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Hull Vs. Pollution Insurance: What's The Difference?

Posted: Nov 7, 2018 9:18:00 AM

If a guarantee that your vessels and operations would never come to harm existed, we know you’d buy it. Who wouldn’t? But in the real world, the best way to protect yourself is with insurance. There are several different kinds of marine vessel insurance, so it’s important to understand how each one is useful and why you should consider purchasing all. In... […]


Women Leaders: Safe Harbor's Joan Hencler

Posted: Oct 16, 2018 9:20:53 AM

In an industry that’s known for being male-centric, Safe Harbor Pollution Insurance has always taken a more egalitarian approach and had women in leadership roles since Day One. […]


Partner Spotlight: ES&H

Posted: Oct 9, 2018 8:23:00 AM

In a continuation of our spill response partner series, this month we’re featuring ES&H. At Safe Harbor, we strongly believe it takes a team of highly qualified and dedicated experts to successfully mitigate and manage spills, and this company certainly fits that description. […]


Streamline Asset Management and Communicate Rapidly With HubLink

Posted: Sep 12, 2018 10:47:00 AM

As innovators in the marine insurance space, Safe Harbor finds value in companies who improve efficiencies of maritime communications. Continue reading to learn more about HubLink. […]


Two Revolutionary New Methods Of Cleaning Up Oil Spills

Posted: Sep 5, 2018 10:11:00 AM

While oil spills are decreasing on the whole, ongoing challenges exist with limiting the damage caused to both marine and human life, and our environments. To address these challenges, there’s been an uptick in research focused on uncovering innovative, cost-effective technologies to improve oil spill clean-up methods and responses. Here are two... […]


Safety First - The Importance of Spill Drills

Posted: Aug 29, 2018 11:34:00 AM

The old adage of “safety first” is more true now than ever. The sharp increase in marine traffic has led regulatory agencies to require response drills and exercises that test the efficiency and safety of operations, as well as emergency response capabilities. […]


Safe Harbor Summer Meetings 2018

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 10:03:00 AM

Last week at our headquarters in North Kingstown, RI, the Safe Harbor team gathered for our annual Summer Meetings. With a packed agenda and discussions that balanced both looking back and projecting forward, the days were productive. Here’s a quick recap:   […]


What Is Subchapter M?

Posted: Aug 7, 2018 10:52:00 AM

On July 20, 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) published Subchapter M, which established inspection standards for towing vessels. Most towing vessel operators were required to obtain certificates of compliance under Subchapter M’s new mandates by July 20, 2018. With that deadline expiring a few weeks past, it’s important for all operators to ensure they... […]


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.   […]


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