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Our marine insurance ensures your ships and cargo are covered for all the challenges of operations at sea

A lot can happen when you’re transporting goods or operating a luxury yacht – but we have you covered. Chubb marine insurance meets the challenges of your shipping and logistics business and protects private yachts and valuables in transit. Our experienced team handles cover for cargo ships, and freight and passenger vessels against accidents and criminal acts.

Risk Scenario

Chubb marine insurance keeps companies like yours protected

Who it's for:

  • Shipping companies
  • Cruise ships
  • Tankers
  • Logistics businesses
  • Yachts and other passenger vessels
  • Art, specie and collectables shipping specialists
  • Harbour and marina operators

What it covers:

  • Theft
  • Hijacking
  • Transportation errors such as dropping or inappropriate handling of freight
  • Accidents involving the transportation method, such as vessel sinking, aircraft crash or vehicle fire
  • Delay in start-up of large projects following loss or damage of critical parts during marine transit
  • Damage to vessels 
Products & Services
Products & Services

Chubb products that meet all your marine insurance needs

Marine Cargo Insurance

If your company is responsible for goods in transit, this cover protects you from a wide variety of losses and damage, as well as business interruption if goods are delayed.

Hull and Associated Risks

This policy protects most vessels – from tankers and cruise ships to yachts and tugboats. You’re covered for vessel loss, and damage to hull and machinery.

Marine Liability

You benefit from third-party liability cover for loss of life, injury and damage. A wide variety of businesses are covered, including shipowners, ports, shipyards and marinas. 

Yacht Insurance

Comprehensive cover that protects your luxury pleasure craft from the risks of physical loss and damage, as well as personal possessions, and against uninsured boaters.

Fine Art and Specie

Cover for companies or private individuals and their valuable, unique or difficult to replace objects such as art, collectibles, cash, diamonds, precious metals, valuable documents, stamp and coins. 


We’re marine insurance experts – and we care about your business

Whether your business is big or small, takes you around the world or just around the harbour, Chubb is there for you. Our breadth of experience in marine insurance means we can provide the guidance and service you need, whenever you need it, wherever you may be. 

Partnership that’s personal 
We work to understand your business and where you’re heading so we can be proactive about meeting your needs. We invest in getting to know you, your team and your customers. The goal: to help you see ahead, be ahead and stay ahead.


Creative problem-solving
Insurance isn’t one-size-fits-all – and neither is our approach. Our playbook is always evolving because we’re always helping clients avoid risk in smarter ways. That means we bring the latest thinking and a fresh perspective to solving your challenges.


Unmatched expertise and financial strength
We’ve served clients and partnered with leading organisations for more than 200 years. Our longevity, expertise and financial strength are the bedrock of our business. 



Marine insurance covers all aspects of business needs at sea, including shipping, logistics and cruise ships. With over 200 years of experience in marine insurance, Chubb has the expertise to provide you with solutions to secure your business. We work with inland marine and ocean marine, including shipping manufacturers and builders, and vessel owners.

There are many risks, hazards and liabilities with marine transportation, which we can safeguard your business against. They include damaged goods, encounters with pirates, fires and vessels sinking. Chubb’s marine insurance allows you to tailor your cover to the specific risks or challenges your company may face, at sea and on land.


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Talk to one of our experts


David Kirk
Head of Marine