Introduction to Protection and Indemnity Insurance (2 days)

From Wednesday 05 June 2024 -  10:00am
To Thursday 06 June 2024 - 05:00pm

REGISTER HERE - Remote and in-person attendance available (limit of 20 people in class)

About the AIMU Virtual Classroom
AIMU utilizes the GoToWebinar and GoToTraining platforms, which allow full attendee engagement through Q&A and chat panels, and interactive polling with video engaged for all instructors. Attendees can ask questions in real time and share experience and information with other students in the class. Classes are instructed by subject matter experts who are leaders in their individual fields.

Location for the in-person attendees:
14 Wall Street, Suite 820
New York, NY 1005

Overview:  Learn about the exposures to Liability for injury or death to crew and passengers, vessel owners liability to shore workers, miscellaneous liabilities for death and injury. Study the P & I policy insuring agreement, additional exclusions and limitations, underwriting and claims provisions.  

Who Should Attend: Underwriters, claims personnel, investigators, maritime shipowners, attorneys, insurance agents and brokers.

Tracy Kiffer,
 VP - US Marine, The Hartford
Mark Phillips, VP, Liberty Mutual Ocean Marine 
Steve Rible, Partner, Kennedys
Frank Jordan, Partner, Kennedys
Andrew Kinsey, Senior Account Engineer, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Continuing Education Credits: 
NAMS: 12 Credits SAMS: 12 Credits

State Insurance Departments
12 credits in NY, NJ, TX, and CT



Introduction and Development of Protection & Indemnity Coverage
1. Brief History (advent of coverage in the U.K.)
2. Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (Jones Act)
3. Explanation of Fixed Cost P&I versus P&I Clubs
4. Types of use for the different forms 

Protection and Indemnity Clauses SP-23 (revised 1/56)
1. Coverages Provided
-Loss of Life / Personal Injury
-Maintenance and Cure
-Third Party Liabilities
-Wreck Removal

2. Form Exclusions
-War Risks

3. Common Endorsements
- Punitive Damages Exclusion
- Pollution Exclusion
- Nuclear Exclusion
- Diving Exclusion
- AIMU Chemical, Bio-Chemical and Electromagnetic Exclusion
- AIMU Radioactive Contamination Exclusion
- International Economic and Trade Sanctions Clause (OFAC)

Protection and Indemnity Clauses - SP 38

AIMU Protection and Indemnity Clauses

Coverage Comparison - AIMU P&I Clauses vs. other P&I Insuring Forms



-Class Categories
-Geographic Territories
-Importance of Financials
-Large Loss Potential
-Inherent Hazards
-External Exposures
-Account Experience
-Economies Environment


-Policy Coverage
-Insured & Policy Forms
-Types of Claimants
-Loss Investigation & Adjusting


-When to use a Marine Surveyor
-Types of Surveys
-Criteria for Selecting a Surveyor
-Reporting Criteria
-What to expect from the Surveyor
-What the Surveyor should expect from the Underwriter 


Program Features: Electronic Handouts  

Special Assistance In Compliance with the  American's with Disabilities Act, AIMU will make all reasonable efforts  to accommodate persons with disabilities at its meetings. Please call  John A. Miklus at (212) 233-0550

Refunds/Cancellations/Substitutions: Refund requests will be honored if received at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled start date. Cancellations received after the refund deadline and "no shows" are subject to the full registration fees. Substitutions may be made by notifying AIMU via email

AIMU reserves the right to postpone, cancel, or amend a class schedule at any time.

Attendees are not permitted to record, share, copy, or distribute any AIMU education.

Location virtual and in-person

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For questions about educational credits, contact our Education/Training Specialist, Eileen Monreale
Office phone: 212-233-0550