COVINGTON, LA – Continental Underwriters, Ltd. (CU) is celebrating its 45th anniversary as a provider of primary, excess, ocean cargo and inland marine insurance for hull and maritime liability coverages (P&I) for vessel owners, ship builders, terminal operators, fleet operators, stevedores, cargo handlers, marine contractors and a variety of other maritime insurance products. CU provides underwriting, broker services, claims management and loss control assistance for its maritime clients, and they also represents a number of highly rated marine insurers.
The family owned and operated company, founded in 1971 by H. Elder Brown, Sr., is headquartered in Covington, LA.
Company reps said over the course of the last 45 years Continental has built a tradition of excellence in providing its clients with the broadest marine and specialty insurance product mix as well as the highest standards in customer service. H. Elder Brown, Jr., Chairman of CU, said “From its very beginnings, Continental’s mission has been to protect our valued clients’ interests and that remains at the core of our focus.”
Continental recently expanded its national presence by opening offices in Manhattan, NY, and Chicago, IL, while also expanding into additional specialty product lines.
The company plans to continue the steady growth strategy as part of its 45th anniversary initiative.
“We understand the rarity of longevity in our class of business and are excited to mark our 45th anniversary,” Brown said. “Continental’s reluctance to succumb to external market conditions coupled with our refusal to compromise on our core values are the reasons why we are celebrating this anniversary and also why we are poised to reach many more milestones.”