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Best’s News & Research Service - October 08, 2021 09:55 AM (EDT)

Update: Best’s Rankings: US Ocean Marine 2020 Premiums Increase 5.8%

OLDWICK, N.J. //BestWire// - (Corrects the value of direct premiums written in the second paragraph) The value of direct premiums written for the total U.S. ocean marine industry increased 5.8% to $4.17 billion in 2020, according to a new Best’s Rankings report.

There was little movement among the top five companies in the ranking, with American International Group Inc. remaining the leader with $626.52 million in direct premiums written, up 4.2%. The biggest increase in the top 10 was Great American P & C Insurance Group, which jumped from No. 12 to No. 8 with a 29.8% hike in 2020 direct premiums written of $153.23 million.

The AM Best ranking measures direct premiums written for the U.S. ocean marine industry for 2020 and the percentage change, as well as market share and adjusted loss ratio.

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(By Frank Klimko, Washington correspondent, BestWeek:

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