Ocean Marine Cargo Insurance: All Risks, War, Strikes & Terrorism, Duration of the Insurance
[Part II in a series of III]

  • Presented: Sept 15, 2014
  • Duration: (60-minutes)


This webinar is based off information contained in the book International Cargo Insurance (Series: Lloyd’s Shipping Law Library; Published by Informa Law from Routledge (August 28, 2009) contributed to by Stephen V. Rible. The presentation will cover the following material:


  • ALL RISKS: All risks defined; Fortuity; Burden of proof
  • LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS ON ALL RISKS: Wilful misconduct; Ordinary wear and tear; Inherent vice; Insufficiency of packing; Delay; Loss of Market; Insolvency


  • The limitations on cover for war risks
  • War risks: War, warlike operations, military or usurped power, civil war, revolution, rebellion and insurrection; Capture, seizure, arrest, restraint and detainment; Strikes, riots and civil commotions; Strikes and strikers; Riots and civil commotions; Terrorism; The cover for terrorism; Weapons of mass destruction


  • How the duration of the insurance is regulated
  • The Transit Clause: Attachment of risk: "Ordinary course of transit"; Termination of risk; Forwarding to another destination; Delay, deviation and variations of the adventure;
  • Termination of carriage and change of voyage: Held covered and analogous provisions; Termination of Transit Held Covered Provision; Change of Voyage Clause; Consolidation/Deconsolidation

Presenter: Stephen V. Rible
Partner, Mendes & Mount LLP, New York, New York; Instructor, American Institute of Marine Insurance and St. John’s University, School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science.

Intended For: Underwriters, agents, brokers, and other insurance professionals with an interest in better understanding the described contract details should attend this webinar.


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