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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/
  • Apr 23

    Carnival Cruise Line Passenger Kicked Off Ship Following Quarrel with Female Travel Companion

    Carnival Cruise Line Passenger Kicked Off Ship Following Quarrel with Female Travel Companion
    We’ve seen a lot of crazy things happen onboard vessels far and wide here at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. . When we say “crazy”, we’re not talking about 100-foot waves that appear out of thin air or…
  • Apr 23

    Group Appeals Judge’s Decision on Charleston Cruise Terminal

    Group Appeals Judge’s Decision on Charleston Cruise Terminal
    Last year, our cruise lawyers here at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. blogged about the South Carolina case involving the creation of a new port in Charleston. That legal battle is still ongoing, with environmentalists pushing…
  • Apr 18

    Concordia Part 2? South Korea Ferry Captain Faces Scrutiny After Abandoning Sinking Ship

    Concordia Part 2? South Korea Ferry Captain Faces Scrutiny After Abandoning Sinking Ship
    Tragedy stuck on Wednesday morning, when a passenger ferry transporting nearly 500 people capsized in frigid waters off the coast of the South Korean peninsula. Our maritime lawyers brought you the story yesterday, but have since learned of…
Rank this Week: 203

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/
  • Apr 23

    U.S. Girl Strangled, Sexually Assaulted in the Bahama

    U.S. Girl Strangled, Sexually Assaulted in the Bahama
    The day after we listed the Bahamas as the number one most dangerous cruise destination in the world, a newspaper reports that a "17 year old American girl was left traumatised after she was strangled to near unconsciousness and forced to…
  • Apr 22

    Korean Ferry Disaster Sucks Cruise Industry Back Into Controversy

    Korean Ferry Disaster Sucks Cruise Industry Back Into Controversy
    For the past week I have watched specials on television and read articles about the Korean ferry disaster when the Sewol capsized with several hundreds school children aboard. I have been asked to provide interviews on CNN and radio talk…
  • Apr 20

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations in the World

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Cruise Destinations in the World
    The last thing that a family going on vacation wants to think of is being victims of crime. Cruise lines spend literally hundreds of millions of dollars a year creating idyllic illusions of tropical vacations on beautiful Caribbean beaches.…
Rank this Week: 223

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: 637

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/
  • Apr 21

    Loyola’s Annual Longshore Conference 2014

    Loyola’s Annual Longshore Conference 2014
    The 2014 Annual Longshore Conference hosted by Loyola University New Orleans College of Law took place over 2 jam-packed days this past March 20-21, 2014. The Conference was held at the Hilton Riverside New Orleans, and as usual, attracted…
  • Apr 16

    Florida Court Strikes Award of Attorney’s Fees to a Seaman Under Florida’s Offer of Judgment Statute

    Florida Court Strikes Award of Attorney’s Fees to a Seaman Under Florida’s Offer of Judgment Statute
    Plaintiff worked for Employer and made a claim for Jones Act negligence, failure to treat, maintenance and cure, unearned wages and unseaworthiness.  Prior to trial, Plaintiff served an offer of judgment on Employer.  Employer…
  • Apr 14

    BRB: ALJs are Not Required to Use K.S. to Calculate Average Weekly Wage

    BRB: ALJs are Not Required to Use K.S. to Calculate Average Weekly Wage
    The Benefits Review Board (“BRB”) recently discussed average weekly wage calculations in an unpublished Defense Base Act decision.  In Hamidzada v. Mission Essential Personnel, the Employer and Carrier appealed an…
Rank this Week: 786

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call

    3 Things to Expect from Your Cruise Ship Personal Injury Lawyer on Your First Call
    If you were hurt or injured in a cruise ship accident, one of the actions you’ll probably take first is to contact a personal injury lawyer who is experienced in representing passengers against the cruise lines.  (**note: many of…
  • Apr 22

    Will My Cruise Ship Injury Case Go to Trial?

    Will My Cruise Ship Injury Case Go to Trial?
    We receive dozens of calls and emails from injured cruise ship passengers every week. Some of those injuries are relatively minor and some unfortunately are life-altering. One of the common questions our clients sometimes ask is, “will…
  • Apr 15

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?

    Cruise Ship Injury Claims – What Do Lawyers Do for Hurt Passengers?
    If you were hurt or injured on cruise ship, you’re going to have a lot of questions. At some point, you’ll probably want to talk to a personal injury lawyer or firm that can shed some light on your specific potential case. What…
Rank this Week: 898

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: 933

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/
  • Apr 17

    Coast Guard Targeting Potentially Hazardous Cruise Ship

    Coast Guard Targeting Potentially Hazardous Cruise Ship
    Last month the Coast Guard started surprise inspections of cruise ships it has flagged as potentially hazardous to passenger safety. The Coast Guard's reason for stepping up inspections of problem cruise ships is because the regular…
  • Apr 15

    Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park Animal Sculpture Severs College Student's Finger

    Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park Animal Sculpture Severs College Student's Finger
    The Miami personal injury attorneys of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a college student who suffered a partially severed finger injury due to moving metal horse sculpture located at Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park in Coconut…
  • Apr 11

    Carnival Sunshine's Pool Deck Unreasonably Slippery?

    Carnival Sunshine's Pool Deck Unreasonably Slippery?
    We have received multiple calls from passengers who have slipped and fallen on the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship in recent months. The Sunshine was launched in 1995 under the name Destiny. The ship was in service since 1995 before being…
Rank this Week: 1123

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    M/V TOKITAE, Our Newest Washington State Ferry

    M/V TOKITAE, Our Newest Washington State Ferry
    Ferry Boats are a frequent sight on Puget Sound, so much so that they seem an integral part of the seascape. They work day and night to transport passengers and vehicles between the east and west shores of Puget Sound,...
  • Mar 19

    F/V ALASKA OCEAN Blast Claims Life of Experienced Fisherman

    F/V ALASKA OCEAN Blast Claims Life of Experienced Fisherman
    Fisherman Franz d’Alquen, 48, was killed in a blast on board on factory trawler ALASKA OCEAN on March 11 at around 9:20 p.m. According to the initial report, the blast resulted from a welding job setting off some acetylene gas...
  • Mar 19

    Factory Trawler ALASKA OCEAN Blast Claims Life of Experienced Fisherman

    Factory Trawler ALASKA OCEAN Blast Claims Life of Experienced Fisherman
    Fisherman Franz d’Alquen, 48, was killed in a blast on board on factory trawler ALASKA OCEAN on March 11 at around 9:20 p.m. According to the initial report, the blast resulted from a welding job setting off some acetylene gas...
Rank this Week: 1089

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Apr 4

    Clearwater Florida Passenger Injured Aboard the NCL Norwegian Dawn Hires Brais, Brais & Rusak

    Clearwater Florida Passenger Injured Aboard the NCL Norwegian Dawn Hires Brais, Brais & Rusak
    The Miami, Florida law office of Brais, Brais & Rusak has been retained by a passenger who sustained significant fractures to his wrist and knee during a cruise aboard the NCL Norwegian Dawn. Our client was enjoying his cruise up to the…
  • Mar 26

    Cruise Rape Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak

    Cruise Rape Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak
    The Miami cruise lawyers of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a victim who was raped by a crew member aboard the Bahamas Celebration cruise ship. Maritime law is clear that a cruise lines are strictly liable for the criminal…
  • Feb 24

    Passenger Injured aboard Carnival Inspiration after Falling from Bunk Bed

    Passenger Injured aboard Carnival Inspiration after Falling from Bunk Bed
    The cruise injury lawyers of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a California man who sustained a significant spinal cord injury and lacerations above his left eye after falling from his stateroom's bunk bed aboard the Carnival…
Rank this Week: 1219

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: 1209

Ship Law Log

Ship Law Log

Covers the shipping industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.shiplawlog.com/
Rank this Week: 1266

Maritime Lawyer Blog

Maritime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Another Outbreak of Norovirus Flows Through Princess Cruise Line

    Another Outbreak of Norovirus Flows Through Princess Cruise Line
    Princess Cruise Line advised the public of an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on the Crown Princess. The outbreak is suspected to be the Norovirus. 23 crew members and 94 passengers have fallen ill, and official statements from the the…
  • Apr 2

    Vehicle Carrier Strikes Fishing Trawler, Killing Three Fishermen

    Vehicle Carrier Strikes Fishing Trawler, Killing Three Fishermen
    April started off with a tragedy in the maritime community as a fishing trawler, the Mar de Marin, was struck and sunk by a 541 foot vehicle carrier, the Baltic Breeze. Three fishermen died as a result of the collision and two were missing. …
  • Mar 28

    National Transportation Safety Board Holds Forum to Improve Cruise Line Safety Practice

    National Transportation Safety Board Holds Forum to Improve Cruise Line Safety Practice
    This week the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) met for two days to discuss the safety measures in the cruise industry. Following the disastrous Costa Concordia accident in Italy in 2012, the cruise line industry incorporated…
Rank this Week: 1377

Offshore Winds

Offshore Winds

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

http://www.offshorewindsblog.com
  • Apr 22

    That’s Not My Kid! Board Clarifies Definition of “Child” under the Longshore Act

    That’s Not My Kid! Board Clarifies Definition of “Child” under the Longshore Act
    Kourtni R. MasonOn February 25, 2014, the Benefits Review Board rendered its decision in Smith v. Mt. Mitchell, LLC, ____BRBS____ (D.O.L. Ben. Rev. Bd. Feb. 25, 2014), which affirmed an Administrative Law Judge’s decision and…
  • Apr 14

    A SPAR is not a Vessel, but is a SPAR a Building?

    A SPAR is not a Vessel, but is a SPAR a Building?
    Douglas P. MatthewsAre SPAR platforms immoveable buildings? On April 9, 2014, Judge Rebecca Doherty issued a memorandum ruling in Hefren v. Murphy Exploration & Production Co., USA, et. al., that they are, meaning in Louisiana a five-year…
  • Apr 3

    Water Challenge Winner Has Big Idea for Estuary Restoration

    Water Challenge Winner Has Big Idea for Estuary Restoration
    Robert J. StefaniOn March 24, four local entrepreneurs competed in New Orleans’ 2014 Water Challenge, sponsored by King Krebs & Jurgens in partnership with The Idea Village and the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Now in its fourth…
Rank this Week: 1703

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

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

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
  • Apr 17

    Honolulu Seeks Rehearing of Ninth Circuit's Concealed Carry Firearm Permit Decision

    Honolulu Seeks Rehearing of Ninth Circuit's Concealed Carry Firearm Permit Decision
    The City and County of Honolulu just filed a Petition for Rehearing or Rehearing En Banc with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in its defense of Honolulu's concealed carriage of firearms laws. The case is Baker v. Kealoha and...
  • Apr 17

    Lore and the Law - Do Captains Have a Duty to Go Down With the Ship?

    Lore and the Law - Do Captains Have a Duty to Go Down With the Ship?
    My short answer: Of course not. But..... News reports indicate that the captain of the Korean ferry that capsized got on to a lifeboat before passengers and the article asks if Captains do have to go down with the ship....
  • Apr 10

    Flora of the Desert

    Flora of the Desert
    This Hawaii attorney is far from home!
Rank this Week: 1658

Law at the Water Line

Law at the Water Line

Covers maritime law. By Verrill Dana.

http://www.atlanticmaritimelaw.com/
  • Apr 1

    Small Vessel Warning: Possible Wave On Way From EPA

    Small Vessel Warning: Possible Wave On Way From EPA
    The Environmental Protection Agency has made waves with its recent statements concerning the possible release of new permitting requirements for small commercial vessels. 
  • Mar 5

    Omega Epsilon Ocean Engineering Honor Society Job Fair

    Omega Epsilon Ocean Engineering Honor Society Job Fair
    The Omega Epsilon Ocean Engineering Honor Society at the University of Rhode Island is sponsoring a job fair at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus on March 7, 2014 from 2-4 PM at the Coastal Institute.  Omega Epsilon is comprised of juniors…
  • Oct 7

    Webinar: Potential for Conflicts in the Arctic

    Webinar: Potential for Conflicts in the Arctic
    Co-produced by the National Council on Science and the Environment and led by experts from the Stimson Center and the Elliot School of International Affairs. Join us on October 8 to examine the potential security and ecological ramification…
Rank this Week: 1947

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: 2115

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Cruises Gone Wrong: Part I of The Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time

    Cruises Gone Wrong: Part I of The Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time
    Cruises are one of the world's most popular vacation options. Each year, over 20,000,000 individuals board a cruise ship, searching for fun and relaxation. The cruise ship industry generates over $37.5 billion for the U.S. economy. …
  • Mar 23

    The Top 7 Hazards that You Face While on a Cruise

    The Top 7 Hazards that You Face While on a Cruise
    A cruise seems like the ideal vacation for many people. A person can settle into a room and unpack one time while visiting many different ports-of-call. There are flexible dining options so one can eat at any time without having to schedule…
  • Mar 18

    Slip/Trip and Fall Injuries are Common on Cruise Ship

    Slip/Trip and Fall Injuries are Common on Cruise Ship
    Although a cruise ship is not the first location that likely springs to mind when you think about a slip and fall injury, this is one of the most common injuries on a cruise ship. The motion of the cruise ship at sea combined with the almost…
Rank this Week: 2655

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: 2706

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: 2539

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Mar 16

    Welding Explosion

    Welding Explosion
    A crewman died this week in an explosion aboard the Bering Sea factory trawler Alaska Ocean, Unalaska police said. Preliminary investigation found that welding set off gas inside a storage locker that held a leaking acetylene tank, said Mike…
  • Mar 15

    F/V Seeker ManOverboard - Search Suspended

    F/V Seeker ManOverboard - Search Suspended
    The U.S. Coast Guard just announced it has suspended the active search for a man reported overboard north of Unimak Island in the Bering Sea. Searchers covered 64 square miles over 10 hours. The Coast Guard said it received a report this…
  • Mar 14

    Crab Pot injury

    Crab Pot injury
    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter conducted a medevac this morning for a man who was 'suffering from numerous injuries after a crab pot fell on him.' The injury occurred aboard the F/V Miss Courtney Kim near Sanak Island, the Coast Guard…
Rank this Week: 3275

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: 3326

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: 4008