Inland Marine News

BHSI Launches Commercial Output Policy for Inland Marine Exposures

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has introduced its Commercial Output Policy (COP) that combines the company’s new admitted property insurance policy with its inland marine coverages. BHSI’s COP uses American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) wording and responds to property …

XL Catlin Adds Levesque as Sr. Underwriter for Marine Business in Chicago

Janelle Levesque has joined XL Catlin as a senior marine underwriter. She is based in Chicago. Levesque is responsible for inland marine business in the Midwest region, which includes Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky and Missouri. She previously …

XL Catlin Marine Business Unit Adds 3 in San Francisco

XL Catlin hired Frank Basich as senior member of the XL Catlin marine underwriting team in San Francisco. Basich is responsible for inland marine business in the western states, exercising his 25-plus years of experience underwriting many commercial lines of …

XL Catlin Launches New Cargo Policy for Marine Businesses

XL Catlin’s Americas Marine business has introduced its first new marine product, an enhanced insurance policy to offer more comprehensive cargo insurance coverage on a domestic, foreign or worldwide basis. Andrew D’Alessio, XL Catlin’s Americas cargo product leader in New …

QBE Launches Inland Marine Practice, Taps Pye to Lead

QBE Specialty has launched a suite of products for its newly created Inland Marine practice. This expansion includes a range of offerings for the following industry groups: Construction: Buildings and structures under construction, installation projects, and contractor’s equipment Energy: Well …

Chubb’s Stoik Joins Great American as Senior VP

Great American Insurance Group has hired Lloyd J. “Pat” Stoik as senior vice president within Great American’s Property and Casualty Group. In his new role, Stoik will assume reporting responsibilities for Great American’s Property and Inland Marine, Ocean Marine and …

Kinsale Insurance Forms Inland Marine Division

Kinsale Insurance Company has formed a new Inland Marine Division. Havis Wright recently joined Kinsale as the division manager named to lead the effort. Kinsale’s initial underwriting focus is on the inland marine classes found within the construction, mobile equipment, …

Everest Re Adds Inland Marine Unit to U.S. Specialty Platform

Everest Re Group, Ltd., has expanded its U.S. specialty insurance platform, Everest National Insurance Co., with the introduction of a new dedicated Inland Marine underwriting team. Everest National is pursuing a broad and comprehensive strategy in the implementation of its …

Allianz Launches Transportation Unit in North America

Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is launching a dedicated transportation and logistics unit in North America to be led by Helen Leonard, Inland Marine Global Product leader. The new division will offer rail, motor …

AAIS Releases New Builders’ Risk Coverage Form

A new builders’ risk coverage is now available for insuring civil or public works projects such as highways, levee systems, airports, and other facilities. The American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) has released a new Civil Works Project coverage form …