Legal Expenses

Legal Expenses (Freight, Demurrage & Defence or FD&D) insurance covers legal costs and legal assistance for a wide ranging number of disputes arising from the owning, operation, sale, purchase or building of a ship. Whilst legal and associated costs are covered, the policy does not insure the principal sum in dispute. The most commonly covered disputes relate to:

  • Charterparties
  • Sale & Purchase
  • New Buildings
  • Agency and Crew
  • Contracts of Affreightment

Legal Expenses (FD&D) Terms and Conditions are included in the P&I Terms and Conditions.

Further transportation insurance is available from affiliated companies within the QBE Insurance Group.