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Worldwide Marine Cargo Insurance

As U.S.-based companies expand into the global market, the risks that can occur while merchandise is transported between buyer and seller become more complex.

ACE is an industry leader in providing innovative cargo insurance solutions for international and domestic trade. The worldwide marine cargo insurance policy protects against loss from the time cargo leaves the point of origin until it reaches a final destination.


  • Comprehensive protection on goods in transit worldwide (including storage)
  • Solutions tailored to size and complexity of exposure
  • Unparalleled marine industry expertise
  • Fast, flexible underwriting response
  • Streamlined billing and simplified accounting
  • Customized global claim and recovery programs
  • Broad ACE global network capabilities with ACE-owned offices in all major markets and network of long term partners committed to ACE global standards
  • Backed by ACE financial strength and industry-leading technology
  • Online certificate issuance through ACE's Online Cargo Certificate Issuance Program

Coverage & Services:

  • Ocean/Air Transit Insurance for goods in international trade, as well as domestic coastwise trade
  • Project Cargo
  • Shippers Interest Cargo
  • Fine Arts Insurance
  • Motor Truck Cargo Legal Liability Insurance
  • Warehouse Legal Liability Insurance
  • Bailee Liabilities, including Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) and Air Cargo Legal
  • Multi-line coverage when combined with other ACE products
  • Controlled Master Programs with locally written underlying policies where required and permitted by law
  • Tailored engineering, including Marine Advisory Services
  • Alternative risk transfer/retention options
  • Global risk transfer options for large, complex financial requirements
    • Dedicated team of specialists in global marine program structures
    • Customized risk transfer options, as well as risk retention options through deductible and retrospective rating structures and use of captive reinsurers

Minimums & Limits

Minimum Premium



Up to $50 million

Target Client

  • Exporters
  • Importers
  • Logistics companies and businesses that ship unusual or distinctive products
  • Manufacturers
  • Restricted Commodity Class: Seafood