Search and rescue cost insurance (search and rescue cost collateral special provision)

Compensation for search and rescue costs incurred by a person on board an insured vessel due to a distress.

Major accident examples

・ The passenger of the ship was in distress and was searched.
・ The hull ran aground and the passengers were rescued.

Main cases where insurance money cannot be paid

1. Damage caused by war, use of foreign force, civil war, riot, etc.
2. Damage caused by an earthquake, eruption or tsunami caused by these
3. Damage caused by the action of the harmful properties of nuclear fuel material, objects contaminated with nuclear fuel material, or accidents caused by these properties.
4. Damage due to an accident that occurs while leaving the water area or inland area within 200 km of land in Japan (however, if the departure is to avoid imminent danger to the insured vessel or its passengers) (Except when the purpose is to save human life.)
5. Damage to the insured person (person eligible for compensation) caused by intentional or gross negligence of the insured person (person eligible for compensation)
6. Damage to the operator himself when he is operating in a state where he may be drunk and unable to operate normally.
7. Damage caused to the person while operating the vehicle while under the influence of drugs, cannabis, opium, stimulants, dangerous drugs, paint thinner, etc.
8. Damages caused to the insured person (person eligible for compensation) due to combative acts, suicidal acts, or criminal acts.
9. Damage caused while the vessel is being operated by a person who does not have the consent of the person who has the legitimate right to use the vessel. 

Created March 2024 3T-23

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