Marsh’s Global Marine Practice has deep practical experience working across the maritime world. Our clients include ship owners, charterers, cargo owners, traders, contractors to the offshore oil and gas and construction industries, port authorities, terminal operators and shipyards.

Marsh helps organizations like yours address their needs in this area. Tailored solutions are described below. For more information on all our offerings on this topic plus reports, articles and press releases, visit our Marine homepage.


Marine

Marsh's Marine Practice is a leading advisor to the maritime industry on risk and insurance issues. With almost 600 dedicated professionals worldwide, the Marine Practice places approximately US $3 billion in insurance premiums into marine markets globally.

Global Service Approach

The maritime industry demands specialist knowledge; our product lines drive our global service approach and augment our capabilities with professionals who are dedicated to providing expertise and innovation in these fields:

  • Hull and Machinery;
  • Marine Liability;
  • Protection and Indemnity; and
  • Marine Cargo.

Risk Mitigation

The maritime business is a high profile industry with potential for catastrophic losses. Whether the risk relates to; ship repair and maritime construction risk, general average, natural catastrophes, delay in start-up, war risks, terrorism, coastal marine operations, inventory, or the myriad of other risks, our experts are on hand to provide insight and solutions to address your business challenges.

Collaboration and innovation are key factors in our success: they lead to new and innovative products and creative ideas that have resulted in unique client solutions, including:

  • Marsh put in place a solution for multiple governments for their war insurance issues following market changes.
  • We pioneered the concept of social responsibility insurance.
  • Our team was instrumental in shaping the Athens Convention into a format that permitted liabilities imposed by that convention to be insured.
  • We developed the first open platform, online certificate and account management system dedicated to marine cargo, www.MarshCargo.com – now the global standard.

Today, we continue to encourage originality. We always have one eye on the future in addressing new challenges in the volatile world in which our clients operate.

Marine Cargo Claims Handbook
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Marine Cargo Claims Handbook
This booklet has been prepared as a guide and information tool to help you and your personnel handle loss or damage to property in transit.  Read More >>
Marine Cargo: Retail and Wholesale
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Marine Cargo: Retail and Wholesale
Marsh's Marine Practice in collaboration with the Retail/Wholesale Practice provides retail cargo expertise for the risk exposures that retail companies may face.  Read More >>
Marine Cargo: Retail Stock-Throughput
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Marine Cargo: Retail Stock-Throughput
Stock-throughput protection provides “all risk” coverage for goods and/or merchandise on a “cradle to grave” basis.  Read More >>
Marine Cargo: Mining, Metals, and Minerals
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Marine Cargo: Mining, Metals, and Minerals
We collaborate with our Mining, Metals & Minerals colleagues to provide marine cargo expertise and solutions.  Read More >>
Protecting Valuable Products—Stock Throughput Policy
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Protecting Valuable Products—Stock Throughput Policy
A stock-throughput policy is designed to provide coverage for products in transit and in storage and eliminate potential gaps in coverage.  Read More >>
CargoCover®
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CargoCover®
CargoCover® is the world's leading online cargo insurance application, providing cargo and freight insurance to thousands of freight forwarders and shippers worldwide.  Read More >>
Marine Cargo: Communications, Media and Technology
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Marine Cargo: Communications, Media and Technology
Marsh's Marine Practice in collaboration with the Communications, Media & Technology Practice provides dedicated marine cargo expertise.  Read More >>
Marine Cargo: Chemical
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Marine Cargo: Chemical
Marsh's Marine Practice in collaboration with the Chemicals Practice, provides solutions for the placement of cargo insurance programs for large and mid-size chemicals companies.  Read More >>
Marine Cargo: Automotive—Ocean Marine, Stock and Inland Distribution
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Marine Cargo: Automotive—Ocean Marine, Stock and Inland Distribution
Marsh's Marine Practice provides expertise on coverage placements for marine cargo, stock and car compound and/or open lot risks, and inland distribution.  Read More >>
The SAMI Facility
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The SAMI Facility
New insurance facility for the Private Maritime Security Company industry.  Read More >>
Strategic Marine Services
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Strategic Marine Services
Marsh's strategic marine services help clients to reduce their total risk exposure and total cost of risk, improve efficiency, and better understand the global risk environment.  Read More >>