TN 2 (10-08)

RS 02002.120 Crews of Ships Rule Under the Agreement with Denmark

A. Policy for assigning coverage to officers or crew members on ships

A person employed as an officer or crew member on a ship who would otherwise be covered under the laws of both the United States and Denmark is covered only under the laws of the country whose flag the ship flies. A ship is considered to fly the flag of the United States if it is an American vessel.

B. References

  • RS 01901.150, Employment on American Vessels and American Aircraft

  • RS 01901.170, Employment on Foreign Vessels or Foreign Aircraft

  • RS 01901.450, Coverage under International Totalization Agreements


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RS 02002.120 - Crews of Ships Rule Under the Agreement with Denmark - 10/24/2008
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:10/24/2008