Zurich rolls out marine cargo platform

Zurich Insurance Group will roll out its new marine insurance platform for small and medium cargo, after a successful introduction last year in markets including Spain, Germany, Singapore and Mexico.

The platform will now to be extended to North America, the Nordics and further countries in Latin America later this year.

The Zurich Swift Insurance Platform offers web-based access to insurance. It is designed to manage complex supply chains and risk exposures.

The platform allows marine insurance brokers and intermediaries to manage the policy for single shipment and annual cargo insurance. It can offer quotes and other services through to binding and renewing policies, making mid-term adjustments and issuing certificates.

Howard Kingston, Zurich’s global head of marine, said: “The Zurich Swift Insurance Platform provides comprehensive and tailored marine insurance for small and medium cargo in a very timely manner, and is a perfect example of our commitment to simple and efficient solutions.”