Ship Repairers Liability

Ship Repairers Liability

Who are ship repairers?

Ship repairers are responsible for watercraft and equipment in their care, custody and control, as well as damage to third party property and personal injury, arising in the course of their operations. Our ship repairer’s liability insurance provides cover for legal liability that arises in the course of a ship repair business.

What is ship repairers liability?

Ship Repairer’s Liability insurance offers a flexible solution for the ship repair sector. It provides comprehensive insurance that can be tailored for your own unique needs, whether you are operating a large commercial ship repair facility or operate as a sole trade providing maintenance or repair services to watercraft. Our product is backed by our proven specialist expertise, acclaimed service standards and the security of a large global insurer.


Cover usually provides a wide scope of cover including:
• no discovery period
• no negligence trigger.

Policy features include cover for liability arising from: 
• watercraft in care, custody and control
• third party property damage and personal injury
• products liability
• ownership, tenancy or use of premises (including car parks)
• ownership, tenancy or use of berths, jetties, pontoons or moorings
• pollution, including clean-up costs
• consequential loss and loss of use of damaged watercraft
• use of subcontractors
• removal of wreck
• damage to temporarily hired equipment
• travelling workmen
• legal defence, investigation and other mitigation costs
• hot work liability.