Our marine business is trusted for its coverage, the knowledge of our underwriting team and our award-winning claims service. We cover a wide variety of classes offering a range of products to suit your business.

We are a marine leader in the sector and provide a portfolio of coverage for cargo, hull, marine and energy liability, ports and terminals, marine trades, marine PI and logistics, specie, terrorism and marine war risks. Our expert underwriters handle a comprehensive range of risks for multinational companies as well as private individuals.

Many of our marine clients and brokers have trusted us with their insurances for many years, knowing we’re easy to deal with and have the expertise to make informed decisions as swiftly as possible. We are a global marine insurer and we really take the time to get to know our clients and their operations. This gives you and your business confidence that we understand your risks, your challenges and your opportunities, so you can focus on your performance.

Products

Cargo
We provide protection for a wide range of transit and storage risks, covering many industries on a worldwide basis.
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Specie
We offer a range of cover for fine art, specie, jewellers' block, and cash in transit, on a worldwide basis.
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Hull and War
We offer a full range of products that can be tailored to meet requirements of clients, from smaller local/domestic companies to global operations.
Marine Liability
We offer a range of traditional marine liability cover as well as ports and terminals, marine trades, and energy offshore and onshore coverages.
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Terrorism
We provide protection against losses directly caused by acts of war, terrorism and political violence, and losses sustained in the aftermath of an active assailant or hostage event.

Chris Fenn

Divisional Managing Director, Marine
Chris.Fenn@markel.com

"The culture and people at Markel make it a great place to work. The most rewarding part of my role is seeing us deliver innovative insurance solutions to customers and seeing our younger members of staff progressing their careers so that they are the ones delivering those solutions."