Our cargo team provides protection for goods while in transit (by land, sea, or air), in store during the ordinary course of transit, and in long-term storage.
We cover a wide range of transit and storage risks, across many industries on a worldwide basis (excluding sanctioned territories), with a particular focus on the US and Europe. With more than 75 years combined underwriting experience, Markel International has one of the most experienced teams in Lloyd's and is recognized as a leader in cargo. Coverage is tailored to our clients' individual needs to provide them with a bespoke policy for the industry sector in which they operate. The underwriting team is supported by our experienced, in-house claims team.
Cargo coverage options
Markel offers 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 wording tailored to specific requirements.
Key areas of coverage include:
Excess basis only:
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