Friday, February 19, 2010
Oil Spill

Operators of Cargo Ship in SF Bay Spill Fined $10M

Chinese operator of ship that caused 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill fined $10M SAN FRANCISCO February 19, 2010 (AP) A federal judge has ordered a Hong

February 19, 2010
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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

“Black Swan” Treasure Debate – Odyssey vs. Spain

The Florida based deep-sea exploration firm, Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. has filed objections to a June 3, 2009 Report and Recommendation in the

July 22, 2009
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Friday, July 17, 2009

Master Of The Alien Invasion – Captain First to be Charged Under US Anti-Invasive Species Law

Master Of The Alien Invasion Chief Officer Charles P. Posas, has scored a dubious first in legal history. He is the first person to be charged with a violation

July 17, 2009
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Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Maritime Security

Major Constitutional Decision Affecting the Transportation Industry

This topic was originally brought to our attention on the Forum via user Jones Act, more commonly known as Steve Gordon of Gordon & Elias, but I thought it

May 20, 2009
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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Maersk Alabama Crew Member Files Lawsuit Against Ship Owner – Legal principles behind the claim

To help us answer some of the questions we have been hearing regarding the Maersk Alabama crew member that is suing the ship owner, gCaptain contacted Jones

April 28, 2009
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Friday, April 18, 2008

Arms Dealer – Cosco Busan’s Next Gig?

The Guardian tells us: A Chinese cargo ship believed to be carrying 77 tonnes of small arms, including more than 3m rounds of ammunition, AK47 assault rifles,

April 18, 2008
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Friday, February 29, 2008

San Fran – “Over 100 liable for COSCO BUSAN Oil Spill”

The following post is written by Fred Fry: This is from the 13 December 07 Haight’s Maritime Items email newsletter: San Francisco sues everyone re oil

February 29, 2008
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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Maritime Law – Law of General Average

The law of general average is a legal principle of maritime law according to which all parties in a sea venture proportionally share any losses resulting from

January 16, 2008
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Thursday, December 13, 2007
Oil Spill

Pilot Liability – Changes In Law and Industry Culture

In this week’s edition of The Maritime Executive Newsletter managing editor Joseph Keefe, weighs in on the changing dynamics of the Master, Pilot and

December 13, 2007
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