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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.

It's Time to Winterize Your Boat

November 9, 2018

As the temperatures begin to drop, it’s time to start thinking about next steps when it comes to your boat. The time and effort spent on the process of winterization will directly affect the boat’s performance, so protecting vessels properly is crucial. Come spring time, you will want a seamless transition back into the water!

IMU Attends Wallace Welch & Willingham 29th Annual Golf Invitational

November 1, 2018

We recently attended the 29th Annual Wallace Welch & Willingham 29th Annual Golf Invitational.

IMU Team Gathers in San Diego

October 25, 2018

Recently, IMU held its annual team meeting in San Diego, California. Our underwriters, product line managers and risk control folks gathered to discuss the year ahead and participate in team building exercises.

Vishing & SMiShing Scams

October 22, 2018

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness month. In support of this important risk mitigation effort, please enjoy this post about Vishing and SMiShing Scams.

IMU Now Offering Cyber Coverage

October 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce that IMU has expanded its product offering with information risk coverage to address a broad range of cyber incidents including data breach, threat of intrusion or interference with computer systems, damage to data and systems from cyber-attack and cyber-related litigation. Coverage is available as an endorsement to an existing IMU marine policy, including yacht club, marina and commercial marine package and certain hull and protection & indemnity policies.

2018 Annual New England Outing

August 24, 2018

Each year our New England office, located in Boston, MA, hosts a summer outing for local producer partners. This year the team sponsored an afternoon at the historic Eastern Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA.  Founded in 1870, the club boasts beautiful views across Marblehead's harbor.