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Hull and P&I

Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Insurance was specifically created to address the unique needs of the marine industry. As a leading provider of wholesale specialty insurance, Burns & Wilcox delivers the knowledge and resources needed to limit exposure to the financial damages resulting from third-party liabilities.

Owners of commercial vessels face many perils which can result in damage to their ship. With a vessel out of commission, owners of marine-based business may be at risk for lost revenue. With repairs costing upwards of hundreds of thousands of dollars, it is important to ensure that adequate coverage is in place to mitigate the financial burden of getting a vessel back in service.

Burns & Wilcox can provide access to coverage for a variety of commercial boats of all sizes and types. From charter boats to research vessels, Hull Insurance through Burns & Wilcox safeguards your clients from the financial strain caused by physical damage to their vessels and machinery.

Coverage Details and Features

Protection & Indemnity

  • For third party liability covering property, bodily injury, and pollution & wreck removal
  • Tower’s legal and cargo legal liability options available
  • High limit P&I products offered

Hull & Machinery

  • Comprehensive wordings with numerous other extensions available
  • Transportation “On Land” conveyance
  • Broad geographical trading warranties available
  • Access to Domestic & London Markets
  • Representation across North America
  • In-house claims adjusting

Target Classes

(including but not limited to)

  • Tugs and barges
  • Research vessels
  • Tour boats
  • Cargo carrying vessels
  • Workboats of all description
  • Floating lodges
  • Fishing vessels
  • Sightseeing and fishing charters
  • Builder's Risk broad form
  • Ferries
  • Yachts


Tall ships


Houseboat bed & breakfast

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