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Mar
20
2019

When dealing with a business that’s deciding between United States Longshore & Harbor coverage (USL&H insurance) versus standard Workers’ Compensation insurance, it’s important to break down the differences between the two for a prospective [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Commercial Marine

Tagged: United States Longshore & Harbor Act USL&H USL&H Insurance USL&H vs. Workers' Compensation Workers Compensation

Mar
13
2019

There are over 12.5 million operating marine engines in the United States, making them one of the top producers of air pollution. The smog that’s created from large vessels is incredibly detrimental to respiratory [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Commercial Marine

Tagged: Boat Emissions Carbon Emissions Commercial Marine Insurance Commercial Marine Insurance Program Marine Emissions Marine Insurance Reducing Emissions

Mar
06
2019

Humans aren’t spreading pollution just through cars and planes. There’s trouble in the water too. An IQAir AirVisual 2018 survey found that marine pollution is rampant. The software company that’s been tracking down data noted [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: Marine Emissions Marine Regulations Recreational Boating Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Program

Feb
27
2019

Drowning, electrical currents, equipment failures, and falls are just some of the things that marina operators need to think about when considering the safety concerns of their operations and premises. For first-time boaters and newer [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Marina Liability

Tagged: Marina Insurance marina insurance program Marina Liability Marina Operators Marina Safety Marina Safety Tips Recreational Marine Insurance

Feb
20
2019

Recreational boating is on fire, despite steel and aluminum tariffs. Recent statistics from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) found that more people are buying boats for the seventh consecutive year. That four percent [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: 2019 Recreational Boating Forecast Recreational boating Recreational Boating in 2019 Recreational Boating Industry Recreational Marine Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Policy Recreational Marine Insurance Program

Jan
09
2019

Recreational boating is incredibly popular in the United States, especially in places with warmer climate. But no matter where your client boats there’s always a risk that at some point, they might get into [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: Boat Accident Boat Accident Liability Recreational Boating Insurance recreational boating insurance program Recreational Boating Safety Recreational Marine Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Policy Recreational Marine Insurance Program