Join our crew and become one of the 104,638 members that receive our newsletter.

arnold & itkin


Monday, February 12, 2024
Amendments to the Limitation of Liability Act Through the Years
Sponsored

Amendments to the Limitation of Liability Act Through the Years

Before dawn on Labor Day 2019, a scuba dive boat named the Conception was anchored off the coast of Santa Cruz Island just 100 feet from shore. Its passengers

February 12, 2024
Total Views: 3514

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
1,000 Feet Below the Surface: The Extraordinary World of Saturation Diving
Sponsored

1,000 Feet Below the Surface: The Extraordinary World of Saturation Diving

Diving deep below the ocean, saturation divers occupy a world few can imagine. Named for the physiological phenomenon where their bodies become

January 9, 2024
Total Views: 42578

Monday, November 27, 2023
Lessons Not Learned: The Maritime Industry’s Ongoing Failure to Put Safety First
Sponsored

Lessons Not Learned: The Maritime Industry’s Ongoing Failure to Put Safety First

Across centuries, despite massive advancements in technology, weather forecasting, and safety regulations, maritime disasters continue to injure crews, claim

November 27, 2023
Total Views: 6593

Thursday, September 7, 2023
Reflecting on Past Storms: The Imperative of Offshore Safety & Hurricane Preparedness
Sponsored

Reflecting on Past Storms: The Imperative of Offshore Safety & Hurricane Preparedness

As we near the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, we find ourselves reflecting on past storms. These powerful natural phenomena have left indelible marks

September 7, 2023
Total Views: 995

Thursday, July 6, 2023
Panorama,Of,Oil,And,Gas,Central,Processing,Platform,In,Sun
Sponsored

Uncharted Waters: AI, Automation & the Future of Offshore Work

As dawn broke over the Gulf of Mexico, a rig known as “Poseidon’s Marvel” was already bustling with activity. Standing tall amid the waves, the oil rig

July 6, 2023
Total Views: 2549

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
The World’s Cargo Vessels Are Aging: Are Maritime Workers At Risk?
Sponsored

The World’s Cargo Vessels Are Aging: Are Maritime Workers At Risk?

Cargo vessels serve as the backbone of global trade, transporting goods across the world’s oceans. However, many of these vessels are aging, which raises

May 2, 2023
Total Views: 5318

Friday, February 3, 2023
Offshore drilling rig photo via Shutterstock / James Jones Jr
Accidents

Family of Fatally-Injured Offshore Worker Wins $27 Million Verdict

A Louisiana jury has awarded more than $27 million to the family of an offshore worker who was fatally injured in a 2018 workplace accident on an oil and

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 3924

Monday, December 19, 2022
Here’s Why 32,000+ Abandoned & Orphaned Offshore Wells Litter the Outer Continental Shelf
Sponsored

Here’s Why 32,000+ Abandoned & Orphaned Offshore Wells Litter the Outer Continental Shelf

Sitting about 12 miles off the Louisiana coast near the mouth of the Mississippi River, an abandoned well has been spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the

December 19, 2022
Total Views: 18630

Monday, September 19, 2022
Uncovering the Hazards of Abandoned & Derelict Maritime Vessels
Sponsored

Uncovering the Hazards of Abandoned & Derelict Maritime Vessels

$2.6 million. That was the cost of raising the Respect, a 150-foot tugboat that sank in 2006 after thieves stole the copper plug from the vessel’s sea chest.

September 19, 2022
Total Views: 11413

Thursday, July 28, 2022
What Happens When Offshore Workers Are Injured at Sea?
Sponsored

What Happens When Offshore Workers Are Injured at Sea?

At about 10:30 a.m. on July 18, 2022, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter approached the Malto Hope, a bulk carrier located about 57 miles off the coast of Newport,

July 28, 2022
Total Views: 4298

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Why Aren’t There Reliable Statistics on Offshore Worker Fatalities?
Sponsored

Why Aren’t There Reliable Statistics on Offshore Worker Fatalities?

There were 6 deaths and 274 injuries from offshore incidents in 2020, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)—a government

May 31, 2022
Total Views: 2049

Monday, May 23, 2022
Weather-Related Maritime Disasters: Can Mother Nature Be Blamed for Lost Vessels & Lives?
Sponsored

Weather-Related Maritime Disasters: Can Mother Nature Be Blamed for Lost Vessels & Lives?

Weather is a constant risk at sea, and wind is the driving force behind it. Wind generates waves and ocean swells. When wind flows over warm ocean water, it

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 5957

Monday, March 28, 2022
A History of American Maritime Law
Sponsored

A History of American Maritime Law

“I am indeed lord of the world, but the Law is the lord of the sea. This matter must be decided by the maritime law of the Rhodians, provided

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 9379

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
The Rapidly Growing Offshore Wind Industry’s Impact on Worker Safety
Sponsored

The Rapidly Growing Offshore Wind Industry’s Impact on Worker Safety

As a part of her 2022 State of the State Address, Governor Kathy Hochul announced that New York would be investing $500 million in offshore wind. If carried

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 2266

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
A Maritime Worker’s Guide to Winter Safety
Sponsored

A Maritime Worker’s Guide to Winter Safety

December 21 marks the first day of winter in 2021. As temperatures drop across the Northern Hemisphere, maritime workers will face new challenges that put

December 14, 2021
Total Views: 2866
close

JOIN OUR CREW

Maritime and offshore news trusted by our 104,638 members delivered daily straight to your inbox.

Join Our Crew

Join the 104,638 members that receive our newsletter.