Equipment Insurance Covers

  • Research equipment on a research vessel (including to/from Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, US Territories & Possessions) up to $250K limit. Coverage is worldwide.
  • Transit by Land or Air up to $500K Value.

Short Term Marine/Air Transit Insurance Covers

  • Equipment on a Research Vessel with a value that exceeds $250K
  • Waterborne Equipment NOT on a Research Vessel
  • Equipment in transit to/from Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, US Territories & Possessions via any conveyance other than a Research Vessel with value that exceeds $250K.
  • Air Transit with a value greater than $500K value

Short Term Marine Transit Covers

  • Shipping equipment via a vessel
  • Equipment in use while on board vessel
  • Associated Ground transportation
  • Associated storage

How Much Does it Cost?

  • Cost depends on coverage required and value of equipment to be insured.

How Long Does it Take?

  • Turnaround depends on complexity of coverage & completeness of submitted application.
  • Allow 1 week turnaround between application submission & quote

Marine/Air Short Term Transit is insured by Navigators Insurance Company

$1,000 deductible applies.
Submit Marine Cargo Reporting Form via email to rmequip@uw.edu to request a quote.
Submit Air Cargo Reporting Form via email to rmequip@uw.edu to request a quote.

Equipment Located Underwater