Liability insurance in Mauritania – too risky for global provider

28 January 2015

When a British fire safety training company won a major contract to deliver training and services at a gold mine in the Mauritanian Sahara, West Africa, their usual global insurer agreed to cover the business liability insurance required as a part of the tender.

However, the day they came to sign the contract the insurer pulled out because the venture was deemed too high risk.

Specialist business liability insurance at the same rate

Fortunately the fire safety company turned to us. As a specialist in high-risk liability insurance for Africa and other remote or dangerous regions, we are set up to provide this kind of service.

Our bespoke package included Professional Indemnity, Employers’ Liability, Worker’s Compensation and Auto Liability Insurance. With this in place the contract was secured and signed on time.

Bellwood Prestbury represents all types of clients tendering for work across Africa, including those regions where there is a high risk of occupational hazards including war and terrorism. We provide high-risk insurance to companies across a broad range of industries and occupations, from NGOs and logistics operators, to private security firms and oil and gas multinationals.

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