WQIS:The Pioneer in Marine Pollution Liability Solutions

In 1971, the Water Quality Insurance Syndicate (WQIS) was established by twenty-seven (27) American marine insurers as a specialist pollution facility to insure vessel pollution risks and to address liabilities imposed by the United States through the Water Quality Improvement Act of 1970 and other significant legislation. Since 1971, WQIS has expanded its operations to offer insurance products in order to protect owners and operators for their pollution liabilities worldwide.

With more than 45 years of experience, WQIS is the leader in the vessel pollution insurance market offering the most comprehensive coverage, the most experienced underwriting and claims department with the most effective response team in the market.