Marine Trades Solutions

  • Marine trades

Suits: SMEs

Designed to provide multiple cover solutions for a broad spectrum of businesses working within the Marine Trades industry.

Our Marine Trades Solutions product is written in plain English with clear and concise extensions, conditions and exclusions. It is a very flexible product that can be tailored to suit the requirements of customers involved in the servicing and provision of services to the Marine business segment, providing property and liability classes ‘under one roof ’. 


Our Marine Trades Solutions product includes cover for:

  • Third Party Liability

With an option to cover the following policy sections if required by the customer:

  • Property
  • Insured Handling Equipment
  • Builders Risks
  • Business Interruption
  • Vessels
  • Employers' Liability 

Sweet spots

Examples of where we have a particularly strong appetite, are actively targeting, and have been found to be at our most competitive.

  • Wet and dry marinas
  • Vessel storage operators
  • Vessel repairers and builders
  • Pontoon and marina equipment manufacturers and installers
  • Boat dealers
  • Yacht clubs
  • Chandlers and maritime equipment suppliers
  • Small fishing harbours
  • Harbour commissioners
  • Marine contractors and engineers
  • Skippered charter boat rental operations


Risks we would never write, or write only rarely forming a small part of a wider portfolio.

  • Bare boat chartering
  • Diving / dredging operations
  • "Thrill" rides (white water rafting and the like)


Steve Gayward
Specialist Senior Underwriter (Regional Market)
0161 923 1775
James Ramsey
Specialist Underwriter (Regional Marine - Transportation)
0161 333 8638
Paul Hanson
Senior Marine Liability Underwriter - Transportation (London Market)
0207 337 5847

Claims Information

Our Marine Claims teams deliver the full range of Marine claims services to all our UK, International, and Global Risk Managed customers. This includes; Cargo, Freight Liability, Hull and Marine Liability and Aquaculture.

Capability to provide fully compliant worldwide policy document and risk transfer premium in UK and overseas, claims and recoveries management - with access to Cargo claims and recovery specialists worldwide. 

Global Risk Management capability - with access to Marine Risk Managers plus RSA's international network of Marine Surveyors and Global Consultants. 

Main claims number (during normal working hours) :
0161 235 3876
email our Claims Team @:
RSA Transportation Claims Department
6th Floor
17 York Street
M2 3GR
24 hour emergency response service:
07771 678882