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International Maritime Organization Reaches Deal to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

Shipping regulators have concluded on a plan for reducing carbon dioxide emissions for ships. International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulators have agreed that the shipping industry should cut carbon emissions by a minimum of 50% by 2050 as part of the … Continue reading

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Maritime Lawyers Discuss Philippines Ferry Fire

On Sunday, 121 passengers and crew members were rescued from a Philippines ferry after it caught fire. The post Maritime Lawyers Discuss Philippines Ferry Fire appeared first on LMAW, PA. Read more detail on Recent Admiralty Law posts – Justia … Continue reading

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Maritime Head and Brain Injuries

The 2018 fishing season has seen many head and brain injuries. Being injured while working at sea can be disastrous to one’s career, but head and brain injuries can also be debilitating. Jones Act Law protects seamen, fishermen, tugboat workers, … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Holds Contract for Plug and Abandonment Work Qualifies as “Maritime” Under the Doiron Test

This past January, the Fifth Circuit in In re: Larry Doiron, Inc., 879 F. 3d 568 (5th Cir. 2018), overruled the six-factor test it had distilled in Davis & Sons v. Gulf Oil Corp. to determine whether a contract is … Continue reading

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Maritime Lawyer Explains Japanese Ferry Collision

Yesterday, a Japanese cargo ship and passenger ferry collided off the coast of Hiroshima. The investigation is ongoing. The post Maritime Lawyer Explains Japanese Ferry Collision appeared first on LMAW, PA. Read more detail on Recent Admiralty Law posts – … Continue reading

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