Sep
25
2017

The significant damages left by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have sparked a special session by the 27th International Boat Builders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) in Tampa. Insurance experts and industry professionals, including those with [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Boat Dealers

Tagged: boat builders boating industry effects of irma on boating industry hurricane harvey hurricane irma IBEX recovering from hurricane

Aug
03
2017

Ship builders and repairers are no strangers to toxic chemicals and practices that pollute the environment. While it’s not feasible to eliminate all of these environmental liabilities, extreme precautions and awareness can minimize the [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Ship Repairers

Tagged: environmental liabilities marina environmental liabilities ship repairer insurance ship repairers ship repairers environmental liabilities

Jul
31
2017

Boating Dangers > Propeller Injuries In this series of posts, we have covered the three most common dangerous boating conditions. We already explored electric shock drowning and carbon monoxide poisoning. In this final installment, [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: avoiding propeller injuries propeller injuries propeller injury prevention propeller safety Recreational Marine Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Program

Jul
24
2017

Boating Dangers > Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In our last two posts, we covered some common dangerous boating conditions that might fly under the radar, including electric shock drowning. Another common issue is carbon monoxide, [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: boating conditions carbon monoxide carbon monoxide poison prevention carbon monoxide prevention dangerous boating conditions Recreational Marine Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Program

Jul
04
2017

Boating Dangers > Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) In our last blog, we explored the common dangers that are lurking in marinas that most people probably don’t consider. A day of fun in the sun [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: ABYC ABYC electrician Electric Shock Drowning ESD preventing electric shock drowning preventing ESD Recreational Marine Insurance Program safety in marinas