As with any business, owning and operating a sea farm carries certain risks. Maintaining the right type of insurance is critical because it protects business owners from legal, financial, and personal risks. In some case, insurance may even be required by law.



Insurance Questions

  1. Maritime-specific (e.g., Longshoreman’s Act, Jones Act)
  2. Employment (e.g., workers comp, human resources-type, labor standards)
  3. General liability
  4. Property, boat, and auto.

As a relatively new and unique industry to the U.S., the legal requirements for aquaculture businesses are not well defined and change constantly. A qualified attorney will know about changes to the law and help you understand what types of insurance coverage are right for your business.

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