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International Marine Underwriters Introduces Enhanced Ocean Cargo Coverage

May 22, 2019

International Marine Underwriters (IMU), a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group, has introduced an enhanced Ocean Cargo policy designed to address the needs of an increasingly global ocean marine market and enable customers to easily review coverage details on a redesigned form.

IMU's Conneely Presents at Mariners Club of Massachusetts Bi-Annual Educational Seminar

May 21, 2019

Jeanne Conneely, from IMU's Boston office, recently spoke at the Mariners Club of Massachusetts Bi-Annual Educational Seminar in Boston on May 16. The one day conference focused on issues, trends and developments in marine insurance. Jeanne joined a panel of other leading industry professionals to discuss Issues and Developments in Marine Claims.

A Tour of NYC's South Street Seaport

April 16, 2019

This month, three of our Canadian marine colleagues visited the IMU team in New York City. In addition to a bit of work training, we welcomed them to the city with a tour of the South Street Seaport.  Our team, including one of our producer partners, was hosted by South Street Seaport Museum Director Jesse Lebovics and Executive Director Jonathan Boulware.

Float Plans; a Boater’s Note

April 5, 2019

A float plan is like leaving a note on the kitchen counter for your babysitter; it’s the boater’s version of a list of instructions on how to heat dinner, or a proposed plan for the day. A float plan is a safety precaution that you should prepare if you’re going to be out on the water for a while. Completing a plan before going out on the boat and leaving it with a reliable person is an important step to take, should they need to contact the Coast Guard or other rescue services.

IMU Holds North American Meeting

March 19, 2019

Recently, IMU held a North American underwriting meeting, bringing together our teams from Canada and the U.S. to discuss the year ahead. 

Skating with the pros in the Winter Blues Classic

March 5, 2019

Our IMU/ Intact Specialty Solutions marine team recently participated in a very special Intact broker event in Toronto, Canada. Our partners were invited to join us for the Intact Insurance Winter Blues Classic hockey game.

Coast Guard Releases First Domestic Vessel Inspection Annual Report

January 4, 2019

The United States Coast Guard has released its first annual Coast Guard Domestic Vessel Inspection Annual Report on Flag State Control in the United States, which provides regulatory compliance statistics for the current fleet of U.S. flag vessels.

IMU’s Benoist and Williams Retire

December 28, 2018

As we say goodbye to 2018 later this month , we will also say farewell and good luck to our  friends and colleagues Jenny Benoist  and Terry Williams, who will both be retiring at the end of the year.

IMU attends 10th Annual W.I.N.E. Charity Golf outing

November 29, 2018

International Marine Underwriters’ Meredith Atwood and OneBeacon Technology’s Kathleen Gonzales recently attended the 10th Annual Nine and W.I.N.E. Charity Golf event in Stow, MA. Women in Insurance New England (W.I.N.E.), where OneBeacon is a member, participate each year at this golf outing. It’s a great forum to give back to the community and catch up with industry colleagues. All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch place, a day shelter serving hot meals to homeless women in the greater Boston area. 

Read more about the event on OneBeacon Charitable Giving blog- Way to Give

Intact’s Danielle Jackson wins IUMI Conference Award

November 13, 2018

Each year the Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters (CBMU) presents their IUMI Conference Award to one new or young marine insurance professional in Canada, providing them the opportunity to attend and experience the annual International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) conference. This year, the award winner is Danielle Jackson, an Intact Specialty Solutions marine underwriter, and a member of our North American marine team.