Tag Archives: Vessel

Deepwater Horizon A Vessel, Admiralty and OCSLA Jurisdiction Applied, Etc.

On August 26, 2011, Judge Barbier of the Eastern District of Louisiana issued his Order and Reasons in response to various Motions to Dismiss filed by multiple Defendants in the Deepwater Horizon case. Judge Barbier put the case into perspective … Continue reading

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Mooring: The Respective Duties and Responsibilities of Vessel and Wharfinger

A heavily laden bulk carrier is scheduled to arrive at midnight at your wharf on the Mississippi River. The river is running high and fast and due to fog, visibility is limited. The ship is under the command of a … Continue reading

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Crewmembers Rescued after Fall off Offshore Platform Vessel

Three crewmembers on an offshore platform vessel in the North Sea had to be rescued after they fell into the water during a rescue drill. The accident involved crewmembers on the offshore platform support vessel, Enea. The accident occurred at … Continue reading

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Vessel Crewmember Injured by Falling Equipment

A crew member on a bulk carrier sustained serious injuries over the weekend when a heavy piece of machinery fell on him. According to the Coast Guard Air Station Miami, officers received a call from the Chinese-flagged motor vessel De … Continue reading

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Crewman Seriously Injured On Alaska Fishing Vessel KITTIWAKE

A nineteen year old crewman has reportedly been seriously injured while working on the deck of the 38-foot fishing vessel KITTIWAKE. The accident happened on August 18th when a line under tension snapped, striking Daniel Cornelius in the head, causing … Continue reading

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