Keeping goods safe at sea

International trade and shipping touches virtually every industry — so transporting cargo safely is critical to help keep business running smoothly. That’s why businesses with owned cargo, from retailers and manufacturers to distributors and importer/exporters, need tailored insurance solutions to help protect goods in transit, from warehouse to warehouse worldwide.

Our ocean marine cargo coverage offers broad protection for cargo and the business owners responsible for it.

A protective partnership

Solutions for complex risks

Protecting your cargo from risks such as fire and theft as it travels from one location to another, whether by ship, aircraft, or railcar, is critical to maintaining business operations.

Our worldwide ocean marine cargo coverage helps cover physical loss or damage to goods that are in transit.

Coverage highlights include:

  • Capacity up to $100M
  • Multiyear policy options with additional premium savings
  • Flat, nonauditable premiums
  • Broad, warehouse-to-warehouse coverage
  • Coverage for inland transit or warehouse storage
  • International policy issuance capabilities

And every policy is backed by the financial strength, security, and capacity of a Fortune 100 company.

Expertise that delivers

When you work with us, you’ll benefit from dedicated marine underwriters, located across the country, who have the industry expertise and local underwriting authority to offer effective, tailored coverage to meet your needs.

Add our dedicated marine risk engineering and surveying teams that leverage deep expertise and a worldwide network to identify exposures, quantify costs, and recommend practical solutions for your business.

We combine this expertise with a customer-centric service approach that keeps your risk-management goals at the forefront and helps lower your total cost of risk.

Better control over claims

Missing or damaged cargo can result in lost time and money – something no business can afford. Our dedicated marine claims team focuses on mitigating loss and reducing downtime so your business can move forward.

Our people are at the core of our success, and we empower them to make decisions and do their best for our customers every day.  You’ll work with claims specialists who will:

  • Get to the loss site promptly
  • Confirm coverage
  • Provide an advance payment of up to 50 percent of the agreed-on loss or damage
  • Deliver expert support and service
  • Leverage our worldwide claims, legal, and subrogation networks

If you experience a loss, count on us for a streamlined experience that helps minimize business interruption.


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Marine cargo secure portal is the best way to access our marine cargo team and solutions, providing agents and brokers streamlined service and competitive pricing. Via our secure portal, users can quickly and easily enter applications, get immediate quotes, and bind coverage – all online and all within moments.


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Coverage and insurance are provided and underwritten by Liberty Mutual Insurance Company or its affiliates or subsidiaries. When we offer insurance products, we will state clearly which insurer will underwrite the policy. Some policies may be placed with a surplus lines insurer. Surplus lines insurers generally do not participate in state guaranty funds and coverage may only be obtained through duly licensed surplus lines brokers.