Marine & Energy

Marine & Energy

Our team of specialty insurance experts delivers comprehensive solutions, including: Marine Liability, Cargo, Hull and Machinery and Energy Liability.

Marine & Energy Liability

Limits up to $25,000,000.

      Target Classes:

  • Vessel owners
  • Charterers
  • Wharf owners
  • Shipbuilders and repairers
  • Terminal operators
  • Stevedores
  • Contractors serving the marine & Energy 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 & Energy Terminal Operator’s Legal Liability
  • Marine & Energy Products Legal Liability
  • Marine & Energy Contractor’s Legal Liability
  • Maritime Employer’s Legal Liability
  • Excess Liability Coverage

Marine & Energy Hull/Package

Limits up to $10,000,000

      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
  • 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

Temperature Sensitive Cargo Stock Throughput

Our Temperature Sensitive Stock Throughput offers brokers an advantage over traditional Ocean Cargo insurance by utilizing cargo sensor data, advanced analytics, and innovative technology to provide better pricing, enhanced coverage, and tools for proactive risk management and loss prevention.

      Target Classes:

  • Life Sciences
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • R&D
    • Clinical Trials
    • CBD/Hemp
  • Food & Beverage
    • Dry, Fresh or Frozen Food
    • Produce
    • Bottled/Canned Beverages (including alcoholic)
    • CBD/Hemp food and drink
  • Industry Segments
    • Manufacturing
    • Wholesale
    • Distribution
    • Importers/Exporters

All Risk Coverage:

  • Warehouse to Warehouse
  • World to World Coverage
  • Ocean/Air/Railroad Transit
  • Domestic Transit
  • Location Extensions (Stock/Warehouse)

      Comprehensive, All Risk Form:

  • Contingent Insurance
  • Concealed Damage
  • Shortage from Containers
  • Consolidation Coverage
  • Deliberate Damage (Pollution/Customs)
  • Full Value Reporting
  • Drop Shipments

Longshore +

Primary Limit of $1,000,000 ($5,000,000 for Hull & Machinery, any one vessel).

Excess Limits up to $5,000,000 (may be written 100% or Quota Share).

       Target Classes:

  • Marine contractors and construction organizations only
  • Serve commercial, recreational, and/or residential clients
  • Gross receipts under $25,000,000
  • Minimum premium across all lines $25,000

      Coverage options:

  • Marine Package including Marine General Liability, Hull & Machinery, Maritime Employers Liability and Protection & Indemnity coverages
  • USL&H and Worker’s Compensation
  • Contractor Equipment, Auto Physical Damage/Liability and Cyber

Energy Liability

Limits up to $25,000,000

Increasing production, as well as returns in complex and competitive operational and geopolitical environments is challenging. Managing risk – technical, commercial, and operational – is critical. R.B. 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.

      Target Classes:

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

Pollution Legal Liability

Limits up to $10,000,000

       Target Classes:

  • Energy & Marine Risks
  • Operators in Standalone basis
  • Energy & Marine Contractors

       Coverage Options:

  • Gradual/Site Pollution
    • Primary
    • Excess
  • Contractors Pollution (CPL)
    • Primary
    • Excess
  • Clean up costs
  • Defense costs
  • Discovery period
  • Pollution conditions commence after retro date
  • Emergency expenses
  • Catastrophe management cost
  • Excess follow form S&A
  • Schedule sites include oil & gas wells, including associated systems

Solar Commercial Insurance Program (SCIP)

Coverage can be offered as a package or stand alone.

       Target Classes:

  • Developers
  • Owners and Operators
  • Independent Power Producers
  • Utility Companies
  • Coverage offered at each stage of renewable energy lifecycle
    • From site preparation, transportation, installation, operation and decommission
  • Coverage can be tailored to individual projects as well as large scale portfolio

       Coverage Options:

  • Utility Ground Mount
  • Rooftop Commercial
  • Community Solar
  •  Carports
    • Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) that are ancillary to a solar project are also acceptable

RB Jones Leadership


Mark Engel

Senior Vice President

Mark Engel is a Senior Vice President at RB Jones, where he directs and oversees the operations, growth strategy and positioning of its Marine, Energy & Professional Lines business.

With more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Mark is known for helping RB Jones become a leading marine market underwriter. He demonstrates effective leadership and has helped the company significantly expand its Marine, Energy and Cargo business and talent over the years.

Mark is instrumental in strategizing how the company’s Marine & Energy expertise and market relationships are utilized throughout the H.W. Kaufman Group network. His leadership and expertise also extend to innovating in-demand products.

Understanding the importance of educating others and supporting the profession, he often speaks at various internal and external events.


Brad Nehring

Director of Energy

Brad Nehring joined RB Jones with over 25 years of executive experience in various roles of Chief Underwriting Officer, Regional President, Claims, and Operations.     For the past seven years, he has worked within the MGA sector of the business, where he has developed several programs with Lloyds and domestic E&S carriers for energy, environmental, renewal, and agri-business.  These fully delegated underwriting facilities included primary and excess casualty,  Environmental, Professional, & Property coverages.

Brad holds a CPCU, Claims law Associate, ARM designation, and previously worked in senior positions with AIG, Allianz, Marsh, & XL/Winterthur.


John Gambino

Underwriting Manager, Cargo

John Gambino is the Cargo Manager at RB Jones, where he is responsible for the production and development of the new Stock Throughput Program launched in 2020. With 40 years of experience in Marine Insurance on both the broking and underwriting sides, John brings his unique perspective to his role as an MGA for Atain Insurance Company and Atain Specialty Insurance Company. Well versed in the marine lines of Hull, P&I and Marine Liabilities, John is able to bring his “all lines” experience to RB Jones Marine and Energy for the benefit of our agents.


Tracy Markowski

Underwriting Manager, Hull and Liability

Tracy Markowski is the Underwriting Manager, Hull and Liability, for RB Jones. Tracy has over 20 years of domestic and international insurance experience as a direct Underwriter, Reinsurance Underwriter and in compliance roles giving her the perfect tools to manage portfolio’s rate strength, limit profiles and individual risks.

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