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National Interstate Expands its Crane Rental and Rigging Insurance Products

RICHFIELD, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Interstate Insurance Company, a leader in specialty insurance programs since 1989, announced that it has expanded its current Crane and Rigging insurance program which is available for mid to large companies with a new product focusing on small- to mid-size Crane Rental and Rigging operations.

All of its Crane and Rigging products, including this newest offering, are uniquely tailored to meet industry needs and include auto liability, physical damage, workers’ compensation, general liability, motor truck cargo, excess, property, and cyber liability. National Interstate offers these insurance products through an open retail distribution network and is actively seeking producers to market and service the new program, which is available immediately.

“Given the success with our current offerings, we are thrilled to expand our product to now include coverages designed specifically for small- to mid-size crane rental and rigging operations,” said Dan Keenan, Director of Specialty Transportation at National Interstate. “Through this expansion, we will be able to offer a comprehensive insurance solution to customers of all sizes with quick turnaround times, flexible payment options, and industry-leading risk management services. We believe our ability to work directly with retail agents on this product provides a distinct advantage within this marketplace.”

“Having entered the crane and rigging space 10 years ago through the launch of our unique Titan Specialized alternative risk program, we continue to gain knowledge of and develop products that meet the distinct needs of these specialty operators,” said Shawn Los, Vice President at National Interstate. “This expansion is a natural progression for National Interstate’s Crane and Rigging program and allows us to bring our industry expertise, products, and services to a broader range of customers.”

National Interstate is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company and has been recognized five times by Forbes as one of its Most Trustworthy Companies. An active member of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) since 2006, National Interstate was a sponsor of its 2016 Annual Conference held in April and will also exhibit at the Crane and Rigging Workshop on September 21-23, 2016 in National Harbor, MD.

Companies and producers seeking more information about National Interstate’s crane and rigging programs may contact Rose Augustin at rose.augustin@natl.com, or 800-929-1500 x5163.

About National Interstate

An Insurance Experience Built Around You

National Interstate Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Interstate Corporation, is a specialty property and casualty insurance company with a niche orientation and focus on the transportation industry. We differentiate ourselves by offering insurance products and services designed to meet the unique needs of targeted insurance buyers. Products include insurance for passenger, moving and storage, and truck transportation companies, alternative risk transfer, or captive, insurance programs for commercial risks, specialty personal lines consisting of insurance products focused primarily on recreational vehicle owners, and transportation and general commercial insurance in Hawaii and Alaska. National Interstate and its insurance subsidiaries, which include Vanliner Insurance Company, National Interstate Insurance Company of Hawaii, Inc., and Triumphe Casualty Company, are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Founded in 1989, we are headquartered in Richfield, Ohio with operations in Kapolei, Hawaii, and Fenton, Missouri.

PRESS CONTACT: Amanda Genther, Media Relations National Interstate Insurance Company amanda.genther@natl.com | 330-523-5482

Source:National Interstate Insurance Company