Can I buy cargo insurance for any commodity?
The insurance covers 99% of the cargo. However, there are a few commodities for which insurance is not offered online, such as: antique and collectors’ pieces, explosives, flammables, high value pharma, flowers and plants, consolidated cargo, diplomatic goods, and personal effects. You can request your insurance premium rate here and check if your commodity is covered.
Related FAQsAre my goods only covered for the sea voyage? As a customer shipping dry commodities, I would like to know what kind of risks are covered by the insurance? Can I buy cargo insurance as a private individual shipping personal effects? Can I buy insurance for cargo from and to all locations globally? Do I need to fill a special form to purchase the cargo insurance? Does Maersk Cargo Insurance provided by Zurich Insurance only cover cargo, or does it also cover potential damages to the containers? How can I change the cargo value, cargo description, and origin and destination in my insurance policy schedule? How do I determine how much I should insure my goods for? How soon will my claim case be handled? How will I receive invoice for Maersk Cargo Insurance provided by Zurich Insurance? I added insurance at the time of shipment but would like to cancel it while keeping my shipment with Maersk. Is it possible?
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