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Who is Liable for a Recreational Boating Accident?

July 14, 2020

Summer is the season when boating is most popular. Every year, 70 million Americans participate in recreational boating. Today, there are more than 12 million boats registered in the U.S. Unfortunately, over 4,000 recreational boating accidents happen each year, causing more than 700 fatalities. It is a challenge to maintain safety and avoid accidents with the growing number of recreational boats in the water.  » Read More

Coronavirus Restrictions Harm the Maritime Industry

May 27, 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused the government to put restrictions on the maritime industry, which has ultimately harmed workers. Maritime workers rely on crew changes to maintain the health and protection of everyone on board. Due to the current travel restrictions, shipping crews are unable to travel to different ports.  » Read More

What are the Impacts of Fatigue at Sea?

May 19, 2020

There is a clear link between fatigue and accidents at sea. The more tired a maritime worker is, the more prone he or she is to errors in judgement and accidents. Accordingly, taking appropriate measures to avoid unnecessary fatigue benefits both the marine industry and its workers and will significantly reduce the number of accidents and injuries.  » Read More