What to do

In case of accidents

Useful links

Maritime and Offshore Claims

The Jones Act is an Act of Congress, which governs the liability of vessel operators and marine employers for the work-related injury or death of

What is the Jones Act

TITLE 46. APPENDIX. SHIPPINGCHAPTER 18. MERCHANT SEAMENPROTECTION AND RELIEFStatute: 46 USCS Appx § 688 (2002) 46 USCS § 688. Recovery for injury to or death

What is Maintenance and Care

An injured seaman has an absolute right to maintenance and cure, apart from any Jones Act claim. If a seaman has a valid Jones Act claim, the seaman may be able to recover a very substantial award of damages in addition to obtaining full benefits of maintenance and cure.

Cruiseship injuries, assaults or deaths

Cruiseship injuries, assaults or deaths?   Cruise ships are becoming an increasingly popular method of vacationing for many Americans. Unfortunately many find themselves a helpless

Commercial Divers & Jones Act

Commercial divers may or may not be covered by the Jones Act. ( 46 U.S.C. Sec 688) Coverage depends on many factors including the place

Death on the high seas

When a seaman dies as a result of an employer’s negligence or because of an unseaworthy vessel, the worker’s family may file for benefits under

Toxic exposure on ships

any ships and vessels contain hazardous substances such as asbestos, paints containing lead, other heavy metals like cadmium and arsenic, biocides, as well as electrical

National Climatic Data Center

NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation’s treasure of climate and historical weather data and information.

Jones Act, Maritime School Links

Please press “Control + F” to find the link of your choice: Australian Maritime College Tasmania California Maritime Academy Canadian Coast Guard College Cardiff University of

Cruise Links and Resources for Passengers

You’ve decided you’d like to set out on a cruise vacation. With something for just about everyone, cruises cater to all kinds of travelers—rest assured, the perfect fit is just waiting for you, once you know just where (and how) to look.

Cruise News Weekly

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National Transportation Safety Board

The National Transportation Safety Board announced its decision to postpone the planned March 9, 2021, board meeting for the 2021 – 2022 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements.

U.S. Department of Transportation

To improve the quality of life for all American people and communities, from rural to urban, and to increase the productivity and competitiveness of American workers and businesses.

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