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Movie Boat

The Movie Boat marine property & liability insurance program that provides coverage for filming boats, barges, platforms, marinas, docks, wharves and piers.

Coverages available through the Movie Boat program include:

•    Hull & Machinery
•    Protection & Indemnity (Including Jones Act)
•    Charterer's Legal Liability
•    Towers Liability
•    Wharfinger's Liability
•    Excess Liability
•    Owned & Rented Equipment
•    Negative/Faulty Stock

Lines of Business

Hull & Machinery, Protection & Indemnity,  Wharfinger's Liability, Tower's Liability, Excess Liability, Charterer’s Legal Liability

Coverage Definitions

Hull and Machinery

Coverage Definition
Hull and Machinery protects the owners and production companies with an insurable interest in the vessels for repairing or replacing damaged, destroyed or lost property.

Protection & Indemnity

Coverage Definition
Protection & Indemnity is required when the insured is responsible for operating the vessel. It protects the insured against:
(1) liability for specified types of bodily injury or property damage and
(2) certain unexpected vessel related exposures and disbursements.
Principal liabilities include:Loss of life, personal injury and sickness of the vessel crew, production crew and third parties; damage to cargo on board the vessel; damage to piers, docks, jetties, and other fixed objects; damage to other vessels and their cargo caused otherwise than by collision with the other vessel; inadvertently incurred fines and penalties because port rules were violated; expenses incurred when the law requires that a wrecked vessel be removed;
Collision Liability (aka Running Down Clause) is included and covers damage caused by collision with another vessel.
Towers' liability is included and provides coverage for the object being towed and any cargo aboard the tow.
Jones Act coverage is included and extends coverage for causes of action by seamen against their employers measured by the Federal Liability Act. Insurance coverage under these Federal Acts is much broader than traditional workers compensation policies.

Charterer's Liability

Coverage Definition
Charterer?s Liability is required when the insured is not responsible for operating the vessel.

Wharfinger's Liability

Coverage Definition
Wharfinger's Liability covers the liabilities of parties that operate or control a dock, pier or marina.

Eligible Productions

"The Making of" Videos
Community TV Interview
Corporate Video
Demo Reel Shoot
Digital Video
Direct Sale Videos
Director's Reel
Educational & Training Film
Experimental Film
Feature Film
Festival Reel
Film Promotion
Independent Feature, Low Budget
Instructional Video
Live Action Shot
Miscellaneous Production
Motion Picture
Music Video
Non Airing Pilot
Photography Shoot
Pick-up Shoot
Point of Sale Video
Promotional Video
Public Access Program
Public Service Announcement
Reality Based TV Show
SAG Experimental
SAG Limited Exhibition
SAG Modified Low Budget
Sales Video
Short Film
Soap Opera
Spec Commercial
Spec Production
Television Pilot
Television Series
Television Special
Thesis Film
Training Video
Video Biography
Video Game Shoot
Video Location Survey
Video Shoot (Miscellaneous