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A look at cargo insurance (With Chris McGill)

Published on 14 October 2022

Welcome to Insurance Covered, the podcast that covers everything insurance. In this episode Peter is joined by Chris McGill, Head of Cargo at Ascot Group and Active Underwriter for Parsyl Syndicate 1796. They will be discussing cargo insurance and some of the recent work Chris has been involved in.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What cargo insurance is and what the purpose of this kind of policy is.
  • What can and can't be insured under a cargo policy.
  • How cargo insurance often links to marine insurance.
  • A cargo insurance facility led by Chris and Ascot Group that was designed to get grain shipments out of The Ukraine.
  • Another cargo policy used during the pandemic to help with the circulation of the Covid vaccine.

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