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Ocean Cargo

We started our ocean marine business more than 120 years ago. Today our ocean cargo underwriters have a reputation for creativity, innovation, service, stability and thoroughness.  Marine businesses rely on us for ocean cargo insurance even in difficult or unique situations.

By working with businesses like yours, we continue to advance the art of insurance protection for:

  • Agricultural products
  • Bulk goods (dry and liquid)
  • Containerized consumer products
  • Electronic components
  • Food and beverages
  • Industrial equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Project cargo

Customer Profile
Our work with multi-national companies and large and small national companies has earned us a worldwide reputation for excellence in ocean cargo insurance products and services. Most often we serve:

  • Importers and exporters
  • Manufacturers and distributors
  • Logistics providers (including ocean and air cargo carriers)
  • Wholesalers and retailers

Product Highlights
A diverse range of companies come to us for our ocean cargo policies—protection that includes several unique features you won’t find in basic policies; protection that keeps you moving forward:

  • World to World insurance (except where prohibited by law)
  • Broadened Duration of Risk includes loading at origin and unloading at destination
  • FOB, FAS, FCA extends insurance to the trip option that the insured is responsible for under international standard terms of sale
  • Difference in Conditions (extends insurance to inadequately insured shipments)
  • Automatic Extra Expense protection includes additional freight, debris removal, expediting and repacking

CargoPort - Online Service Platform
This powerful, web-based application will revolutionize the way you do ocean cargo business. Sophisticated, yet intuitive and easy-to-use, CargoPort offers 24/7 access to your policy details and your import/export activity. You receive real-time interaction with Chubb and your agent.

  • Cargo certificate issuance
  • Shipment/storage declarations
  • Management reports
  • OFAC searches and vessel verification

Additional Information


Learn more about:

  • Chubb's products - Please contact your insurance agent or broker; use our Find an Agent tool to locate an agent or broker near you.
  • Claims - Please go to Chubb's Claims Services.
  • Chubb's press releases, awards, advertising and more - Please go to About Chubb.