The American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU) has over 100 hundred years of service as the trade association representing the United States ocean marine insurance industry as an advocate, educator and information center.
AIMU provides an active program of support services to assist the U.S. marine insurance industry in providing its global customers with a level of performance unsurpassed in the world. Its worldwide network of surveyors (Correspondents) aids its members in handling claims with speed and efficiency. AIMU publishes a weekly bulletin, which provides its members with current information on maritime matters, media reports, legislation and court decisions. Through its educational programs, AIMU fosters the highest standards of professionalism, stimulates creativity and innovation and enhances the industry’s traditional commitment to service.
AIMU ensures that U.S. marine insurers are heard by lawmakers, regulators and international bodies. It testifies before congressional committees and works closely with organizations and participates in coalitions focused on improving safety and preventing cargo-related crime. AIMU is the forum for action on the significant issues that affect U.S. marine insurers, reinsurers and the international trade community.