Cargo Insurance by CMA CGM

Keep your business safe


Cargo insurance provides you with a coverage against physical damage or loss of goods during shipping, whether by land, sea or air.
At CMA CGM, our priority is to make our customer’s business journey with us seamless. Caring beyond shipping, our philosophy, is a promise to consistently pre-empt your expectations by working hard to satisfy your cargo needs and demands and providing you with a sustainable and rewarding shipping experience and business growth solutions.


The right guarantee for you


✓ Protect your shipment
In partnership with with a leading worldwide insurance company, we have developed a cargo insurance solution to ensure that your cargo value remains protected throughout the transport and up to delivery.
Insuring your cargo with us is the best way to get a personalized guarantee, obtain the best rates and compensation in case of cargo loss or damage and protect your business from a global perspective with a single contact point.


✓ Be ready for any eventuality
Shipments are subject to many perils, beyond anyone’s will. Should loss or damage occur to your cargo, our Insurance will prevent you from having to deal with difficult and lengthy administrative process with no guarantee of the final outcome. As your shipping partner, we know best how to secure your shipment, no matter the destination or the nature of your goods. With CMA CGM CARGO INSURANCE, you will enjoy broad coverage for your cargo and total peace of mind.


✓ Get your cargo covered easily
CMA CGM Cargo Insurance makes your life easier, thanks to a flexible and efficient protection program. Enjoy all the advantages of a one-stop-shop solution:

  • Get two instant quotes for freight and insurance in just one call
  • Receive one combined invoice to save you some time
  • Keep one single point of contact: your usual CMA CGM representative

The best protection for your cargo


With CMA CGM CARGO INSURANCE, your cargo is covered by an industry defined ‘All Risks’ insurance policy, it is covering :

  • Damage and loss due to almost all kind of risks*
  • Your goods from door-to-door, even in case of merchant haulage
  • Your cargo up to the full insured value with no Excess/Deductible

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Major events covered
Loss or Damage caused by:

  • Fire + explosion
  • Stranding, grounding, capsizing, sinking
  • Overturning, derailment, collision
  • Discharge of cargo at port of distress
  • General Average
  • Jettison, washing overboard
  • Acts of God (Earthquake, lightning...)
  • Water damage
  • Loading or unloading operations
  • Theft, pilferage, non-delivery
  • Leakage
  • Malicious damage
  • Breakage or other physical loss from external cause
  • Temperature variation (for reefer container)

Major exclusions Loss or damage caused by:


  • Willful misconduct of the insured
  • Inherent vice or nature of goods
  • Ordinary leakage, loss in weight or volume, wear & tear
  • Insufficient packing or preparation of goods
  • Delay

*This information is only a summary of what is covered under the contract developed on behalf of CMA CGM’s Group customers. Coverage is based on Institute Cargo Clauses A (ICC A) and subject to the terms and conditions of the policy that can be forwarded upon request. Possibility to get a FPA coverage (Free of Particular Average) based on ICC C clauses. This insurance covers losses or damages to goods due to major events only such as: fire, explosion, grounding, sinking, contribution to General Average.


Why choose CMA CGM Cargo Insurance?


With CMA CGM CARGO INSURANCE, you will get a personalized and comprehensive solution to secure your cargo value while in transit, whatever your needs.


In partnership with one of the largest marine insurance company, our insurance experts, located all around the world, have negotiated for you extended conditions at very competitive rates.


At any time and when most needed, you can count on our full support and assistance, and will be guaranteed to comply with local regulations in terms of insurance matters. We will also make sure that you obtain a quick compensation in case of claims.

With your business and cash flow being protected, you can enjoy a seamless, simple and efficient journey. Because « Caring Beyond Shipping » is not just a promise.