Marine Risk Consulting

Loss prevention and control for global exposures
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) offers marine risk consulting services, provide technical expertise and proactive risk management solutions across a wide range of intermodal Cargo, Hull , Inland marine, ports and terminals. 
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Our global multi-disciplined team of marine risk consultants are based in worldwide locations, such as New York, London, Paris, Hamburg and Singapore. In order to best serve you, our risk consultants will work closely with our global and local claims teams, as well as our underwriters.

Our marine risk consultants have expertise in all areas of marine, often drawing on years of experience as master mariners, Marine Engineers, supply-chain security specialists, logistics and cargo packing experts. 

We provide marine risk consulting to a wide range of customers, including ship-owners, vessel operators, charterers, large transport companies, manufacturers, port and harbor authorities, marinas, shipyards, boat and yacht owners, container terminal operators, and other businesses that deal with marine risks.  We work in partnership with brokers and clients to identify effective means for reducing losses and provide pro-active loss control solutions.

Our service includes:

  • marine risk management surveys, including surveys of cargo storage (pre-storage, intermediate storage, and long-term)
  • risk assessments of construction sites, building locations, including natural catastrophe exposures
  • risk consulting solutions for marine goods in-transit including transport, handling, and stowage and securing. Transporting goods depends heavily on adequate packaging, so we also offer advice on comprehensive packing, package security, and corrosion prevention
  • comprehensive analysis of transport routes, logistics and supply chain security
  • risk consulting solutions for project cargo for all modes of transportations (Air/Sea/Road/Rail ) which includes assessing the suitability of ships, tugs and barges by inspections, reviewing and approval of method statements, route review considering potential weather and
  • Climate-related issues
  • risk assessment relating to Marine liability for marine terminal, port, shipyards
  • vessel survey and ship-owner office audits relating to safety, personnel, technical and safety management
The products and services described on this page may not be available in all AGCS locations. Please contact your local office for full information on local product availability.
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