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Thursday, February 17, 2022
Offshore

Senator Introduces Bill to ‘Level the Playing Field’ in U.S. Offshore Sector

U.S. Senator from Louisiana Bill Cassidy (R-LA) has introduced the American Offshore Worker Fairness Act, a bill he says will provide a level playing field

February 17, 2022
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Tuesday, August 17, 2021
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USCG

Prison Terms Set In US License Scandal

A Virginia Beach man was sentenced today to 45 months in prison for mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. According to court documents, from

August 17, 2021
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Monday, October 26, 2020
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Maritime News

Four Charged in $200K Phony Mariner Credentialing Scheme

Prosecutors in Virginia have charged four men for their respective roles in a conspiracy to sell phony Coast Guard merchant mariner credentials in Norfolk as

October 26, 2020
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Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Blog

Analysis: U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Against Awarding Punitive Damages for Unseaworthiness Claims

Reese B. Mitchell – On June 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court ruled mariners’ unseaworthiness claims are ineligible for punitive damages.

June 27, 2019
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