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Stable and Reliable: No Matter How Rough The Waters

Posted: Aug 2, 2018 4:04:58 PM

At Safe Harbor, the newest name in vessel pollution insurance is also the most experienced. With roughly 50 cumulative years of experience, Safe Harbor continues to offer the strongest and longest track record of combined expertise solely dedicated to the vessel pollution industry. […]


Important Oil Spill Statistics: Part II

Posted: Jul 31, 2018 8:43:00 AM

As a follow-up to our previous post, here’s Part II in our series about the marine industry’s most feared occurrence.   […]


How Much Do You Know About Punitive Damages In Maritime Law?

Posted: Jul 24, 2018 8:12:00 AM

The right to seek punitive damages might be diminishing in some areas of law, but such rights are only expected to continue expanding in the maritime industry. […]


5 Biggest Oil Spills In History

Posted: Jul 17, 2018 8:33:00 AM

The largest spills in history may be incidents you’ve never heard of. Here’s a quick look at the top five and the spill response efforts used in each: […]


The Fallout Of Nitta Kisen Kaisha

Posted: Jun 26, 2018 8:56:00 AM

A million dollars is not something many companies can afford to lose. As a recent Japanese cargo-vessel company discovered, there is a steep price to be paid for illegally discharging pollutants and covering up the activity. Here’s what happened: […]


The Steep Costs Of An Oil Spill (And Who Pays)

Posted: Jun 14, 2018 8:49:00 AM

Over $61 billion. That’s the estimate of how much the Deepwater Horizon oil spill cost BP when all was said and done. Granted, this number is shocking because it was one of the largest spills in history, and most spills are smaller with no impact and inconsequential costs. But those operating in the marine shipping industry shouldn’t be lulled into... […]


What is CERCLA?

Posted: Jun 5, 2018 10:17:00 AM

In 1978, a state of emergency was declared in Love Canal, New York. Hundreds of people within this Niagara Falls neighborhood were experiencing adverse health effects, ranging from leukemia and birth defects to skin conditions. […]


Updates To Our Privacy Policy

Posted: May 29, 2018 4:49:00 PM

Falvey Insurance Group and its member companies, which includes Safe Harbor Pollution Insurance, continue to keep your information protected and safe. […]


Know The Difference: P&I vs. Vessel Pollution Coverage

Posted: May 22, 2018 8:54:00 AM

Hull. Machinery. Marine cargo. P&I. Vessel pollution coverage. These are just a few in the long list of vessel insurance options out there, and it can be hard to know what you need and why you need it. Let’s walk through a basic overview of two types of vessel insurance and why they’re important. […]


Important Oil Spill Statistics

Posted: May 15, 2018 9:01:00 AM

Oil spills are arguably the marine industry’s biggest concern. While the number of accidents is declining, the need to continually improve technology and spill response efforts will always be a priority in order to limit the damage to the environment, human life, and commercial activities. […]


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