Marine Specialty
Pioneer partners with clients and brokers to offer high quality
risk management solutions. Underwriting across multiple classes; Cargo, Project Cargo, Fine Art & Specie, and Political Violence.

70+TOBA’s with London Broker
with Lloyd's licenses

$250m+Project Cargo

Pioneer’s portfolio covers a number of diverse specialty lines and is aligned with our ethos to provide tailored solutions backed by excellent customer service.

Marine Specialty has TOBA’s with over 70 London brokers.


Cargo includes a diverse international portfolio for goods in transit, stand alone storage and stock throughout on a named peril to all risks of physical loss or damage form. Cover is tailored to customers' needs and requirements on either a primary or excess basis.

Areas of participation will include oil and petrochemicals, both hard or soft commodities, machinery and equipment, consequential loss including cargo, manufactured goods, foodstuffs, aircraft spares and pharmaceuticals.

Fine Art and Specie

Fine art includes private collections, museums, commercial galleries, dealers, auction houses, organisers of fine art exhibitions written on an all risks physical loss or damage, difference in conditions and difference in limits basis.

General Specie appetite comprises of primary and excess vault, pawnbrokers, financial institutions in the form of excess of bankers blanket bond including coverage in excess of government compensation schemes. Business is written on a worldwide basis whilst static and in transit.

Political violence

Political violence is written on a worldwide basis providing cover to a broad spectrum of businesses and industries. Pioneer offers insurance solutions for physical loss or damage extended to business interruption for terrorism, strikes, riots, civil commotion, political violence including war and civil war.

War and terrorism coverage may also be afforded in conjunction with all risks fine art, general specie and cargo to offer seamless client protection.

Project Cargo

Andrew Corton leads Pioneer’s Project Cargo and Delay In Start-Up business. Customers, brokers and capacity providers benefit from the expertise and reputation Andrew has built up over 35 years in the Cargo market in London, leading this class, lecturing on the subject and producing wordings.

As well as market leading expertise, Pioneer can write 100% of project risks, offering considerable time advantages over subscription-based placements on a foundation of A rated security. Andrew and the team will provide coverage on a comprehensive basis, allowing the required cover for customers, suppliers, lenders and brokers

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