One of New Zealand’s most experienced marine insurers

From underwriting to claims management, our dedicated team can provide world class marine insurance and risk management solutions.

As a trading nation, New Zealand relies on its transport industry to keep our economy moving. Vero’s expert marine team offers protection for cargo, hull risks and marine and transport liabilities.

For boaties, we can also offer pleasurecraft insurance to help keep your prized possession on the water.

Need to claim?

If you’re involved in an incident and need to make a claim, please see the relevant policy type on our Claims page.

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Or call Sedgwick on Call us0800 800 270 for after-hours emergency assistance.

Brokers & advisers

Brokers can find more documents in the Brokers & Advisers Centre

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Cargo products

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For anything from moving cargo overseas to moving house, go with the experts.

Single transit cargo products

Our Single Transit Cargo products are perfect if you only need to move cargo infrequently. You can also arrange cover for your personal effects if you’re moving house.

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Marine cargo open policies

If you’re moving goods regularly, our Marine Cargo Open policy gives you automatic cover, so you can concentrate on your markets and customers.

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Additional cargo products

We also offer specialist cover for buildings in transit in New Zealand, and consequential loss protection for follow-on impacts to your business after accidental loss, damage or delay of cargo.

Consequential loss

Buildings in transit

Hull products

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Specialised cover for personal, commercial, charter and fishing vessels.

Fishing vessels

We offer two types of Hull cover for fishing vessels. Our Fisherman policy is designed for owner-operated inshore fishing vessels up to 30m long and worth up to NZ$1 million. Otherwise, we can customise a commercial fishing vessel policy to suit your operation, whether a single vessel or a fleet.


Commercial fishing vessel


Our Helmsman policy is designed for commercial, skippered charter boats, small tourist boats and the like.

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Commercial hull

If your vessel isn’t able to be covered by our other commercial hull products, we can customise a policy to suit your needs.

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Boat builders

We offer two types of cover for New Zealand’s professional boat builders.

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Our Pleasurecraft policy can cover just about any private vessel and equipment on it, as well as most legal liabilities you may incur as the owner.

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Marine liability products

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Specialist cover for marine and transport related liabilities.

Apart from the products listed below, we can also provide tailor-made policies for other less-common types of marine liability.

Excesses, terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply to these policies. Please check the policy wording for details of cover. The provision of cover is subject to the underwriting criteria that apply at the time.

Our website provides general information about our products and services to help you make choices when it comes to protecting the things in life and business that really matter and is not intended to be financial advice. For advice on product suitability, please contact your financial adviser.

Why insure in New Zealand?

Whether you’re importing or exporting cargo, you can keep control by arranging your own cargo insurance with a broker or adviser in New Zealand.

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Get insured with Vero

For expert advice on how Vero can help you with your insurance needs, talk to a broker or adviser. Our locator helps you find a broker or adviser near you.

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