Cargo Insurance from Secursus is used by 15,000+ shippers looking to get the best coverage at the lowest possible rates.  How it works

Our cargo insurance cover

Cargo insurance has never been this simple. Once signed up, you can contact our sales representative to activate your insurance policy. Once activated, you can easily insure your cargo by filling up a short insurance form.

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Most of the time, you can insure your cargo immediately. If you need specific coverage that goes out of our classic insurance policy, we'll find you the best solution within a few days.

Our online platform will allow to insure and manage your cargo, marine, and freight coverage worldwide like no one else.

As an insurance broker, Secursus negotiate the best coverage with the best underwriters and insurers. Our expert team knows how to assess risk quickly and give you the best rates depending on your needs.

The insurance premiums can be paid by credit card or direct debit monthly. Yearly insurance plans are also available upon request.

With customers in over 100+ countries, we can offer the broadest coverage available thanks to our partners in the UK, Europe, Asia, and the USA. We've got a tailored solution for you, from motor truck cargo insurance to freight liability, marine insurance, and freight insurance.

The events usually covered include loss, physical damage or theft, flooding, physical loss, financial loss etc.

Should you need to cover a specific scenario not listed, please get in touch with us directly.

Cargo Insurance Coverage

Which items are covered?

We can set up an insurance policy covering all goods shipped by cargo or freight. No matter how risky or valuable your goods are, we'll have a solution for you. Our cargo business insurance has few restrictions, giving you complete peace of mind.

Cargo Insurance FAQs

What is cargo insurance?

Cargo insurance is a type of insurance policy that protects goods in transit, carriers, and cargo owners against financial losses incurred due to damage, loss, or theft of cargo during transportation.

Why do I need cargo insurance?

Cargo insurance protects your financial interests when shipping goods through carriers or freight forwarders. It provides insurance solutions, financial protection and risk management against losses due to unforeseen circumstances such as theft, damage to goods, or loss during transit. It also ensures you are not held responsible for any damages incurred during shipping, reducing the risk of financial losses.

What types of cargo and freight can be insured?

Most cargo shipments can be insured against loss or damage, including goods that are transported by land, sea, or air. This includes bulk cargo, containerized cargo, and other types of cargo transported via different transportation modes.

How is the cost of insuring cargo?

The cost of a cargo cover is based on several factors, including the value of the goods being shipped, the type of cargo, the mode of transportation, the destination, and the level of coverage required. Generally, the higher the value of the goods being shipped, the higher the premium for cargo insurance.

What does cargo insurance cover?

Cargo insurance covers financial losses incurred due to damage, loss, or cargo theft during transportation. This includes losses due to natural disasters, accidents, theft, and other unforeseen circumstances. Cargo insurance can also cover damage to packaging and containers used to transport goods.

What are the limitations of cargo insurance or liability insurance?

There are limitations to what cargo insurance covers. For instance, it may not cover losses or damages caused by acts of war or terrorism, insufficient packing, or improper labeling of the goods. Additionally, some types of cargo, such as hazardous materials, may not be insurable through the supply chain.

How do I file a claim for cargo insurance?

To file a cargo insurance claim, you must provide documentation of the loss or damage, including a bill of lading, a packing list, and proof of value for the goods being shipped. You must also provide evidence that the loss or damage occurred during transit. You can then submit the claim to your insurance provider, who will review the claim and determine the amount of compensation you are entitled to.

How long does it take for cargo insurance claims to be processed?

The processing time for cargo insurance claims varies depending on the complexity of the claim and the insurance provider. Generally, claims can take a few weeks to several months to be processed.

What are some standard exclusions in cargo insurance policies?

Common exclusions in cargo insurance policies include losses or damages caused by war, terrorism, strikes, riots, and civil commotion. Other exclusions may consist of inadequate packaging, improper labeling, or failure to comply with regulatory requirements.

What are the main cargo underwriters?

Several major cargo underwriters are operating in the global insurance market. Some of the top cargo underwriters include Lloyd's of London, AIG, Chubb, Zurich Insurance Group, and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty. These companies offer cargo and logistics insurance products that protect shippers and carriers from financial losses caused by damaged, lost, or stolen cargo while it is in transit. Each insurance company may offer different types of coverage, policy terms, and pricing structures, so it's important to compare options and select the one that best meets your needs.

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