West Coast Insurance Brokers became pioneers in developing insurance cover for Aquaculture, including finfish, lobster, oyster, mussel, abalone & tuna farming.
By understanding the needs of this complex, unique and expanding industry, we continue to provide insurance solutions to ensure the protection and security of farm owners and their employees….farming for the future.
- Fish Farm Livestock
- Fish Farm Infrastructure
- Fish Farm Vessels
- Marine Liability (P&I)
Fish Farm Livestock
Cover for loss or damage to fish stock in land based farms and hatcheries or held in floating sea cages at on-water lease sites. Stock insurance can be tailored to suit individual farm requirements, ranging from selected event cover, through to full mortality coverage.
Fish Farm Infrastructure
Cover for loss or damage to land based farm buildings, tanks, etc., and for sea cages at water lease sites.
Fish Farm Vessels
Cover for loss or damage to all types of work boats, including cage towing, dive and harvesting boats. Additional Perils cover for unforeseen breakdown of machinery on vessels can also be arranged, subject to machinery age, condition and maintenance regime.
Marine Liability (P&I)
Covers the fish farm owners legal liability for bodily injury or property damage to third parties, arising out of the operation of farm vessels, or the deployment of floating sea cages at water lease sites, including removal of wreck and pollution liability. Additional legal defence cover can also be available in matters of dispute.