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Marine Liability Insurance

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Marine liability insurance safeguards your business against loss of life, injury and other damages incurred by third parties

We appreciate that a complex industry such as shipping and logistics can present plenty of tough challenges – so we cover you for a wide array of risks. Chubb marine liability insurance protects your company from a number of third-party liability risks, including property damage and bodily injury whether  you’re a shipowner or repairer, a salvage contractor or operate a port or marine terminal.


Who it’s for

Chubb marine liability provides cover for many sectors associated with the shipping industry, including:

  • Shipowners
  • Charterers
  • Ship repairers
  • Salvors
  • Shipyards
  • Ports and terminals
  • Marinas
  • Protection and Indemnity Clubs

What it covers

Chubb keeps your marine business protected for a range of liabilities:

  • Liability for damage to third party property incurred during the course of your business
  • Cover for loss of life
  • Protection against injury to third parties
  • Primary and excess cover provided

We’re marine liability 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 liability 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


Ian Precious
Head of Marine Liability
+447833 255 909