Tailored Risk Coverage for Marine and International Logistics
Transporting commercial cargo involves high-risk exposures
Transporting commercial cargo is costly and involves high-risk exposures. Companies around the world depend on your expertise to ship the goods that keep the economy rolling. Anything can happen in transit. Protecting your earnings and business reputation requires ironclad risk management solutions that lead directly to financial success.
An effective risk management strategy must first consider unforeseen threats that could possibly blindside you. By combining our unique perspective and knowledge, we can expose those unexpected hazards and handle them without hesitation.
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Whether you are a ship manager/owner, terminal operator, or carrier business operator, BFL CANADA understands the potentially damaging issues and risks you face daily. Thanks to our extensive technical knowledge and proactive stance, we can provide you with coverage tailored to your needs that help you make it safely from one port to the next, in either domestic or international markets.
Protects your goods and/or those of a third party for which you are responsible against any risk of theft, loss or damage that may be caused during sea transport. This coverage can also apply when your property is temporally stored during the normal course of transit.
Protects the insured vessel or fleet against physical damages caused by a peril of the sea or other covered perils while the vessel is in transit on water.
Covers against potential liability risks that could arise at sea, such as damage to a third party, political or war risks as well as environmental risks such as oil spill and pollution.
Protects tugboat owners from the risks associated with towing operations involving barges or other vessels. It covers liability for physical damage to a ship that you tow or push and its cargo.
Covers a freight forwarder in the event of loss or damage to goods for which they are responsible. This damage may be related to loss, degradation, rerouting or abandonment of goods by the third party. The policy will cover all costs related to these risks.
Protects your goods and/or merchandise against possible damage or loss during travel. This coverage protects both carriers and owners of goods from hazards beyond your control such as accidents, fires or collisions.
Protects terminal operators and stevedores from possible damage to property under their care, custody or control for import and export purposes.
Protects operators of commercial piers or wharves for their specific and unique needs. This protection extends to loss or damage to the property of others in the care, custody, and control of the wharfingers; including vessels, barges, their cargo and equipment.
Offers insurance for property and handling or storage of cargo, protecting a port against accidental damage, weather damage, machinery breakdown or increased operational costs following an accident.
Protects your building materials as well as your temporary structures such as scaffolding installed by the builder for the renovation or the construction of commercial ships or pleasure vessels. This policy also covers owners against possible physical damage caused to third parties or to ships under construction, such as fire, theft or vandalism.
Covers ship repairers in the event that their liability is implicated as a result of damage caused to ships on which they are working. This policy also protects against any legal action incurred as a consequence of bodily injury or death caused to others during ship repairers’ activities.
Covers the charterer’s legal or contractual obligations to a vessel owner as specified in the charter agreement. This normally covers damage caused to a vessel while loading, unloading and stowage of the cargo, and loss of life or bodily injury to third parties resulting from acts of the charterer.
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BFL CANADA has achieved extraordinary growth because of our consistent ability to perform and deliver due to our expertise, professionalism and dedication, as well as our entrepreneurial culture. This culture and work ethic have driven our growth and attracted organizations with which we have established meaningful and mutually beneficial partnerships.