Validus Partners With Eagle Ocean America

March 24, 2018

The Marine & Upstream Energy insurance team of Validus Specialty Underwriting Services, Inc. announced a partnership with Eagle Ocean America, a full-service insurance facility operated by Eagle Ocean Agencies.

The partnership allows Eagle Ocean America to offer new hull, liability and ancillary covers to serve U.S. vessel transportation risks.

“With this cover, fleets operating in the U.S. inland and coastal waters will have a service oriented, responsive provider in Eagle Ocean America,” said Christian Platusich, SVP – Head of Marine and Upstream Energy USA at Validus Specialty.

Joe Hughes, CEO of Eagle Ocean added, “Validus Specialty offers impeccable admitted security in 48 states via the Stratford Insurance Company, with A.M. Best ‘A’ [Excellent] ratings. Our brokers and clients will enjoy our responsiveness and Validus’ financial strength.”

The offering will provide P&I [liability] and hull and machinery cover principally to operators of tugs and barges, work boats, crew boats, supply vessels, public entity vessels, research ships and other small craft, and those involved in marine contracting.

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