Commercial Marine

Jan
14
2020

The commercial maritime environment is filled with risks to employees and employers alike. Marine operations like shipbuilding, cargo ports, marinas, and vessel maintenance often utilize heavy equipment, high heat, and hazardous materials to do [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: Commercial Marine

Tagged: Commercial Marine Injuries Commercial Marine Insurance Commercial Marine Risk Management Commercial Marine Safety Merrimac Marine Insurance Slip and Fall Injuries

Jan
09
2020

In the commercial marine industry, workers face many risks. Long considered one of the most hazardous industries, shipyard and boat-building workers are exposed to numerous chemical and environmental substances. One of the most insidious [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: Boat Builders Commercial Marine

Tagged: Asbestos Asbestos Exposure Asbestos in Shipyards Boat Builder Insurance Commercial Marine Insurance Commercial Marine Insurance Program Marine Insurance

Dec
19
2019

The commercial marine industry is widely regarded as one of the most hazardous. Workplace injury rates among commercial marine workers rival that of industries like mining, logging, and heavy equipment manufacturing. In an effort [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: Commercial Marine Marine Insurance

Tagged: Commercial Marine Equipment Commercial Marine Injuries Commercial Marine Insurance Commercial Marine Insurance Program Commercial Marine Risk Management Commercial Marine Safety Marine Insurance

Dec
17
2019

Workers in the commercial marine industry face numerous risks on the job. The industry is known for its inherent hazards; shipbuilders and those working in commercial marine facilities like marinas, cargo ports, and boatyards [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: Commercial Marine Marine Insurance

Tagged: Commercial Marine Insurance Commercial Marine Insurance Program Frostbite Frostbite in Commercial Marine Marine industry Marine Insurance Winter Safety

Dec
12
2019

Computing technology has transformed the business world. Industries have leveraged the power of data and high-speed computing to improve efficiencies. The commercial marine sector is no exception; technology has allowed it to streamline supply [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Commercial Marine Marine Insurance

Tagged: Commercial Marine Insurance Commercial Marine Insurance Program Marine industry Marine Industry Cybersecurity Marine Insurance

Nov
19
2019

The winter months bring numerous challenges for the commercial marine industry. From shipbuilding operations to marinas and boat storage facilities, freezing temperatures and severe weather conditions can create significant workplace hazards. These risks not [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Commercial Marine

Tagged: Commercial Marine Insurance Commercial Marine Insurance Program Commercial Marine Safety Hypothermia Shipyard Winter

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