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Ladder and Step Accidents in the Maritime Trades

There are times when a maritime worker must access high areas on a vessel or travel from one deck to another. In these instances, it makes sense that ladders and steps would be employed. If working at sea weren’t already … Continue reading

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Singapore launches an ambitious blueprint to drive Singapore Port as the future global maritime hub

On 12 January 2018, Singapore’s Minister of State for Transport, Lam Pin Min, launched Singapore’s new “Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map.” Considering the maritime industry’s pivotal role in Singapore’s economy, and the fierce competition between global ports, Singapore’s government is … Continue reading

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Greek Maritime Officer Acquitted in Texas “Magic Pipe” Case

On April 28, 2010, a Houston federal court jury found Greek maritime officer Ioannis Mylonakis not-guilty of charges that he engineered the dumping of oil tanker waste off of the Texas coast in early 2009. The jury rejected claims by… … Continue reading

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How Does Maritime Law Protect Injured Seamen? A Jones Act Lawyer Explains

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 Maritime Law Protect Injured Seamen? A … Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescues 4 Maritime Workers This Week

In an effort to reduce response times during the winter commercial fishing season, the U.S Coast Guard is making good use of a “forward operating location” in Cold Bay. It was a busy week for the U.S. Coast Guard, 17th … Continue reading

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