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Memorial Day Cargo Theft

Posted: May 27, 2022 in:

Cargo theft poses a significant risk to the integrity of the supply chain and this risk is dramatically enhanced over the long Memorial Day weekend. It is well documented that cargo theft rates spike over long holiday weekends, and preventative measures should be taken to protect your cargo. […]


Posted: May 12, 2022 in:

We’re pleased to introduce our vice president, Kathleen Creedon, as our next amazing employee in our spotlight series.  […]

Get to Know Kelly Fletcher

Posted: January 19, 2022 in:

Continuing our employee spotlight series, we’d like to introduce our underwriting technical assistant, Kelly Fletcher. Kelly plays a vital role on the Falvey Cargo Underwriting team, where she works closely with our underwriters, assisting with renewal and new business submissions. She’s responsible for issuing quotes and policies and managing our accounts,... […]

2021 Holiday Season Shipping Trends & Statistics

Posted: December 14, 2021 in:

In 2020, we experienced the impact of the global pandemic on holiday shopping and shipping trends. We saw a record number of consumers turning to e-commerce due to safety concerns and stay-at-home orders as we braced for the onset of “shipageddon,” a potential shipping crisis involving port congestion, labor shortages, and a chaotic retail supply chain. […]

Support a Seafarer this Holiday Season

Posted: November 17, 2021 in:

Even though the world seems to be returning to “normal” for the 2021 holiday season, this isn’t the case for our seafarers, who are working tirelessly to ensure coveted gifts are in stock and on shelf. Through Falvey Cargo’s partnership with The Mission to Seafarers, we’ve learned the many ways we can provide support to our seafarers to thank them for their... […]

Get To Know Jessica DiSaia-Pelletier

Posted: November 10, 2021 in:

Next in our employee spotlight series, we’re featuring Jessica DiSaia-Pelletier. Jessica is our rockstar underwriting technical assistant here at Falvey Cargo Underwriting. Jessica’s role on the Falvey team involves working alongside our underwriters, assisting them with renewing and opening new business accounts. She also closely monitors accounts, as she... […]

The Mission to Bring Vaccines to Seafarers

Posted: October 27, 2021 in:

For many of us in the U.S., receiving the COVID-19 vaccine is as simple as walking into a local pharmacy. However, getting vaccinated isn’t so easy for those who live and work on the sea. After all, how can seafarers access vaccines if they cannot leave their ship or port? That’s an issue the Mission to Seafarers (MTS) set out to solve. […]

2021 IUMI Virtual Conference Recap

Posted: September 15, 2021 in:

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) 2021 virtual Seoul conference was held on September 2-15. It was hosted by the General Insurance Association of Korea for the first time since the establishment of IUMI. This is the second year in a row the event was held virtually. The first year was last year for the online Sweden conference. The... […]

5 Major Natural Disasters of 2020

Posted: July 7, 2021 in:

Natural disasters resulted in $210 billion of losses in 2020, as 26.5% increase from 2019, as countries around the world struggled to deal with record-breaking hurricanes, floods, and wildfires, on top of a global pandemic. Of those losses, about $82 billion in damages was insured. For the U.S. alone, 2020 set a new annual record with 22 billion-dollar... […]


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