Marine Insurance

Whether by sea, road, rail or air, Zurich can cover you and your goods.

Marine Cargo Insurance

Zurich’s Marine Cargo Insurance offers a wide range of products that cover the process of moving goods regardless of the mode of transport anywhere in the world.

Annual Marine Cargo Insurance for situations when your goods are transported by freight internationally and/or within Australia.

Goods in Transit (Own Vehicles) Insurance protects you against the transport risks (including theft) associated with moving your goods in vehicles owned/operated by you (not carriers).

Specified Items in Transit Insurance for when you have specific tools, machinery or equipment you regularly transport yourself. This insurance can suit tradies, professionals, small businesses, sporting groups, schools or associations.

Single Transit Insurance (Within Australia) for one-off consignments of goods being moved within Australia.

Single Marine Cargo Insurance for when you need one-off insurance cover for import or export shipments.

Home Removals Insurance covers your household goods and personal effects when moving house using a professional removalist or packing and moving goods yourself.

Goods in Transit (Carriers) Insurance for commercial carriers seeking to cover loss or damage to their customers' goods.

Carriers Cargo Liability Insurance is an annual policy protecting carriers with approved consignment notes or other contracts of carriage when they are liable for delay, loss or damage.

Marine Liability Insurance

Zurich’s Marine Liability insurance covers provide solutions for companies with exposures in the shipping industry and the transport supply chain domestically or internationally. This can include  port and terminal operators, logistics companies including warehousing and distribution, third party logistics and fourth party logistics, freight forwarders (arranged through Midas Insurance Brokers), ship repairers and marina operators.

Port Operators Liability Insurance is a package of insurance and risk management services aimed at port operators due to their position in the global logistics chain possessing both marine and land-based risks.

Cargo Handling Facility Liability Insurance is a package of insurance and risk management services designed to protect cargo handlers and marine terminal operators from their liability exposures.

Logistics Operators Liability Insurance provides cover for the increasingly complex transport and logistics industries through this comprehensive legal liability insurance product.

Ship Repairers Liability Insurance is tailored for ship repairers who are responsible for watercraft and equipment in their care, custody and control, as well as damage to third party property and personal injury arising in the course of their operations.

Marina Operators Liability Insurance protects marina operators that are exposed to risks emerging from their broad range of marine services including berthing, mooring, storage, fuelling, ship repair and maintenance.

Charterer’s Liability Insurance covers legal liabilities to the vessels or cargo owner for loss or damage and for third party liabilities faced by charterers arising from the operation of chartered vessels.

How to apply

Zurich Insurance is available through independent insurance brokers who can assist you to obtain the right cover for your needs.

You can find a broker with the free needabroker service or call NIBA* on 1300 53 10 73  

*NIBA is the peak body for professional insurance brokers in Australia.


How to make a Marine and Transit claim

Whatever Marine Insurance you’ve taken out with Zurich, find the correct form for your claim. Then send your completed claim forms to your broker or directly to us by one of the following options.


Post: Zurich Financial Services, Locked Bag 2138, NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2059

Phone: 132 687

Marine Insurance works well with…

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Through Zurich Resilience Solutions (ZRS), our risk engineers and consultants can take the guesswork out of assessing risk for medium to large businesses.

Motor Insurance

For your sedans, utes, vans and trucks, trailers and mobile plant and equipment, we aim to get you back up and running – fast.

Liability Insurance

If your business has more than $10 million in annual revenue, Zurich has tailored liability insurance to protect you from the unexpected.

Risk Management Tools

Our suite of powerful tools helps you to understand and minimise risks and enables us to work closely with you and share valuable risk insights.

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