Cargo Assurance

APL's suite of Cargo Assurance offerings ensures that value of your cargo remains protected - come what may.

Choose from a range of cargo value protection, all designed with your interests in mind. From an all-inclusive protection that takes everything into consideration, to one customized to suit your every need – you name it, we have it.

The result of APL’s partnership with one of the world’s largest marine insurance companies, you can now make a shipment booking and secure value protection at the same time.

  • One-stop shop: save costs and hassle by making shipment booking and securing cargo value through APL
  • A simple and quick process for claims and a payment within 30 days for straightforward claims
  • No excess/deductible (for Total and Main Cover)

With APL’s proven track record, you can have a peace of mind when shipping with us, because whatever happens, we’ve got your back.

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Cargo Assured - Total Cover provides door-to-door comprehensive value protection for your cargo.

  • One-stop shop: save costs and hassle by making shipment booking and securing cargo value through APL
  • Based on international “Institute Cargo Clauses A” (ICC A)
  • Simple and quick claim process – receive payment within 30 days for straightforward claims
  • No excess / No deductible
  • Provides value protection against damage or loss of cargo/container resulting from:
Fire/explosion Entry of sea/lake or river water
Stranding/grounding Total loss of package overboard
Capsizing/sinking Total lost whilst loading or unloading
Overturn/derailment Fresh water, ship sweat
Collision Improper stowage by carrier
Road accident Improper stowage by carrier
Discharge of cargo at port of distress Theft, pilferage, non-delivery
General Average Leakages
Jettison Malicious damage
Washing overboard Breakage or other physical loss from external cause
Acts of God Temperature variation (reefer)

Cargo Assured - Main Cover provides door-to-door value protection against major events.

  • One-stop shop: save costs and hassle by making shipment booking and securing cargo value through APL
  • Based on international “Institute Cargo Clauses C” (ICC C)
  • Simple and quick claim process – receive payment within 30 days for straightforward claims
  • No excess / No deductible
  • Provides value protection against damage or loss of cargo/container resulting from:

Fire/explosion Road accident
Stranding/grounding Discharge of cargo at port of distress
Capsizing/sinking General Average
Overturn/derailment Jettison
Collision

Container Damage Waiver minimizes clients’ liability for accidental damages to our containers while under their care and control.

  • Applicable for dry and refrigerated containers only
  • Applicable for accidental loss or damage in excess of USD 250
  • Does not apply to cargo carried within the container.

SMARTcool Assured

APL’s industry-leading cold treatment (CT) solution now comes with added protection, giving our customers greater peace of mind knowing that their business is protected.


And with a minimal top-up, you can opt for SMARTcool Assured – an optional assurance you can add on to SMARTcool that provides protection of US$25,000 or more.


With SMARTcool or SMARTcool Assured, in the event of a rejection of the goods by the relevant sanitary authorities as a result of a CT failure, APL will compensate for the financial consequences:

Damage to the goods Save costs and hassle by protecting the value of your cargo through APL
Additional costs for a second cold treatment process Compensates within 30 days upon receipt of all required documents
Extra expenses (storage, plugging costs, handling charges, etc.) No excess / deductible
Loss of profit
Re-routing expenses

With our proven track record, trust us when we say you can chill, because whatever happens, we’ve got your back.

call your APL representative to find out more.

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*Terms and Conditions apply.

APL will not be liable if:

  • Hot load is proven
  • Probes are not properly inserted into the fruits
  • Probes are damaged during loading

The service will be progressively rolled-out to countries/regions on campaign basis in line with export seasons over the course of 2017.

Customized coverage is available upon request.

Call your local APL representative to find the best Cargo Assurance protection to secure your cargo value now!

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