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Ocean Cargo

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With an increasing number of businesses involved in international trade, moving goods safely is crucial to keeping those businesses running smoothly. Cargo owners need coverage they can count on while goods are in transit. Liberty Mutual Insurance provides worldwide coverage that can be customized to protect ocean cargo and the business owners responsible for it.

Target classes

  • Distributors
  • Exporters
  • Importers
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers

Policy highlights

  • Broad “All Risks/Warehouse-to-Warehouse” coverage
  • Including Ocean/Inland Transit on a global scope
  • Expanded coverage includes client’s stock in storage
  • Ocean/air and war risk open cargo
  • Domestic transit
  • International policy issuance


  • Transit limit capacity to $100 million (CAD/USD) per conveyance

The Liberty difference

  • Liberty Mutual Canada team 360 approach enables our highly experienced in-house team to take a focused and holistic look at each project, to reduce the likelihood of unexpected (and costly) surprises and ensure that the project has the proper amount of policy coverage and risk protection
  • Tailored coverage for multinational risks, including locally admitted policies
  • In-house engineering staff with significant field experience

An efficient and easy way to write Ocean Cargo insurance online, provides you with an instant quote on most accounts, and allows you to bind policies and issue certificates – all online. is supported by a fully dedicated Cargo underwriting team.

Some of the key features of our platform include:

  • $1,000 minimum premium
  • Online application
  • Real time quotes
  • Instant policy documentation on binding via email
  • Certificate issuance capabilities
  • 25% Commission on all new Ocean Cargo business entered through

Why Liberty?

  • • A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating ‘A’ (Excellent); S&P rating of ‘A’ (Strong)
  • • Efficient cross-border capabilities
  • • Established Canadian market presence for over 25 years
  • • Access to Liberty Mutual’s extensive international network
  • • Local underwriting authority
  • • Local risk engineering and risk control experts
  • • In-house claims service team