License Insurance

  • LICENSE DEFENSE COVERAGE MOPS provides you with fully paid legal representation and defense by experienced maritime attorneys if your vessel is involved in a shipping casualty or shipping incident leading to action against your license.
  • PROFESSIONAL EQUIPMENT COVERAGE MOPS indemnifies you against loss or damage to your professional equipment while aboard your vessel.
  • LOSS OF INCOME COVERAGE (Optional) MOPS will pay your wages plus subsistence payments for up to 12 months should your license be revoked, suspended or reduced in grade as a result of a shipping casualty or shipping incident. You may choose to insure only a portion of your salary or decline this coverage altogether.
  • CIVIL LEGAL DEFENSE COVERAGE (Optional) MOPS provides you with paid legal defense by experienced maritime attorneys should a civil lawsuit be brought against or served upon you in any court within the United States, its territories or a foreign court as the result of a shipping casualty or incident involving your vessel.
  • CIVIL PENALTIES LEGAL DEFENSE COVERAGE (Optional) MOPS provides you with paid legal defense by experienced maritime attorneys should you be charged in a civil penalty action by the U.S. Coast Guard or any other entity within the United States, its territories or a foreign court or administrative entity with authority to impose a civil penalty or fine as the result of a shipping casualty or shipping incident involving your vessel.
  • CIVIL LIABILITY COVERAGE (Optional) MOPS provides you with professional liability insurance that protects your family’s savings against civil judgments.
  • Criminal Act (Oil Pollution) Defense Coverage provides paid legal defense by experienced criminal attorneys should you be charged in a criminal action as a result of a marine casualty that results in allegations or charges related to federal and or state water pollution laws or regulations..
  • FOREIGN PORT COVERAGE MOPS reimburses you for reasonable attorney fees and expenses if you are compelled to attend, either as a party or witness, any inquiry of a foreign court concerning a shipping casualty involving our vessel. The standard coverage level is $2,000.
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