal Liability, Wharfingers Legal Liability, Charterers Legal Liability, Follow Form Excess P&I and Marine Liabilities, and Bumbershoot


  • Coverage options from All Risk to Named Perils for international and domestic marine shipments, coverage includes War, Strikes, Riots & Civil Commotions
  • Coverage extensions are available for storage, domestic transit and associated marine exposures
  • Coverage is available worldwide subject to U.S. trade sanctions and exclusions

Blue Water Hull

  • Physical Damage, Sue & Labor, and Collision Liability
  • Tonnage 15 years and under preferred 

Brown Water Hull

  • Physical Damage, Protection & Indemnity including Collision and Towers Liability on commercial domestic vessels operating in the coastal and inland waters of the U.S. 



Christopher Smith
EVP, U.S. Marine Insurance
Tel. +1 917 281 0715

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