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Trust the leader in longshore.

As a leading specialist in USL&H, we partner with waterfront employers and their insurance brokers to help solve their toughest workers' compensation challenges.

With more than 20 years of experience, we've built services and teams to directly meet the unique needs of companies in the maritime industry. Longshore is our specialty, so you can rest assured that your unique exposures are being handled by experts.

At AEU, we do longshore differently. The two-minute video below explains how.

Giving waterfront employers more control over their long-term success. 

  • Creative, flexible underwriting with rates that are based on individual performance
  • In-house claims team with low caseloads, allowing us to focus on resolving claims quickly and cost effectively
  • Personalized loss control support, regardless of account size
  • Educational conferences, workshops and safety resources included in membership



Trusted by 1,392 waterfront employers with their USL&H needs



$165 million in annual premium contributions


$3.9 billion in total payroll
(including State Act)



97% member retention rate

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