Global Maritime

Emergency Medical Services at Sea

Access Top Medical Care from Anywhere

Connect with an M.D. 24/7 while traveling by air, land, or sea

Aircare Access Global Maritime offers a thoughtful and complete solution to at-sea medical needs that maintains compliance with the Coast Guard, Country of Origin, and Enforcement Agencies at all times. 

Global Maritime is more than a first aid kit. It's a fully comprehensive emergency and medical safety plan that includes 24/7 remote access to Emergency Medicine board-certified physicians with extensive maritime medical experience.

Services include Case Monitoring, Follow-up Care Coordination, and Medical Evacuation Coordination. Access also provides medical oversight and takes care of logistical issues to ensure craft owners are able to comply with all regulations with minimal inconvenience.

A subscription to Aircare Access Global Maritime covers a comprehensive range of needs, including destination security reports, concierge requests, documentation support and all medical consultations/emergency support. Access removes the guesswork and mitigates disruption for yacht owners, crew, and passengers.


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Lafferty’s EMS, known as The Ship’s Medicine Chest Since 1928,” is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aircare International, offering additional support tailored to the maritime industry. With Lafferty's EMS' experience, Aircare Access Global Maritime is now able to provide 88 years of specialized pharmaceutical & medical supply support dedicated to the health and safety of maritime professionals.

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Discovery Health MD is a long-standing partner with Aircare and provides controlled substance management. The program is DEA compliant and a customizable service that is an important part of building a comprehensive shipboard medical supply inventory. With over 100 years of emergency medical experience, it's focused on ensuring the health and wellbeing of crew members on board vessels at sea while combating drug trafficking and abuse in the United States.



Telemedicine Support: Global Maritime includes Aircare Access' premier 24/7 telemedicine support, as well as logistical support that is often necessary in the face of a remote medical incident.

Medical Directorship + Oversight: Board-certified physician oversight enables a customer to repackage Controlled Medications in small batches that are more appropriate for the needs of a vessel and those on board.

Restocking + Upkeep: Medical kits are maintained on an annual basis by Aircare Access, including replacement of expired medications, proper destruction of expired items, and secure and accurate record-keeping.


Medical Kit

The comprehensive Global Emergency Medical Kit contains all required medication and emergency medical equipment as it pertains to vessel size, crew & passenger capacity, as well as vessel’s port of origin & national flagging.

Medical Kit Selected Contents:

• Antibiotics
• Controlled Medications
• Pain Management Aids
• I.V. Fluids
• Cold/Flu medications
• Topicals
• Sutures
• Bandages and Gauze
• Diagnostic Equipment
• Medical Tools (Stethoscope, Tweezers, Thermometer)

Supplies for Various Medical Conditions:
• Airway
• Bloodborne Pathogens
• Cardiac
• Dental
• Diabetes
• Ocular
• Gastrointestinal
• Malaria
• Cold/Flu
• Emergency Trauma
• Diagnostic and Urinary


About Global Maritime

Aircare Access and long-standing partner - George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates Department of Emergency Medicines Innovative Practice Section - team up to provide seafaring vessels an unmatched remote medical service and medical kit solution. Through an extensive network of vetted clinics and pharmacies, Aircare Access Maritime Medical subscribers gain access to over 41,000 healthcare facilities in 195 countries. Aircare Access Maritime Medical partners include:

  • George Washington University
  • United States Department of State
  • Joint Commission of Accreditation (JCAHO)
  • IJET International
  • AXA Healthcare

Our global footprint allows us to deploy staff and physicians around the world, wherever care is needed.

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