Protection for marine risks, large and small
Whatever the size of your business, we can provide tailored solutions for your international and domestic marine exposures in accordance with local laws.
Increasing globalization of trade is opening new markets, creating more complex supply chains and exposing your business to new risks.
For example, as the capacity of vessels and the value of the goods they are carrying grows, the potential accumulation of cargo creates a greater exposure to a single loss.
And at the same time, the theft of goods is on the rise globally, impacting your ability to deliver your goods safely to your customers.
With our innovative insurance products and expertise in managing marine risks, we can help you to keep your cargo and your business safe.
Managing marine cargo insurance online
Our online Zurich Swift Insurance Platform makes life easier for marine insurance brokers and customers. Intermediaries can log in to:
- get quotes
- bind policies
- get insurance documentation
- make a first notification of a loss.
In addition to notifying us of losses, customers can use the platform to generate their own insurance certificates. If you would like access to Zurich Swift Insurance Platform, please speak to your local Zurich contact.
Covering the world
We can support you with tailor-made, consistent, global coverage across four key areas of marine insurance.
Marine cargo insurance covers the risks of physical loss or damage to goods and merchandise while in transit by any method of conveyance or while in storage anywhere in the world. We can also provide cover for marine business interruption and consequential loss insurance when in conjunction with the transit risk.
Marine liability provides solutions for companies with exposures in the marine and international shipping industry. This includes protection and indemnity, pollution, charter liability, port authorities, ship repairers and terminal operators.
Fine art & specie
Fine art & specie insures the physical loss or damage to paintings, antiques and collectibles as well as precious metals and stones, cash, securities and high-value items for all transit and static risks.
Marine hull provides coverage for all types of vessels and their machinery while navigating anywhere in the world.
Expert support across the globe
Our global team of marine insurance experts will work with you to create bespoke solutions that meet the unique needs of your business. Here are just some of the reasons to choose Zurich as your marine insurer:
of financial strength, stability and expertise in writing marine insurance
marine insurance claims handled each year
Normal maximum working capacity per risk
- Global network of marine insurance claims, risk engineering and underwriting experts
- Global leader in providing International Programs expertise and service
- Extensive value-added digital tools and services including electronic certificate issuance
- Dedicated marine risk engineering expertise to help you manage exposures and mitigate risk
- Exceptional risk insights
For any queries regarding the UK, please reach out to your broker contact.