Maritime Law

Friday, November 11, 2022

Italy’s New Government Challenges the Law of the Sea

By Federico Maccioni MILAN, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is cracking down on charity rescue boats operating in the

November 11, 2022
Total Views: 2615

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Maritime News

Kenya Hints Won’t be Bound By Maritime Border Ruling With Somalia

By Helen Nyambura(Bloomberg) -Kenya hinted it won’t be subject to the International Court of Justice’s ruling in a maritime border dispute with

October 10, 2021
Total Views: 2069

Monday, May 17, 2021

Are Companies Doing Enough to Protect Offshore Workers from Storms?

By Arnold & Itkin Law Firm On September 29, 2015, the El Faro, a cargo ship owned by TOTE Maritime, disembarked Jacksonville, Florida. It was supposed to

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 10185

Thursday, March 11, 2021
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Maritime News

Pacific Ocean States Escalate The Fight For Ocean Rights

By Alister Doyle (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Small island states in the Pacific are opening a new front in the fight against rising seas, to secure

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 2974

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Jones Act Seaman’s Bid for Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Suit

The U.S. Supreme Court has resolved split circuit court decision sin the personal injury case of Dutra Group v. Batterton, ruling that an injured Jones Act

June 25, 2019
Total Views: 50

Friday, July 29, 2016

Why China Matters – U.S. Could Loose Offshore Drilling Rights To EEZ

By Peter Coy (Bloomberg) The U.S. and other coastal nations could lose millions of square nautical miles of ocean that are now in their exclusive economic

July 29, 2016
Total Views: 31

Monday, February 2, 2015
Maritime News

K-Line Executive Sentenced to 18-Months in U.S. Prison

Hiroshige Tanioka, an executive of Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd, aka K-Line, pleaded guilty last week and was sentenced to 18 months in

February 2, 2015
Total Views: 19

Friday, November 21, 2014
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Bulk Carrier Owner and Master Fined for Dumping Trash Off Australia

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has prosecuted China Earth Shipping Incorporated, the owners of Panama flagged bulk carrier Xin Tai Hai and

November 21, 2014
Total Views: 46

Monday, October 27, 2014

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Sewol Captain

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that capsized in April, leaving 304 people, most of them school

October 27, 2014
Total Views: 560

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Chevron and Edison Chouest Face Lawsuit Over Kidnapping of American Supply Boat Captain

Nearly a year to the day after Edison Chouest’s supply vessel C-Retriever was hijacked and its captain and chief engineer kidnapped off Nigeria, a

October 21, 2014
Total Views: 146

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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EU Condemns Russian Arrest of Lithuanian Fishing Vessel

The European Union appealed to Russian authorities demanding the immediate release of Lithuanian fishing boat Juros Vilkas, detained in the Barents Sea on

October 1, 2014
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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Volts Shipping Sues U.S. Navy Over USS Porter Strait of Hormuz Collision

Citing violation of Rules 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, and 16, of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGS) and their

August 13, 2014
Total Views: 60

Thursday, August 7, 2014

China to Build Lighthouses on Five Isles in Defiance of US Call

China plans to build lighthouses on five islands in the South China Sea, state media reported on Thursday, in defiance of calls from the United States and the

August 7, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Maritime News

MV Bulk Ingenuity Detained in Queensland

A Hong Kong flagged vessel was detained in Queensland following a Port State Control (PSC) inspection conducted by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority

July 31, 2014
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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U.S. Judge Signs Order to Seize Kurdish Oil From Tanker Off Texas

Acting on a request from the central government in Iraq, a U.S. judge has signed an order telling the U.S. Marshals Service to seize a cargo of oil from Iraqi

July 29, 2014
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Discarded Mooring Line Results in $5000 Fine

The owners of the pure care and truck carrier (PCTC) Morning Midas have been fined A$5000 and ordered to pay costs after the Melbourne Magistrates Court ruled

July 22, 2014
Total Views: 14

Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Captain of Sunken Korean Ferry Charged With Murder

By Ju-min Park MOKPO, South Korea, May 15 (Reuters) – The captain and three senior crew members of a South Korean ferry that capsized in April, killing

May 15, 2014
Total Views: 4

Saturday, April 26, 2014
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All 15 Navigation Watchstanders from South Korean Ferry Face Prosecution

By Kyungji Cho April 27 (Bloomberg) — All 15 crew members involved in navigating a South Korean ferry that sank are in custody, the Associated Press

April 26, 2014
Total Views: 44

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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SAMI Responds to Harsh Accusations from AdvanFort

AdvanFort, the US-based maritime security firm owned by Palestinian businessman Samir Farajallah and run by his son Ahmed, withdrew today from the Security

April 2, 2014
Total Views: 24

Monday, February 24, 2014
Maritime News

India Drops Anti-Piracy Charges Against Italian Marines

India has dropped a plan to prosecute two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen under a tough anti-piracy law, a government lawyer said on

February 24, 2014
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