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P&I Renewals: Why February 20th?

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 1:58:00 PM

For the marine industry, February revolves around protection and indemnity rather than candy hearts or presidential holidays. Every year, P&I policies renew on February 20th for a reason that remains a mystery to many. Why don’t P&I renewals coincide with the calendar year, or renew randomly throughout the year like other policies? The answer goes back... […]


Get To Know Matthew Sutherland

Posted: Feb 5, 2019 9:07:00 AM

For this month’s team spotlight, we’re featuring one of the newer members of Safe Harbor: Matthew Sutherland. […]


Get To Know Jillian Tetreault

Posted: Dec 17, 2018 10:57:00 AM

Safe Harbor’s experienced vessel pollution insurance team knows the industry inside and out. Each person is an expert on the space and treats our clients like partners—for us, it’s personal and our team reflects that philosophy. […]


Get To Know Sean Quinn

Posted: Nov 21, 2018 9:31:00 AM

Safe Harbor might be the newest name in vessel pollution, but with nearly 50 years of applied expertise, our team represents the longest continually practicing experts in the vessel pollution space—something that can’t be claimed by any other carrier in the industry. […]


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. […]


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