WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb has expanded the number of security services it provides to yacht owners in the United States.
The services, which were previously only offered to Chubb's Signature Suite customers, are now available to all U.S. yacht customers of Chubb Personal Risk Services. The new services include:
One complimentary background check annually on a crew member; subsequent checks are available at a discounted rate.
Reduced-rate custom travel security consultations on port or location-specific conditions.
Access to Passport 360°SM, an annual worldwide travel accident insurance policy providing an array of assistance services, including emergency medical evacuation. It is available for an additional premium.
Additional services, available at discounted rates, include elite security escorts for yachts traveling through risky waters and consultations on local laws and regulations regarding traveling with security personnel and firearms.
Yacht insurance customers will continue to receive complimentary general travel briefings, including travel danger assessments and information on local customs and tips.
"Whether traveling along the Amalfi Coast, sitting on their yachts at the dock or hiring new crew members, Chubb wants its customers to feel safe and secure," said Debbie O'Sullivan, Vice President, Recreational Marine Product Manager, Chubb Personal Risk Services. "For well over 100 years, Chubb has been protecting watercrafts and their owners from an array of maritime risks. Our new security services address today's most serious threats to our customers whether they and their yacht are in port or out on the high seas."
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: new.chubb.com.