Navigators Launches New Online Cargo Certificate Issuance System

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NEW YORK, NY, July 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) today announced the launch of a new online cargo certificate issuance system through a partnership with Oceanwide Inc., a leading provider of hosted insurance software solutions for the global property & casualty insurance industry.

"We understand that time is of the essence to our customers, which is why we empower our local underwriters with significant levels of authority to make decisions, in addition to supporting customers with state-of-the-art technology," said Michael J. McKenna, President of U.S. Marine. "Our commitment to unparalleled customer service includes expeditious turnaround time, and we trust the recent addition of the Oceanwide Genoa online certificate issuance system is an illustration of Navigators' commitment to providing our clients with the highest levels of service."

To access Oceanwide Genoa, visit the "Brokers & Agents" tab on our website,, and click on "NavCargo."

The Navigators Group, Inc. is an international specialty insurance holding company with insurance company operations, underwriting management companies and operations at Lloyd's. Navigators has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe, as well as representative offices in China and Brazil.

This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Whenever used in this release, the words "estimate," "expect," "believe," "may," "will," "intend," "continue" or similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. We cannot assure that results that we anticipate will be achieved, since results may differ materially because of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that we face. Please refer to Navigators' most recent Forms 10-K and 10-Q and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a description of Navigators' business and the important factors that may affect that business. Navigators undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement.

CONTACT: Business Inquiries: Michael J. McKenna 212-613-4356 Media Inquiries: Taha Ebrahimi 212-613-4288

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