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Marine Cargo Insurance

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Marine transport cover

Chubb marine cargo insurance makes sure your goods are thoroughly protected while in transit and in storage through the distribution chain.

If you’re responsible for transporting goods, our marine cargo insurance protects your business and the items you move. Whether you’re transporting internationally or domestically, your goods will be covered for loss and damage. You can benefit from standard cover or have it customised to suit the specific needs of your operation.


Who it’s for

Our cargo insurance is perfect for any company dealing with goods in transit, for example:

  • Manufacturing companies
  • Supply chain logistics companies
  • Capital infrastructure EPC, owners and lenders, commodity producers and refiners

What it covers

Chubb marine cargo insurance includes cover for:

  • Theft and hijacking
  • Malicious damage
  • 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

We’re cargo 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 cargo 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 maritime business needs, including many of the risks associated with vessel operations and shipping and logistics, largely 1st party physical damage and third-party liability. With over 200 years of experience in marine insurance, Chubb has the knowledge and expertise to provide insurance and reinsurance solutions for a wide variety of clients across the marine industry.

Marine risks are diverse and often complex in nature. There are many man-made and natural hazards and potential liabilities, against which we can safeguard your business. Chubb’s marine underwriters can tailor your policy to cover the particular risks or challenges your company may face, at sea, in the air or on land.


Talk to one of our experts


Alex O'Brien
Head of Cargo - Chubb Global Markets
+447833 255 914