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Rule 43 US owned, operated or managed Vessels

1 The Association shall not cover under the entry of a US owned, operated or managed Vessel any liability, loss, cost or expense of any description howsoever arising out of or relating to:

a) any liability resulting from personal injury or bodily injury or occupational disease in respect of any employee including without limitation "borrowed employees" of the Member that may arise under any worker's compensation law, unemployment compensation or disability benefit laws, United States Longshoremen and Haborworkers Compensation Act, and any other form of maritime employers liability (other than Jones Act, general maritime law remedies of the United States and any claims under the Death on the High Seas Act) or any similar laws, and/or by reason of the relationship of master and servant, nor to any employee of the Member in respect of injury to or the death of another employee of the Member injured in the course of such employment; or

b) any liability to the spouse, child, parent, brother or sister, or dependent of any employee as a consequence of paragraph (a) above; or

c) any liability which any director, officer, partner, principal, employee or stockholder of the Member may have to any employee of the Member (other than liability that may arise under Jones Act, general maritime law remedies of the United States and any claims under the Death on the High Seas Act).

2 The exclusions from cover under Rule 43.1(a) and (b) apply:

a) whether the Member may be liable as an employer or in any other capacity; and

b) to any obligation of the Member to share damages with or repay any party who is required to pay damages because of the injury.