Incorporates freight liability and cargo insurance services

Chartis has formed its Global Marine and Energy division’s new logistics unit, a center of underwriting and service unit for logistics companies worldwide. The unit will be led by Bryan Rettmann.

Richard Decker, president of Global Marine, a unit of Global Marine and Energy, said: The formation of a Logistics Unit and the appointment of Bryan Rettmann to lead the unit is a significant step in serving today’s logistics companies with superior underwriting and service expertise, which Chartis has demonstrated for decades.

The company said that solutions available through the logistics unit include freight liability and cargo insurance. This helps clients meet the exposures faced when expanding the scope of their services. In addition, clients have access to the global supply chain loss control services.

Chartis is a property-casualty and general insurance organisation with operations in over 160 countries.