About Us

Founded in 1905, RB Jones is a leader in providing specialty risk coverage solutions to brokers, agents and wholesalers, including: Commercial Marine, Energy, Renewable Energy, Commercial Property, Professional Liability, Specialty General Liability, Commercial Umbrella/Excess Liability and other unique products.

RB Jones is a member of H.W. Kaufman Group, which has over 60 offices across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom and employs more than 2,000 professionals. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, H.W. Kaufman Group also includes: Burns & Wilcox, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, Burns & Wilcox Canada, Atain Insurance Companies, Afirm, Global Excess Partners, Stonemark, Minuteman Adjusters, and London-based, Chesterfield Insurance Brokers, Lochain Patrick, and Cranbrook Underwriting.

RB Jones Marine


RB Jones Marine is a distinct business unit exclusively focused on Commercial Marine and Energy. The team of specialty insurance experts delivers comprehensive solutions, including: Marine Liability, Cargo, Hull and Machinery and Energy Liability.

Marine Liability

Limits up to $25M.

      Target Classes:

  • Vessel owners
  • Charterers
  • Wharf owners
  • Shipbuilders and repairers
  • Terminal operators
  • Stevedores
  • Contractors serving the marine industry
  • Onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production (includes drilling rigs, pipelines, support vessels, and platforms)

      Coverage Options:

  • Protection and Indemnity
  • Charterer’s Legal Liability
  • Ship Repairer’s Legal Liability
  • Stevedore’s Legal Liability
  • Wharfinger’s or Landing Owner’s Legal Liability
  • Marine Terminal Operator’s Legal Liability
  • Marine Products Legal Liability
  • Marine Contractor’s Legal Liability
  • Maritime Employer’s Legal Liability
  • Excess Liability Coverage

Marine Hull/Package

Limits up to $10M

      Target Classes:

  • Harbor boats pilot, police and fire boats
  • Ferries
  • Floating docks and drydocks
  • Research and oceanographic vessels
  • Tenders and supply vessels
  • Inter-island cargo vessels
  • Public entities
  • Fishing vessels

      Coverage options:

  • Hull & Machinery
  • Hull Builder’s Risks
  • Protection & Indemnity
  • Mortgagee’s Interest
  • Maritime Employer’s Liability
  • Hull War Risks

Ocean Cargo Stock Throughput

Limits up to $10,000,000 for Ocean Transit, Inland Transit and Warehouse Storage

       Target Classes:

  • Appliances
  • Canned Food
  • Consumer Goods
  • Containerized Cargoes
  • Containerized Cargoes
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Equipment and Parts
  • Fabricated Products
  • Furniture
  • Machinery
  • Manufactured Goods
  • Medical Devices
  • Paper Products
  • Printing and Publishing
  • Textiles

       Coverage Options:

  • Proprietary Ocean Cargo form including:
    • Exhibition
    • Contingency coverage
    • Consolidation
    • Processing damage
    • Custom damage

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Energy Liability

Increasing production, as well as returns in complex and competitive operational and geopolitical environments is challenging. Managing risk – technical, commercial, and operational – is critical. RB Jones provides specialized coverages for lease operators and exploration and production companies. More importantly, our team understands the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry to help protect your business. Excess Liability capacity of $25M.

      Target Classes:

  • Energy Contractors
  • Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Companies
  • Oil and Gas Lease Operator

Contact Us

When it comes to risk, nothing is too complicated. To learn more, design a custom program, or to get a quote, contact RB Jones: