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The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Yacht Crew Insurance

Worst Advice About Yacht Crew InsuranceWhen you have insurance questions, it is tempting to ask friends and coworkers for their advice. You turn to these people for guidance in your personal life, so it is natural to seek their input when considering other important issues. Basing your insurance decisions solely on advice from non-professionals may not be a good idea, however, as this advice is usually based on an individual’s own experiences and anecdotes. In honor of these well-intentioned but ill-informed sources, we have decided to share with you the worst advice we’ve ever heard about yacht crew insurance – along with the real facts you can use to make informed decisions about your health insurance coverage.   Continue reading “The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Yacht Crew Insurance” »

MHG Medical Management Services Aims to Change Cruise Industry Standard With New Equipment Maintenance Program

MHG Medical ManagementMHG Medical Management Services, a dedicated marine medical service provider, has launched its Medical Equipment and X-ray Annual Inspection & Calibration Services Program.  These services are tailored to the cruise industry’s unique requirements.  MHG Medical’s reputation for excellent standards prompted industry operators to propose that they should develop a new service. Continue reading “MHG Medical Management Services Aims to Change Cruise Industry Standard With New Equipment Maintenance Program” »

Will My Health Insurance Plan Cover Me Internationally?

Will My Health Insurance Plan Cover Me InternationallyAccidents and injuries can occur at any time, leaving you in need of skilled medical care. If a medical emergency transpires when you are at home, your health insurance may provide the full range of needed benefits, but most insurance policies have different rules that apply to international travel. Since having the proper insurance coverage can make the difference between an easily managed situation and a medical and financial nightmare, before you head off on an overseas vacation or business trip, you first must find out, “Will my health insurance plan cover me internationally?” Continue reading “Will My Health Insurance Plan Cover Me Internationally?” »

Most Common Travel Insurance Claims

Most Common Travel Insurance ClaimsUnexpected events can happen at any time, arising out of nowhere to complicate even the most meticulously scheduled travel plans. A broken bone, allergic reaction, accidental ingestion of bacteria-laden water, or other mishap can turn an idyllic, relaxing sojourn into a nightmare of hassles as you try to navigate care options in a foreign country. As experienced travelers can attest, the best way to protect yourself is by purchasing travel insurance that provides coverage for emergency medical treatment, emergency medical evacuation should the local facilities be inadequate, and other important benefits. For those who think only daredevils and adrenaline junkies need travel insurance, a quick look at the most common travel insurance claims may cause you to revise your opinion. Continue reading “Most Common Travel Insurance Claims” »

Yacht Crew Insurance: What Every Captain Needs To Know

Yacht Crew Insurance What Captains Need To knowWhen you decided to become a yacht captain, you dreamed of an adventurous life spent cruising the  ocean at the helm of a mighty vessel. While that is certainly part of a captain’s life, there are also a host of other tasks you must accomplish when accepting the responsibility of a yacht captain. One of the most important of these tasks may include choosing a yacht crew insurance plan for you and your crew. When searching for a comprehensive marine crew insurance plan that will ensure your crew are protected, consider the following: Continue reading “Yacht Crew Insurance: What Every Captain Needs To Know” »

Silversea Cruises Renews MHG Medical Management Agreement

MHG Medical ManagementMedical management and consulting services provider, MHG Medical Management Services, announced today that it has signed a renewal agreement with Silversea Cruises, to continue providing medical consulting services to the Silversea Cruises fleet.  In addition, the medical consulting services have been extended to include MV Silver Galapagos, as well as Silversea Cruises’ latest addition, MV Silver Discoverer.  Continue reading “Silversea Cruises Renews MHG Medical Management Agreement” »

MHG Medical Promotes Crystol Lasley to Director, Medical Services

Crystol LasleyMedical management and consulting services provider, MHG Medical Management Services announced today that Crystol Lasley has been promoted from Senior Manager, Medical Services to the position of Director, Medical Services.  Crystol will continue to be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the medical side of the operation. Continue reading “MHG Medical Promotes Crystol Lasley to Director, Medical Services” »

SeaDream Yacht Club Continues Association with MHG Medical Management

MHG Medical ManagementMedical management and consulting services provider, MHG Medical Management Services announced today that it has signed a renewal agreement with SeaDream Yacht Club, to continue providing medical consulting services to the SeaDream fleet. Continue reading “SeaDream Yacht Club Continues Association with MHG Medical Management” »

Shipyard Insurance Coverage Requirements

Shipyard Insurance Coverage RequirementsShipyard owners are concerned with protecting their businesses from exposure to financial damage, especially in the form of lawsuits and liability issues. As part of their ongoing efforts to insulate their businesses from harm, these conscientious proprietors are checking to make sure that the firms they do business with meet all insurance coverage requirements. If your maritime business lacks the necessary USL&H coverage, you could find yourself facing the harshest of penalties – including the loss of valuable contracts, the imposition of stiff fines, and even actual jail time! Does your business have the USL&H coverage it needs? Find out by perusing this handy guide on the key facts of USL&H coverage: Continue reading “Shipyard Insurance Coverage Requirements” »

Star Cruises (HK) Appoints MHG Medical Management Services

MHG Medical ManagementMedical management and consulting services provider, MHG Medical Management Services announced today that they have been appointed by Star Cruises (HK) to provide medical consulting and project development services.

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