Have Stress Free Yacht Crew Coverage

Do you own a yacht and need some coverage for yourself or your employees just in case the unexpected happens? There are many hazards that are often involved with yachting and you need some insurance coverage just in case the worst happens in the midst of your escapades, be they minor accident or even death. There are many marine insurance schemes available in the market but none offers such precise and specialized coverage for the yachting industry like the yacht crew insurance. This special kind of insurance is tailored for yacht crew that will help them meet medical expenses in […]

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Marine Insurance to Manage Danger in the High Seas

Heartwarming scenes accompanied the return of the crew members of the ill-fated cruise liner Costa Concordia returned home. As mothers and wives hugged their loved ones who returned home, smiles and relief were writ large on the faces of the survivors. The crew doubtless had to use their marine crew insurance to ensure that they did not pay for any treatment they received. When you are responsible for others’ lives, it can be a stressful thing. Even driving a car can sometimes be stressful. When you are surrounded by water on all sides, it can be doubly unnerving. The last […]

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Rise in International Maritime Piracy

Pirates may sound like they belong in a storybook or a blockbuster film but the reality is much different. According to the U.S. Department of State, the number of pirate attacks has risen significantly. Americans travelling by sea should be careful when sailing through certain coastal danger zones. Piracy happens all over the world but the coasts of Africa, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Venezuela and Yemen are particularly problematic. In Africa, most attacks happen in the Gulf of Arden off the coast of Somalia. Pirates, while most often targeting commercial ships, do attack private yachts. First, make sure your marine […]

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Life on the Ocean Waves With Added Protection

Marine crew and yacht crew have enviable jobs when you consider the international travel, the exotic destinations and the clear blue seas… But it’s not all sunshine and seaside fun. Crew work hard every day and are sometimes placed in dangerous situations. Crew members – and boat owners – need to consider health and travel insurance plans carefully. Marine crew insurance or yacht crew insurance is essential for life aboard ship. Yacht crew insurance provides short term coverage to cover crew for medical expenses incurred on an ocean trip. This type of coverage is available for 12 months – renewable […]

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Navigating Choppy Waters Made Easy with Marine Crew Insurance

While navigating the seas can be an easy task for mariners, navigating the world of marine crew insurance may not! With a plethora of plans available, crews of marine vessels are often at a loss to choose the right plan. The first stop for any mariner must be their employer—most employers offer some kind of health insurance, although coverage may be woefully inadequate. Remember that yacht crew insurance needs to be valid throughout the world, in most cases. International Medical Group brings its Global Crew Medical Insurance plan, tailored especially for mariners who travel around the world. There are two […]

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Waiver of Residence for Reside Blue Insurance

Still waters do run deep, and no one knows this better than the mariner who deals with choppy waters that denote an impending storm. One such disaster that can be avoided easily is falling prey to the financial strain of contracting illnesses when on a vessel. Marine crew insurance plans such as Reside Blue International help a mariner focus on getting the vessel and its cargo to the destination. Reside Blue International provides coverage for mariners, their spouses, and their dependents. The eligibility criterion is that all plan holders must be less than 75 years old, and more than 15 […]

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Marine Crew Insurance That Holds Water

If you’re a member of a marine crew, you might have heard of marine crew insurance. Your employer might provide you with a suitable plan, but it is always best to check whether you are adequately covered for your situation. Several yacht crew insurance and marine crew insurance plans are available in the market to choose from. Marine crew insurance plans usually offer worldwide coverage, which includes coverage at home and abroad. Coverage depends on whether the medical treatment is received abroad, at home within the medical network specified by the plan, or at home outside the network specified by […]

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With the Wind in Your Sails and Insurance by Your Side!

A trip to the Galapagos Islands for a chat with giant tortoises or a dinner with sea lions�does this sound like the adventure of a lifetime? For a mariner, this may just be another day at work; so you can imagine their need for comprehensive marine crew insurance! A domestic insurance policy has geographical and time limitations. What a mariner really needs is seamless coverage�24/7, throughout the year, whether on board the vessel, on vacation, off-duty, or ashore at port. A comprehensive marine crew insurance or yacht crew insurance plan provides all these and more. Marine policies generally provide for […]

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Appoint IT LLC Selects Scio Consulting for SaaS Product Design and Development

Appoint IT has announced today they have selected Scio Consulting to design and develop Appoint IT, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appointment scheduling application for the healthcare and service industry. SAN JOSE, CA, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Appoint IT LLC has announced today they have selected Scio Consulting to design and develop Appoint IT, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appointment scheduling application for the healthcare and service industry using a proven SaaS development and delivery platform from Apprenda. Appoint IT will be an on-demand appointment scheduling application available on a subscription basis, with an open API, and full SaaS functionality. Appoint IT LLC […]

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