Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Friday, June 25, 2010
Senator John McCain Introduces Legislation to Fully Repeal Jones Act
Senator John McCain Introduces Open America’s Water Act. In a press release sent to his supporters on Friday he wrote:
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Breaking News – Federal judge blocks Gulf drilling moratorium
A federal judge in New Orleans, Louisiana, has blocked a six-month federal moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf. Several dozen plaintiffs had sued President Barack Obama’s administration, arguing the...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
New book serves as a reference tool and guide to “Shipmaster Law”
The following is a press release issued on The International Law of the Shipmaster, a new book that serves as a reference tool and guide to “Shipmaster Law”. According to...
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
U.S. Seafarers Already Seeing Affects of Proposed Changes to Jones Act
Upon arrival in the office this morning, I had the following press release from about 4 people sitting in my inbox. It reads: The impact of proposed changes to the...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
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 of...
Friday, June 26, 2009
Court Rules In Favor of Injured Seamen – Employers Must Pay Up
This is a huge decision that protects the injured seamen. Sometimes, out of economic neccessity, an injured seamen is forced to return to some work while still injured or recovering...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
U.S.A. vs. Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse – Court Documents
UPDATE: Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse has been plead not guilty to a total of 10 charges for his role in the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama. Eight of the 10 charges...
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 was...
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 Act attorney, gCaptain...
Friday, April 18, 2008
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Maritime Arbitration – Avoid the Admiralty Lawyer Fees
Our favorite new industry blog MarineBuzz.com brings us news of a new way to avoid the courts and reduce Admiralty Lawyers fees with Maritime Arbitration. They tell us: Good news...
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