Particular Average

Definition of "Particular average"

Marsha Buscher
  Synergy Realty Network

  1. expenses and damages incurred as the result of damage to a ship and its cargo, and/or of taking direct action to prevent initial or further damage to the ship and its cargo. These expenses and damages are paid by the owner of the part of the ship and cargo which actually suffers a loss. Contrast with GENERAL AVERAGE.
  2. partial loss of property resulting from an OCEAN MARINE EXPOSURE for which the owner of that property must bear the entire loss.

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