MN 100: Continental Underwriters, Ltd.

Posted by Nicole Ventimiglia

2235 N. Hwy 190
Covington, LA 70433
Tel: (985) 898-5300 
Email: [email protected]
President & CEO: H. Elder Brown, Jr.

The Company:
Continental Underwriters, Ltd. is a national, multiline firm for all types of marine coverages. The firm offers both admitted and non-admitted products in all 50 states, packaged in flexible, competitively priced insurance options with broad terms and conditions for even the most unusual, complex, and hard-to-place risks. Continental’s 44 years of success ensures that insured’s receive extensive access, tailor-made coverage, and a high level of expertise directly from experienced brokers and underwriters. Offerings include Hull & Machinery, Protection & Indemnity, Builder’s Risk, Cargo, Charterer’s Liability, Excess Liability, General Liability, Pollution, Ship Repairer’s Legal Liability, Stevedore’s Legal Liability, Tankerman’s Legal Liability, Terminal Operator’s Liability, and Wharfinger’s Liability. Continental is part of the FGH family of companies.

The Case:
Founded in 1970, CUL has grown into the largest brown water Marine Insurance underwriting firm in the nation. With expanding product lines and market leading capacity, CUL looks forward to providing clients with the very best service and security for the next generation to come. More recently, Elder Brown., Jr returned CUL to private ownership by purchasing CUL back from Houston Casualty Company in 2009.  Today, CUL is an industry leader in part due to the company’s excellent underwriting and claims handling.

(As published in the August 2014 edition of Marine News -

Marine News Magazine, page 50,  Aug 2014

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