Here in Louisiana, the maritime industry accounts for nearly 20% of all jobs. At AWS, we know that protecting your boat, employees, equipment, and cargo is vital to the overall success of your business. This is why we offer Commercial Marine & Longshore Insurance for Louisiana business owners.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, you need Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation insurance if you employ traditional maritime employees, such as:
- Longshore workers
- Harbor construction workers (only if they are working on navigable U.S. waters or piers, docks, terminals, wharves, etc.)
Commercial Hull Insurance in Louisiana
Commercial Hull Insurance covers your vessel in the event of damage due to fire or explosion. Also, it covers damage to machinery and other equipment installed on the vessel, as well as collision liability.
AWS can provide Hull Insurance for the following:
- Commercial fishing vessels
- Research vessels
Protection & Indemnity Insurance in Louisiana
Protection & Indemnity typically accompanies hull insurance, but also protects vessel owners in the following situations:
- Personal injury
- Loss of life
- Third-party damage
AWS can provide you access to the top carriers for Commercial Marine & Longshore Insurance.
Contact one of our Marine Insurance professionals today. AWS is located in Metairie and serves New Orleans, Mandeville, Lafayette, Cut Off, Galliano, Houma, and surrounding areas.