JLT Specialty USA’s Marine Practice is a dedicated team of specialists who cater to the needs of marine transportation providers and any company that owns or charters ocean-bound vessels along with tug and barges operators, terminal operating facilities and project specific ship yard facilities. We invest heavily in developing relationships and gaining knowledge of your operational needs, aspirations, and challenges. This approach means you receive a tailored service package that delivers what you want, when you want it.  

Our expertise ranges from blue water to brown water, from one vessel to fleets, from super yachts and passenger liners to the largest tankers and bulk carriers conducting waterborne industrial processes. With our global colleagues, we insure more than 6,600 vessels (including 40% of the World LNG Fleet) and 150 super yachts, and place $426M of marine and energy premiums into the market. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Hull and Machinery 
  • War Risks /Piracy
  • Loss of Hire
  • Protection and Indemnity
  • Charterers Risks
  • Shipyards
  • Ports and Terminals
  • Financial Products
  • Super Yachts
  • Claims Services and Advocacy

Marine Overview

To discuss your specific needs, please contact:

John Betz
Senior Vice President
T: 212 510 1854

Chris Maro
Vice President
T: 212 510 1855

Ken Fichtelman
Assistant Vice President
T: 212 510 1856