No, we are happy to insure other species providing they at least reach the standards of production achieved by our existing membership. We currently provide cover for more than 25 farmed species, including crustaceans and molluscs.
No, we also provide cover for sport fisheries, research establishments, plus sites which use aquaculture techniques to farm species leading to pharmaceutical and bio-fuel products.
Yes, all production equipment can be insured as well as vessels and support craft.
Yes. The information provided in the Proposal Form is used by the Underwriting Department and risk management surveyors to assess the risk and to prepare terms. There is also a requirement to submit monthly stock declarations to ensure the correct premium is charged during the policy year.
Yes, available at no additional charge and interest free.
The company has been providing marine insurance since 1882 and for aquaculture since 1986.
ARM is the technical and surveying team in the Aquaculture department of Sunderland Marine. Spread around the Company’s offices in Durham, Melbourne, Vancouver, Inverness and Dublin they conduct routine surveys of all aquaculture facilities insured by Sunderland Marine and produce a bespoke risk management report. In addition, the surveyors are available around the clock to provide technical advice and support to all of our Aquaculture policyholders. The service is free and complementary to all policyholders.