Chubb Commercial Insurance

Since our founding as a marine insurance company in New York in 1882, Chubb has expanded across the globe to become one of the world's leading inland and ocean marine insurers.

With offices in some 130 locations across the world Chubb can act quickly on covered claims at the place they occur and get our customers back in business promptly. Our insurance policies are tailored to our customers needs and can cover cargo being transported to most locations.

Chubb Marine Underwriters
Chubb Marine Underwriters is a global network of underwriting and service professionals dedicated to marine insurance excellence. This group of specialists is focused on developing, delivering and servicing first-rate marine insurance solutions. Chubb Marine Underwriters (CMU) offers an integrated approach to delivering robust marine solutions to the global marine community. Expert underwriters are closely aligned with the Marine Services Unit - a team of claim, recovery and loss control specialists - to deliver exceptional, seamless service to our marine clients. Coupling CMU with Chubb's extensive branch network brings inland and ocean marine products to every marketplace, from the specialty markets in cities such as London, Hong Kong, New York and Sao Paulo, to local markets throughout the world.

What do we specialise in?
We can offer insurance to a variety of industries either on a short-term or annual basis for:

  • manufactured goods (containerised)
  • agricultural commodities (containerised or in bulk)
  • freight forwarders
  • meat exporting (including rejection risks to the USA and Canada)
  • road carriers liability (including material damage to cargo)

Cargo Certificate Issuance
The Cargo Certificate Issuance System issues certificates quickly and easily, reduces errors, shares documents electronically and offers a host of management reports. Shipping activity and storage exposures can also be recorded.  To learn more about the Cargo Certificate Issuance System (CCIS) please visit our global website

Claim & Recovery

Chubb has a global network of claim professionals with expertise in claim handling, salvage and reconditioning, plus a track record of successful subrogation activity that often results in lower loss amounts, greater satisfaction and reduced insurance costs.  To know more about claim and recovery please visit our global website / Ocean Cargo Claim & Recovery

Marine Hull

Following the successful establishment of Commercial Hull portfolios in Europe and in several Asian countries, Chubb is now writing this specialist class across Australia.

    Target Risks: Specialised Tonnage

  • FPSO / FSO
  • Pipe / Cable Lay
  • Anchor Handling Tugs, Supply, Dive Support
  • Fast Ferries / Fast Craft
  • Floating Dry - Docks
  • Lift Boats
  • Articulated Tug and Barges

    Target Risks: Sub Classes

  • Builders and Conversion Risks
  • War Risks
  • Mortgagees Interest 
  • Increased Value, Freight and Anticipated Loss of Earnings 
  • Excess Hull
  • Port Risks


  • General Cargo
  • Bulk Carriers 
  • Tanks (Crude, Product and Chemical)
  • Container Vessels 
  • RoRos, RoLo's and RoPax
  • LNG's, LPG's, LNGRV
  • Cruise Vessels