Commercial Marine Cargo Insurance

The world is in your hands - right now.

Effective experience of business cover spanning 30 years is something MANNINGUK factors into all Marine Cargo Insurance schemes. Available on a case-by-case basis or an annual policy, your goods in transit can be covered both internationally and domestically within the UK no matter what form of transport.

Temporary storage in transit and / or long-term storage at destination can be included within an effective policy which will provide cover for:

  • fire / explosion
  • accidental damage
  • loss of goods
  • theft
  • sinking, grounding and stranding
  • weather
  • general average & salvage charges
  • piracy
  • war and strikes (including terrorism)
  • road traffic accidents

Examples of Marine Cargo Insurance Benefits:

A fire onboard destroyed a vessel and all its cargo
A large clothing company shipped a container to Italy. The fire broke out on deck and spread, destroying the vessel and its cargo. The insured claimed a total loss valued at £1.3 million, which was paid in full under their Marine Cargo Insurance policy.

Illegal stowaways contaminate cargo
Fifteen illegal immigrants were discovered "covered in cocoa powder" in the back of a lorry as it arrived at the insured's factory. The cargo was rejected due to contamination and the claim settled for £35,000.

Cargo theft leads to a claim
A driver was deceived by two rogues dressed in the consignee's attire, who unloading a consignment of 1,430 cases of red wine onto another vehicle prior to its destination. The claim settled for £62,000.

To discuss Marine Cargo Insurance with one of our team please call us on 01491 578759, contact us online or request a call back.

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