Planning for Marine Safety as Hurricane Season Begins

Hurricanes cause maritime disasters every year.  Sadly, there is no guarantee that marine safety practices will ensure the safety of a vessel or prevent maritime injury among workers.  Now that hurricane season in the United States is upon us, it is the perfect time to consider marine safety and how maritime workers can stay safe. […]

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The Role and Risks of Maritime Security Guards

When it comes to working in the maritime industry, most of us think about fishing, oil rigs, or cruise ship workers.  But there is one area of the maritime industry that doesn’t get as much attention, but is equally as relevant – maritime security. Maritime security is an increasingly popular sector of the security industry.  […]

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Indiana Toddler Dies after Suffering a Cruise Ship Injury

An Indiana family is struggling with unimaginable tragedy after their 18-month-old daughter suffered a fatal cruise ship injury aboard Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas.  What was set to be a family adventure is now a tragedy that highlights the importance of cruise ship safety. Fatal Cruise Ship Injury Information Chloe Wiegand, only 18 months […]

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Health and Safety Concerns Aboard Oil and Gas Rigs

Oil and gas well drilling activities at sea offer a lucrative income opportunity but come with plenty of risks to a workers’ health and safety.   Heavy equipment, hazardous conditions, and the maritime environment combine to pose credible threats of serious injury and death. Recognizing and controlling the hazards for workers on oil and gas rigs […]

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Maritime Injury Lawyer

If you work in the maritime industry and are injured, you may find it helpful to speak with a maritime injury lawyer.  The maritime industry does not have the same workers’ compensation coverage for employees that other industries have.  That can complicate your ability to get benefits and coverage for your injuries or lost income. […]

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