The article generalizes the essence of marine insurance. The regulation of maritime transport and maritime insurance is determined. A general analysis of indices of the domestic insurance market for marine insurance was conducted. The main types of marine insurance in Ukraine are indicated. For the purpose of in-depth study of the main tendencies, the indicators for certain types of voluntary sea insurance have been analyzed. Conclusions about the existing tendencies of development of marine insurance in Ukraine are made.
Key words: marine insurance, risks of sea insurance, voluntary insurance of water transport (marine inland and other types of water transport, CASCO), voluntary insurance of liability of owners of water transport.