Marine General Liability

MPG’s Ocean Marine Underwriting Programs

Since 1990 MPG has developed and underwrote unique programs in the Ocean Marine Insurance line of business. Our in-house underwriting programs are detailed below, indexed by insurance carrier and eligible risks. We also work directly with many carriers for risks such as Ship Repairers Legal Liability, Marine General Liability, Charterers Legal Liability, and more.

You can also learn more about our Ocean Marine Workers Comp & USL&H Underwriting Programs..

  • Commercial Hull and P&I:
    • Passenger Vessels
    • Charter Boats, Excursion, Sightseeing Vessels (Shore side liability available for charter and guide vessels)
    • Inshore Fishing Boats
    • Lobster & Crab Boats
    • Aquaculture Boats
    • Miscellaneous Commercial Watercraft
  • Marine Liabilities:
    • Eligible Risk: Ship Repairers, Stevedores, Port Authorities, Terminal Operators, Wharfingers & Misc. Marine Operations
    • Coverages include all marine liabilities including excess, property, crime, inland marine, auto and Hull & P&I
  • Ocean Cargo: MPG will consider ocean cargo risks associated with Manufacturing, Technology, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical and Retail
  • Carrier: North American Specialty (A division of SwissRe)
  • A.M. Best Rating: A+
  • Program Established: 2002 with NAS, original program started in 1990 with CT Indemnity
  • Attributes: Shore-side liability coverage available, immediate quote turn-around, direct bill
  • Minimum Premium: $500
  • Territory: All states
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  • Eligible Risks: Marine General Liability, Ship Repairers Legal Liability, Charters Legal Liability, Excess P&I, Bumbershoots, Marine Contractor Insurance
  • Carrier: Travelers Insurance
  • A.M. Best Rating: A+
  • Program Established: 2002 with NAS, original program started in 1990 with CT Indemnity
  • Attributes: Comprehensive Coverage, Direct Bill
  • Minimum Premium: $500
  • Territory: All States except Charter Boats for Eastern Seaboard Only
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  • Marine Liabilities:
    • Marine contractors – MPG offers a single combined policy for commercial hull and P&I (including Jones Act), MGL and Inland Marine
      • Dock Builders
      • Pile Drivers
      • Dredging Operators
      • Miscellaneous Marine Contractors
    • Marine General Liability
    • Marine Excess Liability
    • Commercial Marine Liability
    • Bumbershoot
  • Carrier: Navigators Insurance Company
  • Rating: A.M. Best Rating A
  • Program Established: 2001
  • Attributes: High Limits available, immediate turn around on quotes
  • Minimum Premium: $1,000 - $3,000
  • Territory: All States
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  • Eligible Risks:
    • Rental Boats
    • Bed & Breakfast exposures
    • Boat Clubs
    • Charter - Guide
    • Boat Guide
    • P&I Only
  • Carrier: Markel Insurance Company
  • A.M. Best Rating: A
  • Program Established: 2004
  • Attributes: Comprehensive Coverage, Direct Bill
  • Minimum Premium: Various by product
  • Territory: All States
  • For more information contact:

* The company listed under each program is the most common used paper. Several other writing companies may be utilized depending on the state or rate plan for risks such as Ship Repairers Legal Liability, Marine General Liability, Charterers Legal Liability, and more..

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