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Market Directory: Ocean Marine Insurance

All Risks Ltd.
Insurer(s): Admitted and non-admitted carriers rated “A-“ or better.
Coverages provided: Protection and indemnity (maximum limit $1 million with ability to increase), hull, ocean cargo, WC/USL&H/MEL, marine liabilities, builders' risk, real property, pollution, E&O, bumbershoots and marine excess.
Coverage available for: Yachts, passenger vessels including cruise ships, container ships, tankers, tugboats, towboats, barges, work vessels used by commercial marine contractors.
Accepted risks: Brown water, Great  Lakes.
Special coverage features: Ability to tailor to clients’ needs.
Coverage available in: All states.
For more information: Dorothy Schmidt, All Risks Ltd., 10150 York Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21030. 410-828-5810 x3083. Fax: 410-828-8179. dschmidt@allrisks.com, www.allrisks.com.

AmWINS Group Inc.
Insurer(s): Various.
Coverages provided: Marine GL, hull and machinery, protection and indemnity (with/without crew), bumbershoot liability, marina property, marina oporators legal, marina package, maritime employers liabilty, vessel builders risk, ship repairers, cargo/stock-throughput, terminal operators liabilty, stevedores/wharfingers liabilty, vessle pollution, cargo legal and tow risks.  
Coverage available for: Yachts, ship builders, marine repair facilities, boat operators, port authorities, marinas, terminal operators, stevedoring operations, shipping/logistics risk.
Accepted risks: Marine oriented accounts.
Special coverage features: Limits up to $100 million for cargo and stock, low deductibles, onshore/offshore/coastal/international exposures, high natural catastrophe exposures, flexibility with valuation.
Coverage available in: All states.
For more information: Leslie McNeice, AmWINS Group Inc. 704-749-2891. Fax: 749-943-9000. marketing@amwins.com, www.amwins.com.

Crump Insurance Services Inc. 
Insurer(s):
Lloyds.
Coverages provided: Protection and indemnity, hull, ocean cargo. 
Coverage available for: Yachts, passenger vessels (including cruise ships), container ships, tankers, tugboats or barges. 
Accepted risks: Blue water, brown water, Great Lakes. 
Special coverage features: Can offer stock through coverage on cargo accounts. 
Coverage available in: All states 
For more information: Marketing, Crump Insurance Services Inc., 105 Eisenhower Pkwy, Roseland, NJ 07068. 877-247-9772. Fax: 321-757-6147. theone@crumpins.com. www.crumpins.com.

Metcom Excess
Insurer(s): Various
Coverages provided: Protection and indemnity, hull, ocean cargo.
Coverage available for: Yachts, passenger vessels (including cruise ships).
Accepted risks: Blue water, brown water, Great Lakes.
Coverage available in: NJ.
For more information: Colleen Rylick, Metcom Excess, P.O. Box 90, Ridgefield Park, NJ 09660. 800-521-1717 x251. Fax: 201-641-6566. crylick@metcomexcess.com, www.metcomexcess.com.

MJ Kelly Co.
Coverages provided: Protection and indemnity, hull, ocean cargo.
Coverage available for: Yachts, passenger vessels including cruise ships, container ships, tankers, tugboats, towboats, barges, offshore drilling rigs and other offshore energy risks.
Accepted risks: Blue water, brown water, Great  Lakes.
Coverage available in: AL, AR, CO, FL, IA, IL, KS, LA, MO, MS, NC, OK, TN, TX and UT.
For more information: Vickie Goodin, MJ Kelly Co., P.O. Box 231, Turners, MO 65765. 417-890-3108. Fax: 417-883-7103.

National Maine Underwriters Inc.
Insurer(s):
The Northern Assurance Co. of America.
Coverages provided: Protection and indemnity (maximum limits $1 million), hull.
Coverage available for: Yachts.
Accepted risks:
Blue water, brown water, Great Lakes.
Coverage available in:
All states except HI.
For more information: John Beachley, National Marine Underwriters Inc., 201 Defense Highway Suite 205, Annapolis, MD 21401. 800-262-8467. Fax: 866-639-9577. jbeachley@nmu.comwww.nmu.com

Old United Casualty Co. (Vantage Casualty Co. California)
Insurer(s): Old United Casualty Co., Vantage Casualty Co. (California only).
Coverages provided: Protection and indemnity (maximum limit of $3 million), hull.
Coverage available for: Yachts, six-pack fishing and sightseeing charter watercraft, boats/watercraft under 26 ft. in length, personal watercraft.
Accepted risks: Blue water, brown water, Great Lakes.
Special coverage features: All policies offer medical payments coverage, personal effects coverage, uninsured boaters’ coverage and emergency service and towing coverage (except PWCs). Yacht and six-pack charter policies also include underinsured boaters coverage, and longshoreman and larbor workers’ compensation coverage.
Coverage available in: All states except FL.
For more information: Douglas E. Semler, Old United Casualty Co./ Vantage Casualty Co. of California, P.O. Box 795, 8500 Shawnee Mission Parkway Suite 120, Merriam, KS 66201. 800-866-6090. Fax: 800-777-2628. dsemler@vtaig.comwww.oldunited.com, www.anglersadvantageins.com.

S.H. Smith and Company Inc.
Insurer(s):
Catlin, RLI Insurance Group, Great American, C.V. Starr and Fireman’s Fund.
Coverages provided: Protection and indemnity, hull, ocean cargo.
Coverage available for: Passenger vessels (including cruise ships), container ships, tugboats, towboats, barges, commercial yachts.
Accepted risks: Blue water, brown water, Great Lakes.
Special coverage features: Available limits up to $50 million. Worldwide territory. Coverage includes war, strikes, riots, civil commotion, warehouse to warehouse coverage and coverage for storage.
Coverage available in: All states .
For more information: Ed Martindale, S.H. Smith & Co. Inc., 20 Church Street Suite 1500, Hartford, CT 06103. 860-656-1271. Fax: 860-656-1171. edward_martindale@shsmith.com. www.shsmith.com.

 

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