While rates have been generally flat in the Inland Marine marketplace in 2015, premium growth continues as the slowly improving economy drives exposure increases — and overall, the line remains profitable.

In fact, Conning’s 2015 Midyear Inland Marine Segment Report notes the estimated 2014 combined ratio for the line is an enviable 83, and notes the last time Inland Marine posted an underwriting loss was back in 2001. This consistent profitability — even through periods of economic turmoil — has not gone unnoticed, and over the past several years new entrants have brought plenty of competition into the space, exerting pressure on rates.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?

Dig Deeper



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.