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Big Changes Coming to the Oil Tanker Industry

Due to the oil tanker accident in the San Francisco area, officials are calling for reconsideration of current legislation. If these changes take effect, they could also affect current oil tanker insurance policies. We are on the look out for information and will keep you advised as we hear more.
Ship Safety Rules To Be Reconsidered for Bay Bridge in Northern California
Days after an oil tanker struck a San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge tower, the Coast Guard is calling for reconsideration of rules that allow large ships to sail in fog near the span in Northern California.
The San Jose Mercury News reported that Capt. Cynthia Stowe, a top Coast Guard official…Full story on


Hull & Company Announces Opening of Their New Marine Department and Welcomes Quincy M. Schmit to the Team

Stockton, CA…Carl H. Bartlotti, CPCU, CIC, Vice President, Profit Center Leader of Hull & Company, Inc. announces that Hull & Company has now opened a new Marine Department at its Stockton, CA location and welcomes marine risk specialist Quincy M. Schmit as Commercial Lines Marine Broker. The Stockton Marine Department will offer full access to competitive markets for all types of commercial marine exposures, as well as recreational and other miscellaneous hard to place marine accounts.

“We are excited to extend Hull & Co.’s long tradition of offering Marine Insurance expertise to the West Coast,” said Carl. “The addition of Quincy and her years of marine experience now enable us to provide our customers a broader array of marine products and services.”

About the New Marine Department
Hull & Co.’s new Marine Department will help retail clients round out their books of business and locate the best terms, conditions and pricing for their marine exposures. The department offers access to competitive markets and lines of coverage for Marinas, Yacht Clubs, Boat Dealers, Brokers & Manufacturers, as well as Commercial Vessels and Marine Contractors for P&I, Hull, excess marine liabilities and more. The department writes in all states.

About Quincy Schmit
Quincy comes to Hull & Company with over nine years of California and West Coast experience with marine insurance risks. Much of this experience was accumulated with a local Marine wholesaler, where she worked as a producer. Quincy holds her CA State P&C License and currently resides in Stockton, CA. She and her husband recently welcomed their first child and are avid boaters and members of Port Stockton Boaters, a club for boating enthusiasts. Excited to start working with her new clients at Hull & Company, she firmly believes, “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm,” as Emerson states in her favorite quote. Per Carl, “Our retail customers will especially appreciate Quincy’s enthusiasm, energy and drive to help them write business.”

Quincy can be reached at the Stockton branch at
Hull & Company, Inc.
2389 West March Lane, Suite 200
Stockton, CA 95207
Phone: (209) 507-7334 E-mail:

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