The American Equity Underwriters
The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. is the program administrator of the American Longshore Mutual Association Ltd., a group self-insurance fund authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor to provide USL&H coverage for the liabilities of its members under the United States Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. AEU works with insurance brokers to provide USL&H coverage to employers who are members of ALMA, including shipbuilders, ship repairers, marine terminal operators, stevedores, marine contractors and other waterfront businesses. With a history rooted in maritime, AEU is keenly aware of the challenges faced by waterfront employers and has carefully built services and teams around loss control, underwriting, and claims handling to directly address the challenges and intense regulation these employers face. More than 1,400 waterfront employers – the largest of any USL&H provider – trust the experts at The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. with their longshore workers’ compensation needs.