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Marine Insurance Cover 

Marine Insurance Cover

Mission Express Ltd holds a full Marine Insurance Policy (No. 100001LL) with Lonham Marine Underwriters, Ipswich, IP4 1LN. The policy covers movements throughout the world with exception to the following countries whereupon terms and conditions must be agreed prior to shipment: Albania, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Burundi, Chechnya Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Somalia.


Subject Matter

Approved goods must be suitably packed and protected to withstand rigours of transit. The following commodities are excluded unless agreed by the Underwriters prior to sending and maybe able to be covered under a revised premium rate. Please consult with our Customer Services Dept whom will be able to establish confirmations and premiums if applicable:


  • Alcoholic beverages 

  • Antiques 

  • Documents, monies of any description, securities, negotiable documents or instruments, bonds, bullion, stamps, credit & debit cards.

  • Fresh fish, fruit and vegetables

  • Furs, fishmeal and refined sugar

  • Glass products and items

  • Household goods and personal effects

  • Jewellery, watches and perfumes

  • Metals (other than iron and steel)

  • Microchips, motherboards, and or memory of any kind which is not part of a complete system

  • Mobile phones (see below)**

  • Newsprint, pulp, reels of paper

  • Precious metals and stones

  • Tobacco and tobacco products

  • Maximum coverage £250,000 per sending.

Courier insurance premium (value of goods only): 2% of the value of the goods / £35.00 minimum


Freight insurance premium (value of goods and carriage combined) :  ((Value of goods + shipping cost) + 10%) x 2% = Premium 

**Mobile Phone Insurance 

International & Domestic Courier insurance premium (value of the goods only) : £55.00 up to £1,000.00 value of goods.


Special transit charges may apply.

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