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Marine insurance

Insurance cover for your business


Towergate Insurance has built up many years of experience, providing protection to the Marine industry, with customers ranging from small hauliers to large retailers with complicated supply chains. As one of the UK’s leading insurance intermediaries and with strong insurer relationships, we have the buying power which can help negotiate the most appropriate insurance cover for our clients.

From single shipments to annual cargo policies, our expert team work together with clients to identify risks and provide the best solutions.

We pride ourselves on giving a personal service and provide highly competitive solutions, call us on 0330 123 2039 to find out further information or request a quote.


Our Covers Include

Marine Cargo Insurance

Carriers such as shipping lines and airlines only provide limited liability in the event of a loss or damage to goods based on weight related compensation. Our policies provide cover for all risks of physical loss of damage to goods for items in transit by sea, air, rail or road. Cover can also be provided for UK and overseas warehousing and distribution by means of a Stock Throughput policy.

Marine Cargo Declaration Insurance

Towergate Insurance are able to provide freight forwarders with an online facility to insure customer’s goods shipment by shipment. With instant certificates and no annual premium charge, this is an important service offering for freight forwarders.

Freight Liability Insurance

With carriers and logistics operators being faced with ever more burdensome contractual terms being imposed on them by their larger, more demanding customers freight liability insurance is an important cover.

Our specialist underwriters help to ensure that road hauliers, freight forwarders and warehouse keepers get the right level of freight liability insurance cover, and our claims team actively defend claims and pursue subcontractors, to ensure that the policyholder’s position is properly protected and to keep renewal premiums down by protecting loss ratios.

Warehousekeepers Liability Insurance

Warehouse owners are exposed to the risk of fire, flood, theft and damage of third-party owned materials stored in their facilities. Towergate Insurance is able to provide cover liability protection in the event of a loss to your customer’s goods.

Hauliers Liability Insurance

Hauliers insurance policies protect you from any loss or damage to goods that you are transporting. Cover is provided in accordance with standard trading conditions or under the Convention Relative au Contract de Transport International de Marchandises par Route (CMR). Along with insurer partners, we are confident that we can provide higher levels of cover at competitive premiums.

Specialist Transit & Exhibition Insurance

Towergate are also able to provide insurance cover for “one off” specialist shipments which can include fine art, furniture & antiques. Or you may require cover for an exhibition, whether the subject is fragile or robust, important or inherently valuable our policies can provide specialist cover needed. This might be for one day or a month long exhibition. Transit to and from venue or storage facility via road, air and sea can be included on a worldwide basis.

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