Marine and Cargo insurance

We will navigate the tide while you focus on the horizon

The marine industry continues to grow in importance for both the Australian economy and the rest of the world, but as its importance grows so do the risks faced by businesses. At Gallagher, we believe in taking a fresh approach to risk and marine insurance to meet the needs of our clients regardless of their size or scope.

Our team of expert marine insurance brokers are well placed to tackle risks both old and new as we provide tailored solutions, from an insurance and risk management perspective, for clients in a range of marine-based industries.

Working alongside Gallagher will give your business

  • Access to a team of marine specialists made up of senior ‘big risk’ practitioners, always on hand to deliver proactive advice and support to your business 365 days a year - not just at renewal time.

  • You’ll have tailored insurance that responds to what you need, as well as risk management solutions.

  • You can access specialised market facilities like our exclusive CargoExtra solution.

  • You’ll enjoy priority claims service with support and guidance when you need it most. We view claims as the ultimate test of our sales and service commitment.

A considered, and expertly crafted insurance program and risk mitigation plan is paramount to protect your business from both known and unknown risks. With the marine sector facing choppy waters as a host of emerging risks come to the fore, our global strength and local expertise work seamlessly to meet the needs of your business.

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Find out more

Wherever you are in Australia, contact our specialist marine team for more information or an informal chat. Let us guide you through your insurance and risk needs whilst you focus on growing your business.

Pearlers insurance

Given the unique risk considerations of pearls, we have specialised insurance solutions for those jewellers who have a weighting towards pearl sales/distribution/jewellery manufacture. Our bespoke policy is competitively priced and offers appreciably higher limits and discretionary covers than are otherwise unavailable under a Jewellers Block policy.


Our “Pearlers” policy provides comprehensive cover for pearls and related jewellery products:

  • Belonging to you
  • Held in trust
  • On consignment sendings
  • At your premises
  • In transit (Worldwide)
  • In the personal custody of approved custodians (Worldwide)
  • At exhibitions & trade fairs (Worldwide)

Policy features can include:

  • The basis of claims settlements is your selling price, thus includes your profit margin
  • Single annual declaration of sales and stock holding replaces declarations of sales trips, sendings, private dwellings, trade fairs etc.

For more information on this insurance policy contact our marine practice on 08 6250 8414.

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