Marine and Transportation

The Wages of the Sea, Ground, and Air

The maritime business is a high-profile industry with ever-present potential for catastrophic losses. Transportation issues affect nearly every enterprise around the world, but can present particular financial and operational challenges to firms in this industry. Rising fuel costs, employee shortage and retention issues, credit risks, marketplace competition, these and other exposures can have a severe impact on a company's bottom line and impede its overall success.

Whatever and wherever the possible risk, Crawford has experienced professionals to provide solutions and the ability to quickly deploy them to the site of the incident.

Worldwide Scope and Precision Expertise

With a dedicated global Marine and Transportation team of experts, our services range from simple cargo surveys, loss control analysis, adjustment of ocean or inland marine claims, and full third-party administration (TPA) services with centralized claims intake, to complicated hull and machinery liability attendances.

Whatever the scale of the service required, our clients can be assured of a professional approach, delivered by highly qualified personnel with the required experience and qualifications to deliver an effective marine and transportation claims solution. Our staff includes ex-seagoing mariners and engineers, cargo experts, naval architects, specialists in ocean, inland and motor truck cargo, specialists in subrogation and recovery, and many more expert disciplines.

The Marine and Transportation group has focused expertise on the key components of a comprehensive insurance loss program including:

  • Aviation liability Property Damage & Bodily Injury
  • Aviation machinery
  • Construction, civil, and port
  • General average
  • Logistics and cargo liability
  • Marine cargo
  • Marine hull and machinery
  • Motor cargo liability
  • Protection and indemnity
  • Small craft claims less than 60 metres
  • Subrogation and recovery
  • Super yachts worldwide
  • Trip and tow management
  • Wind park offshore


Paul Hancock
Vice President, GTS Canada
Direct: 416-957-5043