Marine insurance covers the loss or damage of ships, cargo, terminals, and any transport or cargo by which property is transferred, acquired, or held between the points of origin and final destination.
Types of Marine Insurance:
- MARINE CARGO INSURANCE
Marine cargo insurance policy insures property while in transit against loss or damage arising from perils associated with the navigation of the sea or air and subsequent land and inland waterways.
- MARINE HULL INSURANCE
Marine Hull Insurance policy covers loss or damage to hull and machinery. The hull is the structure of the vessel. Machinery is the equipment that generates the power to move the vessel and control the lighting and temperature system such as boiler, engine, cooler and electricity generator.
- AIR CARGO INSURANCE
A type of insurance policy that protects a buyer or seller of goods being transported through the air. Air cargo insurance is designed to protect the insured against items damaged, destroyed or lost. Cargo insurance is offered through insurance companies, some freight forwarders and trade service intermediaries. The amount of coverage and deductible required with this insurance varies, with each insurance provider.