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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
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Incidents

Titanic-Era Law Could Cap Shipowner Liability in Baltimore

By Ethan M Steinberg (Bloomberg) The owner of the ship that rammed into a Baltimore bridge could face hundreds of millions of dollars in damage claims after

March 27, 2024
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Thursday, February 17, 2022
Senator Introduces Bill to ‘Level the Playing Field’ in U.S. Offshore Sector
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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