Certified Marine Insurance Professional

The Practical Training & Designation in Marine and Longshore Insurance

Learn about CMIP Graduates, what Attendees say about seminars and Continuing Education.

Learn about the four main types of seminar.

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Earn your designation as a Certified Marine Insurance Professional! The CMIP Designation sets you apart as having a certified level of knowledge and expertise in Commercial Marine and Longshore Insurance and provides you with the added edge needed in today's marketplace.

Begin to earn your CMIP Designation by attending the next of four required seminars, Insuring Waterfront Businesses in New Orleans, LA October 23-24, 2017.

The Insuring Waterfront Businesses seminar delves deep into the exposures of waterfront businesses and provides practical "how to" guides on properly insuring them. Topics include an in-depth review of Marine General Liabilities, Third Party Liability for Marine Entities, Major Exclusions and Limitations in Non-Marine Forms, Common Endorsements, and continues with the tricky issues of Care Custody and Control (CCC) exposures including Ship Repairers Legal Liability, Terminal Operators Legal Liability, Stevedores Legal Liability, Wharfingers Legal Liability, and Tankermans Legal Liability. The seminar concludes with an extensive review of Maritime Employers Liability and the fascinating topic "Taking Your Marine Client Overseas"!

Requirements to earn your CMIP Designation requires attendance at four CMIP Seminars and passing a rigorous examination at the end of each:

  • Insuring Waterfront Businesses
  • Insuring Marine Employees
  • Recreational Marine Insurance
  • Insuring Vessel Owners & Operators

For additional information, please contact Karen Tischler at (415) 690-6214 or email

What Recent Attendees are saying about these seminars

“Excellent job to Ian and the entire LIG Family! A wonderful program for a Marine Professional." Alycia McGlone - ANM Maritime Solutions Group, P.A.

“Thank you for another excellent lecture." Chris Piazza - Navigators Management Company

“This type of marine specific seminar is perfect! Other seminars may touch on some subjects, but this seminar relates to exactly the types of business in which I am involved.” Nick Vinson, Price Forbes & Partners

"I have attended two CMIP Seminars that broadened my knowledge of Marine. I highly recommend the CMIP courses to become a well-rounded insurance professional." Lori R. Weick AVP, Senior Placement Specialist, Willis of New Jersey

Continuing Education

Each seminar carries 16 hours CE Credits and may vary by state. CE Credits have been filed in

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington

Course Approvals are pending and hours may vary by state.