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Marine liabilities

From inclement weather to unpredictable catches, the marine industry presents a constantly changing array of challenges.

Liberty provides the specialized coverage you need to protect your investment, with Hull and Machinery, P&I, and Shipbuilders’ Risk insurance.

Vessel owners and other marine industry professionals rest easier knowing their ships are safely protected, whether on the water or at the dock. And with in-house marine industry specialists bringing underwriting, claims, and risk engineering expertise to every policy, it’s no wonder we’re a carrier of choice for the marine industry.

A protective partnership

Solutions for complex risks

Specialized needs demand specialized solutions. That’s why the world’s terminal operators, port authorities, ship repairers, , and other marine businesses rely on the highly specialized underwriting, claims and risk engineering services of Liberty Mutual Insurance.


  • Marine contractor (on/off shore)
  • Port authority
  • Ship repairer
  • Stevedore
  • Terminal operator
  • Wharfinger

Policy highlights

  • Comprehensive General Liability coverage, including product and completed operations for marine risks (MGL)
  • Stand-alone marine liability for stevedores, wharfingers, ship repairers, and terminal operators
  • Coverage is on occurrence basis
  • Care, custody and control exposures
  • Vessel exposures
  • Flexible minimum premium
  • Deductible/SIR structures
  • Additional insured status of the named insured’s client where required by written contract
  • Associated P&I coverage
  • International coverage


  • Primary: $5M
  • Excess: $20M

Our difference

  • Streamlined application and policy form tailored specifically for marine clients
  • In-house marine engineers
  • Tailored coverage for multinational risks, including locally admitted policies

Have a question?

Contact your local Liberty underwriter for more information.

Liberty Mutual Canada™ is the registered business name under which the Canadian branch of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company operates in Canada. This literature is a summary only and does not include all terms, conditions, or exclusions of the coverage described. Please refer to the actual policy language for complete details of coverage and exclusions.