Our Marine insurance solutions are as varied as our customers, who include import/export businesses, truck operators, ship repairers, private yacht owners and more. Whatever your needs, our experts have the local and international expertise to design cover that works for you.

Risk management advice is part of the service. Our Marine Specialty Risks unit will help you understand the risks specific to your business, and how to protect yourself. And if things go wrong our proactive claims management will help you get back to business asap.

Our Marine insurance is available through brokers and QBE authorised representatives. They’ll ensure your cover gives you the right protection and if you need to make a claim they’ll guide you through our hassle-free claims process.

Need a broker? See our guide to finding the right broker.

Benefits listed are subject to terms and conditions. Limits and exclusions apply. To decide if this product is right for you, please refer to the relevant Policy, or Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Target Market Determination (TMD), available from your broker.

Which cover is right for you?

Marine Cargo

If there’s something that needs moving by air, sea, rail, road, post or courier, QBE marine cargo specialists can help protect it. From international artworks to complex nationwide supply-chains, we have the local and international expertise required to help businesses manage the risks and protect their assets.

Commercial Hull

QBE has a diverse range of insurance solutions designed for commercial vessel operators. From large-scale operations to individual family-run charter boats – if it floats, we’ve probably covered it. Our commercial hull specialists have the expertise to help manage the risks and design cover that works for your business. And if the worst happens, our proactive nation-wide claims management team will help you get back to smooth sailing.

Marine Liability

When it comes to managing risk, QBE helps give marine service providers the confidence they need to thrive. From yacht clubs to ship repairers, our marine liability specialists have the local expertise required to design the ideal cover for your business. And if you need to make a claim, our local claims management team will help get things back to normal.


At QBE, we understand what it takes to transport goods around the country. That’s why we’re able to help carriers manage the risks and take their business further. From owner-operators to large fleets, our marine specialty risks team have the expertise to design cover that works for your business. And if you need to make a claim, our local claims management team will help get things back to normal. Insurance for carriers transporting goods within Australia, such as truck owner-operators and fleet clients. This option covers loss or damage to goods in your care – you can tailor your policy to include extras such as refrigerated goods, theft, rain water damage and additional expenses cover.

Pleasure Craft

QBE provides protection for pleasure craft, such as private yachts. Includes accidental damage or sinking, theft, wreck removal, emergency accommodation and personal injury, plus third party injury and property damage cover. Optional benefits include cover for dinghies and tenders, yacht racing and water skiing.

Home Contents in Transit

Provides peace of mind when professional removalists are transporting your home contents and personal belongings, by sea, air, rail or road. Covers loss or damage to your property in transit, and up to 30 days in storage. If your property can’t be delivered on time you may be able to claim for temporary accommodation.

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