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MPG Offers New Program for Commercial Vessels

Posted on 02 Apr 2012

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Maritime Program Group (MPG) announces the launch of a new program with North American Specialty (A+ admitted paper by Swiss Re) for commercial vessels.

MPG’s new program for commercial vessels includes near shore commercial fishing vessels, including rod & reel, lobster, and aquaculture support vessels; marine contracting barges and workboats, research vessels, municipal & state vessels, including fire, rescue & patrol; marine transportation, marine towing, vessels under construction, environmental monitoring and fishing guide boats.  
MPG's commercial vessel program is available in all regions of the continental U.S., Hawaii and Alaska.  All policies are direct bill through MPG’s exclusive state of the art billing platform, offering convenient broker and insured online access to billing information.  
“MPG has been writing six-pack charters and passenger vessels with North American Specialty for years”, said John Sterling, VP Ocean Marine at MPG, “so the expanded capabilities to write this class of business, coupled with our knowledgeable ocean marine underwriters and timely turnaround for quotes and policy issuance, positions us as one of the premier ocean marine facilities in the nation”. 

Submissions and questions regarding MPG's Ocean Marine products can be directed to Ned Sawyer,, or to John Sterling,
Maritime Program Group (MPG) is a Program Administrator providing a full range of marine insurance products and underwriting services to its broker network throughout the Unites States. MPG specializes in protecting all types of marine-related assets across every category of marine risks – Recreational Marine, Inland Marine, and Ocean Marine. Through its Private Client Services the company serves the individual insurance needs of high net worth clients. MPG’s nearly 60 employees are strategically located in offices nationwide, with primary offices in Westbrook, CT and Manchester, NH. For more information about Maritime Program Group visit