Archive

Steamship Mutual What's New archive from May 2009
Industry Best Management Practice to Deter Piracy
Best management practices to deter piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of Somalia supported by industry representatives including INTERTANKO, ICS, OCIMF, BIMCO and others.  
27 May 2009
U.S. Medicare Requirements

With effect from 1 October 2009, the Medicare Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) will require that quarterly reports are filed to Medicare by a Required Reporting Entity (RRE) indicating all payments that are made by the RRE to Medicare beneficiaries.

26 May 2009
U.S. Coast Guard issues Maritime Security Directive 104-6
News release from the Coast Guard - requirements for vessel security plans for U.S. flagged vessels operating in high risk waters.
19 May 2009
U.S. - Crewmember Identification Documents - Final Rule
The rule as to which documents constitute "acceptable identification" for crewmembers in U.S. navigable waters has now been finalised and will apply from 28 May 2009. 
12 May 2009
New Piracy Page on Steamship Mutual Website
This page is dedicated to resources giving guidance on measures to avoid piracy attacks
06 May 2009