From bow to stern, our marine insurance and risk management team gives you peace of mind knowing you’ve met all of your maritime industry coverage requirements. Being independent allows BKS to partner with the world’s most reputable maritime insurers. This ensures you are protected by an insurer with excellent financial strength, breadth of coverage and fair claims practices. We take great pride in handling your needs from start to finish, and in the unfortunate event of a loss, our concierge claim team is available 24/7 to guide you through the claim. We’re always here to guide, assist and intercede when and where you need us.
Maritime coverages include blue water, brown water, excursion and passenger vessels, inland and river transportation operators, marine terminal and stevedore operations, ocean container/equipment lessors, foreign operations, boat builders/repair yards and marina operators. BKS also provides cost effective employee benefit plans that are competitive, compliant and consistent with your culture and objectives.
BKS provides maritime risk management and insurance expertise in the following areas:
- Charter Operators (Fishing, Pleasure & Dive)
- Marina Operations & Yacht Clubs
- Marine Property (Piers, Wharves, Docks & Pilings)
- Mariner Professional Activities (Pilots, Divers & Crew)
- Ship Repair, Builders Risk/Construction & Sea Trials
- Specialty Vessel Operations such as Construction, Seismic & Heavy Lift
- Tug, Barge & Work Boat Operations
- Vessel Operations of all types & locations
- Yachts, Yacht Builders & Professional Sailing Teams