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Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 26

    The Rich Get Richer: Cruise Executive Goldstein Unloads $2,599,935.36 of Royal Caribbean Stock

    The Rich Get Richer: Cruise Executive Goldstein Unloads $2,599,935.36 of Royal Caribbean Stock
    Media reports say that Royal Caribbean Cruises Chief Operating Officer (COO) Adam Goldstein sold 42,152 shares of his cruise company’s stock yesterday. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.68 for $2,599,935.36. COO Goldstein…
  • Jul 25

    Royal Caribbean Bars Pregnant Passenger, Then Apologize

    Royal Caribbean Bars Pregnant Passenger, Then Apologize
    News sources in Canada are reporting that Royal Caribbean barred a woman from cruising with her family after she admitted that she was pregnant but didn't have a note from her doctor stating that she was fit to travel.  Global Toronto…
  • Jul 24

    Norwegian Cruise Line Wins Worst Cruise Line in the World Award

    Norwegian Cruise Line Wins Worst Cruise Line in the World Award
    It's been a while since I awarded my "Worst Cruise Line in the World" award. Quite frankly, I became tired of giving it to Carnival and Royal Caribbean every month.  But a reader of Cruise Law News just sent me a story of little…
Rank this Week: 138

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Jul 27

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 3)

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 3)
    As we discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of our blog series, cruise ship accidents have seemed to occur with greater frequency lately, but it’s not necessarily because a greater number of accidents are happening. It only appears that way…
  • Jul 26

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 2)

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 2)
    In Part 1 of our three-part blog series, we discussed a pressing matter that’s been on the minds of several people lately, including each admiralty attorney at our firm – cruise ship accidents. Though the cruise industry has never…
  • Jul 25

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 1)

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 1)
    These days, it’s hard to turn on the TV or read a newspaper without hearing about a tragic accident involving a cruise ship. Whether it’s a mechanical issue or Norovirus outbreak, cruise lines seem to be constantly plagued with…
Rank this Week: 240

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 3

    Jacksovnille Dredging Project

    Jacksovnille Dredging Project
    Congresswoman Corrine Brown and Congressman Ander Crenshaw are still pushing to get the project for the deepening of the St. Johns River in the Water Resources Development Act Conference Report. The legislators sent a bipartisan Congressional…
  • May 28

    Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Fire

    Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Fire
    CNN) -- A voice on the intercom woke Danielle Miller and told her to put on her life jacket and run to a deck. Not knowing what the emergency was, she nervously woke up her roommate and did just that. The emergency, as she and other…
  • May 28

    2 Dead 1 injured after Boat Hits Dock in St. Augustine

    2 Dead 1 injured after Boat Hits Dock in St. Augustine
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Two men are dead and a woman is in critical condition after a boat hit a dock in St. Augustine on Sunday night. Quick Clicks Crews search for missing boater Crews search for missing boater …
Rank this Week: 694

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Covers maritime laws and concerns in Hawaii and Oceania. By Mark M. Murakami.

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
  • Jul 1

    Federal Safety Board Recommends New Regulations for Parasailing

    Federal Safety Board Recommends New Regulations for Parasailing
    Off we go, into the wild blue yonder? Parasailing: A neat experience for a vacationer or an industry in need of regulation? [Photo courtesy of wikiepedia commons]. The National Transportation Safety Board issued a report entitled Parasailing…
  • Jun 30

    Second Circuit - U.S. Courts Can Enforce Judgments Involving Maritime Claims, Not Just Maritime Court

    Second Circuit - U.S. Courts Can Enforce Judgments Involving Maritime Claims, Not Just Maritime Court
    In a classic admiralty, multi-country, CivPro wonky fashion, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals just issued a decision analyzing the basic jurisdiction of the federal courts to enforce foreign judgments arising from admiralty cases. The case…
  • Jun 18

    The Power of the Pen - Monuments and Sanctuarie

    The Power of the Pen - Monuments and Sanctuarie
    The Washington Post ran an exclusive article this week reporting that President Obama is about to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument purportedly creating the world's largest marine sanctuary. Per the article: Under the…
Rank this Week: 828

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Beard, Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    F/V VERNON Takes On Water But Avoids Sinking

    F/V VERNON Takes On Water But Avoids Sinking
    Friday morning, the crew of purse seiner VERNON contacted the Coast Guard with the news that they had a foot of water in their engine room. This happened near Ketchikan, Alaska, in seas of two feet with 10 mph winds....
  • Jul 11

    Rudy Dushkin Jr. Falls Overboard of F/V MATT-MICHELLE, Perishe

    Rudy Dushkin Jr. Falls Overboard of F/V MATT-MICHELLE, Perishe
    On the morning of July 6, while weighing anchor near King Cove, Alaska, a large swell broadsided 32-foot, Juneau-based MATT-MICHELLE, sending 53-year-old Rudy Dushkin Jr. overboard. The only other person on the vessel was the owner/captain,…
  • Jul 11

    F/V JEANOAH Crew Avoids Sinking Thanks to Coast Guard and Good Samaritan F/V KATHERINE

    F/V JEANOAH Crew Avoids Sinking Thanks to Coast Guard and Good Samaritan F/V KATHERINE
    Yesterday, the crew of 67-foot JEANOAH began taking on water in the Shelikof Straight about 40 miles west of Kodiak, Alaska. The captain contacted the Coast Guard with the news that they’d struck a rock and needed help. The Coast...
Rank this Week: 912

Navigable Waters

Navigable Waters

Covers maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

http://navwaters.com/
Rank this Week: 953

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    4 Year Old Boy Airlifted from a Norwegian Cruise Ship After Falling from his Bunk

    4 Year Old Boy Airlifted from a Norwegian Cruise Ship After Falling from his Bunk
    According to various news reports, a 4-year-old boy had to be airlifted from a Norwegian cruise ship Monday after falling from his bunk. The accident occurred on the Norwegian Breakaway on July 28 as the ship was about 100 miles off the coast…
  • Jul 30

    Yes, Contacting a Cruise Injury Lawyer for Carnival Cruise Accidents is the Right Choice

    Yes, Contacting a Cruise Injury Lawyer for Carnival Cruise Accidents is the Right Choice
    Do you need a lawyer to help you with a cruise ship related injury that happened while on a Carnival Cruise vacation? The answer to that question is, probably yes. Most passengers who are hurt in an accident while on a Carnival Cruise…
  • Jul 22

    Coast Guard Medevacs Carnival Cruise Passenger Near Zarembo Island, Alaska

    Coast Guard Medevacs Carnival Cruise Passenger Near Zarembo Island, Alaska
    According to the Alaska Dispatch News, a Carnival Cruise ship passenger was taken from the cruise ship by the Coast Guard to a Juneau hospital for medical treatment. Per the report…”the cruise ship Carnival Solstice requested a…
Rank this Week: 1440

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Jul 9

    Biscayne Bay Boat Accident Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak

    Biscayne Bay Boat Accident Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak
    Our law firm has been retained by a deckhand who was injured while working aboard a recreational boat on Biscayne Bay. Court papers allege our client was cleaning up after a party when the owner of the boat collided with a piling located…
  • Jun 18

    Solstice Crew Member Sues Celebrity Cruises for Back Injury

    Solstice Crew Member Sues Celebrity Cruises for Back Injury
    The cruise attorneys of Brais, Brais & Rusak have brought suit against Celebrity Cruises for their negligence in causing a significant back injury to an Indian crew member who worked as a pastry chef aboard the Celebrity Solstice. The…
  • May 24

    Carnival Cruise Sexual Assault Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak

    Carnival Cruise Sexual Assault Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak
    The cruise attorneys of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a Texas woman who was sexually assaulted in a ladies restroom aboard the Carnival Magic. At approximately 1:30 am on May 3rd, 2014, the victim was sexually assaulted by…
Rank this Week: 1539

Maritime Lawyer News

Maritime Lawyer News

By Gordon, Elias & Seely, L.L.P.

http://www.offshoreinjuries.com/
  • Nov 12

    Coast Guard Searches for Dustin Danos Crewman Missing in Gulf of Mexico

    Coast Guard Searches for Dustin Danos Crewman Missing in Gulf of Mexico
    NEW ORLEANS, La. — The U.S. Coast Guard sent out a news release that they and commercial crews are searching for a missing crewman from the offshore vessel Dustin Danos 60 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, Saturday, Nov. 9. The news…
  • Nov 8

    Barge Loaded With Fuel Runs Aground in Ft. Point N.H. Outside Portsmouth Harbor

    Barge Loaded With Fuel Runs Aground in Ft. Point N.H. Outside Portsmouth Harbor
    FT. POINT, N.H. — A barge loaded with diesel fuel that ran aground in Ft. Point N.H. outside Portsmouth Harbor late Tuesday, November 5, is being assessed for damages. According to the Coast Guard reports say there is no leaking…
  • Nov 5

    Barge Worker Killed in Conveyor Belt Accident

    Barge Worker Killed in Conveyor Belt Accident
    LUDINGTON, MI — Officials reported that a 37-year-old Pentwater man was killed after being tangled in equipment onboard a barge on Sunday on Lake Michigan. The Tug Undaunted and Barge P.M. 41 were heading north near Ludington on Sunday…
Rank this Week: 1570

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield & Partners.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee

    Female cruise passenger raped and beaten by Cruise Ship employee
    During a Valentine's Day Cruise on the Holland America Line cruise ship "MS Nieuw Amsterdam", cruise employee, Ketut Pujayasa, 28, who is an Indonesian citizen, savagely raped, beat and attempted to kill an innocent 31-year-old female cruise…
  • Feb 4

    Third fatal drowning on a Cruise Ship in the last year

    Third fatal drowning on a Cruise Ship in the last year
    Yesterday, a four year-old and a six year old child were discovered unresponsive in a pool aboard the Norwegian Breakaway said Petty Officer Adam Sansoucie of the U.S. Coast Guard in North Carolina. To date, very few details were released by…
  • Jan 27

    Crime remains greatest concern for Cruise Ship Industry

    Crime remains greatest concern for Cruise Ship Industry
    Since 2010 and the passage of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act, the cruise industry has a duty to report 8 crimes to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. They include: Homicide, suspicious death, missing U.S. National, kidnapping,…
Rank this Week: 2024

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jul 9

    Miami Boat Accidents and a Little Known Law

    Miami Boat Accidents and a Little Known Law
    Boat accidents are nothing new in Miami. Sun, fun, inexperienced operators and alcohol all play a role in both recent and past boating tragedies. After such horrific events there is a public outcry for more law enforcement and tougher laws…
  • Jul 7

    Another Biscayne Bay Boat Crash Claims Live

    Another Biscayne Bay Boat Crash Claims Live
    It seems every holiday weekend someone has lost their life in a boat crash on Biscayne Bay. Ernesto Hernandez was killed in May when a boat operated by DJ Laz backed over him on Nixon Beach in Key Biscayne. On Memorial Day Weekend, Giovanna…
  • Jun 17

    Florida Snorkeler Dies after being Run Over by Boat

    Florida Snorkeler Dies after being Run Over by Boat
    A Florida snorkeler was run over and killed in Jupiter Inlet. Andrew Harris and Nicole Kapfer were snorkeling on June 8th when two motor boats entered the Jupiter Inlet. The lead boat was able to avoid the snorkelers. Unfortunately, the…
Rank this Week: 2133

Ocean & Offshore Energy Projects…

Ocean & Offshore Energy Projects and Policy Blog

Analyzes United States offshore energy law, policy, and development. By Jennifer Simon.

http://offshoreenergy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    DOI Completes First Offshore Energy Area Auction, Prepares for Virginia Auction in September

    DOI Completes First Offshore Energy Area Auction, Prepares for Virginia Auction in September
    This post was originally published for the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Marine Resources Committee Newsletter, Vol. 16, No. 2 (August 2013).   On July 31, 2013, the Bureau of Ocean Energy…
  • Jun 5

    Massachusetts/ Rhode Island Wind Energy Area Lease Auction Slated for July 29 and 31, 2013!

    Massachusetts/ Rhode Island Wind Energy Area Lease Auction Slated for July 29 and 31, 2013!
    On Tuesday June 4, 2013, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that the first lease auction for commercial offshore wind energy projects will be held on July 29 and July 31, 2013.…
  • Jun 5

    Maine installs first offshore turbine in the US!

    Maine installs first offshore turbine in the US!
    This is big news, folks.  The people at the DeepCWind Consortium will officially be the first to place a grid-connected wind turbine in U.S. coastal waters.  As if this wasn't newsworthy enough, the Maine turbine is a…
Rank this Week: 2262

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Jun 6

    One Dead - Refrigerant Leak

    One Dead - Refrigerant Leak
    A refrigerant leak aboard a fishing vessel in St. Herman Harbor left one fisherman hospitalized and another dead yesterday. The Kodiak Police Department and fire and rescue personnel responded to a report of a Freon leak aboard the boat…
  • May 23

    M/V BADEN Sinks on Launch

    M/V BADEN Sinks on Launch
    During her maiden launch, 85-foot, $10 million M/V BADEN capsized onto her port side and sank. Shallow water prevented a full submersion. After two years of construction, she was rolled out to the Fidalgo Bay Marina in Anacortes, Washington,…
  • May 23

    S/V CHEEKI RAFIKI

    S/V CHEEKI RAFIKI
    The overturned hull of sailing yacht CHEEKI RAFIKI was discovered about 1,000 miles east of the U.S. northeast coast. The location matches the location of the last beacon transmission from CHEEKI RAFIKI. With 15-foot seas and winds of over 50…
Rank this Week: 2281

Washington Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Washington Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers the latest news on maritime law, accidents, and settlements. By Anderson Carey Alexander

http://www.washingtonmaritimeinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 24

    Hurricane Sandy Buffets Cruise Ship

    Hurricane Sandy Buffets Cruise Ship
    Hurricane Sandy, which is stirring up waves as large as 32 feet high according to buoy readings, is also giving a wild ride to passengers on at least five cruise ships. Captain Vito Giacalone of Carnival Cruise Lines told ABC News via…
  • Jan 3

    Fishing Vessel Towed Off Olympic Peninsula Rock

    Fishing Vessel Towed Off Olympic Peninsula Rock
    The Coast Guard towed the 40-foot fishing vessel JAYDEN RAY and its crew to safety early this morning after she ran aground at LaPush, about 3 miles north of the mouth of the Quillayute River, on the Olympic Peninsula. The Coast Guard…
  • Jan 3

    Fishing Vessel Towed Off Olympic Peninsula Rock

    Fishing Vessel Towed Off Olympic Peninsula Rock
    The Coast Guard towed the 40-foot fishing vessel JAYDEN RAY and its crew to safety early this morning after she ran aground at LaPush, about 3 miles north of the mouth of the Quillayute River, on the Olympic Peninsula. The Coast Guard…
Rank this Week: 2367

Ship Law Log

Ship Law Log

Covers the shipping industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.shiplawlog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Iran: limited sanctions relief extended to 24 November 2014

    Iran: limited sanctions relief extended to 24 November 2014
    In January 2014, both the EU and U.S. brought into force measures which temporarily suspended and relaxed (for a period of six months, to end on 20 July 2014) some of the sanctions in place against Iran. This reflected the Joint Plan of…
  • Jul 18

    OFAC Targets Russia’s Financial and Energy Sectors in New Sectoral Sanction

    OFAC Targets Russia’s Financial and Energy Sectors in New Sectoral Sanction
    As a result of the ongoing Crimea conflict, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) has issued new sanctions targeting Russian banks and energy companies. For further details, please see the…
  • Jul 18

    July Sanctions Update: Ukraine and Iran

    July Sanctions Update: Ukraine and Iran
    Since March 2014, we have been closely monitoring the developments relating to the situation in the Ukraine and reporting them as Client Alerts and blog updates. For a summary of the recent changes in respect of the Ukraine as well as an…
Rank this Week: 2548

Offshore Winds

Offshore Winds

Covers the marine and energy business. By King Krebs & Jurgens.

http://www.offshorewindsblog.com
  • Jul 21

    New Definition of Waters Protected Under the Clean Water Act Proposed

    New Definition of Waters Protected Under the Clean Water Act Proposed
    Krystin FrazierThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) have proposed a new rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The proposal sets forth several categories…
  • Jul 14

    A Beach Vacation from the Longshore Act

    A Beach Vacation from the Longshore Act
    Douglas P. MatthewsIn an unpublished per curiam decision, Global Management Enterprises, LLC v. Commerce & Industry Insurance Company, No. 13-31249, filed June 23, 2014, Judges Davis, Benavides and Prado determined that a worker who was…
  • Jun 24

    Enforcing Foreign Judgments in U.S. Admiralty Courts: Second Circuit Prefers Substance Over Form

    Enforcing Foreign Judgments in U.S. Admiralty Courts: Second Circuit Prefers Substance Over Form
    James D. BercawAfter protracted and expensive litigation overseas, you obtain a judgment against the defendant. There remains one series of hurdles left to cross: the defendant refuses to pay that judgment and has no assets in the country…
Rank this Week: 2780

Law at the Water Line

Law at the Water Line

Covers maritime law. By Verrill Dana.

http://www.atlanticmaritimelaw.com/
  • Jul 30

    The Future? The Present?

    The Future? The Present?
    The United States is the world leader in robotics, including those in the maritime space. Can we maintain or extend our leadership? There are increasing indications that will be a challenge, (but one to which we can rise) as reflected in this…
  • May 28

    BOEM Moves Ahead on New York Offshore Wind Planning

    BOEM Moves Ahead on New York Offshore Wind Planning
    According to Marine Log magazine, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is moving forward with wind energy planning efforts for the Outer Continental Shelf offshore New York. See:…
  • Apr 24

    2014 New England Regional MATE Student ROV Competition

    2014 New England Regional MATE Student ROV Competition
    Undersea ROVs (remotely operated vehicles) have been in the news a lot lately, including leading the search for the tragically-fated Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. This year’s annual student ROV competition at on May 3rd at…
Rank this Week: 2943

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    Engine Problems Halt Cruise

    Engine Problems Halt Cruise
    A cruise vacation involves trips to beautiful ports of call and days spent enjoying activities while at sea. A recent cruise ended with the loss of an engine and an unscheduled stay in Naples, Italy before an early termination of the cruise.…
  • Jun 24

    Cruise Ship Accident Kills Two Dockworker

    Cruise Ship Accident Kills Two Dockworker
    At the beginning of April, two dockworkers were assisting the Royal Caribbean ship Independence of the Seas in releasing its moorings and departing from the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. According to passenger reports, the two workers were…
  • Jun 17

    Politicians Starting to Push for Transparency in the Cruise Industry

    Politicians Starting to Push for Transparency in the Cruise Industry
    The cruise line industry brings in large amounts of revenue for the companies that operate the various ships. However, the corporate structure of cruise lines and the international registration of vessels make it very difficult to regulate…
Rank this Week: 3549

Maritime Lawyer Blog

Maritime Lawyer Blog

Covers Jones Act claims and cruise ship accidents. By John Merriam & Gordon Webb.

http://www.maritimelawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Fishing Vessel Elohim Capsized in Port Valdez

    Fishing Vessel Elohim Capsized in Port Valdez
    COAST GUARD RESPONDS TO CAPSIZED VESSEL IN PORT VALDEZ, ALASKA VALDEZ, Alaska - The Coast Guard responded to SOS calls from a 45-foot fishing vessel capsized in Port Valdez, Friday. On Friday, July 4th, the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage…
  • Jun 27

    Passenger From Royal Caribbean Cruise Seeks Redress for Slip-and-Fall Injurie

    Passenger From Royal Caribbean Cruise Seeks Redress for Slip-and-Fall Injurie
    The Port of Seattle, Washington is home to many cruise ship docks. Passengers board these large vessels expecting to relax and be pampered. Even when guests and crew members exercise caution while working or on vacation, accidents happen. …
  • Jun 23

    State Supreme Court Reviews Whether DUI Injuries Could be Litigated under Federal Admiralty Law

    State Supreme Court Reviews Whether DUI Injuries Could be Litigated under Federal Admiralty Law
    Washington prosecutes those who operate vessels under the influence, with Boating Under the Influence (BUI) laws that are very similar to the DUI statutes. Just as someone can seek civil remedies for injuries caused by a DUI accident, an…
Rank this Week: 3596

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and cruise ship accidents. By the Law Office of David H. Pollack, LLC.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Cruise Lines Implement Smoking Ban

    Cruise Lines Implement Smoking Ban
    Effective last week, Disney Cruise Line has imposed a fleet-wide smoking ban on all cruise ship passenger balconies. This new policy is in accordance with the non-smoking trend seen aboard the majority of cruise lines, as passengers are…
  • Jun 11

    Cruise Ship Industry Trust Waning

    Cruise Ship Industry Trust Waning
    The numbers are out on the public's view of the cruise line industry, and they aren't what many in the industry would have hoped for. A new Harris poll on public trust and perception of the cruise industry indicates that the industry's…
  • Jun 4

    Fire-proof Bill of Rights for Cruise Passenger

    Fire-proof Bill of Rights for Cruise Passenger
    On May 22, 2013, the Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA) adopted a formal Cruise Line Passenger Bill of Rights designed to protect the rights of cruise line passengers in the event of mechanical failures and other emergencies. Less than a…
Rank this Week: 3849

Towboatlaw

Towboatlaw

Covers admiralty & maritime law on the rivers and inland waterways of the United States. y Fred Goldsmith.

http://towboatlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4324

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and admiralty law. By Kraft Palmer Davies, PLLC.

http://www.seattlemaritimeinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Holland America Cruise Line is Strictly Liability for Assaults on Passengers by Crewmember

    Holland America Cruise Line is Strictly Liability for Assaults on Passengers by Crewmember
    News broke yesterday of a horrific physical and sexual assault of a female passenger by a crewmember aboard Holland America’s cruise vessel Nieuw Amsterdam.  The altercation allegedly began because the 31-year-old passenger…
  • Aug 26

    Crew Member Struck in Head with A Block on the F/V JACKPOT

    Crew Member Struck in Head with A Block on the F/V JACKPOT
    According to the U.S. Coast Guard, a fisherman was rescued from the fishing vessel JACKPOT about 20 miles west of Gray’s Harbor, Washington on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The crew member was injured when a block came apart and struck the…
  • Aug 22

    Major Cruise Lines Release Shipboard Crime Statistic

    Major Cruise Lines Release Shipboard Crime Statistic
    The three largest cruise lines based in the United States, Carnival Corp., Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line, began posting data related to shipboard crime earlier this month.  The decision to post the data was announced last…
Rank this Week: 4514