Ad Valorem Insurance

Benefit from compensation up to the real value of your goods, automatically and regardless of the cause of the damage suffered.

Ad Valorem Insurance

Whatever the mode of transport, goods are exposed to numerous risks (accidents, thefts, damage...) in the context of international transport. These risks can lead to supply chain delays and significant financial losses for businesses.

OVRSEA recommends Ad Valorem insurance which offers total compensation taking into account the value of your goods thus simple and fast procedure!

What is insurance Ad Valorem?

Ad Valorem insurance is insurance taken out for each transport that offers complete coverage, contrary to the limits of carrier liability provided for by law and international conventions.

Mode of transport

Limits of carrier liability provided for by law or international conventions, according to their mode of transport

International route
8.33 SDR* per kilogram of gross weight of missing or damaged goods.
Aerial
22 SDR per kilogram of gross weight of missing or damaged goods (in addition to the damage/loss compensation).
Marítimo
666.67 SDR per package/unit or 2 SDR per kilogram of gross weight of missing or damaged goods (whichever is greater).
Ferroviario
17 SDRs per kilogram of gross weight of missing or damaged goods.
(*SDR: Special Drawing Right, international reserve asset based on a basket of international currencies. End of 2023, 1 SDR = 1.24€)

Benefits of insurance
Ad Valorem

Ensure the real value of your goods

Unlike default insurance, which calculates compensation in the event of a claim based on the weight of your goods, Ad Valorem insurance offers compensation up to 110% of the real value of your goods, without applying a franchise!

A fast & easy service

Ad Valorem insurance guarantees automatic and rapid compensation, without requiring complex administrative procedures.
In addition, no deductible is applied, which guarantees full compensation.

An all-risk insurance

Our Ad Valorem insurance offers comprehensive global coverage from collection to delivery, as part of Ovrsea's services.
Ad valorem insurance offers comprehensive compensation for all modes of transport, including in the event of force majeure events (see more details in our FAQ below).
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What is insurance Ad Valorem?

Example : A company exports by sea a container carrying goods worth €200,000, distributed in 25 packages weighing 5400 kg. The container has gone missing at sea.
(*SDR: Special Drawing Right, international reserve asset based on a basket of international currencies. End of 2023, 1 SDR = 1.24€)
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Shipping without insurance Ad Valorem

Shipping with insurance Ad Valorem

Compensation calculation
Compensation calculation: around €20,667 (25 × 666.67 × 1.24*) * 1 SDR = €1.24
Application of the carrier's liability limits provided for by law or international conventions
Compensation calculation: 110% × 200,000 = €220,000
Franchise
Deductible: €2,000
Franchise: 0€
Final amount of compensation
Final amount of compensation: approximately €18,666.7 (20,666.7 - 2,000)
Final amount of compensation: 220,000€

FAQS

What is not covered by Ad Valorem insurance?
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What do our customers say

Read what our customers have to say about their successful shipping experiences.
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