Cargo coverage options

Markel can offer line sizes up to $50m on Company paper or $30m on Lloyd’s paper. We write business on a primary and excess basis (coverage varies). Policy coverage is generally on an all risks of physical loss or damage basis with wordings tailored to specific requirements. 

Key areas of coverage include:

  • Ocean cargo
  • Cargo stock-throughput
  • Delay in start-up (DSU) written in conjunction with cargo
  • Excess stock
  • Crude oil and refined products
  • Project cargo
  • Machinery
  • Manufactured goods

Excess basis only:

  • Vehicles
  • Wines and spirits
  • Foodstuffs

Contact our experts

United Kingdom

Richard Burnett

Senior Underwriter & Head of Cargo

Graham Williams

Senior Underwriter – Cargo

Brook Styles

Senior Underwriter – Cargo, Specie, Terrorism

Natalie Binning

Assistant Underwriter – Cargo
United States

Jim Taylor

Director, U.S. Business Development

Colin Fordham

Senior Underwriter & Director – Marine, Asia