Marine Hull & Marine Liability Insurance

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) provides ship-owners/ship managers with Hull & Machinery (and associated coverage IV, LoH, WAR) insurance for all types of blue- and brown-water ships including mega yachts.

 In addition, we provide shipbuilders with coverage for the various perils faced during the construction or conversion of vessels.

We also offer comprehensive global cover for primary and excess marine liability, as well as specialty liability products for marine operations and employees.

Product description

Our risk consultants, marine engineers and master mariners provide technical expertise and risk control solutions to reduce risk. Chief among these is our hull and machinery insurance to cover physical damage to equipment and vessels. We also offer risk consulting surveys, helping our clients to understand their risk exposures.

We can offer tailor-made insurance policies to all types of vessels and marine equipment, including but not limited to:

  • oil and gas tankers
  • container vessels
  • bulk carriers
  • passenger vessels
  • tugs and barges
  • offshore support vessels
  • mega yachts
  • towboats
Risks covered

With a worldwide claims network, we can respond whenever and wherever loss occurs.

What's more, our market-leading capacity allows us to manage marine risks of all types and sizes.

  • Hull & machinery
  • Hull interest and freight interest
  • Loss of hire
  • War risks
  • Builder's risk
Product description

Take out marine liability insurance with us and you'll gain access to a multidisciplinary team of risk consultants, marine engineers and master mariners. You'll also benefit from our market-leading capacity and a flexible approach to underwriting and claims handling.

Our marine insurance solutions include risk control program development and implementation, crew and operator safety training, and vessel, condition and loss-prevention surveys. 

We work with a wide range of marine clients from across the globe, from logistics and multimodal transport operators to marina operators, vessel charters and shipbuilders.

Risks covered
  • Marine general liability
  • Marine employer’s liability
  • Protection and Indemnity (P&I) and related coverages (selected countries only)
  • Marine excess liability
  • Bumbershoot
  • Charterer’s liability
  • Ship repairer’s liability
  • Terminal operator’s liability
  • Wharfinger’s liability
  • Stevedore’s liability
  • Port & terminals including marine property
At AGCS we offer coverage for blue water, brown water, pleasure craft, builder's risk and marine liability (including marine property), with a particular focus on:
  • Chemical/product/crude oil tankers
  • LNG/LPG/LNP carriers
  • Offshore supply/support vessels
  • Bulkers
  • Container vessels
  • Cargo carriers
AGCS will consider every risk on its own merit. Capacity and coverage offered to individual clients subject to hazard, Nat Cat exposure, grading, terms & conditions.
The products and services described on this page may not be available in all AGCS locations. Please contact your local office for full information on local product availability.
Financial strength backed by
strong ratings
Network to service clients in 200+
countries and territories
Manager of 2,800+ global programs for international insurances
A tradition of excellence, 100+ years of technical expertise
Wide range of dedicated risk consulting services by our engineers
We field one of the strongest claims teams of any global insurer
92m customers globally – we insure over three quarters of the Fortune 500®
4,000+ employees in over 30 countries and 50 offices worldwide
Part of the Allianz Group, a leading financial services provider
ESG integrated into our underwriting via industry-leading rules and tools
Allianz Group is a founding member of UN Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

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  2. Natural catastrophes (33%) - 2021 rank: 3 (27%)
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