Import Cargo
  • Cargo policies are freely assignable
  • Existence of Insurance Interest needs to be established only at the time of loss
  • The interpretation and applicability of various statutes, the legislation in various countries, the port conditions, customs procedures and the legal systems in various parts of the world, govern the operation and interpretation of a Marine Insurance policy

Types of Policies

Specific Policy

This is a policy issued for a Specified Transit. The coverage under the policy will cease on completion of the transit contemplated

Open Policy

This is a policy intended to cover Import Movement of Consignments for specified period of time which is usually one year. This policy is suitable for Insured with numerous transactions throughout the year. The availability of the open policy facilitates the Insured in having automatic and continuous cover and the Insured is free to declare the consignment movement subject to the terms and conditions of the policy. The open policy is issued with an initial sum insured which can be enhanced at policy rate any time during the currency of the policy

Duty Policy

This is a policy intended to cover Customs Duty which is incurred in case of Imports. The policy is an agreed-value policy and the indemnity is subject to the duty sum insured or actual customs duty whichever is less

UIN no. IRDAN123P0063V01200203