Leading the Way in Insuring Marine Pollution Liability Risks

Water Quality Insurance Syndicate (WQIS) is dedicated to providing the broadest coverage in marine pollution insurance and creating the most responsive organization to serve the needs of our clients. With a history as the pioneer of the original marine pollution policy, we have never stopped innovating.

WQIS can boast a number of “firsts” including having the foresight to cover over 42 federal statutes, providing the first endorsements for Alaska and California, being ahead of the curve by issuing IMO Bunker Convention blue cards, and filing thousands of COFR certificates with the U.S. Coast Guard on behalf of its assureds.

WQIS provides pollution coverage for the following client base:

  • Vessel Owners & Operators (including limited criminal penalties)
  • Cargo Owners
  • Shipyards (Ship Repairers & Ship Builders)
  • Yachts & Yacht Dealers
  • Mobile Drilling Units
  • Public Vessels
  • Tow Risks
  • Banks
  • Marina Owners & Operators
  • Non Vessel Owners

WQIS provides the following vessel pollution products:

  • Worldwide Vessel Pollution
  • Blue Haven Marina Vessel Pollution
  • Blue Haven Shipyard Vessel Pollution
  • COFR Guaranty
  • Bunker Blue Cards
  • Non-Vessel Owner/Operator Vessel Pollution
  • Cargo Owners Vessel Pollution