Two Charleston-based Insurance Companies Join Forces to Create Top Notch Service-Focused Insurance Solutions for Marine Interests Around the World

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Combining strong roots in insurance service, and doubling the number of carriers, MII offers expansive insurance solutions to marine industry clients world wide

The joining of Maritime Insurance, LLC and Port City Holdings, LLC dba KSA Marine Insurance has created a new entity, Maritime Insurance International, combining both agencies’ deep expertise in the unique aspects of the marine insurance industry and raising the service level for marine recreational and commercial purposes while expanding its reach to international locations.

Under the new name, Maritime Insurance International (MII) creates an integrated service with access to best-in-class insurance products and services in the boating and the marine industry, both personal and commercial, around the world. MII provides underwriting options from a large number of top-rated carriers resulting in targeted solutions to the varying needs of marine industry clients with competitive rates and unparalleled customer service.

“By combining our services, Maritime Insurance International can connect to more than double the number of carriers enabling us to cover every aspect of marine related risk for private or commercial marine needs worldwide. We are fiercely committed to doing what is right for our clients, protecting them and servicing their marine insurance needs,” stated Maritime Insurance International President Nick McGinty

The MII team possesses in-depth knowledge of marine-based businesses and expertise in ensuring commercial and private marine operations in the event of loss and risk management. They are specialists who are responsive, professional and committed to superior customer service for each client.

Principals of MII have strong roots in the commercial marine industry and have earned a reputation for excellence in the Charleston area and beyond: Vice President Garrison Rudisill has been at KSA Marine since 2010 and was in charge of the marine division; Commercial Marine Underwriting Manager Vance Barker brings more than 32 years of experience focused on commercial marine and aviation insurance. The company president is former Charleston City Marina and City Marina Company General Manager Nick McGinty. He started Maritime Insurance in 2007 which became one of the largest marine specific insurance agencies in the Southeast. Maritime Insurance International Chairman John Foreman has more than five years of experience and is co-founder and president of King Street Agency Insurance.

About Maritime Insurance International
MII is the premier provider of full-range marine insurance products and underwriting services to its clients in the marine industry, private and commercial, with worldwide reach. Maritime Insurance International is founded on reliability, transparency, and integrity with client service at the heart of every transaction. Offices are located at 3 Lockwood Drive, Suite 302-A, Charleston, SC 29401. For more information call Nick McGinty 843-606-5270 or visit

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