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, 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 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 business performance.


"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."

Chris Fenn
Divisional Managing Director, Marine