Ocean Cargo

International Marine Underwriters commercial hull insurance

Whether your company is just beginning international trade, or is an established Fortune 500 operation shipping products worldwide, we can provide comprehensive, customized products for overseas shipments moving by land, sea or air.

In addition to Ocean Cargo Marine, coverage can include inland transit, warehouse, processing and consolidation as well as duty, war, terrorism, strikes, riots and civil commotions.

You will also receive automatic access to IMUcargo.com, including electronic certificates of insurance, reporting and risk management reports. Additional details can be found in Services.

Eligible Classes & Commodities

  • Importers
  • Exporters
  • Manufacturers
  • Wholesalers
  • Distributors
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Customs House Brokers
  • Finished goods, bulk commodities and goods in course of manufacture all qualify for coverage


The policy covers goods and merchandise in the ordinary course of transit anywhere in the world from warehouse to warehouse. 

Insuring terms can differ depending upon the unique characteristics of the merchandise and commodities shipped.  Let us help tailor the insuring terms to your specific needs and requirements. 

Ocean cargo package policies are available that include coverage extensions for: 

  • Inland Transit (Domestic and Overseas) 
  • Warehouse and Processing (Domestic and Overseas) 
  • Consolidation/Deconsolidation exposures 
  • Exhibitions 
  • Sales Samples 
  • Consequential Loss 
  • Installations 
  • Returned shipments 
  • Cargo Legal Liability

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