Cargo insurance can boast constant demand in Ukrainian insurance market since quite wide range of entities are entitled to act as the Insured under the contracts. Shippers, consignees, carriers and freight forwarders may have the insurable interest in the cargo and conclude the policies accordingly. Judging by our experience, the party which is the most interested in the cargo safely reaching the destination point is more likely to pay for the insurance.
What is the correct way to fill out the insurance application in order to avoid problematic claim settlement?
Concluding insurance agreement should be aimed, in the first place, at receiving indemnity in case of unforeseen circumstances. Imagine the Client’s distress if the insurance company denies indemnity or pays for the damage only partly.
All risks property insurance agreements have been catching on in Ukrainian market recently. In this regard a logic question comes up – do they really provide coverage against all the possible perils to which the Insured are exposed in the every-day life? The truth is that apart from quite comprehensible exceptions such as military conflicts, decisions of government authorities aimed at nationalization, confiscation or expropriation of insured property as well as cyber attacks or permanent factors causing natural wear and tear of the insured objects there are some exceptions from “all risks” insurance coverage that actually happen rather frequently.
Lately there have been some developments in the sphere of issuing loans to businesses secured by pledged property assets. Though the process is not as speedy as some of companies would have wished, that is still a positive trend for the economic revival. Typically enough the majority of lenders view the compulsory insurance required under the mortgage agreements as the unintended expenses. Therefore only the slight share of attention is paid to considering and negotiating the most favorable insurance terms and conditions instead of using the insurance policies as the tool to minimize the entrepreneurial risks.
The approach to defining political risks insurance is quite different from other insurance products. It’s worth mentioning that political risks insurance can refer to two different notions. What are those and what do they mean?
Considering the recent developments in logistics sphere which have been leading to market consolidation a lot of operators are looking into possible ways of transferring some of their risks to the insurance companies. However it is essential that the insurance product be chosen accurately with regard to the extent of coverage, as well as with regard to justified cost.
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