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Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Covers admiralty law. By James M. Beard.

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

    ALASKA FISHERMAN HURT ABOARD FISHING VESSEL ENTERPRISE

    ALASKA FISHERMAN HURT ABOARD FISHING VESSEL ENTERPRISE
    The Coast Guard airlifted an unconscious crewman from the Alaska fishing vessel Island Enterprise on Friday.   The 57-year-old man was reportedly found unconscious in the vessel’s freezer hold. The 300-foot-long catcher…
  • Feb 12

    ASTORIA WORKER SUFFERS SERIOUS INJURIES ABOARD THE ERGINA LUCK

    ASTORIA WORKER SUFFERS SERIOUS INJURIES ABOARD THE ERGINA LUCK
    A worker suffered serious injuries aboard the Ergina Luck early Monday Morning. The Ergina Luck is a 750-foot Liberia flagged bulk carrier vessel and was anchored near Astoria, Oregon. The Coast Guard was contacted on Monday by the agent for…
  • Feb 9

    ALASKA FISHERMAN SUFFERS HEAD INJURY ABOARD F/V BERING HUNTER

    ALASKA FISHERMAN SUFFERS HEAD INJURY ABOARD F/V BERING HUNTER
      The Coast Guard has medical evacuated a crewman from the fishing vessel Bering Hunter. The vessel was located approximately 60 miles south-west of Cold Bay. Reports indicate that the crewman fell and suffered a head injury. The Captain…
Rank this Week: 261

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

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

    Missing Golden Jake Crewman – Search Suspended

    Missing Golden Jake Crewman – Search Suspended
    The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a Chief Mate reported missing Thursday evening from the cargo vessel Golden Jake anchored north of Blake Island State Park. 25 searches throughout the night and morning failed to find the man, so…
  • Feb 12

    Serious Slip and Fall injuries while anchored

    Serious Slip and Fall injuries while anchored
    A contracted workman slipped and fell into a bilge of the Ergina Luck while installing a recirculation system. The man reportedly seriously injured both his legs and back and was unable to walk. The Coast Guard assisted the injured man from…
  • Feb 10

    Slip and Fall head injury medevaced to safety.

    Slip and Fall head injury medevaced to safety.
    A 25-year-old crewman fell and sustained head injuries aboard the 107-foot fishing vessel Bering Hunter approximately 60 miles south west of Cold Bay, Alaska, Thursday morning. A Coast Guard helicopter hoisted the man and safely transported…
Rank this Week: 279

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.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    How Does the Jones Act Protect Injured Seamen? A Jones Act Lawyer Explain

    How Does the Jones Act Protect Injured Seamen? A Jones Act Lawyer Explain
    The Jones Act is an important law that protects injured seamen. Find out from a Jones Act lawyer how this Act can provide important protection to seamen who get hurt. The post How Does the Jones Act Protect Injured Seamen? A Jones Act Lawyer…
  • Feb 14

    Woman Transported From Carnival Pride Due to Cardiac Event

    Woman Transported From Carnival Pride Due to Cardiac Event
    There is no arguing with the fact that the last thing anyone wants when they set out on their cruise is to require emergency transport to a hospital on land. However, these types of events are becoming more and more common, leading us to…
  • Feb 9

    Incident Aboard Norwegian Pearl Raises Concerns About Cruise Doctor Competency

    Incident Aboard Norwegian Pearl Raises Concerns About Cruise Doctor Competency
    When Danielle and Brant Aymond embarked on their honeymoon to Honduras aboard the Norwegian Pearl, they had high hopes for what the journey would bring. Unfortunately, the trip became a painful nightmare, when Brant sliced open his foot on…
Rank this Week: 316

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/
  • Feb 18

    Top 5 Brawls on Carnival's Fun Ship

    Top 5 Brawls on Carnival's Fun Ship
    Carnival Cruise Line characterized the recent brawl on the Carnival Legend as limited, isolated and unprecedented. But anyone who follows the cruise industry knows that these type of fights which occur on Carnival ships are hardly…
  • Feb 16

    Carnival Security Tries to Cover-Up Ship Brawl

    Carnival Security Tries to Cover-Up Ship Brawl
    A video of a brawl on the Carnival Legend shows Carnival security officers and other security personnel kicking passengers while they are on the floor. Carnival officers are also shown trying to prevent other passengers from videotaping…
  • Feb 13

    U.S. State Department Issues Another Critical Crime Warning for the Bahama

    U.S. State Department Issues Another Critical Crime Warning for the Bahama
    The United States Department of State has again listed the crime threat in the Bahamas as "critical" and warned U.S. tourists to take safety measures while visiting the country. The warning was issued by the U.S. Overseas Security…
Rank this Week: 467

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
Rank this Week: 358

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/
  • Oct 11

    NINTH CIRCUIT FINDS SUICIDE ATTEMPT BY LONGSHOREMAN COMPENSABLE

    NINTH CIRCUIT FINDS SUICIDE ATTEMPT BY LONGSHOREMAN COMPENSABLE
    In 2001, Claimant William Kealoha was injured while working as a ship laborer.  Kealoha fell 25 to 50 feet off a barge onto a steel floor.  He sustained numerous injuries, including blunt trauma to the head, chest, and abdomen and…
  • Sep 28

    President Trump Waives Jones Act in Response to Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

    President Trump Waives Jones Act in Response to Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico
    The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, more commonly known as the Jones Act, was passed to promote and maintain the American merchant marine by, in part, regulating maritime commerce in U.S. territorial waters and between U.S. ports.  For…
  • Sep 8

    New Version of Nautical Rules of the Road Published

    New Version of Nautical Rules of the Road Published
    The United States Coast Guard has published a new amalgamated version of the nautical Rules of the Road to improve the readability and understanding of the navigation rules (commonly called “Rules of the Road”). The version…
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Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Worker Injured Aboard Anchored Vessel in Astoria

    Worker Injured Aboard Anchored Vessel in Astoria
    The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River was contacted on Monday morning after a worker was injured while installing a recirculation system aboard the bulk carrier Ergina Luck. The worker fell into the bilge, and it was reported that…
  • Feb 12

    Head Injury Aboard the Bering Hunter

    Head Injury Aboard the Bering Hunter
    A 25-year-old man was airlifted by the U.S. Coast Guard from the 107-foot fishing vessel Bering Hunter after he fell and suffered a head injury. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District command center received a call from the captain of…
  • Feb 6

    Search for Missing Crabber Suspended

    Search for Missing Crabber Suspended
    The North Coast commercial crab season is off to an arduous start, as the U.S. Coast Guard oversaw two search-and-rescue missions this weekend. The search for one missing crabber who fell overboard has sadly been suspended. Shortly after 1…
Rank this Week: 630

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
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Ship Law Log

Ship Law Log

Covers the shipping industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.shiplawlog.com/
  • Feb 8

    “Demurrage claims” for the purposes of documentary time bar

    “Demurrage claims” for the purposes of documentary time bar
    On 2 February 2018 the Commercial Court allowed an appeal from a decision of the Arbitration Tribunal  in Lukoil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Ocean Tankers Pte Ltd. The Judgment serves as a reminder to Owners to ensure that, if they have a…
  • Feb 6

    Prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuel

    Prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuel
    The global 0.5% sulphur cap for marine fuel, due to take effect from 1 January 2020, has led to calls for a prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels. This is due to concerns that the cap will not achieve the desired benefits…
  • Dec 18

    Summary judgment in respect of quality claim

    Summary judgment in respect of quality claim
    Trafigura Beheer Ltd v Renbrandt Ltd On 1 December the Commercial Court gave a judgment for the Claimant seller in this matter, which arose out of the sale of a cargo of gas oil in 2008. The facts The cargo was to be loaded by STS transfer…
Rank this Week: 1444

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.seattlemaritimeinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Update on Availability of Punitive Damages in Unseaworthiness Case

    Update on Availability of Punitive Damages in Unseaworthiness Case
    On January 23, Ninth Circuit decided Batterson v. Dutra Grp. which addressed the whether punitive damages are available in an unseaworthiness cause of action. Following last year’s unanimous Washington State Supreme Court decision in…
  • Feb 14

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea
    On Saturday, the Seattle-based crab boat F/V DESTINATION went missing in the Bering Sea, approximately two miles off of St. George Island, with six crewmembers aboard.  St. George Island is located about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island,…
  • Feb 14

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea
    On Saturday, the Seattle-based crab boat F/V DESTINATION went missing in the Bering Sea, approximately two miles off of St. George Island, with six crewmembers aboard.  St. George Island is located about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island,…
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Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Female Passenger Dies After Fall on Carnival Elation

    Female Passenger Dies After Fall on Carnival Elation
    A woman traveling on the Carnival Elation cruise ship died Friday (Jan. 19) after falling ‘several decks’ — various news channels reported over the weekend. The Tampa Bay Times reported: Woman dies after falling…
  • Jan 16

    Norwegian Cruises Faces Alleged Sexual Assault from Passenger’s Family

    Norwegian Cruises Faces Alleged Sexual Assault from Passenger’s Family
    A civil case has been filed against Norwegian Cruise Line by a family whose 12 year old daughter was allegedly sexually assaulted by a Norwegian crew member. The incident took place in February 2017 on the Norwegian Escape. The crew member…
  • Jan 15

    4,000 Passengers on Norwegian Breakaway Experience Extreme Conditions as Cruise Ship Sails Through ‘Bomb Cyclone’

    4,000 Passengers on Norwegian Breakaway Experience Extreme Conditions as Cruise Ship Sails Through ‘Bomb Cyclone’
    Norwegian Cruise Line passengers traveling on Breakaway encountered rough seas during Thursday’s winter storm. Reports of whipping winds and turbulent seas turned a relaxing cruise into a nightmare for many. According to one passenger…
Rank this Week: 2048

Offshore Winds

Offshore Winds

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

http://www.offshorewindsblog.com
Rank this Week: 1456

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/
  • Jan 2

    Sarasota Boat Accident Leaves Four Injured

    Sarasota Boat Accident Leaves Four Injured
    A boat flipped over and capsized in Sarasota Bay on January first leaving four injured.  Law enforcement located the boat in the early afternoon south of the John Ringling Causeway between Marina Jack and Bird Key.  An inspection…
  • Dec 21

    18 Royal Caribbean Passengers Injured And At Least 11 Killed In Shore Excursion Bus Ride In Mexico

    18 Royal Caribbean Passengers Injured And At Least 11 Killed In Shore Excursion Bus Ride In Mexico
    18 cruise passengers were seriously injured, at least 11 fatally, while on their way to a shore excursion to the ancient Maya ruins at Chaccoben, Mexico, which was sold and advertised by Royal Caribbean/Celebrity Cruises. Eight of the…
  • Dec 20

    Fort Myers Man Dies After Being Ejected from Boat

    Fort Myers Man Dies After Being Ejected from Boat
    A Fort Myers man has died last weekend after being ejected from the boat he was traveling aboard.  The boating accident occurred near Hemp Key off Pine Island at 5:30 in the afternoon.  Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation…
Rank this Week: 3316

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 29

    When Cruise Excursions Go Wrong

    When Cruise Excursions Go Wrong
    Cruise lines and recreational activity providers market their products as gateways to fun and adventure, but when injury occurs, they will vigorously fight to avoid liability. But there are ways to overcome their defenses. By Ira H. Leesfield…
  • Dec 19

    A History of Tragic Bus Accidents Involving Cruise Passenger

    A History of Tragic Bus Accidents Involving Cruise Passenger
    With the main cruise ship companies based in Miami, Leesfield Scolaro has represented countless families of cruise passengers who lost their lives or who were gravely injured while on a cruise excursion.  Whether a son killed in a bus…
  • Dec 15

    Cruise Ship / Maritime Highlights 2017

    Cruise Ship / Maritime Highlights 2017
    Leesfield Scolaro reviewed more than 100 maritime/cruise ship cases during 2017 against all major cruise lines operating out of Florida, including Carnival Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (Celebrity Cruises).…
Rank this Week: 3965

Law at the Water Line

Law at the Water Line

Covers maritime law. By Verrill Dana.

http://www.atlanticmaritimelaw.com/
  • Oct 17

    Arctic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic & North Atlantic

    Arctic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic & North Atlantic
    Changes in the shipping routes have placed Maine businesses on the doorstep of the Arctic and Northern Europe. Thanks to the addition of Eimskip, it now costs less to ship a container to Norway than it does to truck it to Maryland. Is your…
  • Jul 3

    Senate Committee Authorizes Procurement of Six New Polar-Class Icebreaker

    Senate Committee Authorizes Procurement of Six New Polar-Class Icebreaker
    Polar Star (courtesy of USCG)The Senate Armed Services Committee recently completed markup of the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and voted unanimously (27-0) to advance the bill to the Senate floor. The NDAA includes a…
  • May 25

    PODCAST - Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy

    PODCAST - Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy
    The so-called “blue economy” is evolving at a rapid pace.  As a result, innovative marine-based businesses are finding themselves exposed to risks when technological development outpaces legal development.  This podcast…
Rank this Week: 4567

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: 1180

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

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

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
  • Apr 5

    Hawaii Aquarium Fish Permit Triggering Environmental Review - Oral Argument

    Hawaii Aquarium Fish Permit Triggering Environmental Review - Oral Argument
    The Hawaii Supreme Court conducted oral arguments last week in the case of Umberger v. Department of Land and Natural Resources. This is the case asking whether an online commercial fishing permit application triggers environmental review…
  • Nov 30

    Hawaii Real Estate Litigation Update - 2016 - Telescopes, Ag Lands and More

    Hawaii Real Estate Litigation Update - 2016 - Telescopes, Ag Lands and More
    My partner Gregory W. Kugle and I were pleased to present at our fourth annual Hawaii State Bar Association Real Property and Financial Services Section Real Estate Litigation Update for 2016. Greg covered the big cases from 2016, including…
  • Oct 22

    Hawaii Supreme Court - State Retirees Right to Health Benefits Requires Trial

    Hawaii Supreme Court - State Retirees Right to Health Benefits Requires Trial
    Deviating from our usual fare of ocean and land related cases, we wade into a constitutional thicket and report on Dannenberg v. State of Hawaii. The opinion from the Supreme Court is here. Judge James Dannenberg (retired) is the lead...
Rank this Week: 2894

Seattle Injury Lawyer Blog

Seattle Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers admiralty and Injury law. By Kraft Davies, PLLC.

http://www.seattleinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Woman Killed Trying to Help Injured Child on SR 530

    Woman Killed Trying to Help Injured Child on SR 530
    On November 12, Trina Morgan was killed as she attempted to assist a 9-year-old child who was injured in a motor vehicle collision on State Route 530 near Arlington, Washington.  According to the Washington State Patrol, Ms. Morgan was…
  • Sep 29

    West Seattle Crane Accident Leaves Two Men Seriously Injured

    West Seattle Crane Accident Leaves Two Men Seriously Injured
    On September 26, 2016, two men were seriously injured when a crane at a construction site in West Seattle made contact with overhead power lines close to the job site.  The incident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. near 42nd Avenue Southwest…
  • Sep 29

    West Seattle Crane Accident Leaves Two Men Seriously Injured

    West Seattle Crane Accident Leaves Two Men Seriously Injured
    On September 26, 2016, two men were seriously injured when a crane at a construction site in West Seattle made contact with overhead power lines close to the job site.  The incident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. near 42nd Avenue Southwest…
Rank this Week: 2097

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/
Rank this Week: 4468

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…
  • 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: 1112

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 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 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…
Rank this Week: 3499

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…
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