Our hull and war team offers a full range of products on a worldwide basis (excluding sanctioned territories) with a particular focus on North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

Products can be tailored to meet requirements of clients, from smaller local/domestic companies to global operations. Markel is a recognized leader of hull and war business with a long and successful history in the class. The underwriting team is supported by our experienced, in-house claims team.

Marine hull and war coverage options

We offer cover on Company or Lloyd's paper, percentage line varies by subclass:

  • Hull: $25m
  • Builders risks and MII: $50m
  • Marine war: $100m

We write business on a primary and excess basis.

Key coverages include:

  • All risks
  • Limited conditions and navigation
  • Port risks
  • Loss of hire
  • Voyage and tow
  • Increased value, freight interest, and other total loss interests
  • Builders risks
  • Mortgagees interest
  • Marine war
  • Bluewater tonnage
  • Brownwater / greenwater tonnage
  • Specialist tonnage

Contact our experts

United Kingdom

Daniel McCarthy
Senior Underwriter & Head of Hull & War
daniel.mccarthy@markel.com

Katie Costello
Senior Underwriter – Hull & War
katie.costello@markel.com

Paul Western
Senior Underwriter – Hull & War
paul.western@markel.com

Joshua Wakely
Assistant Underwriter – Hull & War
joshua.wakely@markel.com

Harvey Booth
Underwriting Assistant– Hull & War
harvey.booth@markel.com

Nicholas Fitzgerald
Underwriting Assistant – Hull & War
nicholas.fitzgerald@markel.com

Rebecca Kendall
Underwriting Assistant – Hull & War
rebecca.kendall@markel.com

 

United States

Jim Taylor
Director, US Business Development
jim.taylor@markel.com

Singapore

Colin Fordham
Senior Underwriter & Director – Marine, Asia
colin.fordham@markel.com

Wanshi Lin
Underwriter – Marine
wanshi.lin@markel.com

China

Qianhai Hu
Underwriting Director – China
qianhai.hu@markel.com

Wanshi Lin
Underwriter – Marine
wanshi.lin@markel.com

India

Anirudh Singh
Chief Underwriting Officer – India
anirudh.singh@markel.com

Deepika Mathur
Managing Director – India
deepika.mathur@markel.com