Offer to buy RSA

You might have seen that an offer has been made by a consortium of two companies to buy RSA. This does not change the way you deal with us at the moment. All policies, claims and other interactions with us will continue the same as before.

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Straightforward insurance for marine cargo

We designed Cargo eSolutions as a straightforward all-risks policy for UK-based businesses. It provides comprehensive and cost-effective annual cover for marine cargo, with our expert claims team on hand when you need it.

Buy online with e-Trade

This is an e-Traded product, so brokers can get a quote online in minutes, as well as hold cover and issue documentation, with RSA online or Acturis. You can buy cover for the whole year or for a single transit. For any queries, our specialist team of underwriters can help you by phone or email.

All risks. No faff.

We provide cover on an all-risks basis to give businesses more peace of mind. This product covers import and export, or just moving goods around the UK  – whatever the business needs. And we’ve written the policy in plain English to make it clearer than ever.

The RSA difference

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Deep expertise

Our team has years of experience in marine insurance – covering everything from UK-based SME cargo to complex global operations.

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Products designed for needs

We designed our marine insurance products to meet the specific demands of the industry – so you only ever get the cover you need.

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Effective risk management

Helping businesses manage their risks lies at the heart of RSA: we work with businesses of all kinds to put them in the best possible position.

Business appetite

See the types of business we target, and the risk parameters we use.

  • Examples we target and are at our most competitive in include:

    • Textiles and clothing
    • Machinery and plant
    • Electrical goods
  • We can offer particularly good deals for:

    • UK-domiciled risks
    • Experienced importers/exporters
    • Long-term relationships with suppliers, customers and shipping companies
    • Internal risk management capabilities

    Risks we don’t write – or write only rarely as a small part of a wider portfolio – include:

    • Specie risks
    • Cash and bullion
    • Non-UK domiciled businesses
    • Stock (for stock, use Cargo Throughput Solutions product)
    • Mobile phones, tablets and other portable electronic items
    • Fine art and antiques

An expert claims service

A team of specialists

When things go wrong, you get a highly experienced team on the case, working to minimise disruption and get things back on track quickly.

A global network

Our marine claims adjusters work with a global network of claims agents and surveyors – so we can respond fast, wherever the claim is.

A strong partnership

We work closely with you and all parties involved, moving the claim to resolution as quickly as possible.

Downloads and documents

View and download policies, fact sheets and more.

Get a quote online

Log in to RSA online and select Cargo eSolutions or use Acturis to get a quote. 

Got a question?

If you have any questions about this product, get in touch with our specialist underwriting team.

Marine Portfolio Underwriting Team

DD 0330 102 4202 mput.marine@uk.rsagroup.com

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